Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 38 67
Rank change year-on-year -45 +29 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 23 72 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.37% 8.54% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 8.86% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 4
Essex median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% -25.00%
East of England median daily rate £525 £538 £485
% change year-on-year -2.33% +10.82% +31.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Essex median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
East of England median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 910 813 888
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 96.44% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 540 477
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £217
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 73 185
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +32.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £58.25 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -2.94%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Basildon +3 2 £525 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +3 2 £475 -7.68%
Chelmsford 0 2 £546 +1.63% 1
Agile Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Web Services
3 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 19 (82.61%) Marketing
3 19 (82.61%) Manufacturing
4 18 (78.26%) SOAP
5 17 (73.91%) SAP
5 17 (73.91%) SOA
5 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (73.91%) Oracle
5 17 (73.91%) Programme Management
5 17 (73.91%) Electronics
5 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
5 17 (73.91%) Finance
5 17 (73.91%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (73.91%) RESTful
6 16 (69.57%) Mule
6 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (69.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (69.57%) WSO2
6 16 (69.57%) Apache Camel
6 16 (69.57%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (69.57%) Java 8
6 16 (69.57%) Middleware
7 10 (43.48%) Maven
7 10 (43.48%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) XSLT
8 8 (34.78%) WireMock
8 8 (34.78%) Swagger

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 16 (69.57%) Mule
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) AccuRev
4 2 (8.70%) Ant
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 19 (82.61%) Manufacturing
1 19 (82.61%) Marketing
2 17 (73.91%) Electronics
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) Web Services
2 18 (78.26%) SOAP
3 17 (73.91%) RESTful
4 16 (69.57%) Apache Camel
4 16 (69.57%) Middleware
5 10 (43.48%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) JSON
6 8 (34.78%) Swagger
6 8 (34.78%) WireMock
6 8 (34.78%) XSLT
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
9 2 (8.70%) Ext JS
9 2 (8.70%) JAX-WS
9 2 (8.70%) JPA
9 2 (8.70%) OAuth
9 2 (8.70%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 17 (73.91%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (73.91%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (73.91%) Programme Management
3 17 (73.91%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) SOLID
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Java 8
3 8 (34.78%) XPath
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Java 9
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
1 17 (73.91%) SAP
2 16 (69.57%) WSO2
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft