The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development 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 Software Development over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 989 1140 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.72% 15.82% 12.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.97% 20.61% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 905 794
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £55.75 £52.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.48%
Agile Software Development
London

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
4502 5531 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.11% 76.74% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3381 4087 4408
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 72 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £58.55 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Agile Software Development
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 Software Development across the City of London region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the City of London region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 596 (29.50%) TDD
2 580 (28.71%) Java
3 549 (27.18%) Scrum
4 459 (22.72%) Finance
5 393 (19.46%) JavaScript
6 380 (18.81%) HTML
7 378 (18.71%) C#
8 366 (18.12%) Banking
9 357 (17.67%) SQL
10 351 (17.38%) .NET
11 344 (17.03%) BDD
12 312 (15.45%) CSS
13 266 (13.17%) E-Commerce
14 261 (12.92%) MVC
15 231 (11.44%) Web Services
16 225 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
17 214 (10.59%) SQL Server
18 212 (10.50%) Project Management
19 205 (10.15%) OO
19 205 (10.15%) HTML5
20 198 (9.80%) jQuery
21 183 (9.06%) Investment Banking
22 181 (8.96%) XML
23 177 (8.76%) ASP.NET
24 170 (8.42%) Oracle
25 169 (8.37%) Spring
26 168 (8.32%) QA
27 167 (8.27%) Linux
28 163 (8.07%) Degree
29 155 (7.67%) Front Office

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (3.47%) CMS
2 63 (3.12%) Node.js
3 43 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.73%) Apache
5 29 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 27 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 26 (1.29%) IIS
9 20 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 20 (0.99%) Drupal
9 20 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.94%) Confluence
11 14 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.45%) SAS
15 8 (0.40%) nginx
16 7 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 94 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.68%) MS Project
3 33 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.24%) MS Office
5 24 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.099%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.050%) Gephi
10 1 (0.050%) Mingle
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.050%) SPSS
10 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.79%) RMDS
3 9 (0.45%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.20%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.15%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.099%) Magento
7 2 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.099%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.050%) AWD
8 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.050%) Summit
8 1 (0.050%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.99%) GitHub
3 15 (0.74%) PaaS
4 13 (0.64%) SaaS
5 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.25%) IaaS
7 3 (0.15%) Office 365
7 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.099%) Force.com
9 1 (0.050%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.050%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.62%) HTTP
2 43 (2.13%) Internet
3 19 (0.94%) SSL
4 18 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.59%) DNS
5 12 (0.59%) Intranet
6 10 (0.50%) Firewall
7 8 (0.40%) SAN
7 8 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.25%) VPN
8 5 (0.25%) LAN
8 5 (0.25%) WAN
9 4 (0.20%) LDAP
9 4 (0.20%) SSH
9 4 (0.20%) Multicast
10 3 (0.15%) FCoE
10 3 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.15%) VLAN
10 3 (0.15%) NAS
10 3 (0.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.01%) MongoDB
3 78 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 73 (3.61%) MySQL
5 71 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (2.23%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.73%) Big Data
11 32 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (0.69%) Redis
18 13 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 129 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 119 (5.89%) Selenium
3 109 (5.40%) Cucumber
4 100 (4.95%) JIRA
5 82 (4.06%) Subversion
6 79 (3.91%) Maven
7 78 (3.86%) Jenkins
8 68 (3.37%) Visual Studio
9 63 (3.12%) WebDriver
10 58 (2.87%) TeamCity
11 53 (2.62%) JUnit
12 51 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (2.33%) Jasmine
14 34 (1.68%) NUnit
15 32 (1.58%) SpecFlow
16 25 (1.24%) JBehave
17 23 (1.14%) Calabash
18 22 (1.09%) SoapUI
19 21 (1.04%) Eclipse
20 20 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 459 (22.72%) Finance
2 366 (18.12%) Banking
3 183 (9.06%) Investment Banking
4 155 (7.67%) Front Office
5 99 (4.90%) Retail
6 67 (3.32%) Marketing
7 49 (2.43%) Publishing
8 47 (2.33%) Back Office
9 46 (2.28%) Advertising
10 36 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.63%) Legal
12 29 (1.44%) Games
13 28 (1.39%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.50%) Law
15 9 (0.45%) German Language
15 9 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.40%) Billing
17 7 (0.35%) French Language
18 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 959 (47.48%) Developer
2 280 (13.86%) Analyst
3 252 (12.48%) Java Developer
4 193 (9.55%) Business Analyst
5 181 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 143 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 106 (5.25%) .NET Developer
