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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 36 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.71% 13.74% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.14% 17.48% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 2
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£375 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £348 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.53%
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
112 103 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 80.00% 78.63% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 30
Average daily rate £375 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 18 (41.86%) HTML
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
2 12 (27.91%) Retail
3 10 (23.26%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) DB2
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Internet
4 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
4 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (18.60%) RESTful
5 8 (18.60%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.28%) VPN
6 7 (16.28%) Firewall
6 7 (16.28%) Identity Management
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) PKI
6 7 (16.28%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (13.95%) MobileIron
7 6 (13.95%) User Experience
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) .NET
8 5 (11.63%) C
8 5 (11.63%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Maximo
2 4 (9.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Internet
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
2 4 (9.30%) PHPUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) ProC
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) StyleCop
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Interface Designer
5 3 (6.98%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Architect
5 3 (6.98%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Mobility Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) HTML5
4 6 (13.95%) .NET
5 5 (11.63%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.30%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) Flash
7 3 (6.98%) J2EE
7 3 (6.98%) JMS
7 3 (6.98%) Struts
7 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.98%) Spring
7 3 (6.98%) Java EE
7 3 (6.98%) Struts2
8 2 (4.65%) REST
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) PKI
3 6 (13.95%) User Experience
4 5 (11.63%) PDA
5 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Clustering
5 3 (6.98%) Open Source
6 2 (4.65%) Social Media
6 2 (4.65%) PMI
7 1 (2.33%) NHS
7 1 (2.33%) RIA
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
2 8 (18.60%) CRM
3 7 (16.28%) Identity Management
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Document Management
5 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
5 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) Coaching
6 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) C
4 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Clojure
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) MobileIron
3 4 (9.30%) NetCracker
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos