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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 129 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.00% 12.23% 15.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.04% 16.49% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 92
Median daily rate £400 £438 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +10.34%
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
560 558 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.78% 74.20% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 285 404
Median daily rate £390 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 25
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.67% +38.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +10 22 £425 -5.55% 4
Watford -9 18 £500 +25.00% 15
Rickmansworth - 12 £350 - 2
St Albans - 5 £308 - 19
Hemel Hempstead -1 4 £388 -22.50% 1
Hitchin -1 4 £330 - 2
Letchworth +4 3 - - 1
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 76 (30.89%) Java
2 70 (28.46%) Scrum
3 65 (26.42%) Finance
4 59 (23.98%) Retail
5 58 (23.58%) SQL
6 52 (21.14%) TDD
7 50 (20.33%) Oracle
8 42 (17.07%) JIRA
9 38 (15.45%) BDD
10 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
11 35 (14.23%) Microsoft
12 34 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (13.41%) Waterfall
13 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 32 (13.01%) HTML
14 32 (13.01%) Web Services
15 31 (12.60%) Spring
15 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (11.38%) E-Commerce
17 28 (11.38%) Project Management
17 28 (11.38%) SDLC
18 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (10.57%) RESTful
19 25 (10.16%) J2EE
20 24 (9.76%) C#
20 24 (9.76%) Jenkins
21 22 (8.94%) Unix
22 21 (8.54%) CSS
22 21 (8.54%) Selenium

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 19 (7.72%) Confluence
2 11 (4.47%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.07%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.44%) CMS
6 5 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.63%) Apache
8 3 (1.22%) JBoss
8 3 (1.22%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
2 4 (1.63%) MS Project
3 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Magento
2 2 (0.81%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.63%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.63%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) Office 365
4 2 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) Internet
2 10 (4.07%) ATM
3 3 (1.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.13%) Oracle Database
2 20 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.10%) MySQL
5 11 (4.47%) DB2
6 9 (3.66%) PowerCenter
7 8 (3.25%) Data Mart
7 8 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.03%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.63%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.22%) OLTP
10 3 (1.22%) QlikView
11 2 (0.81%) Big Data
11 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (17.07%) JIRA
2 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.54%) Selenium
5 20 (8.13%) Maven
6 16 (6.50%) WebDriver
7 13 (5.28%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.88%) SoapUI
9 11 (4.47%) JUnit
10 10 (4.07%) Subversion
11 9 (3.66%) Gradle
12 8 (3.25%) ERwin
12 8 (3.25%) JBehave
12 8 (3.25%) JMeter
12 8 (3.25%) NUnit
13 7 (2.85%) Ant
13 7 (2.85%) Appium
13 7 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.85%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.44%) FitNesse
General
1 65 (26.42%) Finance
2 59 (23.98%) Retail
3 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.25%) Billing
5 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 6 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.03%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Back Office
7 4 (1.63%) Front Office
8 3 (1.22%) Legal
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (28.86%) Developer
2 42 (17.07%) Analyst
3 38 (15.45%) Project Manager
4 32 (13.01%) Java Developer
5 27 (10.98%) Business Analyst
6 22 (8.94%) Architect
7 20 (8.13%) Tester
8 14 (5.69%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.47%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Applications Manager
11 10 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (4.07%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Agile Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Informatica Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 8 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.25%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.01%) HTML
1 32 (13.01%) Web Services
2 31 (12.60%) Spring
3 26 (10.57%) RESTful
4 25 (10.16%) J2EE
5 21 (8.54%) CSS
6 20 (8.13%) .NET
7 16 (6.50%) XML
8 14 (5.69%) ASP.NET
9 13 (5.28%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.28%) Gherkin
9 13 (5.28%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.28%) jQuery
10 11 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.47%) SOAP
11 9 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.66%) JSON
12 8 (3.25%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.25%) HTML5
12 8 (3.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.28%) User Experience
4 8 (3.25%) Data Extraction
4 8 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.44%) EPoS
7 5 (2.03%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.22%) PKI
9 3 (1.22%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.81%) PMI
10 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.94%) Unix
2 15 (6.10%) Linux
3 14 (5.69%) Windows
4 7 (2.85%) Solaris
5 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.81%) FreeBSD
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.46%) Scrum
2 52 (21.14%) TDD
3 38 (15.45%) BDD
4 34 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (13.41%) Waterfall
6 29 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (11.38%) E-Commerce
7 28 (11.38%) Project Management
7 28 (11.38%) SDLC
8 26 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.72%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.32%) MVC
10 18 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.32%) Test Scripting
11 17 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.91%) DevOps
11 17 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (6.50%) ATDD
12 16 (6.50%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.89%) Java
2 58 (23.58%) SQL
3 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
4 24 (9.76%) C#
5 18 (7.32%) PHP
6 16 (6.50%) Python
7 13 (5.28%) MATLAB
8 12 (4.88%) Ruby
9 8 (3.25%) R
10 4 (1.63%) C
10 4 (1.63%) Clojure
10 4 (1.63%) Go
10 4 (1.63%) Rust
10 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) Haskell
13 1 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (4.07%) Degree
2 6 (2.44%) ISEB
3 5 (2.03%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.72%) QA
2 11 (4.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) SDET
3 2 (0.81%) SEPA
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.41%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) Ansible
1 6 (2.44%) Puppet
1 6 (2.44%) SCCM
2 5 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.22%) OpenView
3 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (20.33%) Oracle
2 35 (14.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.72%) IBM
4 15 (6.10%) hybris
5 13 (5.28%) Atlassian
6 11 (4.47%) Informatica
7 8 (3.25%) Teradata
8 5 (2.03%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.03%) Google
9 3 (1.22%) BMC
9 3 (1.22%) HP
9 3 (1.22%) Pega
9 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.22%) Sun
9 3 (1.22%) VMware
9 3 (1.22%) VocaLink
10 2 (0.81%) Adobe
10 2 (0.81%) Ektron
10 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.81%) Sybase
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