8 93 (4.60%) Architect
9 90 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 73 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
11 69 (3.42%) Tester
12 58 (2.87%) Test Analyst
13 51 (2.52%) PHP Developer
14 48 (2.38%) Designer
15 43 (2.13%) ScrumMaster
16 42 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
17 41 (2.03%) Agile Business Analyst
18 40 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
18 40 (1.98%) iOS Developer
19 39 (1.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (18.81%) HTML
2 351 (17.38%) .NET
3 312 (15.45%) CSS
4 231 (11.44%) Web Services
5 205 (10.15%) HTML5
6 198 (9.80%) jQuery
7 181 (8.96%) XML
8 177 (8.76%) ASP.NET
9 169 (8.37%) Spring
10 135 (6.68%) CSS3
11 125 (6.19%) AngularJS
12 121 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 120 (5.94%) REST
14 104 (5.15%) RESTful
15 96 (4.75%) Ajax
16 95 (4.70%) .NET Framework
17 94 (4.65%) Hibernate
18 88 (4.36%) J2EE
18 88 (4.36%) JSON
19 75 (3.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 151 (7.48%) User Experience
2 124 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (5.20%) Open Source
4 104 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 86 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (3.12%) Fixed Income
7 61 (3.02%) Computer Science
8 57 (2.82%) Derivative
9 37 (1.83%) Credit Risk
10 36 (1.78%) Market Risk
11 27 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.34%) Digital Media
12 26 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.09%) iPhone
14 20 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.99%) Social Media
15 19 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.74%) Online Games
16 15 (0.74%) Equities
17 14 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.27%) Linux
2 115 (5.69%) Windows
3 107 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 95 (4.70%) UNIX
5 73 (3.61%) Android
6 14 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.64%) CentOS
8 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.50%) Solaris
9 10 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.35%) AIX
10 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.20%) VMS
12 3 (0.15%) VME
12 3 (0.15%) MVS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.099%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.099%) HPUX
13 2 (0.099%) Debian
14 1 (0.050%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (29.50%) TDD
2 549 (27.18%) Scrum
3 344 (17.03%) BDD
4 266 (13.17%) E-Commerce
5 261 (12.92%) MVC
6 225 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
7 212 (10.50%) Project Management
8 205 (10.15%) OO
9 125 (6.19%) Waterfall
10 113 (5.59%) PRINCE2
11 109 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 107 (5.30%) Kanban
13 105 (5.20%) Software Engineering
14 103 (5.10%) Business Analysis
15 102 (5.05%) DevOps
16 100 (4.95%) User Stories
17 99 (4.90%) SOA
18 97 (4.80%) Unit Testing
19 95 (4.70%) Test Automation
20 85 (4.21%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 580 (28.71%) Java
2 393 (19.46%) JavaScript
3 378 (18.71%) C#
4 357 (17.67%) SQL
5 124 (6.14%) Ruby
6 114 (5.64%) Python
7 98 (4.85%) PHP
8 79 (3.91%) Scala
9 65 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 50 (2.48%) C++
11 35 (1.73%) Objective-C
12 34 (1.68%) Groovy
12 34 (1.68%) C
13 31 (1.53%) Perl
14 22 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.94%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.89%) VBA
17 15 (0.74%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.59%) Clojure
19 10 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 163 (8.07%) Degree
2 81 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.43%) ISEB
4 45 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.54%) PMP
10 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.25%) MAPM
13 4 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.099%) MBA
15 2 (0.099%) MCITP
16 1 (0.050%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (8.32%) QA
2 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.45%) WAI
3 9 (0.45%) EMIR
4 8 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.30%) Basel III
6 3 (0.15%) COREP
6 3 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.15%) Basel II
7 2 (0.099%) COBIT
7 2 (0.099%) MiFID
7 2 (0.099%) HL7
7 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.050%) FATCA
8 1 (0.050%) FINREP
8 1 (0.050%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.20%) vSphere
4 4 (0.20%) vCloud
5 3 (0.15%) HDFS
5 3 (0.15%) Varnish
5 3 (0.15%) SRDF
5 3 (0.15%) NFS
5 3 (0.15%) Xen
6 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.099%) KVM
6 2 (0.099%) Docker
7 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
7 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.050%) Squid
Systems Management
1 56 (2.77%) Puppet
2 40 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.45%) Nagios
5 8 (0.40%) Ansible
6 7 (0.35%) Salt
7 6 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.15%) Oozie
10 2 (0.099%) logstash
10 2 (0.099%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.099%) Opsview
10 2 (0.099%) collectd
10 2 (0.099%) SCCM
10 2 (0.099%) Control-M
10 2 (0.099%) YUM
10 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.050%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.050%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 170 (8.42%) Oracle
2 139 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.13%) Sybase
4 39 (1.93%) Zend
5 32 (1.58%) JBoss
5 32 (1.58%) TIBCO
6 29 (1.44%) IBM
7 28 (1.39%) Sitecore
8 26 (1.29%) Adobe
9 19 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (0.94%) hybris
10 17 (0.84%) Google
11 16 (0.79%) HP
11 16 (0.79%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.69%) Informatica
12 14 (0.69%) VMware
12 14 (0.69%) Ektron
12 14 (0.69%) 29West
12 14 (0.69%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.64%) Teradata
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