The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 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.

Agile Software Development
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.51% 1.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £488 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.56% -  
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 £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 43 46 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 75.44% 83.64% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
Median daily rate £328 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £252 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £49.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stevenage

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft