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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1235 1000 1169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.82% 17.00% 16.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.56% 21.88% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 779 933
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £24.50 £53.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.20% +26.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
4649 4570 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.36% 77.68% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3696 3389 4146
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 99
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 684 (30.88%) TDD
2 623 (28.13%) Java
3 608 (27.45%) Scrum
4 590 (26.64%) Finance
5 497 (22.44%) C#
6 458 (20.68%) JavaScript
7 446 (20.14%) .NET
8 442 (19.95%) HTML
9 394 (17.79%) Banking
10 384 (17.34%) SQL
11 357 (16.12%) SQL Server
12 339 (15.30%) BDD
13 290 (13.09%) CSS
14 287 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
15 266 (12.01%) HTML5
16 255 (11.51%) MVC
17 246 (11.11%) Web Services
18 222 (10.02%) Project Management
19 217 (9.80%) OO
20 209 (9.44%) AngularJS
21 204 (9.21%) Microsoft
22 198 (8.94%) Linux
23 192 (8.67%) Waterfall
24 187 (8.44%) jQuery
25 184 (8.31%) User Experience
26 183 (8.26%) ASP.NET
27 179 (8.08%) E-Commerce
28 171 (7.72%) Spring
29 169 (7.63%) Oracle
30 166 (7.49%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 76 (3.43%) Node.js
2 72 (3.25%) CMS
3 69 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 52 (2.35%) Apache
5 45 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.03%) Confluence
6 32 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.17%) JBoss
8 23 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 21 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
11 19 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.81%) IIS
12 18 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.68%) Jetty
13 15 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.67%) MS Office
3 36 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.22%) MS Project
5 25 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.32%) Mingle
10 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.045%) InDesign
14 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 46 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.54%) RMDS
3 8 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.27%) Magento
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.14%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.14%) Minerva
7 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.090%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.090%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.090%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.090%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.090%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.04%) SaaS
4 17 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.54%) Office 365
6 11 (0.50%) GitHub
7 8 (0.36%) PaaS
8 7 (0.32%) Heroku
9 6 (0.27%) Force.com
9 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.090%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.090%) IaaS
14 1 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.21%) HTTP
2 42 (1.90%) Internet
3 16 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.59%) AMQP
5 12 (0.54%) SSL
6 11 (0.50%) SAN
6 11 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.36%) MVNO
7 8 (0.36%) WAN
8 7 (0.32%) LAN
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) DNS
9 6 (0.27%) Multicast
9 6 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.27%) NAS
9 6 (0.27%) FCoE
10 5 (0.23%) Firewall
11 4 (0.18%) NFC
11 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.14%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 116 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 93 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 90 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (3.97%) MySQL
6 88 (3.97%) Big Data
7 87 (3.93%) NoSQL
8 80 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 79 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 71 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 70 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (1.26%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.26%) DB2
16 24 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 24 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 166 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 132 (5.96%) JIRA
2 132 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 128 (5.78%) Subversion
4 113 (5.10%) Selenium
5 108 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 90 (4.06%) Maven
7 85 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (2.66%) WebDriver
9 58 (2.62%) JUnit
10 57 (2.57%) SpecFlow
11 56 (2.53%) TeamCity
12 55 (2.48%) Jasmine
13 37 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 28 (1.26%) Mockito
15 26 (1.17%) JMeter
15 26 (1.17%) NUnit
16 25 (1.13%) Ant
17 23 (1.04%) Grunt
18 22 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 590 (26.64%) Finance
2 394 (17.79%) Banking
3 146 (6.59%) Front Office
4 138 (6.23%) Investment Banking
5 113 (5.10%) Retail
6 66 (2.98%) Marketing
7 43 (1.94%) Advertising
8 32 (1.44%) Back Office
9 31 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.31%) Legal
11 27 (1.22%) Games
12 22 (0.99%) Publishing
13 21 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.59%) Law
15 10 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.45%) Billing
16 8 (0.36%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) German Language
19 4 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1069 (48.26%) Developer
2 287 (12.96%) Java Developer
3 282 (12.73%) Analyst
4 210 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 189 (8.53%) Business Analyst
6 179 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 161 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 135 (6.09%) .NET Developer
9 126 (5.69%) Architect
10 67 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
