Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 46.15% 29.27% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 34.29% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 1
St Albans median daily rate £325 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.24% -11.67% +104.55%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £425
90th Percentile £431 £538 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -11.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50

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 St Albans with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
St Albans
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 92.31% 85.37% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 16
St Albans median daily rate £363 £345 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -18.58% +13.00%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £190
90th Percentile £459 £538 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -46.27% +59.50% +31.27%

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in St Albans over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) SOLID
7 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (16.67%) Data Security
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (16.67%) GDPR
8 2 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (25.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Memcached
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) SOLID
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware