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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1029 1024 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.96% 17.13% 15.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.61% 22.29% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 803 777
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 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £53.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +28.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 592 (30.11%) Java
2 590 (30.01%) TDD
3 508 (25.84%) Scrum
4 461 (23.45%) Finance
5 415 (21.11%) C#
6 398 (20.24%) JavaScript
7 380 (19.33%) .NET
8 364 (18.51%) HTML
9 338 (17.19%) SQL
10 329 (16.73%) Banking
11 296 (15.06%) SQL Server
12 288 (14.65%) BDD
13 285 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
14 248 (12.61%) CSS
15 232 (11.80%) OO
16 223 (11.34%) MVC
17 216 (10.99%) Web Services
17 216 (10.99%) HTML5
18 184 (9.36%) E-Commerce
19 175 (8.90%) Linux
20 174 (8.85%) Git (software)
21 173 (8.80%) Project Management
21 173 (8.80%) Waterfall
22 169 (8.60%) Microsoft
23 167 (8.49%) jQuery
24 165 (8.39%) ASP.NET
24 165 (8.39%) AngularJS
25 159 (8.09%) Spring
26 144 (7.32%) XML
27 142 (7.22%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (3.56%) CMS
2 64 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.10%) Node.js
4 40 (2.03%) Apache
5 32 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.48%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.12%) JBoss
9 22 (1.12%) Confluence
10 20 (1.02%) Kentico
10 20 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.92%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.86%) IIS
13 17 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.81%) Drupal
15 15 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
17 13 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 89 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 22 (1.12%) MS Project
3 22 (1.12%) MS Office
4 19 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.051%) InDesign
11 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 48 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) RMDS
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.15%) Magento
5 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.15%) Tesseract
5 3 (0.15%) Minerva
5 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.10%) BASE24
6 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.051%) HFM
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.76%) SaaS
5 12 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.51%) PaaS
7 9 (0.46%) Force.com
8 7 (0.36%) Office 365
9 6 (0.31%) Heroku
9 6 (0.31%) GitHub
10 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.20%) IaaS
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.44%) HTTP
2 29 (1.48%) Internet
3 12 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.56%) SSL
5 8 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (0.41%) SAN
6 7 (0.36%) Firewall
6 7 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.31%) VPN
7 6 (0.31%) DNS
8 5 (0.25%) AMQP
8 5 (0.25%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.25%) MVNO
9 4 (0.20%) Intranet
9 4 (0.20%) WAN
9 4 (0.20%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) LDAP
10 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.15%) NAS
10 3 (0.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (4.63%) Big Data
4 78 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 73 (3.71%) MySQL
6 72 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 71 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 69 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 54 (2.75%) NoSQL
11 50 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 29 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.12%) QlikView
16 20 (1.02%) DB2
16 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 18 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 174 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.21%) Selenium
3 120 (6.10%) Jenkins
4 101 (5.14%) Subversion
5 100 (5.09%) JIRA
6 97 (4.93%) Cucumber
7 71 (3.61%) Maven
8 70 (3.56%) TeamCity
9 68 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (2.80%) JUnit
11 53 (2.70%) WebDriver
12 42 (2.14%) Jasmine
13 40 (2.03%) SpecFlow
14 33 (1.68%) Visual Studio
15 32 (1.63%) Ant
16 26 (1.32%) Hudson
16 26 (1.32%) Eclipse
17 25 (1.27%) JMeter
18 24 (1.22%) Grunt
19 21 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 461 (23.45%) Finance
2 329 (16.73%) Banking
3 132 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 123 (6.26%) Front Office
5 87 (4.43%) Retail
6 47 (2.39%) Marketing
7 33 (1.68%) Advertising
8 32 (1.63%) Back Office
9 27 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.17%) Legal
11 21 (1.07%) Games
12 20 (1.02%) Publishing
13 17 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.71%) Law
14 14 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.56%) French Language
16 9 (0.46%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.36%) Automotive
18 6 (0.31%) Billing
19 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 963 (48.98%) Developer
2 272 (13.84%) Java Developer
3 266 (13.53%) Analyst
4 179 (9.10%) Senior Developer
5 176 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 144 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 132 (6.71%) C# Developer
8 117 (5.95%) .NET Developer
9 107 (5.44%) Architect
10 59 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 52 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
11 52 (2.64%) Consultant
12 49 (2.49%) Senior C# Developer
13 48 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 47 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
15 44 (2.24%) Web Developer
15 44 (2.24%) Test Analyst
16 43 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
17 41 (2.09%) Tester
18 40 (2.03%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (19.33%) .NET
2 364 (18.51%) HTML
3 248 (12.61%) CSS
4 216 (10.99%) Web Services
4 216 (10.99%) HTML5
5 167 (8.49%) jQuery
6 165 (8.39%) ASP.NET
6 165 (8.39%) AngularJS
7 159 (8.09%) Spring
8 144 (7.32%) XML
9 131 (6.66%) REST
10 128 (6.51%) RESTful
11 108 (5.49%) CSS3
12 104 (5.29%) .NET Framework
13 103 (5.24%) Hibernate
14 98 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 94 (4.78%) WCF
16 93 (4.73%) JSON
17 85 (4.32%) J2EE
18 82 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 142 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (6.97%) User Experience
3 123 (6.26%) Mobile App
4 115 (5.85%) Derivative
5 105 (5.34%) Open Source
6 61 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 36 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 34 (1.73%) Equities
10 31 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 30 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
14 23 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.02%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.97%) Market Risk
16 19 (0.97%) Data Integration
17 17 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
18 15 (0.76%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 175 (8.90%) Linux
2 111 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 99 (5.04%) UNIX
4 98 (4.98%) Windows
5 97 (4.93%) Android
6 17 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.41%) CentOS
9 8 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.15%) Debian
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.051%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.051%) VMS
13 1 (0.051%) AIX
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.051%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (30.01%) TDD
2 508 (25.84%) Scrum
3 288 (14.65%) BDD
4 285 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 232 (11.80%) OO
6 223 (11.34%) MVC
7 184 (9.36%) E-Commerce
8 173 (8.80%) Project Management
8 173 (8.80%) Waterfall
9 117 (5.95%) DevOps
10 116 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (5.39%) PRINCE2
12 105 (5.34%) Kanban
13 101 (5.14%) Unit Testing
13 101 (5.14%) Test Automation
14 100 (5.09%) CRM
15 98 (4.98%) OOP
16 94 (4.78%) Web Development
17 93 (4.73%) Business Analysis
18 90 (4.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 592 (30.11%) Java
2 415 (21.11%) C#
3 398 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 338 (17.19%) SQL
5 109 (5.54%) Python
6 97 (4.93%) Ruby
7 92 (4.68%) Scala
8 70 (3.56%) PHP
9 67 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 66 (3.36%) C++
11 44 (2.24%) Objective-C
12 30 (1.53%) VBA
13 25 (1.27%) Perl
14 22 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.07%) C
16 18 (0.92%) Groovy
17 17 (0.86%) Apex Code
17 17 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 123 (6.26%) Degree
2 57 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.98%) ISEB
4 28 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (0.66%) PMP
8 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.10%) MCSD
11 2 (0.10%) MCSE
11 2 (0.10%) CISA
11 2 (0.10%) CBAP
11 2 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.07%) QA
2 10 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) SLA
5 5 (0.25%) Basel III
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) COREP
7 2 (0.10%) FINREP
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.051%) MiFID
8 1 (0.051%) CDISC
8 1 (0.051%) FATCA
8 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.051%) UCITS
8 1 (0.051%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.71%) Docker
3 11 (0.56%) Varnish
3 11 (0.56%) HDFS
4 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.31%) KVM
5 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.20%) NFS
7 4 (0.20%) vSphere
8 3 (0.15%) Xen
8 3 (0.15%) SRDF
8 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.15%) vCloud
8 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.10%) GridGain
10 1 (0.051%) Squid
10 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.051%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 73 (3.71%) Puppet
2 59 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.17%) Ansible
4 17 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.76%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.61%) Salt
6 12 (0.61%) yum
7 5 (0.25%) Nagios
7 5 (0.25%) Oozie
8 4 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.15%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.15%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.15%) Mesos
10 2 (0.10%) Control-M
10 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.051%) Cacti
11 1 (0.051%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.051%) SCCM
Vendors
1 169 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 138 (7.02%) Oracle
3 46 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (2.09%) Sybase
5 35 (1.78%) IBM
6 32 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 28 (1.42%) SAP
8 25 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 25 (1.27%) VMware
9 24 (1.22%) HP
10 21 (1.07%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.07%) Adobe
11 19 (0.97%) Tableau
12 17 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 16 (0.81%) WorldPay
13 16 (0.81%) Zend
14 14 (0.71%) Business Objects
15 13 (0.66%) DevExpress
15 13 (0.66%) hybris
16 11 (0.56%) Google
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £380 - £425 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £480 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago