The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.98% 17.43% 27.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.59% 20.88% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 13
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £653 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.39% 83.49% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 33
Average daily rate £425 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £653 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Watford region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) CMS
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
5 4 (18.18%) Social Media
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (18.18%) Publishing
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Google
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Google Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) NHS
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) PKI
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (27.27%) CMS
2 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) StyleCop
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Designer
2 8 (36.36%) Digital Content Designer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (13.64%) UX Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Interface Designer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) UI Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) PDA
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Analytics
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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