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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 647 949 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.57% 18.46% 16.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.47% 22.82% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 784 765
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £622 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +40.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 458 (32.32%) TDD
2 453 (31.97%) Java
3 388 (27.38%) Scrum
4 370 (26.11%) Finance
5 312 (22.02%) JavaScript
6 305 (21.52%) Banking
7 294 (20.75%) SQL
8 285 (20.11%) HTML
9 237 (16.73%) BDD
10 222 (15.67%) CSS
11 214 (15.10%) C#
12 201 (14.18%) .NET
13 168 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 164 (11.57%) REST
15 162 (11.43%) SQL Server
16 157 (11.08%) HTML5
17 155 (10.94%) AngularJS
18 152 (10.73%) Linux
19 149 (10.52%) Pair Programming
20 141 (9.95%) SDLC
21 139 (9.81%) Git (software)
22 138 (9.74%) Spring
23 133 (9.39%) Web Services
24 131 (9.24%) User Experience
25 125 (8.82%) jQuery
26 124 (8.75%) Project Management
27 119 (8.40%) MVC
28 117 (8.26%) Waterfall
29 115 (8.12%) Microsoft
30 114 (8.05%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 112 (7.90%) Node.js
2 57 (4.02%) CMS
3 35 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 29 (2.05%) Apache
5 25 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.69%) Confluence
7 22 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.48%) JBoss
9 15 (1.06%) Jetty
10 12 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (0.71%) Drupal
11 10 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.71%) IIS
12 9 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 52 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.83%) MS Project
3 24 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 23 (1.62%) MS Office
5 21 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.071%) InDesign
10 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.071%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.42%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.42%) RMDS
3 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.21%) Endur
3 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.14%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.071%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.071%) Magento
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.071%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.071%) Summit
5 1 (0.071%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.85%) GitHub
5 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.49%) SaaS
8 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.42%) PaaS
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.35%) IaaS
10 4 (0.28%) Office 365
11 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.21%) Heroku
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.14%) Force.com
12 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.071%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.18%) HTTP
2 11 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.64%) DNS
3 9 (0.64%) Internet
4 5 (0.35%) Firewall
4 5 (0.35%) LDAP
4 5 (0.35%) Multicast
4 5 (0.35%) SSL
5 4 (0.28%) DHCP
5 4 (0.28%) Intranet
6 3 (0.21%) VPN
7 2 (0.14%) Broadband
7 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.14%) LAN
7 2 (0.14%) NAS
7 2 (0.14%) SAN
7 2 (0.14%) VoIP
7 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.071%) SMTP
8 1 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 114 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 92 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 91 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 73 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (4.16%) Hadoop
7 59 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 57 (4.02%) Big Data
9 52 (3.67%) MySQL
10 45 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 36 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.20%) HBase
16 17 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 139 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 107 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 89 (6.28%) JIRA
4 78 (5.50%) Cucumber
5 77 (5.43%) Selenium
6 58 (4.09%) Subversion
7 56 (3.95%) Maven
7 56 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (3.25%) WebDriver
9 43 (3.03%) JUnit
10 42 (2.96%) Jasmine
11 34 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 31 (2.19%) SpecFlow
13 29 (2.05%) gulp
14 27 (1.91%) Mockito
15 24 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 24 (1.69%) Grunt
16 22 (1.55%) Visual Studio
17 18 (1.27%) NUnit
18 16 (1.13%) Hudson
General
1 370 (26.11%) Finance
2 305 (21.52%) Banking
3 108 (7.62%) Investment Banking
4 102 (7.20%) Front Office
5 49 (3.46%) Retail
6 40 (2.82%) Publishing
7 37 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.54%) Legal
9 34 (2.40%) Games
9 34 (2.40%) Marketing
10 28 (1.98%) Advertising
11 23 (1.62%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.20%) Back Office
13 12 (0.85%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.28%) Arabic Language
17 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 705 (49.75%) Developer
2 252 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 170 (12.00%) Analyst
4 149 (10.52%) Senior Developer
5 129 (9.10%) Project Manager
6 108 (7.62%) Agile Developer
7 102 (7.20%) C# Developer
8 95 (6.70%) Business Analyst
9 77 (5.43%) Architect
10 75 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 71 (5.01%) Agile Java Developer
12 64 (4.52%) .NET Developer
13 60 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 48 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
