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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.18% 10.00% 18.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.59% 13.41% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£288 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Agile Software Development
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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
97 82 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 72.39% 74.55% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 15
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -78.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 23 (42.59%) SQL
1 23 (42.59%) Retail
2 22 (40.74%) HTML
3 21 (38.89%) Java
4 20 (37.04%) UNIX
5 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.33%) DB2
7 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (29.63%) RESTful
8 16 (29.63%) J2EE
8 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
9 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
10 14 (25.93%) XML
11 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
11 13 (24.07%) TDD
11 13 (24.07%) Document Management
11 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.22%) System Testing
12 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 12 (22.22%) WebDriver
12 12 (22.22%) Coaching
12 12 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
12 12 (22.22%) Subversion
12 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
12 12 (22.22%) QA
12 12 (22.22%) Selenium
12 12 (22.22%) Flash
12 12 (22.22%) Oracle
13 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
14 10 (18.52%) CRM

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Magento
2 4 (7.41%) Maximo
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) DB2
2 12 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Subversion
1 12 (22.22%) Selenium
1 12 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 4 (7.41%) ProC
5 3 (5.56%) Axure RP
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.70%) Gradle
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 23 (42.59%) Retail
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Billing
5 3 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Project Manager
2 12 (22.22%) Tester
2 12 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.56%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Interface Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) J2EE
2 16 (29.63%) RESTful
3 14 (25.93%) XML
4 12 (22.22%) Flash
5 6 (11.11%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) Web Services
8 3 (5.56%) Struts
8 3 (5.56%) Java EE
8 3 (5.56%) JMS
8 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) Struts2
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) PMI
4 4 (7.41%) PDA
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) PKI
6 2 (3.70%) RIA
7 1 (1.85%) iPhone
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) UNIX
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 13 (24.07%) TDD
2 13 (24.07%) Document Management
2 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
2 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (22.22%) System Testing
3 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (22.22%) Coaching
4 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
5 10 (18.52%) CRM
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) Time Management
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) Logistics
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) C
6 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) NetCracker
4 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
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