The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 20.34% 22.22% 50.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.77% 30.00% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £561 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 66.10% 74.07% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £11.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 3 (13.64%) ETL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) PowerCenter
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.64%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) VC++
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
3 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (4.55%) Coverity
5 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) VMware