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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 27 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.46% 6.38% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 8.73% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 55
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +13.88%
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
612 378 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.76% 73.11% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 188 340
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 7 £324 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -4 4 £325 -4.05%
Hertford - 1 £450 -
Hitchin - - - - 3
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (30.86%) Retail
2 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
3 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) Scrum
5 13 (16.05%) OO
5 13 (16.05%) Java
5 13 (16.05%) QA
6 12 (14.81%) HTML
7 11 (13.58%) TDD
7 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.35%) HTML5
8 10 (12.35%) Analytics
8 10 (12.35%) Project Management
9 9 (11.11%) ISEB
9 9 (11.11%) Linux
9 9 (11.11%) CSS3
9 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.88%) SQL
10 8 (9.88%) Finance
11 7 (8.64%) Banking
11 7 (8.64%) Subversion
11 7 (8.64%) .NET
11 7 (8.64%) J2EE
11 7 (8.64%) XML
11 7 (8.64%) Selenium
11 7 (8.64%) JIRA
11 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.64%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (7.41%) Apache
1 6 (7.41%) lighttpd
1 6 (7.41%) Node.js
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) VRRP
2 3 (3.70%) VPN
2 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) RFID
3 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.70%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 7 (8.64%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Selenium
3 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.94%) Ant
3 4 (4.94%) Grunt
4 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 25 (30.86%) Retail
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Designer
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) VB Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) CSS
2 12 (14.81%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) HTML5
4 9 (11.11%) CSS3
5 7 (8.64%) .NET
5 7 (8.64%) J2EE
5 7 (8.64%) XML
6 6 (7.41%) jQuery
7 5 (6.17%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.94%) Ajax
8 4 (4.94%) XSL
8 4 (4.94%) XSLT
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.70%) XHTML
10 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.47%) SOAP
10 2 (2.47%) Web Services
11 1 (1.23%) JSP
11 1 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Open Source
2 3 (3.70%) Social Media
2 3 (3.70%) Informatics
2 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.23%) RIA
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) E-Commerce
2 13 (16.05%) OO
2 13 (16.05%) Scrum
3 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
3 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 10 (12.35%) Project Management
4 10 (12.35%) Analytics
5 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
7 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.41%) MVC
7 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.41%) BDD
7 6 (7.41%) User Stories
7 6 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.17%) Web Design
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) Erlang
5 5 (6.17%) C#
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) VBScript
6 4 (4.94%) VB
6 4 (4.94%) VB6
7 2 (2.47%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) VC++
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Nagios
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
1 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
1 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.94%) IBM
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) ATG
3 3 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) Intel
5 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) Apple
5 1 (1.23%) Teradata
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Coverity
5 1 (1.23%) Tableau