Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 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 24 November 2017 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
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 32.26% 18.75% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.67% 21.95% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Herefordshire median daily rate £215 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.69% -19.44% -
10th Percentile £208 £313 £425
90th Percentile £389 £397 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £24.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +34.69% -20.97% +72.22%

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 Herefordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 77.42% 85.42% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 47
Herefordshire median daily rate £323 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £191 £223 £275
90th Percentile £424 £483 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Herefordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Herefordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Herefordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 9 (90.00%) Retail
1 9 (90.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Logistics
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
2 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Google