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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 84 67 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.01% 10.09% 14.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.92% 14.66% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
563 457 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.79% 68.83% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 218 266
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £246 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.20 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 32 £375 -6.25% 6
Hemel Hempstead +5 11 £500 +38.88% 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 11 £429 +78.64% 1
St Albans - 5 £450 - 9
Rickmansworth +6 1 - -
Hitchin +1 1 £330 -24.78%
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 51 (29.14%) SQL
2 47 (26.86%) Finance
3 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 44 (25.14%) Oracle
4 43 (24.57%) HTML
4 43 (24.57%) Scrum
5 41 (23.43%) Java
6 32 (18.29%) Retail
7 31 (17.71%) jQuery
8 30 (17.14%) TDD
9 27 (15.43%) XML
10 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce
10 26 (14.86%) CSS
11 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 24 (13.71%) QA
12 24 (13.71%) HTML5
12 24 (13.71%) UNIX
12 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
13 23 (13.14%) SOA
13 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
14 22 (12.57%) Selenium
14 22 (12.57%) JIRA
15 20 (11.43%) Project Management
15 20 (11.43%) .NET
15 20 (11.43%) MVC
16 17 (9.71%) OOP
16 17 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (9.71%) WebSphere
16 17 (9.71%) CSS3
16 17 (9.71%) Oracle Database

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (9.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.14%) JBoss
3 9 (5.14%) MQSeries
3 9 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (1.71%) Confluence
6 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.57%) Mule
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.86%) Maximo
4 4 (2.29%) Magento
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) Internet
2 7 (4.00%) Firewall
2 7 (4.00%) VPN
3 3 (1.71%) SSL
4 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (9.71%) Oracle Database
2 15 (8.57%) DB2
3 10 (5.71%) MySQL
3 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.57%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (4.57%) QlikView
5 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (2.86%) Star Schema
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.71%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.71%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.71%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) JIRA
1 22 (12.57%) Selenium
2 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.43%) Subversion
3 13 (7.43%) Cucumber
4 12 (6.86%) JUnit
5 9 (5.14%) Ant
5 9 (5.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (5.14%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.57%) Maven
7 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.86%) ProC
9 4 (2.29%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.71%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.71%) ERwin
10 3 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (26.86%) Finance
2 32 (18.29%) Retail
3 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.00%) Billing
5 6 (3.43%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Developer
2 27 (15.43%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.86%) Architect
4 17 (9.71%) Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.29%) Tester
7 10 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.57%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.86%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) HTML
2 31 (17.71%) jQuery
3 27 (15.43%) XML
4 26 (14.86%) CSS
5 24 (13.71%) HTML5
6 20 (11.43%) .NET
7 17 (9.71%) CSS3
8 14 (8.00%) RESTful
9 13 (7.43%) J2EE
10 12 (6.86%) JSON
10 12 (6.86%) Spring
11 11 (6.29%) Hibernate
11 11 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (5.71%) Apache Camel
12 10 (5.71%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.14%) PhoneGap
13 9 (5.14%) Web Services
13 9 (5.14%) Java EE
13 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.71%) User Experience
3 9 (5.14%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.00%) PKI
5 5 (2.86%) PDA
5 5 (2.86%) Clustering
6 4 (2.29%) PMI
6 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.29%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.71%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.71%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.14%) Social Media
8 2 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.14%) RIA
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) iSeries
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.71%) UNIX
2 14 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) Fedora
4 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) Scrum
2 30 (17.14%) TDD
3 26 (14.86%) E-Commerce
4 23 (13.14%) SOA
5 20 (11.43%) Project Management
5 20 (11.43%) MVC
6 17 (9.71%) OOP
7 16 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.14%) Open Source
8 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (7.43%) Coaching
10 13 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (7.43%) UML
11 12 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (6.86%) BDD
11 12 (6.86%) Test Scripting
12 11 (6.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.14%) SQL
2 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.43%) Java
4 14 (8.00%) Python
4 14 (8.00%) C
5 12 (6.86%) C#
5 12 (6.86%) Ruby
6 10 (5.71%) PHP
7 9 (5.14%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.29%) C++
9 3 (1.71%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.71%) Scala
10 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.14%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) Degree
3 5 (2.86%) ISEB
4 4 (2.29%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.71%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (25.14%) Oracle
2 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.29%) SAP
4 9 (5.14%) Tableau
4 9 (5.14%) Talend
5 8 (4.57%) HP
6 6 (3.43%) Zend
6 6 (3.43%) MobileIron
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.86%) NetCracker
8 4 (2.29%) VMware
8 4 (2.29%) Teradata
9 3 (1.71%) Google
9 3 (1.71%) Informatica
10 2 (1.14%) ATG
10 2 (1.14%) Cognos
10 2 (1.14%) F5
11 1 (0.57%) Splunk
11 1 (0.57%) Adobe
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