The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 95 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.78% 11.85% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.28% 15.97% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 74
Median daily rate £425 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £613 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Agile Software Development
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 595 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.18% 74.19% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 310 361
Median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +6 22 £425 -22.72% 3
Watford -8 13 £425 +6.25% 12
St Albans +6 8 £308 -31.55% 9
Hemel Hempstead -3 8 £388 -22.50% 3
Rickmansworth - 5 £600 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Stevenage +6 1 - - 1
Letchworth +1 1 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 58 (26.61%) Retail
2 57 (26.15%) Finance
3 56 (25.69%) Scrum
4 53 (24.31%) SQL
5 52 (23.85%) Java
6 39 (17.89%) TDD
7 37 (16.97%) Oracle
8 36 (16.51%) Microsoft
9 35 (16.06%) JavaScript
10 33 (15.14%) Project Management
11 32 (14.68%) SQL Server
11 32 (14.68%) Waterfall
12 31 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (13.76%) HTML
13 30 (13.76%) Web Services
14 25 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (11.47%) E-Commerce
14 25 (11.47%) SDLC
15 24 (11.01%) BDD
16 23 (10.55%) JIRA
16 23 (10.55%) Git (software)
17 21 (9.63%) CSS
17 21 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (9.17%) C#
18 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
19 19 (8.72%) J2EE
19 19 (8.72%) Spring
20 18 (8.26%) PHP
20 18 (8.26%) XML
20 18 (8.26%) PRINCE2

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.59%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.21%) CMS
4 6 (2.75%) Confluence
4 6 (2.75%) JBoss
5 4 (1.83%) Apache
5 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.38%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.46%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.83%) MS Project
5 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.92%) Maximo
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.83%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) ATM
2 5 (2.29%) Internet
3 4 (1.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.13%) DB2
5 9 (4.13%) MySQL
6 5 (2.29%) Data Mart
6 5 (2.29%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.38%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) QlikView
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.92%) Big Data
9 2 (0.92%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.92%) OLTP
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 23 (10.55%) Git (software)
1 23 (10.55%) JIRA
2 16 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.42%) Maven
4 10 (4.59%) Subversion
5 8 (3.67%) Ant
5 8 (3.67%) Gradle
5 8 (3.67%) Selenium
6 6 (2.75%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.29%) Appium
7 5 (2.29%) Axure RP
7 5 (2.29%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.29%) ERwin
8 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.38%) JUnit
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.38%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.38%) Toad
8 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.92%) Jasmine
General
1 58 (26.61%) Retail
2 57 (26.15%) Finance
3 9 (4.13%) Marketing
4 8 (3.67%) Billing
4 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.29%) Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Back Office
6 4 (1.83%) Front Office
6 4 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (26.15%) Developer
2 44 (20.18%) Project Manager
3 41 (18.81%) Analyst
4 27 (12.39%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.09%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Architect
7 11 (5.05%) Senior Manager
7 11 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (5.05%) Tester
8 10 (4.59%) Applications Manager
9 9 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Business Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.21%) Informatica Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.76%) HTML
1 30 (13.76%) Web Services
2 21 (9.63%) CSS
3 19 (8.72%) J2EE
3 19 (8.72%) Spring
4 18 (8.26%) XML
5 17 (7.80%) .NET
6 15 (6.88%) RESTful
7 14 (6.42%) Hibernate
8 13 (5.96%) jQuery
9 10 (4.59%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.67%) SOAP
11 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.75%) Ajax
12 6 (2.75%) HTML5
12 6 (2.75%) REST
12 6 (2.75%) Struts
12 6 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.42%) Algorithms
2 14 (6.42%) User Experience
3 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.29%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.29%) EPoS
6 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.92%) IVR
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.92%) PKI
8 2 (0.92%) PMI
8 2 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.42%) Unix
2 11 (5.05%) Linux
2 11 (5.05%) Windows
3 6 (2.75%) Solaris
4 3 (1.38%) FreeBSD
5 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.69%) Scrum
2 39 (17.89%) TDD
3 33 (15.14%) Project Management
4 32 (14.68%) Waterfall
5 31 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.47%) E-Commerce
6 25 (11.47%) SDLC
7 24 (11.01%) BDD
8 21 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 15 (6.88%) CRM
10 15 (6.88%) MVC
11 14 (6.42%) DevOps
12 13 (5.96%) ETL
12 13 (5.96%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.96%) User Stories
13 12 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.50%) OO
13 12 (5.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.31%) SQL
2 52 (23.85%) Java
3 35 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.17%) C#
5 18 (8.26%) PHP
6 16 (7.34%) Python
7 12 (5.50%) MATLAB
7 12 (5.50%) Ruby
8 7 (3.21%) R
9 6 (2.75%) C
10 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.38%) Clojure
12 3 (1.38%) Go
12 3 (1.38%) Rust
12 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.46%) Ada
13 1 (0.46%) Haskell
13 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.75%) ISEB
2 5 (2.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) Degree
3 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.38%) PMP
4 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCIE
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) QA
2 9 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.92%) SEPA
4 1 (0.46%) MISRA
4 1 (0.46%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.46%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.29%) Ansible
1 5 (2.29%) Puppet
1 5 (2.29%) SCCM
2 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) OpenView
3 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (16.97%) Oracle
2 36 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.34%) IBM
4 13 (5.96%) hybris
5 8 (3.67%) Teradata
6 7 (3.21%) Informatica
7 5 (2.29%) Ab Initio
7 5 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.29%) Google
8 4 (1.83%) ATG
8 4 (1.83%) Percussion
9 3 (1.38%) Intershop
9 3 (1.38%) Pega
9 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.38%) Sybase
10 2 (0.92%) Adobe
10 2 (0.92%) BMC
10 2 (0.92%) HP
10 2 (0.92%) Sun
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Talentspa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: From £550 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago