Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 August 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 310 277 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.54% 17.38% 16.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.47% 21.21% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 201 172
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.82% -0.58%
10th Percentile £324 £330 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £611
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £57.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.12% +11.25% +1.27%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,217 1,306 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.57% 81.93% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 749 554
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £206 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 95 67
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +2.88% -25.18%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.11 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.25 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year - -32.04% +3.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Hertfordshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Watford 0 154 £465 +3.33% 19
Stevenage +12 42 £500 - 17
Hemel Hempstead -1 19 £375 -6.25% 8
Welwyn Garden City +4 14 £500 -11.11% 3
Royston +6 11 £450 -16.28% 4
Hatfield -4 10 £413 -21.43% 7
Rickmansworth +7 4 £525 +55.56% 5
St Albans +3 4 £538 +30.30% 17
Borehamwood -3 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 94 (30.32%) Java
2 83 (26.77%) Scrum
3 82 (26.45%) JavaScript
4 77 (24.84%) E-Commerce
5 66 (21.29%) Git (software)
6 61 (19.68%) HTML
7 58 (18.71%) Retail
8 57 (18.39%) Finance
9 54 (17.42%) CSS
10 53 (17.10%) JIRA
10 53 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
11 52 (16.77%) User Experience
12 51 (16.45%) Windows
13 50 (16.13%) IBM
14 49 (15.81%) Software Engineering
14 49 (15.81%) DevOps
15 48 (15.48%) TDD
16 47 (15.16%) Games
16 47 (15.16%) Web Services
17 45 (14.52%) Project Management
18 44 (14.19%) C++
18 44 (14.19%) BDD
19 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
20 42 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
20 42 (13.55%) .NET
21 40 (12.90%) Microsoft
22 39 (12.58%) AngularJS
23 38 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (12.26%) C#
23 38 (12.26%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.74%) CMS
3 22 (7.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (3.87%) Confluence
5 8 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.94%) IIS
6 6 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.29%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Appian
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Jetty
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Sketch
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.65%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Magento
2 4 (1.29%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.48%) Power Platform
4 10 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.26%) Serverless
7 6 (1.94%) Sauce Labs
8 5 (1.61%) BrowserStack
8 5 (1.61%) Force.com
9 4 (1.29%) Algolia
9 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.29%) IaaS
9 4 (1.29%) PaaS
10 3 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.97%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.97%) Office 365
10 3 (0.97%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.10%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.29%) WAN
3 4 (1.29%) Wireless
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.65%) 4G
5 2 (0.65%) Skype
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.48%) Power BI
2 13 (4.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.94%) MySQL
5 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.29%) Big Data
6 4 (1.29%) DB2
6 4 (1.29%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.97%) QlikView
8 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.65%) Looker
8 2 (0.65%) Lumira
8 2 (0.65%) Sisense
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 66 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 53 (17.10%) JIRA
3 25 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 23 (7.42%) Grunt
4 23 (7.42%) Jasmine
4 23 (7.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 22 (7.10%) Bower
5 22 (7.10%) Eclipse
5 22 (7.10%) NetBeans
5 22 (7.10%) Selenium
6 20 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 20 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 14 (4.52%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.55%) Subversion
9 8 (2.58%) TestRail
10 6 (1.94%) Appium
10 6 (1.94%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) Robot Framework
11 5 (1.61%) Calabash
General
1 58 (18.71%) Retail
2 57 (18.39%) Finance
3 47 (15.16%) Games
4 23 (7.42%) Military
5 22 (7.10%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.26%) Marketing
8 7 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.26%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.97%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Publishing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (29.68%) Developer
2 48 (15.48%) Project Manager
3 34 (10.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (10.00%) Analyst
5 22 (7.10%) Software Engineer
6 20 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.13%) C Software Engineer
7 19 (6.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (6.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (4.84%) Architect
9 14 (4.52%) AWS Developer
9 14 (4.52%) Magento Developer
10 12 (3.87%) E-Commerce Manager
10 12 (3.87%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 12 (3.87%) Power BI Developer
10 12 (3.87%) Tester
11 11 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.55%) Python Developer
12 10 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (19.68%) HTML
2 54 (17.42%) CSS
3 47 (15.16%) Web Services
4 42 (13.55%) .NET
5 39 (12.58%) AngularJS
6 38 (12.26%) jQuery
7 31 (10.00%) Sass
7 31 (10.00%) XHTML
8 29 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (9.03%) Semantic HTML
10 25 (8.06%) LESS
10 25 (8.06%) Node.js
10 25 (8.06%) React
11 22 (7.10%) ActiveX
11 22 (7.10%) DirectX
11 22 (7.10%) Dojo
11 22 (7.10%) MFC
11 22 (7.10%) OpenGL
11 22 (7.10%) Qt
12 16 (5.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.77%) User Experience
2 29 (9.35%) W3C
3 22 (7.10%) Vector Graphics
4 21 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.97%) NHS
9 3 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.65%) Tandem
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (16.45%) Windows
2 35 (11.29%) Linux
3 12 (3.87%) Android
4 10 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.90%) Unix
6 7 (2.26%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.97%) AIX
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.77%) Scrum
2 77 (24.84%) E-Commerce
3 53 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (15.81%) DevOps
4 49 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 48 (15.48%) TDD
6 45 (14.52%) Project Management
7 44 (14.19%) BDD
8 38 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (11.94%) Unit Testing
10 35 (11.29%) Test Automation
11 34 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (10.97%) Waterfall
11 34 (10.97%) Wireframes
12 29 (9.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 28 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (8.71%) Front End Development
15 26 (8.39%) UML
16 25 (8.06%) Sprint Planning
17 24 (7.74%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.32%) Java
2 82 (26.45%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.19%) C++
4 38 (12.26%) C#
5 25 (8.06%) Python
6 24 (7.74%) C
7 22 (7.10%) Embedded C
7 22 (7.10%) Embedded C++
7 22 (7.10%) GLSL
7 22 (7.10%) HLSL
8 20 (6.45%) PHP
9 18 (5.81%) SQL
10 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.94%) Ruby
12 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.97%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.97%) Java 8
13 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.97%) SOQL
13 3 (0.97%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.94%) SC Cleared
1 37 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.61%) Degree
3 6 (1.94%) PMP
4 5 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.97%) CCNA
5 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.97%) ISEB
5 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) MCSE
6 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.65%) SANS
6 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) CCIE
7 1 (0.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (4.52%) Docker
2 6 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.97%) Ceph
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.90%) Ansible
2 9 (2.90%) Puppet
3 6 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.29%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.29%) Terraform
5 3 (0.97%) Grafana
5 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.97%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.65%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 50 (16.13%) IBM
2 40 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.42%) Sitecore
4 20 (6.45%) hybris
4 20 (6.45%) Oracle
5 16 (5.16%) SAP
6 13 (4.19%) VMware
7 10 (3.23%) Adobe
7 10 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.58%) Google
9 6 (1.94%) Aruba
9 6 (1.94%) Cisco
9 6 (1.94%) HP
9 6 (1.94%) Juniper
10 4 (1.29%) Citrix
10 4 (1.29%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.29%) Informatica
10 4 (1.29%) NetApp
11 3 (0.97%) Ariba
11 3 (0.97%) MicroStrategy