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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.49% 6.52% 10.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 8.45% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
125 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 79.11% 77.17% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 17
Average daily rate £350 £335 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -19.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 24 (46.15%) HTML
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Retail
4 18 (34.62%) UNIX
5 17 (32.69%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
5 17 (32.69%) DB2
6 14 (26.92%) RESTful
6 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.08%) Oracle
7 12 (23.08%) XML
7 12 (23.08%) TDD
8 11 (21.15%) Document Management
8 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
8 11 (21.15%) J2EE
8 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (19.23%) System Testing
9 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
9 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
9 10 (19.23%) DbVisualizer
9 10 (19.23%) Coaching
9 10 (19.23%) Flash
9 10 (19.23%) Subversion
9 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
9 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
9 10 (19.23%) QA
9 10 (19.23%) Selenium
10 9 (17.31%) CRM

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Maximo
2 4 (7.69%) Magento
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) DB2
2 10 (19.23%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Subversion
1 10 (19.23%) Selenium
1 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
1 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 4 (7.69%) ProC
3 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.77%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 20 (38.46%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Billing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Tester
2 10 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (9.62%) Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Interface Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.77%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Mobility Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) HTML
2 14 (26.92%) RESTful
3 12 (23.08%) XML
4 11 (21.15%) J2EE
5 10 (19.23%) Flash
6 7 (13.46%) .NET
6 7 (13.46%) HTML5
7 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery
7 6 (11.54%) CSS
8 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.69%) Web Services
10 3 (5.77%) Struts
10 3 (5.77%) Java EE
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
10 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.77%) Spring
10 3 (5.77%) Struts2
11 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.46%) User Experience
4 6 (11.54%) PKI
5 5 (9.62%) PDA
6 4 (7.69%) PMI
7 3 (5.77%) Clustering
8 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.85%) RIA
8 2 (3.85%) Social Media
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.92%) iPhone
9 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) TDD
2 11 (21.15%) Document Management
2 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
2 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
3 10 (19.23%) System Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 10 (19.23%) Coaching
4 9 (17.31%) CRM
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Identity Management
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.62%) Web Application Development
6 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 17 (32.69%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) C
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) PHP
4 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) MobileIron
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) NetCracker
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) F5
5 2 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Apple
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
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