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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 117 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.63% 10.93% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.93% 14.19% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 34
Median daily rate £425 £418 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £554 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +4.85%
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
489 627 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.87% 77.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 327 217
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 52 28
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 24 £419 -23.86% 5
Watford +6 19 £375 - 8
Hemel Hempstead -7 8 £375 -25.00% 2
St Albans +6 7 £375 -16.66% 8
Rickmansworth +5 6 £488 - 1
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 52 (26.80%) Retail
2 48 (24.74%) Java
3 43 (22.16%) SQL
4 42 (21.65%) JavaScript
5 41 (21.13%) TDD
6 40 (20.62%) Finance
6 40 (20.62%) Scrum
7 38 (19.59%) HTML
8 31 (15.98%) Oracle
9 29 (14.95%) CSS
10 28 (14.43%) Project Management
10 28 (14.43%) Waterfall
11 27 (13.92%) XML
11 27 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (13.40%) CRM
12 26 (13.40%) Microsoft
13 25 (12.89%) E-Commerce
14 23 (11.86%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.86%) Spring
15 22 (11.34%) Web Services
15 22 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (10.82%) SDLC
17 20 (10.31%) .NET
18 19 (9.79%) PHP
18 19 (9.79%) jQuery
19 18 (9.28%) JIRA
19 18 (9.28%) RESTful
19 18 (9.28%) BDD
19 18 (9.28%) C#
20 17 (8.76%) Git (software)

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 (3.61%) Apache
1 7 (3.61%) JBoss
2 6 (3.09%) CMS
2 6 (3.09%) Confluence
3 5 (2.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.55%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Project
2 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Magento
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.58%) GitHub
4 4 (2.06%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.06%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Boomi
6 1 (0.52%) Force.com
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) ATM
2 4 (2.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) Network Security
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.70%) DB2
3 10 (5.15%) MySQL
3 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.06%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.06%) PowerCenter
5 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.55%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
7 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.52%) OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.28%) JIRA
2 17 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.22%) Subversion
4 13 (6.70%) Selenium
5 11 (5.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.67%) Maven
6 10 (5.15%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.09%) Appium
7 6 (3.09%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.58%) Axure RP
8 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.58%) Gradle
9 4 (2.06%) Ant
9 4 (2.06%) ERwin
9 4 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.55%) JUnit
10 3 (1.55%) Protractor
11 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.03%) JIRA Agile
General
1 52 (26.80%) Retail
2 40 (20.62%) Finance
3 16 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.15%) Marketing
5 6 (3.09%) Billing
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 3 (1.55%) Front Office
6 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (34.54%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) Project Manager
3 31 (15.98%) Analyst
4 21 (10.82%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.79%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Architect
7 13 (6.70%) Tester
8 11 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
10 9 (4.64%) Senior Manager
10 9 (4.64%) Senior Project Manager
11 8 (4.12%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.12%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 7 (3.61%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Programme Manager
13 6 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.59%) HTML
2 29 (14.95%) CSS
3 27 (13.92%) XML
4 23 (11.86%) Spring
5 22 (11.34%) Web Services
6 20 (10.31%) .NET
7 19 (9.79%) jQuery
8 18 (9.28%) RESTful
9 16 (8.25%) Hibernate
10 15 (7.73%) J2EE
10 15 (7.73%) REST
11 14 (7.22%) JSON
11 14 (7.22%) SOAP
12 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.64%) Ajax
13 9 (4.64%) HTML5
14 8 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (3.09%) Behat
15 6 (3.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (7.22%) User Experience
2 5 (2.58%) EPoS
3 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.55%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.55%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.55%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.55%) FMCG
4 3 (1.55%) iPad
4 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) RIA
4 3 (1.55%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.03%) IVR
5 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.70%) Unix
2 11 (5.67%) Linux
3 7 (3.61%) Windows
4 4 (2.06%) Solaris
5 3 (1.55%) FreeBSD
5 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.13%) TDD
2 40 (20.62%) Scrum
3 28 (14.43%) Project Management
3 28 (14.43%) Waterfall
4 27 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (13.40%) CRM
6 25 (12.89%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.82%) SDLC
9 18 (9.28%) BDD
10 16 (8.25%) User Stories
11 15 (7.73%) MVC
11 15 (7.73%) OO
12 14 (7.22%) DevOps
13 12 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.19%) Test Strategy
14 11 (5.67%) Logistics
14 11 (5.67%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.67%) SOA
15 10 (5.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.74%) Java
2 43 (22.16%) SQL
3 42 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.79%) PHP
5 18 (9.28%) C#
6 9 (4.64%) Python
6 9 (4.64%) Ruby
7 5 (2.58%) C
8 4 (2.06%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.06%) R
8 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.03%) Perl
10 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.03%) Scala
10 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.06%) ISEB
3 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.55%) PMP
3 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) CISM
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MBA
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) QA
2 7 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (15.98%) Oracle
2 26 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.70%) Pega
4 10 (5.15%) hybris
5 9 (4.64%) IBM
6 6 (3.09%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.58%) Teradata
8 4 (2.06%) ATG
8 4 (2.06%) Google
8 4 (2.06%) Informatica
8 4 (2.06%) Percussion
9 3 (1.55%) Intershop
9 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.55%) Sybase
10 2 (1.03%) Endeca
10 2 (1.03%) HP
10 2 (1.03%) Splunk
10 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.03%) VocaLink
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Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
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