Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 12 November 2018 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 > Watford
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 101 101 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.37% 23.38% 9.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.51% 26.65% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 11
Watford median daily rate £500 £369 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -26.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £369 £289 £363
90th Percentile £595 £499 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £57.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.72% - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 331 379 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.42% 87.73% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 174 108
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £533
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +32.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.28 £11.87
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £15.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +16.28%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Watford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Watford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Watford over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Watford

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 24 (23.76%) TDD
1 24 (23.76%) BDD
2 23 (22.77%) C#
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
3 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
4 20 (19.80%) XML
4 20 (19.80%) Migration
5 19 (18.81%) Data Migration
5 19 (18.81%) Data Mapping
6 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
6 18 (17.82%) Subversion
6 18 (17.82%) Retail
6 18 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (17.82%) Oracle
6 18 (17.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
7 17 (16.83%) JIRA
7 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
8 16 (15.84%) Reference Data
8 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 16 (15.84%) PL/SQL
8 16 (15.84%) Finance
8 16 (15.84%) User Experience
9 15 (14.85%) ETL
9 15 (14.85%) Kanban
9 15 (14.85%) Waterfall
9 15 (14.85%) Talend
10 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
10 14 (13.86%) HTML
10 14 (13.86%) CSS

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (2.97%) CMS
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Heroku
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Skype
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) FTP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.95%) Power BI
5 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 17 (16.83%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) gulp
4 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.97%) webpack
6 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.98%) GitLab
6 2 (1.98%) Gradle
6 2 (1.98%) JMeter
6 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) Selenium
6 2 (1.98%) Spock
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.99%) Gatling
7 1 (0.99%) Geb
7 1 (0.99%) Grunt
7 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (17.82%) Retail
2 16 (15.84%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Data Migration Developer
4 15 (14.85%) ETL Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 15 (14.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Project Manager
4 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Designer
5 12 (11.88%) UX Designer
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) IT Manager
7 7 (6.93%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Senior IT Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) XML
2 14 (13.86%) CSS
2 14 (13.86%) HTML
3 10 (9.90%) JSON
4 8 (7.92%) .NET
5 6 (5.94%) HTML5
6 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.95%) jQuery
6 5 (4.95%) Web Services
7 4 (3.96%) Ajax
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.96%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) SOAP
8 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.97%) Dropwizard
8 3 (2.97%) Java EE
8 3 (2.97%) RESTful
8 3 (2.97%) Spring Boot
8 3 (2.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Reference Data
1 16 (15.84%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Fintech
3 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.96%) NHS
5 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) PMI
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Android
2 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) BDD
1 24 (23.76%) TDD
2 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
3 20 (19.80%) Migration
4 19 (18.81%) Data Mapping
4 19 (18.81%) Data Migration
5 18 (17.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 15 (14.85%) ETL
6 15 (14.85%) Kanban
6 15 (14.85%) Waterfall
7 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
7 14 (13.86%) Scrum
8 13 (12.87%) Service Design
9 12 (11.88%) Project Management
9 12 (11.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.89%) SDLC
11 9 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) C#
2 22 (21.78%) SQL
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.84%) PL/SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Java
4 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.94%) Java 8
6 2 (1.98%) ES6
6 2 (1.98%) Python
6 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) PMO
3 1 (0.99%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.98%) Mesos
3 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) Talend
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.95%) Cognos
5 3 (2.97%) hybris
5 3 (2.97%) New Relic
5 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.98%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Splunk
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) webMethods