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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.97% 10.96% 9.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 14.29% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £288 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £338 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
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
108 112 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 69.23% 76.71% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 41
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £406 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 19 (59.38%) Retail
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) XML
5 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) User Experience
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (25.00%) J2EE
8 8 (25.00%) Marketing
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
10 6 (18.75%) hybris
10 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
10 6 (18.75%) Spring
10 6 (18.75%) DB2
10 6 (18.75%) JSP
10 6 (18.75%) Struts
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
11 5 (15.63%) MVC
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) Unix
11 5 (15.63%) JBoss
11 5 (15.63%) Subversion
11 5 (15.63%) Document Management

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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 4 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 4 (12.50%) Appium
3 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Protractor
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 19 (59.38%) Retail
2 8 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile UX Designer
4 3 (9.38%) UX Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) J2EE
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.75%) JSP
6 6 (18.75%) Spring
6 6 (18.75%) Struts
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) EJB
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (9.38%) Behat
8 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
3 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Coaching
3 5 (15.63%) Document Management
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) SDLC
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.63%) User Stories
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) ATG
2 4 (12.50%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Percussion
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Intershop
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase