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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 20 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.52% 23.40% 27.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 31.88% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 17
Average daily rate
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- £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 68.18% 73.40% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 33
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £230 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +94.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 December 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 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Google
4 4 (17.39%) Marketing
4 4 (17.39%) Publishing
4 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) Social Media
5 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) NHS
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Java

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (26.09%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) StyleCop
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Designer
2 8 (34.78%) Digital Content Designer
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Designer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior UX Designer
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior UI Designer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Interface Designer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Social Media
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
1 6 (26.09%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Validation
2 3 (13.04%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle