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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.84% 16.78% 15.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 23.30% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 19
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £311 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
140 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 77.35% 72.03% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 69
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £34.32 £66.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 17 (48.57%) Retail
2 16 (45.71%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 12 (34.29%) J2EE
5 12 (34.29%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) Unix
6 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 9 (25.71%) DB2
7 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.86%) Coaching
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) IBM
8 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
8 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
8 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
8 8 (22.86%) Magento
8 8 (22.86%) Document Management
8 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
8 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
8 8 (22.86%) QA
8 8 (22.86%) Selenium
9 7 (20.00%) JIRA
9 7 (20.00%) RESTful
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) Appium
10 6 (17.14%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Google Analytics
1 4 (11.43%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.00%) Appium
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Subversion
5 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
6 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.57%) PHPUnit
8 2 (5.71%) Ant
8 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.86%) Hudson
9 1 (2.86%) Maven
9 1 (2.86%) Protractor
General
1 17 (48.57%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Automation Tester
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium Tester
1 8 (22.86%) Tester
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) J2EE
2 12 (34.29%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) RESTful
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 5 (14.29%) JSON
6 5 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) Behat
7 3 (8.57%) JMS
8 2 (5.71%) .NET
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) Ajax
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.71%) Java EE
8 2 (5.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) E-Commerce
2 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Coaching
3 8 (22.86%) Document Management
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Wireframes
6 5 (14.29%) System Testing
6 5 (14.29%) User Stories
6 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) Customer Insight
7 4 (11.43%) Information Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Haskell
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) hybris
3 4 (11.43%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) ATG
5 1 (2.86%) Percussion
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago