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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 130 62 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.26% 12.89% 14.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.94% 18.08% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 32 95
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£391 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
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
652 343 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.53% 71.31% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 156 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 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 30 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 -3 21 £388 +23.01% 4
Welwyn Garden City 0 15 £274 -19.18% 3
Rickmansworth - 9 £300 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £365 -27.00% 3
St Albans - 5 £335 - 8
Hitchin -1 3 £400 +3.22% 2
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Hertford - 1 £450 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 3
Royston - - - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 55 (30.22%) SQL
2 53 (29.12%) Scrum
3 48 (26.37%) TDD
3 48 (26.37%) JavaScript
4 41 (22.53%) CSS
5 39 (21.43%) HTML
6 38 (20.88%) .NET
7 37 (20.33%) Retail
8 36 (19.78%) Finance
9 35 (19.23%) XML
10 34 (18.68%) E-Commerce
10 34 (18.68%) BDD
11 31 (17.03%) MVC
12 30 (16.48%) Waterfall
13 29 (15.93%) Java
14 26 (14.29%) C#
14 26 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 24 (13.19%) User Experience
16 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
16 23 (12.64%) Git (software)
16 23 (12.64%) Web Services
17 22 (12.09%) OO
17 22 (12.09%) Oracle
17 22 (12.09%) CMS
17 22 (12.09%) Marketing
17 22 (12.09%) QA
18 21 (11.54%) Subversion
18 21 (11.54%) Project Management
18 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (11.54%) Selenium

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (12.09%) CMS
2 16 (8.79%) Apache
3 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.95%) IIS
4 9 (4.95%) Node.js
5 7 (3.85%) lighttpd
6 6 (3.30%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.65%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.65%) Drupal
8 3 (1.65%) WordPress
8 3 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) SAS
10 1 (0.55%) Confluence
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Internet
2 7 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.65%) VPN
3 3 (1.65%) VRRP
3 3 (1.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.55%) CTI
5 1 (0.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) MySQL
2 14 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.75%) Couchbase
5 5 (2.75%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.65%) QlikView
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.55%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.55%) MS Access
9 1 (0.55%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.54%) Subversion
2 21 (11.54%) Selenium
3 15 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.69%) JIRA
4 14 (7.69%) Ant
4 14 (7.69%) JUnit
5 13 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.04%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.49%) Maven
8 9 (4.95%) IntelliJ
8 9 (4.95%) Mockito
9 7 (3.85%) StyleCop
9 7 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.30%) RSpec
10 6 (3.30%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.30%) FxCop
10 6 (3.30%) Capybara
10 6 (3.30%) Hudson
10 6 (3.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (20.33%) Retail
2 36 (19.78%) Finance
3 22 (12.09%) Marketing
4 9 (4.95%) Banking
5 8 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.75%) Publishing
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 92 (50.55%) Developer
2 32 (17.58%) Analyst
3 22 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.69%) Designer
8 12 (6.59%) Project Manager
9 11 (6.04%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.49%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 6 (3.30%) Tester
15 5 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
15 5 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.53%) CSS
2 39 (21.43%) HTML
3 38 (20.88%) .NET
4 35 (19.23%) XML
5 26 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 23 (12.64%) Web Services
7 19 (10.44%) HTML5
7 19 (10.44%) REST
8 18 (9.89%) Ajax
9 16 (8.79%) Spring
9 16 (8.79%) CSS3
9 16 (8.79%) jQuery
9 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.69%) JSON
11 12 (6.59%) WCF
11 12 (6.59%) .NET Framework
11 12 (6.59%) SOAP
12 11 (6.04%) JSP
13 9 (4.95%) JDBC
14 8 (4.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) User Experience
2 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.75%) Open Source
4 5 (2.75%) Social Media
5 4 (2.20%) NHS
5 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.65%) PMI
6 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) Life Science
8 1 (0.55%) RIA
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Linux
2 14 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (2.20%) Windows
4 2 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) Scrum
2 48 (26.37%) TDD
3 34 (18.68%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.68%) BDD
4 31 (17.03%) MVC
5 30 (16.48%) Waterfall
6 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.09%) OO
8 21 (11.54%) Project Management
8 21 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.34%) Analytics
10 12 (6.59%) SOA
11 11 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (5.49%) Web Development
12 10 (5.49%) ETL
12 10 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.40%) Performance Testing
13 8 (4.40%) Change Management
14 7 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.22%) SQL
2 48 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.93%) Java
4 26 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (4.40%) VBScript
6 7 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.85%) Ruby
7 6 (3.30%) Erlang
8 5 (2.75%) Perl
9 3 (1.65%) C
9 3 (1.65%) VB
10 2 (1.10%) VB6
10 2 (1.10%) Python
10 2 (1.10%) C++
10 2 (1.10%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) ISEB
2 7 (3.85%) Degree
3 5 (2.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.65%) APMP
4 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) CBAP
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Xen
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.65%) Puppet
2 3 (1.65%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.65%) Nagios
2 3 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (12.09%) Oracle
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.30%) HP
3 6 (3.30%) Informatica
4 4 (2.20%) BEA
4 4 (2.20%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.20%) Google
5 3 (1.65%) Tableau
5 3 (1.65%) ATG
6 2 (1.10%) VMware
6 2 (1.10%) Teradata
6 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.10%) NetApp
6 2 (1.10%) CommVault
6 2 (1.10%) Intel
6 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Coverity
7 1 (0.55%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.55%) Red Gate
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago