The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 29 June 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 > St Albans
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 1 7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans - 25.00% 12.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 26.92% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
St Albans median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 St Albans with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4 26 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 80.00% 92.86% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 38 21
St Albans median daily rate £300 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £379
% change year-on-year - +12.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
St Albans median hourly rate - - £14.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in St Albans

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet