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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.57% 1.20% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 1.52% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£393 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
107 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.10% 79.52% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 10 23
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (64.71%) E-Commerce
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) CMS
4 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 2 (11.76%) Social Media
5 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Google
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) NHS
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle