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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.92% 12.61% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.59% 18.42% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 9
Median daily rate £500 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +24.28%
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
88 76 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 68.47% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 66
Median daily rate £455 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.73 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.22% +87.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £32.09 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £41.63 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 21 (65.63%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 12 (37.50%) J2EE
4 11 (34.38%) Retail
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 8 (25.00%) IBM
6 8 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
7 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) BDD
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) JSON
8 6 (18.75%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) Document Management
9 5 (15.63%) TDD

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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
1 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Appium
3 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Retail
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Agile Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) J2EE
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) SOAP
5 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
6 4 (12.50%) JMS
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) Java EE
8 2 (6.25%) Kendo UI
8 2 (6.25%) MSMQ
8 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) RIA
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Coaching
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Document Management
5 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
5 5 (15.63%) System Testing
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Haskell
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) hybris
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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