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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 102 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.56% 16.06% 17.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.63% 24.17% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 130
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £569 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
512 422 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.99% 66.46% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 220 353
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.25 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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
Welwyn Garden City +3 10 £286 -48.53% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 - - 1
St Albans -8 3 £263 -38.23% 4
Watford -13 3 £500 +66.66% 6
Rickmansworth - 2 £500 - 2
Royston - - - - 4
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 5
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (33.17%) Scrum
2 64 (31.22%) TDD
3 58 (28.29%) BDD
4 56 (27.32%) SQL
5 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
6 52 (25.37%) Finance
7 49 (23.90%) .NET
8 45 (21.95%) CSS
9 43 (20.98%) HTML
10 41 (20.00%) XML
11 36 (17.56%) C#
12 35 (17.07%) Java
13 34 (16.59%) E-Commerce
14 31 (15.12%) MVC
15 30 (14.63%) Retail
15 30 (14.63%) ASP.NET
15 30 (14.63%) Waterfall
15 30 (14.63%) REST
16 29 (14.15%) Git (software)
16 29 (14.15%) Unit Testing
16 29 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (14.15%) Web Services
17 28 (13.66%) QA
17 28 (13.66%) User Experience
18 25 (12.20%) Selenium
19 24 (11.71%) Subversion
19 24 (11.71%) Marketing
20 23 (11.22%) CMS
21 22 (10.73%) Linux
21 22 (10.73%) OO

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (11.22%) CMS
2 20 (9.76%) Apache
3 13 (6.34%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.37%) IIS
4 11 (5.37%) Node.js
5 9 (4.39%) lighttpd
6 6 (2.93%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.95%) Confluence
8 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.46%) Drupal
9 3 (1.46%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.46%) WordPress
9 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.98%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) MS Office
3 5 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Internet
2 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.46%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) VRRP
3 3 (1.46%) VPN
4 2 (0.98%) FTP
4 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 2 (0.98%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) Extranet
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.78%) MySQL
3 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.34%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.90%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.44%) PowerCenter
8 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.44%) QlikView
8 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.95%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.46%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.20%) Selenium
3 24 (11.71%) Subversion
4 18 (8.78%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.78%) Ant
4 18 (8.78%) JUnit
5 15 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.83%) JIRA
7 13 (6.34%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.85%) SpecFlow
9 11 (5.37%) Maven
9 11 (5.37%) IntelliJ
9 11 (5.37%) Mockito
10 10 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.39%) StyleCop
12 7 (3.41%) FxCop
12 7 (3.41%) Grunt
13 6 (2.93%) Capybara
13 6 (2.93%) Hudson
13 6 (2.93%) WATIR
General
1 52 (25.37%) Finance
2 30 (14.63%) Retail
3 24 (11.71%) Marketing
4 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.90%) Banking
6 7 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (50.24%) Developer
2 26 (12.68%) .NET Developer
3 23 (11.22%) Analyst
4 22 (10.73%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.78%) Business Analyst
6 16 (7.80%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.83%) Designer
9 12 (5.85%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.37%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Consultant
12 9 (4.39%) Digital Content Designer
13 8 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.90%) Architect
14 7 (3.41%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 6 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.93%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.90%) .NET
2 45 (21.95%) CSS
3 43 (20.98%) HTML
4 41 (20.00%) XML
5 30 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 30 (14.63%) REST
6 29 (14.15%) Web Services
7 21 (10.24%) .NET Framework
8 20 (9.76%) Spring
8 20 (9.76%) WCF
9 18 (8.78%) Ajax
10 17 (8.29%) HTML5
11 16 (7.80%) SOAP
12 15 (7.32%) JSON
12 15 (7.32%) jQuery
12 15 (7.32%) CSS3
13 13 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (5.85%) LINQ
14 12 (5.85%) JSP
14 12 (5.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.66%) User Experience
2 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) Open Source
4 5 (2.44%) Social Media
4 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.95%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.95%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) PMI
7 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) EMV
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
7 2 (0.98%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.73%) Linux
2 14 (6.83%) UNIX
3 7 (3.41%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.17%) Scrum
2 64 (31.22%) TDD
3 58 (28.29%) BDD
4 34 (16.59%) E-Commerce
5 31 (15.12%) MVC
6 30 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 29 (14.15%) Unit Testing
7 29 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.73%) OO
9 21 (10.24%) Project Management
9 21 (10.24%) SOA
10 17 (8.29%) Analytics
11 13 (6.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.85%) Code Coverage
12 12 (5.85%) Regression Testing
13 11 (5.37%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (5.37%) ETL
13 11 (5.37%) OOP
13 11 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.32%) SQL
2 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
3 36 (17.56%) C#
4 35 (17.07%) Java
5 14 (6.83%) VBScript
6 9 (4.39%) Ruby
7 6 (2.93%) Erlang
8 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.95%) Perl
10 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.98%) Scala
11 2 (0.98%) Python
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.37%) ISEB
2 8 (3.90%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.41%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.46%) APMP
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CIMA
7 1 (0.49%) MBA
7 1 (0.49%) CBAP
7 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.66%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Xen
1 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Nagios
2 3 (1.46%) Puppet
2 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.46%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.98%) SCOM
3 2 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (10.73%) Oracle
2 20 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.44%) Informatica
3 5 (2.44%) Tableau
4 4 (1.95%) BEA
4 4 (1.95%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.95%) ATG
4 4 (1.95%) Google
5 3 (1.46%) VMware
5 3 (1.46%) Teradata
5 3 (1.46%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (0.98%) Splunk
6 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.98%) Planview
6 2 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.98%) NetApp
6 2 (0.98%) CommVault
7 1 (0.49%) Telerik
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