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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 53.33% 4.55% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 80.00% 8.33% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £307 £410 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.12% -18.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
20 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 66.67% 54.55% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 30
Median daily rate £330 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £410 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Open Source
5 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
6 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Confluence
6 5 (22.73%) JBehave
6 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
6 5 (22.73%) Gherkin
6 5 (22.73%) ATDD
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 4 (18.18%) RESTful
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) JMeter

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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) JBehave
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) JMeter
4 4 (18.18%) JUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
5 3 (13.64%) Robot Framework
5 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (9.09%) Mockito
6 2 (9.09%) Moq
7 1 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum Master
2 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Gherkin
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Velocity
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) ATDD
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SDET
2 1 (4.55%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Sonatype