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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 2 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 21 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.59% 15.69% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.42% 24.24% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £411 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

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
86 66 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.31% 64.71% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 38
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 24 (55.81%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) E-Commerce
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Selenium
4 15 (34.88%) WebDriver
4 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
5 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.23%) Retail
6 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
6 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 12 (27.91%) J2EE
7 10 (23.26%) BDD
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 9 (20.93%) Scrum
8 9 (20.93%) Web Services
8 9 (20.93%) Unix
9 8 (18.60%) IBM
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) QA
9 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
9 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
10 7 (16.28%) Ruby
10 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
10 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.28%) XML
11 6 (13.95%) MySQL
11 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming

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 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
1 15 (34.88%) WebDriver
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Appium
3 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.98%) JBehave
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Ant
6 1 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Agile Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Java Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) J2EE
2 9 (20.93%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) Gherkin
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
4 7 (16.28%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
5 5 (11.63%) SOAP
6 4 (9.30%) JMS
6 4 (9.30%) RESTful
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Java EE
8 1 (2.33%) JSP
8 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) RIA
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) E-Commerce
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
3 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.26%) BDD
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 9 (20.93%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
8 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Coaching
8 5 (11.63%) Document Management
8 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.63%) System Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Time Management
9 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) Haskell
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) IBM
2 5 (11.63%) hybris
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft