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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 92 98 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.96% 15.93% 20.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.85% 22.84% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 115
Average daily rate
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£415 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £566 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
488 429 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.05% 69.76% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 310
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +11 17 - - 4
Rickmansworth - 8 £310 -
Watford -6 7 £425 +6.25% 9
St Albans -6 6 £263 -41.66% 8
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £325 -3.70% 2
Welwyn - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Royston - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 76 (36.19%) Scrum
2 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.10%) TDD
4 58 (27.62%) Finance
5 56 (26.67%) BDD
6 54 (25.71%) SQL
7 51 (24.29%) HTML
8 49 (23.33%) Java
8 49 (23.33%) CSS
9 45 (21.43%) XML
10 43 (20.48%) .NET
11 37 (17.62%) Git (software)
12 36 (17.14%) MVC
13 35 (16.67%) Oracle
14 34 (16.19%) Unit Testing
15 33 (15.71%) C#
16 32 (15.24%) E-Commerce
17 31 (14.76%) SOA
17 31 (14.76%) Selenium
17 31 (14.76%) QA
18 30 (14.29%) JIRA
19 28 (13.33%) REST
19 28 (13.33%) Microsoft
20 27 (12.86%) JUnit
21 26 (12.38%) ASP.NET
21 26 (12.38%) Ant
21 26 (12.38%) Telecoms
21 26 (12.38%) Subversion
21 26 (12.38%) HTML5
21 26 (12.38%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (9.52%) CMS
2 19 (9.05%) Apache
3 14 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.76%) IIS
5 10 (4.76%) Node.js
6 9 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (4.29%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.29%) lighttpd
6 9 (4.29%) MQSeries
6 9 (4.29%) JBoss
7 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.86%) Confluence
7 6 (2.86%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.95%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) Internet
2 9 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.38%) Firewall
3 5 (2.38%) VPN
4 3 (1.43%) VRRP
5 2 (0.95%) Intranet
5 2 (0.95%) FTP
5 2 (0.95%) HTTP
6 1 (0.48%) SAN
6 1 (0.48%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.05%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (7.62%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.67%) MySQL
4 14 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 14 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.29%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.38%) QlikView
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.38%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.90%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.95%) DTS
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.76%) Selenium
3 30 (14.29%) JIRA
4 27 (12.86%) JUnit
5 26 (12.38%) Ant
5 26 (12.38%) Subversion
6 16 (7.62%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.67%) Maven
7 14 (6.67%) Eclipse
7 14 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (6.19%) SpecFlow
9 12 (5.71%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.76%) IntelliJ
10 10 (4.76%) Mockito
11 9 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (4.29%) StyleCop
12 7 (3.33%) Grunt
13 6 (2.86%) FxCop
14 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.90%) Capybara
General
1 58 (27.62%) Finance
2 26 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.48%) Retail
4 21 (10.00%) Marketing
5 7 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.86%) Banking
7 5 (2.38%) Publishing
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (43.81%) Developer
2 28 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 21 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.62%) Architect
6 15 (7.14%) Analyst
6 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Designer
8 11 (5.24%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.76%) Consultant
10 9 (4.29%) Digital Content Designer
10 9 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Test Consultant
12 7 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
12 7 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Product Manager
12 7 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.29%) HTML
2 49 (23.33%) CSS
3 45 (21.43%) XML
4 43 (20.48%) .NET
5 28 (13.33%) REST
6 26 (12.38%) ASP.NET
6 26 (12.38%) HTML5
7 24 (11.43%) jQuery
7 24 (11.43%) Spring
8 23 (10.95%) Web Services
9 22 (10.48%) CSS3
10 20 (9.52%) WCF
10 20 (9.52%) JSON
11 17 (8.10%) Ajax
12 15 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.19%) SOAP
14 11 (5.24%) LINQ
14 11 (5.24%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.24%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) User Experience
2 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.19%) Open Source
4 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.38%) Social Media
4 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.90%) NHS
5 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.43%) PKI
6 3 (1.43%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.43%) PMI
7 2 (0.95%) EMV
7 2 (0.95%) Replication
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.48%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.00%) Linux
2 16 (7.62%) UNIX
3 6 (2.86%) Windows
4 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.95%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.19%) Scrum
2 59 (28.10%) TDD
3 56 (26.67%) BDD
4 36 (17.14%) MVC
5 34 (16.19%) Unit Testing
6 32 (15.24%) E-Commerce
7 31 (14.76%) SOA
8 25 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.43%) OO
10 23 (10.95%) Project Management
10 23 (10.95%) Waterfall
11 21 (10.00%) OOP
12 20 (9.52%) UML
13 15 (7.14%) Analytics
14 13 (6.19%) DevOps
15 12 (5.71%) Software Testing
15 12 (5.71%) Pair Programming
15 12 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (5.24%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
2 54 (25.71%) SQL
3 49 (23.33%) Java
4 33 (15.71%) C#
5 17 (8.10%) Ruby
6 13 (6.19%) VBScript
7 12 (5.71%) Python
8 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.90%) Perl
10 3 (1.43%) Scala
10 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Erlang
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.24%) ISEB
4 8 (3.81%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.38%) Degree
7 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.43%) APMP
8 3 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.76%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Xen
1 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.43%) SCOM
2 3 (1.43%) Puppet
2 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (16.67%) Oracle
2 28 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.76%) HP
4 9 (4.29%) Talend
5 5 (2.38%) Tableau
5 5 (2.38%) BEA
5 5 (2.38%) Informatica
6 4 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.90%) Teradata
6 4 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.43%) Splunk
7 3 (1.43%) ATG
7 3 (1.43%) VMware
7 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.95%) CommVault
8 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.95%) NetApp
8 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.95%) EPiServer
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