The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 16.67% 31.03% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 37.50% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +1.81% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  

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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6 24 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 100.00% 82.76% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Median daily rate £225 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Rickmansworth

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) JIRA
4 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
5 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
6 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
6 6 (46.15%) ATDD
6 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 6 (46.15%) Confluence
6 6 (46.15%) JBehave
6 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
6 6 (46.15%) Open Source
6 6 (46.15%) Java
7 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Kanban
7 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (30.77%) High Availability
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 3 (23.08%) JUnit
9 3 (23.08%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) JBehave
3 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) JUnit
6 3 (23.08%) Maven
6 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (15.38%) Mockito
7 2 (15.38%) Moq
7 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (7.69%) FishEye
8 1 (7.69%) Hudson
8 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum Master
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
5 6 (46.15%) ATDD
5 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (38.46%) Kanban
6 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) High Availability
7 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype