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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 126 58 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.96% 11.98% 14.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.35% 16.38% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 29 93
Average daily rate
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£391 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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 £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
651 354 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.32% 73.14% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 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 18 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 20 £319 -20.31% 6
Welwyn Garden City 0 12 £325 -4.05% 3
Rickmansworth - 10 £300 - 1
St Albans - 5 £335 - 8
Hemel Hempstead -10 4 £365 -18.88% 5
Hitchin -3 3 £400 +3.22% 2
Letchworth - 1 £200 -
Hertford - 1 £450 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Royston - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 50 (27.17%) SQL
2 49 (26.63%) Scrum
3 45 (24.46%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.37%) TDD
5 40 (21.74%) Retail
6 39 (21.20%) E-Commerce
7 38 (20.65%) .NET
7 38 (20.65%) CSS
8 35 (19.02%) HTML
9 34 (18.48%) Finance
10 32 (17.39%) XML
11 29 (15.76%) Java
11 29 (15.76%) Waterfall
11 29 (15.76%) BDD
12 28 (15.22%) MVC
13 26 (14.13%) C#
14 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET
15 24 (13.04%) OO
15 24 (13.04%) QA
15 24 (13.04%) User Experience
16 23 (12.50%) Project Management
17 22 (11.96%) CMS
18 20 (10.87%) Oracle
18 20 (10.87%) Selenium
18 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
19 19 (10.33%) Marketing
20 18 (9.78%) Web Services
20 18 (9.78%) Git (software)
20 18 (9.78%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (11.96%) CMS
2 12 (6.52%) Apache
3 10 (5.43%) IIS
4 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.80%) Node.js
6 6 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.26%) lighttpd
7 5 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.63%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.63%) Drupal
9 3 (1.63%) WordPress
9 3 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) Internet
2 7 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.63%) VPN
3 3 (1.63%) VRRP
3 3 (1.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.54%) CTI
5 1 (0.54%) RFID
5 1 (0.54%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.07%) MySQL
1 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.43%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.17%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.63%) QlikView
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.09%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Selenium
2 18 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.24%) Subversion
4 14 (7.61%) JIRA
4 14 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.98%) JUnit
6 10 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.43%) Ant
6 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.80%) Maven
8 6 (3.26%) WATIR
8 6 (3.26%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.26%) Hudson
8 6 (3.26%) Mockito
8 6 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.26%) Capybara
8 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.26%) RSpec
8 6 (3.26%) FxCop
8 6 (3.26%) StyleCop
General
1 40 (21.74%) Retail
2 34 (18.48%) Finance
3 19 (10.33%) Marketing
4 9 (4.89%) Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Publishing
5 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (47.28%) Developer
2 38 (20.65%) Analyst
3 26 (14.13%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.41%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.15%) Project Manager
7 13 (7.07%) Designer
8 11 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.98%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
15 4 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.65%) .NET
1 38 (20.65%) CSS
2 35 (19.02%) HTML
3 32 (17.39%) XML
4 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.78%) Web Services
5 18 (9.78%) HTML5
6 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (8.15%) jQuery
7 15 (8.15%) CSS3
7 15 (8.15%) Ajax
8 13 (7.07%) Spring
8 13 (7.07%) .NET Framework
8 13 (7.07%) REST
9 12 (6.52%) WCF
10 11 (5.98%) JSON
11 10 (5.43%) J2EE
12 9 (4.89%) XSL
12 9 (4.89%) XSLT
12 9 (4.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.04%) User Experience
2 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.72%) Social Media
5 4 (2.17%) Open Source
5 4 (2.17%) NHS
5 4 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.63%) PMI
6 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.09%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Life Science
8 1 (0.54%) RIA
8 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) UNIX
3 4 (2.17%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.63%) Scrum
2 43 (23.37%) TDD
3 39 (21.20%) E-Commerce
4 29 (15.76%) Waterfall
4 29 (15.76%) BDD
5 28 (15.22%) MVC
6 24 (13.04%) OO
7 23 (12.50%) Project Management
8 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
10 18 (9.78%) Analytics
11 13 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (5.43%) Web Development
13 10 (5.43%) SOA
14 9 (4.89%) Change Management
14 9 (4.89%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (4.35%) ETL
16 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2
16 7 (3.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.17%) SQL
2 45 (24.46%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.76%) Java
4 26 (14.13%) C#
5 10 (5.43%) VBScript
6 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.80%) Ruby
7 6 (3.26%) Erlang
8 5 (2.72%) VB
8 5 (2.72%) Perl
9 4 (2.17%) VB6
10 3 (1.63%) C
11 2 (1.09%) C++
11 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.09%) Python
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) ISEB
2 6 (3.26%) Degree
3 5 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.63%) APMP
4 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CBAP
6 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Xen
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.63%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.63%) Nagios
2 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (10.87%) Oracle
2 12 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.72%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.72%) Google
4 4 (2.17%) Tableau
4 4 (2.17%) IBM
4 4 (2.17%) BEA
5 3 (1.63%) HP
5 3 (1.63%) Informatica
5 3 (1.63%) ATG
6 2 (1.09%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Teradata
6 2 (1.09%) NetApp
6 2 (1.09%) Intel
6 2 (1.09%) CommVault
6 2 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Coverity
7 1 (0.54%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
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