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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 9.09% 25.00% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 29.63% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£263 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 78.79% 84.38% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 14
Average daily rate £300 £405 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Erlang
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Analytics
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Erlang
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP