Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 56 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 18 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.48% 5.06% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 5.33% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 6
Essex median daily rate £515 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +19.44% +111.76%
East of England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% +55.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 691 807 898
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 94.94% 97.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 551 463
Essex median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £218
90th Percentile £621 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 153
Essex median hourly rate £31.02 £33.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +73.68% -46.48%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.05 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £47.00 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.96 £21.50
% change year-on-year -12.97% -11.81% +7.50%

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 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 18 June 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 - 2 £506 -
Brentwood +2 1 £475 +79.25%
Chelmsford - 1 £518 -
Agile Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
3 15 (83.33%) Maven
3 15 (83.33%) XML
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 14 (77.78%) SOAP
4 14 (77.78%) Marketing
4 14 (77.78%) JSON
4 14 (77.78%) Web Services
4 14 (77.78%) RESTful
5 13 (72.22%) Mule
5 13 (72.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (72.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (72.22%) Apache Camel
5 13 (72.22%) WSO2
5 13 (72.22%) Swagger
5 13 (72.22%) WireMock
5 13 (72.22%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (72.22%) Electronics
5 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
5 13 (72.22%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) Programme Management
5 13 (72.22%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (72.22%) XPath
5 13 (72.22%) SAP
5 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (72.22%) SOA
5 13 (72.22%) Middleware
5 13 (72.22%) XSLT

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 13 (72.22%) Mule
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
4 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 14 (77.78%) Marketing
3 13 (72.22%) Electronics
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) JSON
2 14 (77.78%) RESTful
2 14 (77.78%) SOAP
2 14 (77.78%) Web Services
3 13 (72.22%) Apache Camel
3 13 (72.22%) Middleware
3 13 (72.22%) Swagger
3 13 (72.22%) WireMock
3 13 (72.22%) XSLT
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
6 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 1 (5.56%) OSGi
6 1 (5.56%) SAML
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (72.22%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (72.22%) Programme Management
3 13 (72.22%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (5.56%) Push Notifications
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) XPath
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Java 8
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Java 9
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) SAP
2 13 (72.22%) WSO2
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) IBM