Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 310 273 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.98% 17.48% 17.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.24% 21.33% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 210 175
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -11.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £355 £288 £265
90th Percentile £578 £550 £570
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +11.00% +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.72% - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.29 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.78% - +6.74%

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 1,334 1,280 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.69% 81.95% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 646 617
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.72% +1.75%
10th Percentile £205 £204 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +3.55% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 71 59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -30.00% +19.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.53% -3.23% +30.53%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Watford 0 101 £500 +37.93% 20
Welwyn Garden City +4 37 £550 +4.76% 9
Hemel Hempstead +4 24 £420 +5.00% 6
Stevenage -9 21 £500 +49.25% 9
Hatfield +7 19 £488 +11.43% 11
Hitchin 0 12 £450 +11.46%
St Albans -1 10 £300 -7.69% 18
Royston - 3 £538 - 6
Hertford +5 1 £475 +46.15% 4
Rickmansworth -16 1 £500 +17.65% 6
Potters Bar - 1 £750 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £525 - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 2
Agile Software Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 73 (23.55%) C#
2 68 (21.94%) .NET
3 67 (21.61%) Java
4 66 (21.29%) TDD
5 56 (18.06%) Finance
5 56 (18.06%) Scrum
6 51 (16.45%) JavaScript
7 48 (15.48%) SQL Server
7 48 (15.48%) Web Services
7 48 (15.48%) Retail
8 46 (14.84%) SQL
8 46 (14.84%) Security Cleared
9 44 (14.19%) Microsoft
10 43 (13.87%) Test Automation
11 42 (13.55%) JIRA
12 41 (13.23%) Software Engineering
12 41 (13.23%) DevOps
13 40 (12.90%) SC Cleared
14 38 (12.26%) Microservices
15 36 (11.61%) Git (software)
15 36 (11.61%) REST
15 36 (11.61%) E-Commerce
16 34 (10.97%) BDD
17 33 (10.65%) HTML
18 32 (10.32%) Visual Studio
18 32 (10.32%) AngularJS
19 31 (10.00%) Java 8
19 31 (10.00%) Migration
19 31 (10.00%) Windows
20 30 (9.68%) 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 (3.23%) Confluence
2 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.29%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.97%) CMS
5 3 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.65%) Apache
6 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.65%) Mule
6 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) HipChat
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (0.97%) HFM
1 3 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (0.97%) GitHub
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Heroku
6 1 (0.32%) Stackdriver
6 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.52%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.97%) Skype
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) BGP
5 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) OSPF
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (3.23%) Power BI
7 9 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.29%) Big Data
10 3 (0.97%) Essbase
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.65%) OLAP
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.32%) QlikView
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (13.55%) JIRA
2 36 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.32%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.77%) Subversion
5 15 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.52%) Eclipse
6 14 (4.52%) NetBeans
7 8 (2.58%) gulp
8 7 (2.26%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.94%) Maven
9 6 (1.94%) Selenium
10 5 (1.61%) JMeter
10 5 (1.61%) NUnit
10 5 (1.61%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.29%) Grunt
11 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.29%) JUnit
12 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 56 (18.06%) Finance
2 48 (15.48%) Retail
3 14 (4.52%) Aerospace
3 14 (4.52%) Military
4 5 (1.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 120 (38.71%) Developer
2 32 (10.32%) Analyst
3 31 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 30 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 29 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.39%) .NET Developer
7 22 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.10%) SQL Developer
8 19 (6.13%) Data Migration Developer
8 19 (6.13%) Designer
8 19 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (5.16%) Architect
9 16 (5.16%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (5.16%) UX Designer
10 15 (4.84%) ETL Developer
10 15 (4.84%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 15 (4.84%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 15 (4.84%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (4.19%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.87%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.94%) .NET
2 48 (15.48%) Web Services
3 36 (11.61%) REST
4 33 (10.65%) HTML
5 32 (10.32%) AngularJS
6 28 (9.03%) CSS
6 28 (9.03%) SOAP
7 27 (8.71%) XML
8 23 (7.42%) ASP.NET
9 21 (6.77%) JSON
10 20 (6.45%) HTML5
10 20 (6.45%) Spring
11 19 (6.13%) Node.js
12 16 (5.16%) Spring Boot
13 14 (4.52%) ActiveX
13 14 (4.52%) DirectX
13 14 (4.52%) MFC
13 14 (4.52%) OpenGL
13 14 (4.52%) Qt
14 13 (4.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.06%) User Experience
2 19 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.16%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.26%) Fintech
7 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.29%) NHS
9 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.32%) FMCG
11 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.32%) Social Media
11 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.00%) Windows
2 30 (9.68%) Linux
3 6 (1.94%) Android
3 6 (1.94%) Unix
4 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Debian
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.29%) TDD
2 56 (18.06%) Scrum
3 43 (13.87%) Test Automation
4 41 (13.23%) DevOps
4 41 (13.23%) Software Engineering
5 38 (12.26%) Microservices
6 36 (11.61%) E-Commerce
7 34 (10.97%) BDD
8 31 (10.00%) Migration
9 29 (9.35%) Project Management
10 26 (8.39%) Kanban
11 25 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (7.74%) MVC
12 24 (7.74%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.77%) Data Mapping
13 21 (6.77%) Infrastructure Management
13 21 (6.77%) SDLC
14 20 (6.45%) ETL
14 20 (6.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.55%) C#
2 67 (21.61%) Java
3 51 (16.45%) JavaScript
4 46 (14.84%) SQL
5 31 (10.00%) Java 8
6 21 (6.77%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.48%) C++
9 14 (4.52%) GLSL
9 14 (4.52%) HLSL
10 13 (4.19%) Python
11 11 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.26%) C
13 6 (1.94%) Groovy
14 4 (1.29%) XQuery
15 3 (0.97%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.97%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.97%) ES6
15 3 (0.97%) Go
15 3 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.35%) Degree
4 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.58%) MCSA
6 5 (1.61%) MCSE
7 4 (1.29%) ISEB
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) APMG
10 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.32%) OCP
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) PMO
3 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.19%) Docker
2 9 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.97%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.32%) Ceph
6 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.26%) Puppet
2 3 (0.97%) Ansible
2 3 (0.97%) Mesos
2 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.97%) SCCM
2 3 (0.97%) vRealize
2 3 (0.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.65%) Terraform
4 1 (0.32%) Grafana
4 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.32%) Rancher
4 1 (0.32%) Salt
4 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.35%) Oracle
3 15 (4.84%) Talend
4 9 (2.90%) VMware
5 7 (2.26%) New Relic
6 5 (1.61%) CA
6 5 (1.61%) NetApp
6 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.29%) Cognos
7 4 (1.29%) Hyperion
7 4 (1.29%) SAP
7 4 (1.29%) Splunk
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco
8 3 (0.97%) Citrix
8 3 (0.97%) Google
8 3 (0.97%) HP
8 3 (0.97%) hybris
9 2 (0.65%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.65%) Nintex
9 2 (0.65%) Xamarin