Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Essex > Brentwood
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 17.50% 29.51% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.21% 33.33% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Brentwood median daily rate £475 £320 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.44% +10.82% +16.08%
10th Percentile £433 £283 £236
90th Percentile £488 £475 £360
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Brentwood median hourly rate - £39.88 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.15% -9.88%
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% +10.42% -0.35%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brentwood
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 33 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 82.50% 88.52% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 20
Brentwood median daily rate £450 £320 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +4.92% -6.15%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £210
90th Percentile £488 £455 £618
Essex median daily rate £500 £458 £350
% change year-on-year +9.17% +30.86% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Brentwood median hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +31.06% -17.69%
10th Percentile £32.60 £31.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £43.23
Essex median hourly rate £26.90 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -17.23% +71.05% -42.42%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brentwood.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Brentwood

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Brentwood.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Brentwood

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Brentwood.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Brentwood region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) B2C
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Xcode
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Omniture
4 2 (28.57%) Google

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) CocoaPods
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) Capybara
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Content Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Core Data
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) JSP
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) SEO
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Omniture