The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertford 16.67% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertford 100.00% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £65
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Agile Software Development
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertford region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA