The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 24.14% 10.34% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.92% 18.75% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£263 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 89.66% 55.17% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Average daily rate £313 £405 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Agile Software Development
Top 26 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (75.00%) QlikView
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Tableau
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (62.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (62.50%) Star Schema
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Erlang
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) QlikView
3 5 (62.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (62.50%) Star Schema
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Team Leader
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Tableau
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SAP