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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 103 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.13% 11.08% 12.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.72% 14.83% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 44
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
616 499 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.56% 74.70% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 253 240
Average daily rate £375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +14 19 £500 +36.98% 4
Watford +4 17 £288 -25.80% 9
Welwyn Garden City -3 17 £500 +81.81% 4
St Albans 0 1 £450 +34.32% 8
Rickmansworth -2 1 - - 3
Stevenage -7 1 £375 +70.45% 2
Hitchin - 1 £330 - 1
Letchworth - 1 £335 - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 57 (33.14%) SQL
2 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.09%) Finance
3 38 (22.09%) Retail
4 36 (20.93%) Java
5 35 (20.35%) HTML
5 35 (20.35%) Oracle
6 34 (19.77%) Scrum
7 30 (17.44%) TDD
8 29 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (16.28%) Waterfall
10 26 (15.12%) jQuery
10 26 (15.12%) UNIX
11 25 (14.53%) Project Management
12 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
13 22 (12.79%) XML
13 22 (12.79%) .NET
14 20 (11.63%) Subversion
15 18 (10.47%) Selenium
15 18 (10.47%) J2EE
15 18 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (10.47%) RESTful
16 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
16 17 (9.88%) Oracle Database
16 17 (9.88%) DB2
16 17 (9.88%) CSS
16 17 (9.88%) WebSphere
17 16 (9.30%) C
17 16 (9.30%) Linux
17 16 (9.30%) SOA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.88%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.91%) CMS
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.74%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.33%) MS Office
4 3 (1.74%) MS Project
4 3 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.91%) Maximo
2 5 (2.91%) Magento
2 5 (2.91%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) Firewall
2 4 (2.33%) VPN
3 3 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.16%) GSM
4 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) NFC
5 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.88%) DB2
2 17 (9.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.98%) MySQL
4 11 (6.40%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.49%) Data Mart
5 6 (3.49%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.91%) QlikView
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.16%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Subversion
2 18 (10.47%) Selenium
3 12 (6.98%) WebDriver
3 12 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.81%) JIRA
5 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.49%) ERwin
7 5 (2.91%) ProC
7 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.91%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.33%) Maven
8 4 (2.33%) JUnit
9 3 (1.74%) Ant
9 3 (1.74%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.16%) Gradle
10 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 38 (22.09%) Finance
1 38 (22.09%) Retail
2 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.07%) Billing
4 6 (3.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (29.65%) Developer
2 30 (17.44%) Project Manager
3 21 (12.21%) Analyst
4 15 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Tester
5 11 (6.40%) Architect
5 11 (6.40%) Automation Tester
6 10 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.23%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce Manager
8 8 (4.65%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.07%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (3.49%) Informatica Developer
10 6 (3.49%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Consultant
11 5 (2.91%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.35%) HTML
2 26 (15.12%) jQuery
3 22 (12.79%) .NET
3 22 (12.79%) XML
4 18 (10.47%) J2EE
4 18 (10.47%) RESTful
5 17 (9.88%) CSS
6 15 (8.72%) HTML5
7 13 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (6.40%) Flash
9 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.81%) Web Services
10 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.23%) CSS3
11 8 (4.65%) Entity Framework
12 7 (4.07%) Gherkin
12 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.49%) JSON
13 6 (3.49%) LINQ
13 6 (3.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.07%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.07%) User Experience
4 6 (3.49%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.49%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.91%) Clustering
5 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) PMI
6 4 (2.33%) PKI
6 4 (2.33%) PDA
7 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.74%) FMCG
8 2 (1.16%) Social Media
8 2 (1.16%) RIA
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.12%) UNIX
2 16 (9.30%) Linux
3 10 (5.81%) Windows
4 3 (1.74%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) CentOS
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Fedora
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.77%) Scrum
2 30 (17.44%) TDD
3 28 (16.28%) Waterfall
4 25 (14.53%) Project Management
5 24 (13.95%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.30%) SOA
6 16 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.72%) MVC
8 14 (8.14%) Change Management
8 14 (8.14%) PRINCE2
8 14 (8.14%) Test Scripting
8 14 (8.14%) System Testing
8 14 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.14%) Open Source
8 14 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (7.56%) Coaching
9 13 (7.56%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 12 (6.98%) Document Management
10 12 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) SQL
2 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.93%) Java
4 16 (9.30%) C
5 14 (8.14%) C#
6 13 (7.56%) PHP
7 8 (4.65%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.91%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.33%) Ruby
10 4 (2.33%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) Scala
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.58%) Clojure
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.91%) Degree
3 4 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.74%) ISEB
4 3 (1.74%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (20.35%) Oracle
2 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.23%) IBM
4 8 (4.65%) Zend
4 8 (4.65%) SAP
5 6 (3.49%) Informatica
5 6 (3.49%) Tableau
6 5 (2.91%) NetCracker
6 5 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.91%) hybris
6 5 (2.91%) VMware
7 4 (2.33%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.74%) Talend
8 3 (1.74%) Google
9 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.16%) F5
10 1 (0.58%) KANA
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) Sage
10 1 (0.58%) Cognos
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