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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 1 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 149 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.24% 12.02% 14.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.22% 16.26% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 54 52
Median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +22.22%

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
528 486 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.81% 73.97% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 250 296
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
Hatfield +5 37 £525 +13.51% 9
Watford +3 22 £463 +12.46% 19
Rickmansworth +7 11 £321 -41.59% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 11 £555 +43.22% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £350 -22.22% 4
Stevenage -1 2 £488 +33.56% 2
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn +1 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 137 (48.41%) Java
2 125 (44.17%) TDD
3 105 (37.10%) BDD
4 103 (36.40%) Scrum
5 57 (20.14%) JIRA
6 54 (19.08%) DevOps
7 52 (18.37%) E-Commerce
8 51 (18.02%) Spring
9 47 (16.61%) Finance
10 45 (15.90%) RESTful
11 44 (15.55%) Git (software)
12 42 (14.84%) Retail
13 41 (14.49%) Kanban
14 40 (14.13%) Selenium
15 39 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (13.07%) Cucumber
16 37 (13.07%) ATDD
16 37 (13.07%) Oracle
16 37 (13.07%) Web Services
17 36 (12.72%) Jenkins
17 36 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (12.37%) OO
18 35 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
19 33 (11.66%) .NET
20 32 (11.31%) Hibernate
20 32 (11.31%) Test Automation
21 31 (10.95%) WebDriver
21 31 (10.95%) QA
21 31 (10.95%) SQL Server
21 31 (10.95%) C#

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 24 (8.48%) Confluence
2 14 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.12%) IIS
3 6 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.06%) CMS
7 2 (0.71%) Apache
7 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.06%) GitHub
2 3 (1.06%) PaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.71%) Boomi
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.71%) Trello
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) G Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) Internet
2 6 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
3 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.24%) Big Data
3 12 (4.24%) MySQL
4 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.41%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.06%) Data Mart
10 3 (1.06%) DB2
10 3 (1.06%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (20.14%) JIRA
2 44 (15.55%) Git (software)
3 40 (14.13%) Selenium
4 37 (13.07%) Cucumber
5 36 (12.72%) Jenkins
6 31 (10.95%) WebDriver
7 29 (10.25%) Maven
8 19 (6.71%) JBehave
9 18 (6.36%) JUnit
9 18 (6.36%) SoapUI
10 15 (5.30%) Gradle
11 14 (4.95%) Ant
12 13 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (3.18%) Moq
13 9 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.18%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.83%) JMeter
15 7 (2.47%) FitNesse
15 7 (2.47%) NUnit
16 6 (2.12%) Robot Framework
General
1 47 (16.61%) Finance
2 42 (14.84%) Retail
3 3 (1.06%) Law
3 3 (1.06%) Legal
3 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Automotive
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.35%) Front Office
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (46.29%) Developer
2 89 (31.45%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.78%) Agile Developer
4 38 (13.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 36 (12.72%) Analyst
6 26 (9.19%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.13%) AWS Developer
8 22 (7.77%) Architect
8 22 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (7.42%) Business Analyst
10 18 (6.36%) .NET Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Senior Agile Developer
10 18 (6.36%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 17 (6.01%) Project Manager
12 16 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (5.30%) C# Developer
13 15 (5.30%) Tester
14 13 (4.59%) Automation Tester
14 13 (4.59%) Consultant
14 13 (4.59%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.02%) Spring
2 45 (15.90%) RESTful
3 37 (13.07%) Web Services
4 33 (11.66%) .NET
5 32 (11.31%) Hibernate
6 27 (9.54%) HTML
7 24 (8.48%) Gherkin
8 22 (7.77%) CSS
9 20 (7.07%) XML
10 19 (6.71%) ASP.NET
11 17 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 16 (5.65%) J2EE
12 16 (5.65%) RxJava
13 15 (5.30%) SOAP
14 14 (4.95%) Entity Framework
14 14 (4.95%) Middleware
14 14 (4.95%) REST
15 13 (4.59%) AngularJS
15 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.07%) Data Structures
2 19 (6.71%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.47%) iPad
7 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.77%) EPoS
8 5 (1.77%) User Experience
9 4 (1.41%) Clustering
9 4 (1.41%) Contactless
9 4 (1.41%) EMV
10 3 (1.06%) DataPower
10 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.71%) FMCG
11 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.01%) Unix
2 15 (5.30%) Linux
3 13 (4.59%) Windows
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.17%) TDD
2 105 (37.10%) BDD
3 103 (36.40%) Scrum
4 54 (19.08%) DevOps
5 52 (18.37%) E-Commerce
6 41 (14.49%) Kanban
7 39 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (13.07%) ATDD
9 35 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 35 (12.37%) OO
10 32 (11.31%) Test Automation
11 25 (8.83%) Waterfall
12 24 (8.48%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.48%) Software Testing
13 23 (8.13%) Open Source
14 20 (7.07%) MVC
14 20 (7.07%) OOD
15 19 (6.71%) Information Security
15 19 (6.71%) Microservices
15 19 (6.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.41%) Java
2 31 (10.95%) C#
3 27 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.13%) SQL
5 18 (6.36%) Clojure
5 18 (6.36%) Go
5 18 (6.36%) Rust
6 17 (6.01%) Scala
7 15 (5.30%) F#
8 12 (4.24%) Ruby
9 6 (2.12%) VBScript
10 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.77%) Python
11 4 (1.41%) Groovy
11 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.06%) Haskell
13 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.71%) C++
13 2 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (5.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) ISEB
2 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.71%) CEH
3 2 (0.71%) CISSP
3 2 (0.71%) CREST Certified
3 2 (0.71%) OSCP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.95%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.41%) SDET
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
3 2 (0.71%) SEPA
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.12%) Docker
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) Ansible
1 28 (9.89%) Puppet
2 25 (8.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.06%) SCCM
3 3 (1.06%) Terraform
3 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.35%) OpenView
5 1 (0.35%) Packer
5 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (13.07%) Oracle
2 21 (7.42%) Atlassian
3 16 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.95%) IBM
5 10 (3.53%) SAP
6 7 (2.47%) hybris
7 6 (2.12%) HP
8 5 (1.77%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.41%) BMC
9 4 (1.41%) Informatica
10 3 (1.06%) JDA
10 3 (1.06%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.71%) Dell
11 2 (0.71%) Google
11 2 (0.71%) New Relic
11 2 (0.71%) Splunk
11 2 (0.71%) VMware
12 1 (0.35%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
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