The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 2 6 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 21.43% 11.86% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.00% 20.59% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 50 34 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 89.29% 57.63% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 4
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +225.02% -  
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 Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Welwyn Garden City over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Welwyn Garden City

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) JIRA
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) BDD
3 12 (38.71%) Big Data
4 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (32.26%) Retail
5 10 (32.26%) Analytics
6 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
6 9 (29.03%) Database Security
6 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (29.03%) Big Data Analytics
6 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
6 9 (29.03%) Puppet
6 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
6 9 (29.03%) Ansible
6 9 (29.03%) Information Security
6 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
6 9 (29.03%) Information Assurance
6 9 (29.03%) Middleware
6 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
6 9 (29.03%) OO
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) Data Structures
8 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
8 7 (22.58%) ATDD
8 7 (22.58%) Gradle

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Magnolia
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Trello
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (22.58%) Ant
4 7 (22.58%) Gradle
4 7 (22.58%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) FxCop
5 2 (6.45%) Grunt
5 2 (6.45%) gulp
5 2 (6.45%) Moq
5 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.45%) StyleCop
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Applications Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) CSS3
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.45%) AutoMapper
5 2 (6.45%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) LINQ
5 2 (6.45%) React
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
3 7 (22.58%) Data Structures
4 3 (9.68%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) Contactless
5 2 (6.45%) EMV
5 2 (6.45%) EPoS
5 2 (6.45%) FMCG
5 2 (6.45%) W3C
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) BDD
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Big Data Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Data Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Database Security
4 9 (29.03%) Information Assurance
4 9 (29.03%) Information Security
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
4 9 (29.03%) Security Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 7 (22.58%) ATDD
5 7 (22.58%) Complexity Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) OOD
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Clojure
3 5 (16.13%) Go
3 5 (16.13%) Rust
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) F#
6 2 (6.45%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) WAI
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Ansible
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.45%) TeamSite
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) New Relic
2 2 (6.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft