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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.13% 27.27% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 35.29% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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 St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 93.75% 77.27% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £1,000 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SOAP
2 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 10 (76.92%) SOA
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 10 (76.92%) REST
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) Data Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) Middleware
5 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
5 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) OOP
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 9 (69.23%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
1 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce Architect
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) REST
1 10 (76.92%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) Middleware
4 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) Laravel
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
1 10 (76.92%) SOA
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) API Development
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source Development
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata