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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1191 992 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.41% 17.23% 15.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.24% 22.27% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 785 887
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £53.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +26.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 646 (30.00%) TDD
2 628 (29.17%) Java
3 584 (27.12%) Scrum
4 566 (26.29%) Finance
5 472 (21.92%) C#
6 436 (20.25%) JavaScript
7 432 (20.07%) .NET
8 411 (19.09%) HTML
9 372 (17.28%) SQL
10 369 (17.14%) Banking
11 331 (15.37%) SQL Server
12 324 (15.05%) BDD
13 274 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
14 270 (12.54%) CSS
15 242 (11.24%) MVC
16 241 (11.19%) HTML5
17 237 (11.01%) Web Services
18 232 (10.78%) OO
19 204 (9.48%) Project Management
20 198 (9.20%) Microsoft
21 195 (9.06%) Linux
21 195 (9.06%) Waterfall
22 192 (8.92%) E-Commerce
23 182 (8.45%) AngularJS
24 179 (8.31%) ASP.NET
24 179 (8.31%) jQuery
25 176 (8.17%) User Experience
26 166 (7.71%) Spring
27 163 (7.57%) Git (software)
28 162 (7.52%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 75 (3.48%) CMS
2 73 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 62 (2.88%) Node.js
4 42 (1.95%) Apache
4 42 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 36 (1.67%) Confluence
6 29 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.11%) JBoss
8 23 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 20 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
12 19 (0.88%) IIS
13 18 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.79%) Kentico
15 16 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 13 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 104 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.44%) MS Office
3 30 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.11%) MS Project
6 20 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.42%) PowerPivot
9 8 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.19%) Mingle
11 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.046%) InDesign
13 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 53 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) RMDS
3 9 (0.42%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.23%) Magento
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.14%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.14%) Minerva
6 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.093%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.093%) BASE24
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.093%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.74%) SaaS
5 11 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.51%) Office 365
6 9 (0.42%) GitHub
7 8 (0.37%) PaaS
8 6 (0.28%) Heroku
8 6 (0.28%) Force.com
9 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.093%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.88%) HTTP
2 41 (1.90%) Internet
3 13 (0.60%) AMQP
3 13 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.51%) SAN
4 11 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (0.42%) SSL
6 8 (0.37%) WAN
6 8 (0.37%) MVNO
7 7 (0.33%) LAN
8 6 (0.28%) DNS
8 6 (0.28%) Firewall
8 6 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.28%) NAS
8 6 (0.28%) Multicast
8 6 (0.28%) FCoE
9 5 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.23%) Intranet
9 5 (0.23%) LDAP
10 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 112 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (4.04%) Big Data
4 84 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 84 (3.90%) MySQL
5 81 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 80 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 72 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 72 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 57 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 35 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.98%) QlikView
13 21 (0.98%) DB2
14 20 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 163 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 129 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 121 (5.62%) JIRA
4 116 (5.39%) Subversion
5 110 (5.11%) Selenium
6 101 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 82 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (3.72%) Maven
9 70 (3.25%) TeamCity
10 55 (2.55%) JUnit
11 52 (2.42%) WebDriver
12 51 (2.37%) SpecFlow
13 48 (2.23%) Jasmine
14 37 (1.72%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.39%) Ant
16 26 (1.21%) NUnit
17 24 (1.11%) JMeter
17 24 (1.11%) Mockito
18 23 (1.07%) Hudson
19 22 (1.02%) Eclipse
General
1 566 (26.29%) Finance
2 369 (17.14%) Banking
3 142 (6.60%) Front Office
4 130 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 110 (5.11%) Retail
6 62 (2.88%) Marketing
7 40 (1.86%) Advertising
8 36 (1.67%) Back Office
9 32 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.21%) Legal
11 25 (1.16%) Games
12 20 (0.93%) Publishing
13 19 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.56%) Law
14 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.46%) Billing
16 9 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.37%) Automotive
18 7 (0.33%) German Language
19 6 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1022 (47.47%) Developer
2 289 (13.42%) Analyst
3 285 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 195 (9.06%) Business Analyst
5 193 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 181 (8.41%) Project Manager
7 152 (7.06%) C# Developer
8 130 (6.04%) .NET Developer
9 118 (5.48%) Architect
10 60 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
