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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 31 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.41% 14.47% 15.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.44% 18.18% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 7
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£375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £343 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
90 121 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 70.87% 79.61% 87.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 38
Average daily rate £375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £653 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) DB2
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Retail
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 7 (20.59%) CRM
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 7 (20.59%) Identity Management
5 7 (20.59%) PKI
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) RESTful
6 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
7 5 (14.71%) User Experience
7 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
7 5 (14.71%) PDA
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) TDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (20.59%) SharePoint
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maximo
2 3 (8.82%) Magento
3 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) DB2
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.82%) PHPUnit
2 3 (8.82%) ProC
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.88%) StyleCop
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 9 (26.47%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Mobility Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) HTML5
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) Flash
5 3 (8.82%) JMS
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) Struts2
5 3 (8.82%) Java EE
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Struts
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.94%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) PKI
3 5 (14.71%) PDA
3 5 (14.71%) User Experience
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Social Media
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.94%) RIA
6 1 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) CRM
1 7 (20.59%) Identity Management
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Scrum
2 5 (14.71%) TDD
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) B2C
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Logistics
4 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) MobileIron
3 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) NetCracker
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
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