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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 124 67 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.42% 11.71% 13.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.05% 16.22% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 56
Median daily rate £450 £525 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
442 413 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.34% 72.20% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 212 284
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 21
Median hourly rate £42.20 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Watford +3 21 £450 +4.34% 15
Welwyn Garden City 0 21 £553 +83.31% 3
Rickmansworth +9 12 £330 -40.00% 1
St Albans 0 5 £525 -16.00% 11
Hemel Hempstead -8 2 £363 -19.44% 9
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Harpenden - 1 - - 4
Hitchin - 1 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 £600 - 4
Welwyn - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (43.60%) Java
2 99 (39.60%) TDD
3 86 (34.40%) Scrum
3 86 (34.40%) BDD
4 63 (25.20%) JIRA
5 61 (24.40%) Finance
6 52 (20.80%) Git (software)
7 43 (17.20%) Retail
8 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
9 41 (16.40%) DevOps
10 40 (16.00%) Selenium
11 39 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (15.60%) Jenkins
12 38 (15.20%) ATDD
12 38 (15.20%) Spring
13 37 (14.80%) Cucumber
13 37 (14.80%) QA
14 36 (14.40%) Oracle
15 33 (13.20%) SQL
16 31 (12.40%) C#
16 31 (12.40%) WebDriver
17 30 (12.00%) Test Automation
17 30 (12.00%) RESTful
17 30 (12.00%) HTML
17 30 (12.00%) Software Engineering
18 29 (11.60%) Maven
18 29 (11.60%) OO
18 29 (11.60%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (11.20%) JavaScript
19 28 (11.20%) Amazon AWS

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 (9.60%) Confluence
2 13 (5.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.60%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.80%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.40%) IIS
7 5 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.80%) Apache
10 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.40%) Drupal
11 1 (0.40%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) GitHub
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.20%) PaaS
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Trello
4 1 (0.40%) Akamai
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.20%) Internet
2 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.20%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.60%) MySQL
4 12 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.60%) Big Data
5 9 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.00%) DB2
8 5 (2.00%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.60%) PowerCenter
9 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.20%) Data Mart
10 3 (1.20%) OLTP
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (25.20%) JIRA
2 52 (20.80%) Git (software)
3 40 (16.00%) Selenium
4 39 (15.60%) Jenkins
5 37 (14.80%) Cucumber
6 31 (12.40%) WebDriver
7 29 (11.60%) Maven
8 19 (7.60%) SoapUI
9 17 (6.80%) Ant
9 17 (6.80%) Gradle
9 17 (6.80%) JBehave
9 17 (6.80%) JUnit
10 12 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.60%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.20%) JMeter
12 8 (3.20%) Moq
12 8 (3.20%) NUnit
12 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.40%) FitNesse
14 5 (2.00%) ReSharper
General
1 61 (24.40%) Finance
2 43 (17.20%) Retail
3 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.20%) Banking
4 3 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (38.80%) Developer
2 61 (24.40%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.40%) Agile Developer
4 30 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 30 (12.00%) Analyst
5 23 (9.20%) Architect
5 23 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.00%) Tester
7 19 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Project Manager
9 16 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.40%) Senior Agile Developer
9 16 (6.40%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 15 (6.00%) Automation Tester
10 15 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (5.60%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Business Analyst
12 13 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (4.40%) Software Engineer
14 10 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.20%) Spring
2 30 (12.00%) HTML
2 30 (12.00%) RESTful
3 27 (10.80%) Web Services
4 24 (9.60%) Gherkin
5 22 (8.80%) .NET
6 21 (8.40%) CSS
6 21 (8.40%) J2EE
7 19 (7.60%) Hibernate
8 17 (6.80%) ASP.NET
9 16 (6.40%) XML
10 15 (6.00%) SOAP
11 13 (5.20%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (4.80%) Entity Framework
12 12 (4.80%) Middleware
13 11 (4.40%) REST
14 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) Algorithms
1 18 (7.20%) Data Structures
2 14 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.80%) iPad
4 7 (2.80%) User Experience
5 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.00%) EPoS
7 4 (1.60%) Clustering
7 4 (1.60%) Contactless
7 4 (1.60%) EMV
8 3 (1.20%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.40%) Unix
2 16 (6.40%) Linux
3 13 (5.20%) Windows
4 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.60%) Solaris
6 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.60%) TDD
2 86 (34.40%) BDD
2 86 (34.40%) Scrum
3 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
4 41 (16.40%) DevOps
5 39 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (15.20%) ATDD
7 30 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 30 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 29 (11.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (11.60%) OO
9 26 (10.40%) Kanban
10 21 (8.40%) MVC
10 21 (8.40%) Software Testing
10 21 (8.40%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.60%) Open Source
12 18 (7.20%) Manual Testing
12 18 (7.20%) OOD
12 18 (7.20%) SDLC
12 18 (7.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 109 (43.60%) Java
2 33 (13.20%) SQL
3 31 (12.40%) C#
4 28 (11.20%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.00%) Clojure
5 15 (6.00%) Go
5 15 (6.00%) Rust
6 12 (4.80%) Ruby
7 9 (3.60%) F#
8 8 (3.20%) Python
9 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.40%) VBScript
10 5 (2.00%) Scala
11 4 (1.60%) Haskell
11 4 (1.60%) PHP
11 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (1.60%) ISEB
3 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CCIE
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.80%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA
3 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (2.80%) Docker
2 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 24 (9.60%) Ansible
1 24 (9.60%) Puppet
2 20 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.00%) SCCM
4 3 (1.20%) OpenView
4 3 (1.20%) Terraform
4 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.40%) Packer
6 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (14.40%) Oracle
2 19 (7.60%) Atlassian
3 18 (7.20%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.80%) IBM
5 9 (3.60%) hybris
6 5 (2.00%) Forcepoint
7 4 (1.60%) HP
7 4 (1.60%) Informatica
7 4 (1.60%) VMware
8 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.20%) BMC
8 3 (1.20%) Splunk
8 3 (1.20%) Sun
9 2 (0.80%) Ektron
9 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) New Relic
9 2 (0.80%) Zend
10 1 (0.40%) Adobe
10 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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