The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Project Management
Rank 175 186 191
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.24% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.31% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£475 £483 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +46.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.06% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Project Management across the City of London region.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Agile Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Project Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Agile Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Agile Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Project Management.

1 27 (100.00%) Project Management
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (18.52%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 4 (14.81%) Apache Flex
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Front Office
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) MS Project
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Sybase
6 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Law
6 3 (11.11%) Adobe
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Agile Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) FileNet
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) MS Project
4 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Services Director
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Flex
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Equity Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Project Management
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software