Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 74 81
Rank change year-on-year +36 +7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 66 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.86% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.13% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 0 5
Essex median daily rate £513 - £525
10th Percentile £425 - £355
90th Percentile £600 - £595
East of England median daily rate £513 £525 £375
% change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 723 808 1093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 96.88% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 489 592
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 137 162
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £32.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.85 £15.75 £15.03
90th Percentile £59.75 £42.90 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +2.44%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in Essex

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in Essex

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in Essex

Agile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Developer in Essex

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 11 £450 - 1
Basildon - 6 £463 -
Chelmsford - 4 £538 -
Agile Developer
East of England

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (81.82%) TDD
3 51 (77.27%) Manufacturing
4 48 (72.73%) Middleware
4 48 (72.73%) Oracle
4 48 (72.73%) Maven
4 48 (72.73%) JSON
5 47 (71.21%) XML
6 46 (69.70%) SOA
7 45 (68.18%) WireMock
7 45 (68.18%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (68.18%) WSO2
7 45 (68.18%) Apache Camel
7 45 (68.18%) Swagger
7 45 (68.18%) XSLT
7 45 (68.18%) XPath
7 45 (68.18%) Mule
7 45 (68.18%) Oracle Service Bus
7 45 (68.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 43 (65.15%) Finance
9 42 (63.64%) Electronics
9 42 (63.64%) Telecoms
9 42 (63.64%) Programme Management
9 42 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (63.64%) SAP
9 42 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
9 42 (63.64%) Marketing
10 41 (62.12%) Java
11 34 (51.52%) RESTful
12 28 (42.42%) Web Services

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 45 (68.18%) Mule
1 45 (68.18%) Oracle Service Bus
1 45 (68.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (72.73%) Maven
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.55%) AccuRev
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (77.27%) Manufacturing
2 43 (65.15%) Finance
3 42 (63.64%) Electronics
3 42 (63.64%) Marketing
3 42 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Back Office
4 4 (6.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) JSON
1 48 (72.73%) Middleware
2 47 (71.21%) XML
3 45 (68.18%) Apache Camel
3 45 (68.18%) Swagger
3 45 (68.18%) WireMock
3 45 (68.18%) XSLT
4 34 (51.52%) RESTful
5 28 (42.42%) Web Services
6 27 (40.91%) SOAP
7 10 (15.15%) Spring
8 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.12%) J2EE
10 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
11 5 (7.58%) Kafka
11 5 (7.58%) OAuth
11 5 (7.58%) OAuth2
11 5 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (7.58%) Spring Cloud
12 4 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (68.18%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (81.82%) TDD
3 46 (69.70%) SOA
4 42 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (63.64%) Programme Management
5 8 (12.12%) OO
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.58%) BDD
7 5 (7.58%) Telematics
7 5 (7.58%) Test Management
7 5 (7.58%) User Stories
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.06%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.06%) Release Management
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) XPath
2 41 (62.12%) Java
3 9 (13.64%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) X++
7 3 (4.55%) C
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Oracle
2 45 (68.18%) WSO2
3 42 (63.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Omniture