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 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 / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.85% 13.97% 13.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.44% 19.59% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £288 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £431 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.81%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 97 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.98% 71.32% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 130 198
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 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 Watford region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) IBM
4 11 (22.00%) Retail
4 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.00%) SAP
6 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (16.00%) DevOps
6 8 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.00%) Open Source
7 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (14.00%) Release Management
7 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (14.00%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 6 (12.00%) Middleware
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) XSLT
8 6 (12.00%) Unix
8 6 (12.00%) JSON
8 6 (12.00%) JIRA

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 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (10.00%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (10.00%) Boomi
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Appium
5 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.00%) Log4j
5 2 (4.00%) Mockito
5 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.00%) GCC
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Games
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Integration Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Retail Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) J2EE
3 6 (12.00%) JSON
3 6 (12.00%) Middleware
3 6 (12.00%) XSLT
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (10.00%) RESTful
4 5 (10.00%) SOAP
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (6.00%) CSS
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) JDBC
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 2 (4.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.00%) DataPower
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Scrum
2 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.00%) Open Source
5 7 (14.00%) Release Management
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) Kanban
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.00%) API Development
8 4 (8.00%) SDLC
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 4 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) ES6
5 1 (2.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) IBM
2 8 (16.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) Dell
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) hybris
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
5 2 (4.00%) Teradata
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.00%) WSO2
6 1 (2.00%) New Relic
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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