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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 128 73 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.41% 11.23% 11.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.72% 15.11% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 59
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £611 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +24.28%
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
479 483 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.40% 74.31% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 247 346
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.28 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +46.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £51.65 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Watford +2 19 £500 +11.11% 19
Welwyn Garden City 0 19 £538 +93.49% 2
Rickmansworth +9 16 £307 -25.12% 1
St Albans +1 5 £525 -16.00% 12
Hitchin - 5 £330 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £363 -2.02% 3
Letchworth - 2 - - 2
Stevenage -4 1 £600 +33.33% 3
Harpenden - 1 - - 2
Hertford - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 92 (39.48%) Java
2 78 (33.48%) Scrum
3 73 (31.33%) TDD
4 67 (28.76%) BDD
5 60 (25.75%) Finance
6 48 (20.60%) JIRA
7 47 (20.17%) Git (software)
8 46 (19.74%) Retail
9 45 (19.31%) SQL
10 34 (14.59%) Oracle
11 33 (14.16%) E-Commerce
12 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 32 (13.73%) Web Services
12 32 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (12.88%) Spring
14 29 (12.45%) C#
15 28 (12.02%) HTML
15 28 (12.02%) ATDD
16 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
16 27 (11.59%) Software Engineering
16 27 (11.59%) DevOps
17 26 (11.16%) RESTful
18 25 (10.73%) Jenkins
19 24 (10.30%) QA
19 24 (10.30%) JavaScript
19 24 (10.30%) Algorithms
20 23 (9.87%) OO
20 23 (9.87%) Maven
20 23 (9.87%) Selenium
20 23 (9.87%) Kanban

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 15 (6.44%) Confluence
2 10 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.43%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.58%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.72%) CMS
6 4 (1.72%) IIS
7 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.72%) ATM
3 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.44%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.15%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.44%) MySQL
5 14 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.43%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.58%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.15%) Data Mart
9 5 (2.15%) DB2
9 5 (2.15%) DbVisualizer
9 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.72%) Big Data
11 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.29%) OLTP
11 3 (1.29%) QlikView
11 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (20.60%) JIRA
2 47 (20.17%) Git (software)
3 25 (10.73%) Jenkins
4 23 (9.87%) Maven
4 23 (9.87%) Selenium
5 21 (9.01%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.15%) WebDriver
7 16 (6.87%) SoapUI
8 14 (6.01%) Ant
8 14 (6.01%) JUnit
9 13 (5.58%) Gradle
10 10 (4.29%) JBehave
11 8 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.43%) JMeter
11 8 (3.43%) NUnit
12 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.58%) FitNesse
13 6 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.15%) ERwin
14 5 (2.15%) Moq
General
1 60 (25.75%) Finance
2 46 (19.74%) Retail
3 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.15%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.29%) Billing
6 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (35.19%) Developer
2 47 (20.17%) Java Developer
3 38 (16.31%) Analyst
4 24 (10.30%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.87%) Architect
6 22 (9.44%) Agile Developer
7 21 (9.01%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (8.15%) Business Analyst
9 16 (6.87%) Tester
10 15 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.01%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.58%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (5.15%) Test Analyst
14 11 (4.72%) Automation Tester
14 11 (4.72%) Senior Agile Developer
14 11 (4.72%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 9 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.73%) Web Services
2 30 (12.88%) Spring
3 28 (12.02%) HTML
4 26 (11.16%) RESTful
5 20 (8.58%) .NET
6 19 (8.15%) CSS
7 18 (7.73%) J2EE
8 17 (7.30%) Gherkin
9 16 (6.87%) ASP.NET
10 15 (6.44%) XML
11 14 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (6.01%) SOAP
12 12 (5.15%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.15%) Hibernate
13 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.72%) Entity Framework
14 10 (4.29%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.86%) jQuery
16 8 (3.43%) JSON
16 8 (3.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.30%) Algorithms
2 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.01%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.00%) User Experience
5 6 (2.58%) Data Extraction
5 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.58%) EPoS
6 5 (2.15%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.29%) Contactless
8 3 (1.29%) EMV
8 3 (1.29%) FMCG
8 3 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.29%) PKI
8 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.01%) Unix
2 12 (5.15%) Linux
2 12 (5.15%) Windows
3 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.29%) Solaris
4 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.48%) Scrum
2 73 (31.33%) TDD
3 67 (28.76%) BDD
4 33 (14.16%) E-Commerce
5 32 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (12.02%) ATDD
7 27 (11.59%) DevOps
7 27 (11.59%) Software Engineering
7 27 (11.59%) Test Automation
8 23 (9.87%) Kanban
8 23 (9.87%) OO
9 22 (9.44%) Waterfall
10 20 (8.58%) SDLC
11 19 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (8.15%) MVC
12 18 (7.73%) Process Improvement
12 18 (7.73%) Project Management
13 17 (7.30%) Test Scripting
14 16 (6.87%) Open Source
14 16 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.48%) Java
2 45 (19.31%) SQL
3 29 (12.45%) C#
4 24 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.44%) Ruby
6 14 (6.01%) Python
7 13 (5.58%) MATLAB
8 11 (4.72%) Clojure
8 11 (4.72%) Go
8 11 (4.72%) Rust
9 10 (4.29%) PHP
10 8 (3.43%) R
11 5 (2.15%) F#
11 5 (2.15%) Scala
11 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.72%) Haskell
12 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.72%) VBScript
13 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 5 (2.15%) ISEB
3 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.86%) PMP
4 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCIE
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PhD
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.30%) QA
2 8 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.86%) SDET
4 1 (0.43%) MISRA
4 1 (0.43%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 15 (6.44%) Ansible
1 15 (6.44%) Puppet
2 14 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.15%) SCCM
4 3 (1.29%) OpenView
4 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) Packer
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (14.59%) Oracle
2 19 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.58%) IBM
4 12 (5.15%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.29%) hybris
6 8 (3.43%) Informatica
7 7 (3.00%) Teradata
8 5 (2.15%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.15%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.29%) BMC
9 3 (1.29%) HP
9 3 (1.29%) Sun
9 3 (1.29%) VMware
10 2 (0.86%) Ektron
10 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.86%) Google
10 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.86%) Zend
11 1 (0.43%) Akamai
11 1 (0.43%) Netezza
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Datek Resourcing Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
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Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
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