15 47 (3.32%) Designer
15 47 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 47 (3.32%) Test Analyst
16 44 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
17 33 (2.33%) Senior C# Developer
18 31 (2.19%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (20.11%) HTML
2 222 (15.67%) CSS
3 201 (14.18%) .NET
4 164 (11.57%) REST
5 157 (11.08%) HTML5
6 155 (10.94%) AngularJS
7 138 (9.74%) Spring
8 133 (9.39%) Web Services
9 125 (8.82%) jQuery
10 88 (6.21%) CSS3
11 87 (6.14%) ASP.NET
12 79 (5.58%) XML
13 68 (4.80%) RESTful
14 63 (4.45%) Hibernate
15 59 (4.16%) WCF
16 53 (3.74%) .NET Framework
16 53 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (3.53%) WPF
18 49 (3.46%) Backbone.js
19 45 (3.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 131 (9.24%) User Experience
2 71 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 57 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.18%) Derivative
6 30 (2.12%) Equities
7 29 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 26 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 21 (1.48%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.34%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.20%) Fintech
14 16 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (0.85%) Hedge funds
19 11 (0.78%) iPad
20 9 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 152 (10.73%) Linux
2 79 (5.58%) Windows
3 64 (4.52%) Unix
4 63 (4.45%) Apple iOS
5 52 (3.67%) Android
6 20 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.71%) CentOS
9 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.49%) Solaris
11 6 (0.42%) AIX
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.21%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.14%) SUSE
15 1 (0.071%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (32.32%) TDD
2 388 (27.38%) Scrum
3 237 (16.73%) BDD
4 168 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 149 (10.52%) Pair Programming
6 141 (9.95%) SDLC
7 124 (8.75%) Project Management
8 119 (8.40%) MVC
9 117 (8.26%) Waterfall
10 112 (7.90%) OO
11 98 (6.92%) E-Commerce
12 91 (6.42%) DevOps
12 91 (6.42%) PRINCE2
13 79 (5.58%) Multithreading
14 73 (5.15%) Kanban
15 70 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 67 (4.73%) Open Source
17 64 (4.52%) Test Automation
18 63 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 453 (31.97%) Java
2 312 (22.02%) JavaScript
3 294 (20.75%) SQL
4 214 (15.10%) C#
5 75 (5.29%) Python
6 70 (4.94%) Scala
7 66 (4.66%) Ruby
8 63 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 44 (3.11%) PHP
10 40 (2.82%) C++
11 37 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 34 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 26 (1.83%) Objective-C
15 25 (1.76%) Perl
16 20 (1.41%) Groovy
16 20 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 17 (1.20%) VBA
18 12 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (7.69%) Degree
2 31 (2.19%) ISEB
3 29 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.85%) PMP
9 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.21%) ACCA
12 3 (0.21%) APMP
12 3 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.21%) CAPM
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.14%) CIMA
13 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.071%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.36%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.49%) SDET
4 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.28%) EMIR
6 3 (0.21%) Basel III
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.071%) HL7
8 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.071%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.071%) MiFID
8 1 (0.071%) P3O
8 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (2.40%) Docker
2 18 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.35%) HDFS
4 5 (0.35%) Varnish
4 5 (0.35%) vSphere
5 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.14%) vCloud
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.071%) iptables
7 1 (0.071%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.071%) Samba
7 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.071%) Xen
7 1 (0.071%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (4.02%) Puppet
2 45 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.98%) Ansible
4 10 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.71%) Mesos
5 9 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.56%) Oozie
7 7 (0.49%) Rundeck
8 4 (0.28%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) Control-M
9 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.071%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.071%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.071%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.071%) Nessus
10 1 (0.071%) SCCM
10 1 (0.071%) WSUS
10 1 (0.071%) yum
Vendors
1 115 (8.12%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.63%) Oracle
3 20 (1.41%) Adobe
4 19 (1.34%) VMware
5 18 (1.27%) Google
5 18 (1.27%) Sybase
6 16 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (0.92%) Perforce
7 13 (0.92%) SAP
8 12 (0.85%) Informatica
9 11 (0.78%) HP
9 11 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 10 (0.71%) hybris
10 10 (0.71%) IBM
11 9 (0.64%) Cognos
11 9 (0.64%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.64%) WorldPay
12 8 (0.56%) Cisco
12 8 (0.56%) Tableau
12 8 (0.56%) Twitter
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
harringtonstarr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ConSol Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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AdRoc Group
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago