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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 4.00% 7.14% 36.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 7.41% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

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 12 27 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 48.00% 96.43% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Median daily rate £300 £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.80% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet