The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
Rank 1 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 63.16% 9.09% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 75.00% 13.64% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Median daily rate £321 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.59% +77.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £550 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £550 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 84.21% 66.67% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 19
Median daily rate £313 £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £620 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
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 Rickmansworth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 Rickmansworth

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Rickmansworth region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 17 (68.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (52.00%) JIRA
4 13 (52.00%) Selenium
5 12 (48.00%) Java
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) Automation Testing
7 10 (40.00%) Confluence
7 10 (40.00%) Gherkin
7 10 (40.00%) ATDD
7 10 (40.00%) JBehave
7 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 10 (40.00%) Open Source
7 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Kanban
8 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (32.00%) Atlassian
9 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (28.00%) JUnit
10 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (28.00%) Spring
10 7 (28.00%) Maven
10 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (28.00%) SoapUI

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 10 (40.00%) Confluence
2 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
1 13 (52.00%) JIRA
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JBehave
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) JUnit
5 7 (28.00%) Maven
5 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (16.00%) JMeter
7 4 (16.00%) Mockito
7 4 (16.00%) Moq
7 4 (16.00%) NUnit
8 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework
9 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum Master
2 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Portfolio Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) Velocity
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Scrum
2 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (44.00%) Automation Testing
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) ATDD
5 10 (40.00%) Open Source
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (36.00%) Kanban
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) High Availability
11 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) SDET
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype