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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 8.33% - 19.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% - 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire

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
15 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 62.50% 72.22% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £450 £160 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -30.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £396 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Rickmansworth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
4 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
1 5 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Struts2
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) EJB
4 1 (10.00%) JSF
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) OWASP
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Planview
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (10.00%) BEA