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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.50% 6.27% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 8.59% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +6.94%
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
571 396 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.64% 73.06% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 203 328
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.63 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 5 £398 - 2
Welwyn Garden City 0 5 £325 -4.05% 1
Hertford - 2 £450 - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (32.22%) Retail
2 27 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.89%) Scrum
5 16 (17.78%) Java
5 16 (17.78%) QA
6 15 (16.67%) CSS
7 14 (15.56%) OO
8 13 (14.44%) XML
8 13 (14.44%) HTML
8 13 (14.44%) SQL
9 11 (12.22%) Oracle
9 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (12.22%) HTML5
9 11 (12.22%) Analytics
10 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 10 (11.11%) System Testing
10 10 (11.11%) Business Objects
10 10 (11.11%) Project Management
11 9 (10.00%) TDD
11 9 (10.00%) .NET
11 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (10.00%) ISEB
11 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.00%) User Stories
12 8 (8.89%) Visualisation
12 8 (8.89%) Node.js
12 8 (8.89%) CSS3
12 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.89%) Node.js
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.67%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) VRRP
2 3 (3.33%) VPN
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) RFID
3 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.89%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (8.89%) Data Mart
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.67%) MySQL
7 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.11%) DB2
11 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) Selenium
3 6 (6.67%) Subversion
4 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) Grunt
5 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.11%) NUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (32.22%) Retail
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Business Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Business Objects Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Agile Project Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.44%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.44%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) CSS
2 13 (14.44%) HTML
2 13 (14.44%) XML
3 11 (12.22%) HTML5
4 9 (10.00%) .NET
5 8 (8.89%) J2EE
5 8 (8.89%) CSS3
5 8 (8.89%) jQuery
6 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.67%) Ajax
7 5 (5.56%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.44%) XSD
8 4 (4.44%) XSL
8 4 (4.44%) XSLT
8 4 (4.44%) Web Services
9 3 (3.33%) XHTML
9 3 (3.33%) XML Schema
9 3 (3.33%) JSON
9 3 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Visualisation
2 7 (7.78%) Informatics
3 6 (6.67%) Open Source
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.44%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.22%) W3C
5 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) RIA
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) UNIX
3 1 (1.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (18.89%) Scrum
3 14 (15.56%) OO
4 11 (12.22%) Analytics
5 10 (11.11%) Project Management
5 10 (11.11%) System Testing
6 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
6 9 (10.00%) User Stories
7 8 (8.89%) Web Development
7 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (7.78%) MVC
9 6 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.56%) BDD
10 5 (5.56%) Product Management
10 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.78%) Java
3 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 6 (6.67%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) Erlang
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
6 4 (4.44%) VBScript
6 4 (4.44%) VB
6 4 (4.44%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) VB6
7 2 (2.22%) C
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.11%) VC++
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Nagios
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
1 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.67%) IBM
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.22%) ATG
5 2 (2.22%) Intel
5 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.22%) Twitter
6 1 (1.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Coverity
6 1 (1.11%) Tableau
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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