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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 99 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.43% 11.69% 10.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.40% 15.54% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 47
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%
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
470 637 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.48% 75.21% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 329 252
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 55 32
Median hourly rate £34.50 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +7 25 £425 -15.00% 1
Watford +4 15 £375 +30.43% 6
St Albans +6 7 £345 -23.33% 4
Hemel Hempstead -6 7 £375 -25.00% 1
Rickmansworth +6 4 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Cheshunt - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.12%) Scrum
2 50 (24.63%) Retail
3 49 (24.14%) Finance
4 43 (21.18%) Java
5 40 (19.70%) SQL
6 37 (18.23%) TDD
7 33 (16.26%) Oracle
7 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
8 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
9 30 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (14.78%) Waterfall
10 29 (14.29%) HTML
10 29 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 29 (14.29%) Web Services
11 28 (13.79%) Project Management
12 25 (12.32%) CSS
13 23 (11.33%) CRM
13 23 (11.33%) E-Commerce
13 23 (11.33%) SDLC
14 22 (10.84%) Spring
15 21 (10.34%) XML
16 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
17 18 (8.87%) .NET
17 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (8.87%) BDD
18 17 (8.37%) PHP
19 16 (7.88%) C#
19 16 (7.88%) JIRA
19 16 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (7.88%) Relational Database

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 7 (3.45%) CMS
1 7 (3.45%) JBoss
2 6 (2.96%) Confluence
3 5 (2.46%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.97%) Apache
4 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.48%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Project
2 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.48%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.97%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.97%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) ATM
2 4 (1.97%) Internet
3 3 (1.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) SMS
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.94%) DB2
4 8 (3.94%) MySQL
5 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.46%) Data Mart
6 5 (2.46%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.99%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.49%) OLAP
9 1 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (7.88%) JIRA
2 13 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.42%) Maven
4 10 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.43%) Subversion
6 7 (3.45%) Selenium
7 5 (2.46%) Axure RP
7 5 (2.46%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.46%) ERwin
7 5 (2.46%) Gradle
8 4 (1.97%) Ant
8 4 (1.97%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.48%) Appium
9 3 (1.48%) JUnit
9 3 (1.48%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.99%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (24.63%) Retail
2 49 (24.14%) Finance
3 14 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.43%) Marketing
5 8 (3.94%) Billing
6 4 (1.97%) Back Office
6 4 (1.97%) Banking
6 4 (1.97%) Front Office
6 4 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (31.03%) Developer
2 40 (19.70%) Analyst
2 40 (19.70%) Project Manager
3 27 (13.30%) Business Analyst
4 18 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.90%) Architect
6 11 (5.42%) Senior Manager
6 11 (5.42%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (4.93%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.43%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Applications Manager
9 7 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Tester
10 6 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.29%) HTML
1 29 (14.29%) Web Services
2 25 (12.32%) CSS
3 22 (10.84%) Spring
4 21 (10.34%) XML
5 18 (8.87%) .NET
6 15 (7.39%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.39%) jQuery
7 14 (6.90%) REST
7 14 (6.90%) RESTful
7 14 (6.90%) SOAP
8 13 (6.40%) J2EE
9 12 (5.91%) JSON
10 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.94%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.45%) Ajax
12 7 (3.45%) HTML5
13 6 (2.96%) JSP
13 6 (2.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (6.90%) User Experience
2 9 (4.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.46%) Data Extraction
3 5 (2.46%) EPoS
4 3 (1.48%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.48%) FMCG
4 3 (1.48%) iPad
4 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.48%) RIA
4 3 (1.48%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.99%) IVR
5 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.43%) Unix
2 8 (3.94%) Linux
3 6 (2.96%) Windows
4 4 (1.97%) Solaris
5 3 (1.48%) FreeBSD
5 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.12%) Scrum
2 37 (18.23%) TDD
3 30 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (14.78%) Waterfall
4 28 (13.79%) Project Management
5 23 (11.33%) CRM
5 23 (11.33%) E-Commerce
5 23 (11.33%) SDLC
6 18 (8.87%) BDD
6 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.90%) DevOps
8 14 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 13 (6.40%) MVC
9 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.40%) User Stories
10 12 (5.91%) ETL
10 12 (5.91%) OO
11 11 (5.42%) Logistics
11 11 (5.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.18%) Java
2 40 (19.70%) SQL
3 33 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.37%) PHP
5 16 (7.88%) C#
6 13 (6.40%) Python
7 12 (5.91%) Ruby
8 10 (4.93%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.96%) R
10 5 (2.46%) C
11 4 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.99%) Scala
13 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) Ada
14 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.49%) C++
14 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.46%) ISEB
3 4 (1.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.48%) PMP
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CISM
6 1 (0.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
2 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (16.26%) Oracle
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.42%) hybris
4 10 (4.93%) Pega
5 9 (4.43%) IBM
6 7 (3.45%) Informatica
6 7 (3.45%) Teradata
7 6 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.97%) ATG
9 4 (1.97%) Google
9 4 (1.97%) Percussion
10 3 (1.48%) Intershop
10 3 (1.48%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.48%) Sybase
11 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.99%) Endeca
11 2 (0.99%) HP
11 2 (0.99%) VocaLink
12 1 (0.49%) Splunk
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