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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 95 115 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.04% 14.58% 12.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.64% 18.61% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 76 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £391 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
571 618 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.37% 78.33% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 359 184
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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
Watford +9 24 £400 +3.22% 12
Hemel Hempstead +14 14 £500 +36.98% 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 9 £500 +53.84% 7
Hitchin +5 1 - -
Letchworth -3 1 £335 +67.50% 1
Stevenage - 1 £375 - 3
Agile Software Development
East of England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 58 (32.22%) SQL
2 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.67%) Finance
3 39 (21.67%) TDD
3 39 (21.67%) Retail
4 35 (19.44%) Java
5 32 (17.78%) Project Management
6 31 (17.22%) HTML
6 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
6 31 (17.22%) Waterfall
6 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (16.67%) Scrum
8 26 (14.44%) .NET
8 26 (14.44%) Oracle
9 25 (13.89%) jQuery
10 24 (13.33%) UNIX
10 24 (13.33%) J2EE
11 22 (12.22%) C#
11 22 (12.22%) XML
11 22 (12.22%) Subversion
11 22 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (11.11%) SOA
13 18 (10.00%) Selenium
13 18 (10.00%) RESTful
14 17 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (8.89%) DB2
15 16 (8.89%) QA
15 16 (8.89%) WebSphere
15 16 (8.89%) Test Scripting
15 16 (8.89%) System Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.22%) CMS
3 2 (1.11%) JBoss
3 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Kentico
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) DNN
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.22%) MS Office
4 3 (1.67%) MS Project
5 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Magento
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.67%) Maximo
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.11%) GSM
2 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) NFC
3 1 (0.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (8.89%) DB2
3 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.22%) DbVisualizer
4 13 (7.22%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.11%) MySQL
6 8 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.33%) PowerCenter
7 6 (3.33%) Data Mart
7 6 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.67%) QlikView
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Subversion
2 18 (10.00%) Selenium
3 14 (7.78%) WebDriver
4 10 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.00%) JIRA
6 8 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.89%) PHPUnit
7 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.33%) ERwin
9 5 (2.78%) ProC
10 4 (2.22%) Axure RP
10 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.67%) NUnit
11 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.67%) JUnit
11 3 (1.67%) Maven
12 2 (1.11%) Gradle
12 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (21.67%) Finance
1 39 (21.67%) Retail
2 9 (5.00%) Marketing
3 7 (3.89%) Billing
4 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Electronics
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (31.11%) Developer
2 33 (18.33%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.22%) Analyst
4 15 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.78%) Tester
6 13 (7.22%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.67%) Architect
8 11 (6.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 11 (6.11%) E-Commerce Manager
9 9 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.44%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Informatica Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.22%) HTML
2 26 (14.44%) .NET
3 25 (13.89%) jQuery
4 24 (13.33%) J2EE
5 22 (12.22%) XML
6 18 (10.00%) RESTful
7 15 (8.33%) CSS
8 14 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (7.22%) Flash
10 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 12 (6.67%) Web Services
11 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.00%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.44%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.44%) SOAP
14 7 (3.89%) HTML5
15 6 (3.33%) LINQ
15 6 (3.33%) Gherkin
16 5 (2.78%) Spring
16 5 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.89%) User Experience
4 6 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 6 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) PMI
7 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.67%) FMCG
8 2 (1.11%) RIA
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) UNIX
2 15 (8.33%) Windows
2 15 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Fedora
4 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.67%) TDD
2 32 (17.78%) Project Management
3 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
3 31 (17.22%) Waterfall
4 30 (16.67%) Scrum
5 22 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.11%) SOA
7 16 (8.89%) System Testing
7 16 (8.89%) Test Scripting
8 15 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 15 (8.33%) MVC
9 14 (7.78%) Document Management
9 14 (7.78%) Coaching
10 13 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (7.22%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.22%) Change Management
10 13 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.67%) CRM
11 12 (6.67%) B2B
11 12 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.22%) SQL
2 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.44%) Java
4 22 (12.22%) C#
5 15 (8.33%) C
5 15 (8.33%) PHP
6 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.78%) Python
7 5 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Clojure
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.78%) Degree
3 4 (2.22%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.11%) ISEB
5 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) QA
2 6 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) Oracle
2 13 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.11%) IBM
4 8 (4.44%) Zend
5 7 (3.89%) hybris
6 6 (3.33%) SAP
6 6 (3.33%) Informatica
7 5 (2.78%) NetCracker
7 5 (2.78%) VMware
8 4 (2.22%) Google
8 4 (2.22%) Tableau
9 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.11%) Cognos
10 1 (0.56%) Apple
10 1 (0.56%) Sage
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Intel
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.56%) KANA
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
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