Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 222 205 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.17% 14.63% 10.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.51% 19.12% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 132 95
Hertfordshire median daily rate £460 £440 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +13.55% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £284
90th Percentile £613 £611 £565
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% +4.86% +12.94%

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1032 1072 1264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.81% 76.52% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 580 642
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £411 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +6.82% +1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £245 £226
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 101
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £27.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +31.36% -0.31%
10th Percentile £11.57 £9.23 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.31 £53.75 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -16.36%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
Watford +7 64 £425 +13.33% 17
Hatfield +5 32 £525 +13.51% 13
Welwyn Garden City -4 15 £480 +12.94%
Hemel Hempstead +1 9 £360 -20.00% 3
Rickmansworth 0 9 £500 - 1
Stevenage +3 3 £325 -10.96% 3
St Albans -1 3 £325 -5.80% 8
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 - 1
Royston - 1 £250 -
Letchworth - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 77 (34.68%) Java
2 65 (29.28%) TDD
3 48 (21.62%) Scrum
4 47 (21.17%) DevOps
5 46 (20.72%) Waterfall
6 45 (20.27%) Retail
7 36 (16.22%) BDD
8 35 (15.77%) JavaScript
9 31 (13.96%) .NET
10 29 (13.06%) SQL
10 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (12.16%) Programme Delivery
12 26 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (11.71%) Information Security
13 25 (11.26%) Risk Management
13 25 (11.26%) E-Commerce
13 25 (11.26%) Data Centre
14 24 (10.81%) Git (software)
14 24 (10.81%) OO
15 23 (10.36%) Unix
15 23 (10.36%) C#
15 23 (10.36%) SQL Server
15 23 (10.36%) Finance
16 22 (9.91%) Management Information System
16 22 (9.91%) Oracle
16 22 (9.91%) XML
16 22 (9.91%) Project Management
16 22 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (9.46%) HTML
18 20 (9.01%) Linux

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 10 (4.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.25%) CMS
3 5 (2.25%) IIS
3 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.80%) Apache
4 4 (1.80%) Confluence
4 4 (1.80%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.35%) Magnolia
5 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.25%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.15%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.25%) Boomi
4 4 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.15%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) DNS
2 2 (0.90%) HTTP
2 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.90%) IMAP
2 2 (0.90%) SMTP
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) Big Data
3 14 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.60%) MySQL
5 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.25%) Power BI
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.80%) DB2
7 4 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.35%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 24 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.11%) JIRA
3 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.60%) Grunt
4 8 (3.60%) gulp
4 8 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.60%) Maven
5 7 (3.15%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.70%) JUnit
7 5 (2.25%) Mockito
7 5 (2.25%) Selenium
7 5 (2.25%) Subversion
7 5 (2.25%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.25%) webpack
8 4 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.80%) Log4j
8 4 (1.80%) Moq
8 4 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (20.27%) Retail
2 23 (10.36%) Finance
3 20 (9.01%) Law
4 7 (3.15%) Games
5 5 (2.25%) Legal
5 5 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (41.44%) Developer
2 49 (22.07%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.77%) Consultant
4 26 (11.71%) Security Consultant
5 25 (11.26%) Analyst
5 25 (11.26%) Applications Consultant
6 24 (10.81%) AWS Developer
7 20 (9.01%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.56%) Architect
9 18 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
10 17 (7.66%) Business Analyst
10 17 (7.66%) Project Manager
11 16 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
11 16 (7.21%) Security Technical Consultant
11 16 (7.21%) Technical Security Consultant
12 14 (6.31%) .NET Developer
12 14 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.41%) Agile Developer
14 11 (4.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.96%) .NET
2 22 (9.91%) XML
3 21 (9.46%) HTML
4 19 (8.56%) JSON
5 18 (8.11%) CSS
5 18 (8.11%) Spring
6 15 (6.76%) REST
6 15 (6.76%) RxJava
6 15 (6.76%) Web Services
7 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 14 (6.31%) Middleware
7 14 (6.31%) RESTful
8 13 (5.86%) HTML5
9 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.41%) Node.js
9 12 (5.41%) SOAP
9 12 (5.41%) XSLT
10 11 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.95%) jQuery
11 10 (4.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.26%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.50%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.15%) DataPower
8 6 (2.70%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.25%) W3C
10 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.35%) User Experience
12 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.90%) Tandem
13 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.36%) Unix
2 20 (9.01%) Linux
3 8 (3.60%) Solaris
3 8 (3.60%) Windows
4 4 (1.80%) HPUX
4 4 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.28%) TDD
2 48 (21.62%) Scrum
3 47 (21.17%) DevOps
4 46 (20.72%) Waterfall
5 36 (16.22%) BDD
6 27 (12.16%) Programme Delivery
7 26 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (11.71%) Information Security
8 25 (11.26%) E-Commerce
8 25 (11.26%) Risk Management
9 24 (10.81%) OO
10 22 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.91%) Project Management
11 20 (9.01%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (8.56%) Open Source
12 19 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (8.11%) SDLC
14 16 (7.21%) OWASP
15 14 (6.31%) Kanban
16 13 (5.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (34.68%) Java
2 35 (15.77%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.06%) SQL
4 23 (10.36%) C#
5 8 (3.60%) Groovy
6 6 (2.70%) Python
6 6 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.25%) Clojure
7 5 (2.25%) Go
7 5 (2.25%) Scala
8 4 (1.80%) F#
8 4 (1.80%) Rust
8 4 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.80%) VBScript
9 3 (1.35%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) C
10 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.35%) CEH
2 3 (1.35%) CISSP
2 3 (1.35%) CREST Certified
2 3 (1.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) ISEB
2 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.35%) OSCP
3 1 (0.45%) PhD
3 1 (0.45%) PMP
3 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) NIST 800
2 7 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.25%) QA
4 4 (1.80%) GDPR
5 3 (1.35%) WAI
6 2 (0.90%) SEPA
7 1 (0.45%) GCP
7 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (7.21%) Puppet
2 13 (5.86%) Ansible
3 6 (2.70%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (1.35%) TeamSite
4 3 (1.35%) Terraform
5 2 (0.90%) Packer
6 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) Mesos
6 1 (0.45%) Rancher
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (9.91%) Oracle
2 15 (6.76%) SAP
3 14 (6.31%) IBM
3 14 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.60%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.60%) JDA
5 7 (3.15%) Dell
6 5 (2.25%) HP
7 4 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.80%) Talend
8 3 (1.35%) Google
8 3 (1.35%) Teradata
8 3 (1.35%) VMware
9 2 (0.90%) hybris
9 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.90%) WSO2
10 1 (0.45%) Mercator
10 1 (0.45%) New Relic
10 1 (0.45%) Remedy
10 1 (0.45%) Splunk
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