11 58 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 55 (2.55%) Senior C# Developer
13 52 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 52 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 48 (2.23%) Scala Developer
14 48 (2.23%) Consultant
15 47 (2.18%) Test Analyst
15 47 (2.18%) Agile Java Developer
16 44 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
16 44 (2.04%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (20.07%) .NET
2 411 (19.09%) HTML
3 270 (12.54%) CSS
4 241 (11.19%) HTML5
5 237 (11.01%) Web Services
6 182 (8.45%) AngularJS
7 179 (8.31%) ASP.NET
7 179 (8.31%) jQuery
8 166 (7.71%) Spring
9 154 (7.15%) XML
10 152 (7.06%) REST
11 122 (5.67%) RESTful
12 115 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 115 (5.34%) CSS3
12 115 (5.34%) .NET Framework
13 114 (5.29%) Hibernate
14 112 (5.20%) WCF
15 96 (4.46%) JSON
16 95 (4.41%) J2EE
17 94 (4.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.17%) User Experience
2 147 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 144 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (4.55%) Derivative
5 63 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.58%) Equities
8 34 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 31 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 28 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
12 26 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 24 (1.11%) Market Risk
15 23 (1.07%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.70%) Social Media
16 15 (0.70%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 195 (9.06%) Linux
2 117 (5.43%) Windows
3 112 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 111 (5.16%) UNIX
5 104 (4.83%) Android
6 22 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.42%) Solaris
9 8 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.093%) Debian
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.046%) MVS
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (30.00%) TDD
2 584 (27.12%) Scrum
3 324 (15.05%) BDD
4 274 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 242 (11.24%) MVC
6 232 (10.78%) OO
7 204 (9.48%) Project Management
8 195 (9.06%) Waterfall
9 192 (8.92%) E-Commerce
10 156 (7.25%) SDLC
11 134 (6.22%) DevOps
11 134 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 126 (5.85%) PRINCE2
13 121 (5.62%) Open Source
14 117 (5.43%) Kanban
15 114 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 113 (5.25%) CRM
17 105 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
18 102 (4.74%) Web Development
19 99 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 628 (29.17%) Java
2 472 (21.92%) C#
3 436 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 372 (17.28%) SQL
5 116 (5.39%) Scala
6 105 (4.88%) Python
7 103 (4.78%) Ruby
8 72 (3.34%) PHP
9 70 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 66 (3.07%) C++
11 41 (1.90%) Objective-C
12 35 (1.63%) VBA
13 31 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.25%) Groovy
15 26 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.16%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.11%) Perl
18 22 (1.02%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.84%) C
19 18 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 130 (6.04%) Degree
2 77 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.76%) ISEB
4 31 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 21 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.79%) PMP
7 17 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.14%) CISA
13 2 (0.093%) MCPD
13 2 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.093%) MCSD
13 2 (0.093%) MCSE
14 1 (0.046%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.046%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (7.11%) QA
2 11 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.28%) SLA
4 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.19%) Basel III
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.093%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.093%) COREP
6 2 (0.093%) FINREP
7 1 (0.046%) UCITS
7 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.046%) EMIR
7 1 (0.046%) MiFID
7 1 (0.046%) CDISC
System Software
1 25 (1.16%) Docker
2 23 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.51%) Varnish
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.46%) HDFS
6 9 (0.42%) KVM
7 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.28%) Xen
7 6 (0.28%) NFS
7 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.28%) SRDF
8 5 (0.23%) GridGain
9 4 (0.19%) vSphere
10 3 (0.14%) vCloud
11 2 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.046%) Squid
12 1 (0.046%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (3.81%) Puppet
2 65 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.11%) Ansible
4 20 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.51%) yum
6 11 (0.51%) Salt
7 6 (0.28%) Nagios
8 5 (0.23%) Oozie
9 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.14%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.093%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.093%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.093%) Mesos
10 2 (0.093%) Graphite
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 198 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 162 (7.52%) Oracle
3 50 (2.32%) Sybase
4 45 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (2.04%) IBM
6 30 (1.39%) SAP
6 30 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 29 (1.35%) VMware
8 27 (1.25%) HP
8 27 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 24 (1.11%) Adobe
10 23 (1.07%) EPiServer
11 19 (0.88%) hybris
11 19 (0.88%) Tableau
12 17 (0.79%) WorldPay
12 17 (0.79%) Business Objects
13 16 (0.74%) Cognos
13 16 (0.74%) Zend
13 16 (0.74%) Atlassian
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago