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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 84 58 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.65% 9.49% 13.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.21% 12.78% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £381 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
591 454 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.90% 74.30% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 215 254
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead +12 17 £500 +38.88% 6
Welwyn Garden City 0 17 £500 +53.84% 3
Watford -2 15 £350 -11.11% 10
St Albans -1 2 £450 +34.32% 8
Rickmansworth 0 1 - - 7
Hitchin - 1 £330 -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 54 (30.51%) SQL
2 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
3 43 (24.29%) HTML
4 38 (21.47%) Oracle
5 37 (20.90%) Scrum
5 37 (20.90%) Retail
6 35 (19.77%) Java
7 31 (17.51%) TDD
8 29 (16.38%) jQuery
9 27 (15.25%) Security Cleared
10 26 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (13.56%) Waterfall
11 24 (13.56%) XML
11 24 (13.56%) UNIX
11 24 (13.56%) SOA
12 23 (12.99%) CSS
12 23 (12.99%) HTML5
12 23 (12.99%) Selenium
13 22 (12.43%) E-Commerce
13 22 (12.43%) Project Management
14 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
14 19 (10.73%) .NET
15 18 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (10.17%) WebSphere
15 18 (10.17%) QA
15 18 (10.17%) Open Source
16 17 (9.60%) Telecoms
16 17 (9.60%) MVC
16 17 (9.60%) DB2

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 18 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.34%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.52%) JBoss
3 8 (4.52%) MQSeries
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.82%) CMS
6 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.13%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.56%) Mule
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.82%) Maximo
4 4 (2.26%) Magento
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) Internet
2 6 (3.39%) Firewall
2 6 (3.39%) VPN
3 3 (1.69%) SSL
4 2 (1.13%) GSM
4 2 (1.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.56%) NFC
5 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.60%) DB2
3 14 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.78%) MySQL
5 10 (5.65%) DbVisualizer
5 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.95%) QlikView
6 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.26%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (2.26%) Star Schema
8 4 (2.26%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.26%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.13%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Selenium
2 15 (8.47%) JIRA
3 14 (7.91%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.91%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.21%) WebDriver
4 11 (6.21%) Subversion
5 10 (5.65%) JUnit
6 8 (4.52%) Ant
6 8 (4.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.82%) ProC
8 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.26%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.26%) Maven
9 4 (2.26%) ERwin
10 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.69%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.13%) Gradle
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 37 (20.90%) Retail
3 17 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.95%) Billing
5 6 (3.39%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Electronics
6 2 (1.13%) Publishing
6 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (28.25%) Developer
2 29 (16.38%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.43%) Analyst
4 16 (9.04%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.04%) Architect
5 11 (6.21%) Tester
5 11 (6.21%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.65%) Automation Tester
7 8 (4.52%) Senior Manager
7 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (3.39%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (2.82%) Designer
10 5 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.29%) HTML
2 29 (16.38%) jQuery
3 24 (13.56%) XML
4 23 (12.99%) CSS
4 23 (12.99%) HTML5
5 19 (10.73%) .NET
6 16 (9.04%) RESTful
7 15 (8.47%) CSS3
8 13 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (6.21%) JSON
9 11 (6.21%) J2EE
10 10 (5.65%) Flash
11 9 (5.08%) Web Services
11 9 (5.08%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.08%) Apache Camel
12 8 (4.52%) Gherkin
12 8 (4.52%) PhoneGap
13 7 (3.95%) Spring
14 6 (3.39%) Hibernate
14 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.08%) User Experience
3 8 (4.52%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.39%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.39%) PKI
5 5 (2.82%) PDA
5 5 (2.82%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) PMI
6 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) RIA
8 2 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.13%) FMCG
8 2 (1.13%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) UNIX
2 16 (9.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Fedora
5 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) Scrum
2 31 (17.51%) TDD
3 24 (13.56%) SOA
3 24 (13.56%) Waterfall
4 22 (12.43%) E-Commerce
4 22 (12.43%) Project Management
5 18 (10.17%) Open Source
6 17 (9.60%) OOP
6 17 (9.60%) MVC
7 16 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (7.91%) Coaching
8 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.91%) Test Scripting
9 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.34%) Change Management
9 13 (7.34%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.34%) System Testing
10 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.51%) SQL
2 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.77%) Java
4 16 (9.04%) C
5 14 (7.91%) Python
6 12 (6.78%) PHP
7 10 (5.65%) C#
7 10 (5.65%) Ruby
8 6 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.82%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.26%) C++
11 2 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.13%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Clojure
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.82%) Degree
3 5 (2.82%) ISEB
4 4 (2.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.56%) SCOM
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (21.47%) Oracle
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) SAP
4 8 (4.52%) Zend
4 8 (4.52%) Tableau
4 8 (4.52%) Talend
5 6 (3.39%) HP
6 5 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.82%) MobileIron
6 5 (2.82%) NetCracker
6 5 (2.82%) IBM
7 4 (2.26%) VMware
7 4 (2.26%) Informatica
8 3 (1.69%) Google
9 2 (1.13%) Cognos
9 2 (1.13%) F5
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk
10 1 (0.56%) KANA
10 1 (0.56%) Intel
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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