11 62 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 58 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 58 (2.62%) Front-End Developer
13 53 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
14 47 (2.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 47 (2.12%) Web Developer
15 46 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
16 45 (2.03%) Scala Developer
17 44 (1.99%) Consultant
17 44 (1.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (20.14%) .NET
2 442 (19.95%) HTML
3 290 (13.09%) CSS
4 266 (12.01%) HTML5
5 246 (11.11%) Web Services
6 209 (9.44%) AngularJS
7 187 (8.44%) jQuery
8 183 (8.26%) ASP.NET
9 171 (7.72%) Spring
10 159 (7.18%) XML
11 153 (6.91%) REST
12 123 (5.55%) CSS3
13 120 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 120 (5.42%) .NET Framework
14 119 (5.37%) RESTful
15 113 (5.10%) WCF
16 112 (5.06%) Hibernate
17 111 (5.01%) WPF
18 104 (4.70%) JSON
19 94 (4.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.31%) User Experience
2 151 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 145 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (4.11%) Derivative
5 72 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.58%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.53%) Credit Risk
9 33 (1.49%) Equities
10 31 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
12 29 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.22%) Visualisation
15 25 (1.13%) Market Risk
16 24 (1.08%) Data Integration
17 19 (0.86%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.68%) Social Media
19 14 (0.63%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 198 (8.94%) Linux
2 121 (5.46%) Windows
3 111 (5.01%) UNIX
4 107 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 100 (4.51%) Android
6 22 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.45%) Solaris
9 8 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.32%) AIX
10 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.090%) Debian
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.045%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.045%) MVS
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (30.88%) TDD
2 608 (27.45%) Scrum
3 339 (15.30%) BDD
4 287 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 255 (11.51%) MVC
6 222 (10.02%) Project Management
7 217 (9.80%) OO
8 192 (8.67%) Waterfall
9 179 (8.08%) E-Commerce
10 151 (6.82%) SDLC
11 144 (6.50%) DevOps
12 132 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 127 (5.73%) Open Source
14 126 (5.69%) PRINCE2
15 122 (5.51%) Unit Testing
16 120 (5.42%) Kanban
17 114 (5.15%) Web Development
18 112 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
19 108 (4.88%) Software Engineering
20 106 (4.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 623 (28.13%) Java
2 497 (22.44%) C#
3 458 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 384 (17.34%) SQL
5 124 (5.60%) Scala
6 110 (4.97%) Ruby
7 108 (4.88%) Python
8 90 (4.06%) PHP
9 85 (3.84%) T-SQL
10 63 (2.84%) C++
11 44 (1.99%) Objective-C
12 37 (1.67%) VBA
13 36 (1.63%) Groovy
13 36 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.08%) Perl
17 22 (0.99%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.90%) Apple Swift
19 19 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 131 (5.91%) Degree
2 77 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.58%) ISEB
4 30 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 21 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.72%) PMP
8 12 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.18%) CISA
12 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.14%) MCSE
14 2 (0.090%) MCSD
14 2 (0.090%) CISSP
14 2 (0.090%) CISM
14 2 (0.090%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.13%) QA
2 13 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.50%) SLA
4 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.23%) Basel III
6 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.14%) EMIR
7 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.090%) COREP
8 2 (0.090%) FINREP
9 1 (0.045%) UCITS
9 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.045%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.045%) P3O
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) CDISC
System Software
1 32 (1.44%) Docker
2 23 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.63%) Varnish
4 11 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.45%) HDFS
6 9 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.41%) KVM
7 6 (0.27%) NFS
7 6 (0.27%) Xen
7 6 (0.27%) SRDF
7 6 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.23%) GridGain
9 3 (0.14%) vSphere
10 2 (0.090%) Squid
10 2 (0.090%) vCloud
11 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.045%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 81 (3.66%) Puppet
2 62 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.13%) Ansible
4 21 (0.95%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.50%) yum
6 11 (0.50%) Salt
7 6 (0.27%) Nagios
8 4 (0.18%) Oozie
9 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.14%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) Mesos
9 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.090%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.090%) Graphite
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.090%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.045%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.045%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.045%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 204 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 169 (7.63%) Oracle
3 49 (2.21%) Sybase
4 44 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (1.90%) IBM
6 33 (1.49%) Adobe
7 31 (1.40%) SAP
8 28 (1.26%) HP
8 28 (1.26%) VMware
9 27 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 26 (1.17%) Sitecore
11 24 (1.08%) TIBCO
12 21 (0.95%) hybris
12 21 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.95%) EPiServer
13 18 (0.81%) WorldPay
14 17 (0.77%) Cognos
15 16 (0.72%) Zend
15 16 (0.72%) Tableau
16 12 (0.54%) EMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per month
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £700 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago