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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 107 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.74% 10.20% 11.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.42% 13.45% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 57
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
524 565 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.06% 75.84% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 278 243
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 43 30
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Watford +2 24 £388 +3.33% 9
Welwyn Garden City +8 17 £419 +36.17% 3
Rickmansworth +6 10 £488 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 5 £450 -2.70% 3
St Albans -1 4 £450 - 11
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Borehamwood - 1 £450 - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 51 (28.33%) Retail
2 47 (26.11%) TDD
3 45 (25.00%) Java
3 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (24.44%) SQL
5 40 (22.22%) HTML
6 39 (21.67%) E-Commerce
7 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (18.33%) Finance
9 32 (17.78%) Scrum
10 29 (16.11%) XML
11 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 26 (14.44%) CSS
12 26 (14.44%) Oracle
12 26 (14.44%) SOA
12 26 (14.44%) Waterfall
13 25 (13.89%) C#
14 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.33%) .NET
15 23 (12.78%) Project Management
15 23 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (12.78%) DevOps
16 22 (12.22%) REST
16 22 (12.22%) CRM
16 22 (12.22%) Spring
17 21 (11.67%) SOAP
18 19 (10.56%) PHP
19 18 (10.00%) JIRA
19 18 (10.00%) Selenium
19 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (4.44%) CMS
2 7 (3.89%) JBoss
3 6 (3.33%) Apache
3 6 (3.33%) Confluence
4 5 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.67%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.67%) Node.js
6 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Project
2 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.56%) SaaS
3 7 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.78%) GitHub
6 4 (2.22%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Boomi
7 1 (0.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) ATM
2 3 (1.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 2 (1.11%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.89%) DB2
3 7 (3.89%) MySQL
4 4 (2.22%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.11%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.56%) Redis
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.00%) JIRA
1 18 (10.00%) Selenium
2 17 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.44%) Subversion
3 14 (7.78%) WebDriver
4 13 (7.22%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.11%) Maven
6 10 (5.56%) PHPUnit
7 9 (5.00%) Appium
8 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.78%) Axure RP
9 5 (2.78%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.78%) Gradle
10 4 (2.22%) Ant
10 4 (2.22%) Protractor
10 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.67%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.67%) JUnit
11 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 51 (28.33%) Retail
2 33 (18.33%) Finance
3 15 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.56%) Marketing
5 5 (2.78%) Billing
6 3 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.67%) Developer
2 28 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 27 (15.00%) Architect
4 24 (13.33%) Analyst
5 17 (9.44%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.44%) Tester
6 15 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) Automation Tester
7 14 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce Architect
8 13 (7.22%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 10 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.44%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 7 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.89%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (3.89%) Web Automation Tester
12 7 (3.89%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.22%) HTML
2 29 (16.11%) XML
3 26 (14.44%) CSS
4 24 (13.33%) .NET
5 22 (12.22%) REST
5 22 (12.22%) Spring
6 21 (11.67%) SOAP
7 17 (9.44%) jQuery
8 16 (8.89%) RESTful
8 16 (8.89%) Web Services
9 15 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 15 (8.33%) J2EE
10 13 (7.22%) JSON
11 12 (6.67%) WCF
12 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.56%) Behat
12 10 (5.56%) HTML5
13 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.44%) Ajax
14 8 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) User Experience
3 9 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.22%) EPoS
4 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) FMCG
6 2 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.11%) IVR
6 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) RIA
6 2 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.78%) Unix
2 10 (5.56%) Linux
3 6 (3.33%) Windows
4 4 (2.22%) Solaris
5 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.11%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) VMS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.11%) TDD
2 39 (21.67%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (17.78%) Scrum
5 26 (14.44%) SOA
5 26 (14.44%) Waterfall
6 23 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.78%) DevOps
6 23 (12.78%) Project Management
7 22 (12.22%) CRM
8 17 (9.44%) BDD
9 16 (8.89%) OO
10 15 (8.33%) SDLC
10 15 (8.33%) User Stories
11 14 (7.78%) Test Automation
12 13 (7.22%) Test Scripting
13 12 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 12 (6.67%) Coaching
13 12 (6.67%) MVC
14 11 (6.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.00%) Java
1 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 44 (24.44%) SQL
3 25 (13.89%) C#
4 19 (10.56%) PHP
5 4 (2.22%) C
5 4 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.67%) Ruby
6 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.11%) Perl
7 2 (1.11%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Erlang
8 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.22%) ISEB
3 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) Degree
4 2 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.11%) PMP
4 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) HND
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MBA
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.44%) Oracle
3 13 (7.22%) Pega
4 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.56%) hybris
6 8 (4.44%) IBM
7 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.33%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.22%) ATG
8 4 (2.22%) Google
8 4 (2.22%) Percussion
9 3 (1.67%) Intershop
9 3 (1.67%) Splunk
10 2 (1.11%) HP
10 2 (1.11%) Sybase
10 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.11%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.56%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.56%) Nokia
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago