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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.60% 19.75% 17.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.52% 25.40% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 8
Average daily rate
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£319 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
108 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 78.83% 77.78% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 16 26
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £338 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 September 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 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
2 11 (39.29%) User Experience
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) CMS
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Umbraco
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Google
6 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.29%) Publishing
6 4 (14.29%) Social Media
7 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.71%) jQuery
7 3 (10.71%) Change Control
7 3 (10.71%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.71%) Marketing
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) NHS
7 3 (10.71%) Internet
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.14%) C#

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (21.43%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) Umbraco
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Extranet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Publishing
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Designer
2 8 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Designer
6 2 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior User Experience Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior UI Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) J2EE
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (3.57%) Kendo UI
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Social Media
3 3 (10.71%) NHS
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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