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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 93 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.96% 14.55% 15.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.41% 19.46% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 62
Average daily rate £525 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
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
402 478 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.40% 74.80% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 259 240
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 21 £431 +27.77% 4
St Albans +6 12 £625 +138.09% 8
Hemel Hempstead +1 9 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 5 £388 +19.23% 3
Rickmansworth -5 3 £550 +77.41%
Potters Bar - 2 £525 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.78%) TDD
2 37 (25.00%) SQL
3 36 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 30 (20.27%) SOA
7 29 (19.59%) C#
7 29 (19.59%) Java
8 27 (18.24%) .NET
8 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
9 26 (17.57%) HTML
9 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
10 24 (16.22%) SOAP
10 24 (16.22%) Waterfall
10 24 (16.22%) REST
11 23 (15.54%) Retail
12 21 (14.19%) XML
12 21 (14.19%) RESTful
13 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (13.51%) JIRA
14 19 (12.84%) Finance
14 19 (12.84%) Project Management
15 18 (12.16%) BDD
16 17 (11.49%) DevOps
16 17 (11.49%) Scrum
16 17 (11.49%) MS Project
16 17 (11.49%) CRM
16 17 (11.49%) QA
16 17 (11.49%) Selenium
16 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (6.76%) MS Project Server
2 4 (2.70%) CMS
2 4 (2.70%) JBoss
3 3 (2.03%) Apache
3 3 (2.03%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.03%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) DNN
5 1 (0.68%) Kentico
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) MS Project
2 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Magento
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Maximo
2 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) SaaS
2 10 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.70%) GitHub
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) Boomi
4 2 (1.35%) Force.com
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.78%) DB2
3 7 (4.73%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Mnesia
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.51%) JIRA
2 17 (11.49%) Selenium
3 15 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (9.46%) Subversion
4 14 (9.46%) WebDriver
5 11 (7.43%) PHPUnit
6 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.05%) Appium
7 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.38%) Protractor
9 4 (2.70%) JUnit
9 4 (2.70%) Maven
9 4 (2.70%) NUnit
9 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.03%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.35%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.35%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (15.54%) Retail
2 19 (12.84%) Finance
3 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.41%) Marketing
5 5 (3.38%) Back Office
6 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (29.73%) Developer
2 28 (18.92%) Architect
3 22 (14.86%) Project Manager
4 21 (14.19%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Automation Tester
5 14 (9.46%) E-Commerce Architect
5 14 (9.46%) Tester
6 13 (8.78%) Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (7.43%) Web Tester
9 10 (6.76%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.41%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.73%) Agile Developer
13 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.24%) .NET
2 26 (17.57%) HTML
3 24 (16.22%) REST
3 24 (16.22%) SOAP
4 21 (14.19%) RESTful
4 21 (14.19%) XML
5 15 (10.14%) WCF
5 15 (10.14%) Web Services
6 12 (8.11%) JSON
6 12 (8.11%) Spring
7 11 (7.43%) CSS
8 10 (6.76%) J2EE
9 9 (6.08%) jQuery
10 8 (5.41%) Middleware
10 8 (5.41%) MSMQ
11 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.73%) Behat
11 7 (4.73%) Flash
12 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) Data Integration
3 8 (5.41%) User Experience
4 5 (3.38%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.35%) FMCG
7 2 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Psychology
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) RIA
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.11%) Unix
2 10 (6.76%) Windows
3 8 (5.41%) Linux
4 5 (3.38%) FreeBSD
5 4 (2.70%) NetBSD
5 4 (2.70%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) TDD
2 36 (24.32%) E-Commerce
3 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (20.27%) SOA
5 24 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.84%) Project Management
8 18 (12.16%) BDD
9 17 (11.49%) CRM
9 17 (11.49%) DevOps
9 17 (11.49%) Scrum
10 16 (10.81%) Coaching
11 15 (10.14%) Test Automation
12 14 (9.46%) Automated Testing
12 14 (9.46%) OO
13 13 (8.78%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.11%) User Stories
15 11 (7.43%) Change Management
15 11 (7.43%) Document Management
15 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.00%) SQL
2 31 (20.95%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.59%) C#
3 29 (19.59%) Java
4 13 (8.78%) PHP
5 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.38%) Embedded C
6 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.35%) Erlang
7 2 (1.35%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) SystemTap
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.35%) MBA
4 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.35%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Pega
3 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.38%) IBM
4 5 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.03%) Google
5 3 (2.03%) hybris
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle
6 2 (1.35%) Dell
6 2 (1.35%) Progress
6 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.35%) Splunk
6 2 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.68%) BEA
7 1 (0.68%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.68%) Huawei
7 1 (0.68%) Intel
7 1 (0.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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