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 23 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 / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 12.96% 39.06% 13.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.56% 49.02% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Median daily rate £525 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +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 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 45 51 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 83.33% 79.69% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 49
Median daily rate £475 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +30.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £480 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.76% -61.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Welwyn Garden City.

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Big Data
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) Middleware
3 8 (42.11%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Data Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Database Security
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
3 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 8 (42.11%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Web Design
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) User Experience
5 4 (21.05%) Node.js
5 4 (21.05%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
1 3 (15.79%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Grunt
3 3 (15.79%) gulp
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) CSS3
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) React
3 3 (15.79%) Sass
3 3 (15.79%) XHTML
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) W3C
4 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Information Security
3 8 (42.11%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Data Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Database Security
3 8 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 8 (42.11%) Programme Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) A/B Testing
6 3 (15.79%) API Development
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Clojure
2 1 (5.26%) F#
2 1 (5.26%) Go
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Rust
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) PhD
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) WAI
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) TeamSite
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Splunk