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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 481 541 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.27% 7.46% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 9.82% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 448 426
Average daily rate
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£453 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 28 August 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.

1 310 (31.00%) Java
2 294 (29.40%) TDD
3 254 (25.40%) Scrum
4 241 (24.10%) Finance
5 196 (19.60%) C#
6 185 (18.50%) JavaScript
7 170 (17.00%) BDD
8 168 (16.80%) SQL
9 167 (16.70%) Banking
10 160 (16.00%) HTML
11 153 (15.30%) .NET
12 130 (13.00%) Web Services
13 129 (12.90%) CSS
13 129 (12.90%) E-Commerce
14 128 (12.80%) MVC
15 125 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 116 (11.60%) OO
17 113 (11.30%) Degree
18 111 (11.10%) SQL Server
19 106 (10.60%) Project Management
19 106 (10.60%) Investment Banking
20 105 (10.50%) Spring
21 100 (10.00%) HTML5
22 93 (9.30%) QA
22 93 (9.30%) jQuery
23 83 (8.30%) XML
24 79 (7.90%) Oracle
24 79 (7.90%) Front Office
25 76 (7.60%) ASP.NET
26 73 (7.30%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (3.90%) CMS
2 31 (3.10%) Node.js
3 19 (1.90%) Umbraco
3 19 (1.90%) IIS
4 17 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (1.40%) Apache
7 13 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.20%) Drupal
9 11 (1.10%) Confluence
9 11 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.50%) Liferay
13 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.40%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 43 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.30%) MS Project
4 10 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.70%) MS Office
6 5 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.10%) Mingle
8 1 (0.10%) Gephi
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.50%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.50%) RMDS
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.10%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.60%) SaaS
3 6 (0.60%) GitHub
4 2 (0.20%) PaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Force.com
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) IaaS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.50%) Internet
2 23 (2.30%) HTTP
3 7 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.70%) DNS
4 6 (0.60%) SSL
5 3 (0.30%) LDAP
5 3 (0.30%) Firewall
5 3 (0.30%) Network Security
5 3 (0.30%) AMQP
6 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
7 1 (0.10%) Multicast
7 1 (0.10%) 2G
7 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.70%) MongoDB
3 44 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.40%) MySQL
5 34 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (2.30%) Big Data
9 21 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.90%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.90%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.90%) Star Schema
16 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (6.50%) Selenium
2 59 (5.90%) Cucumber
3 50 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 48 (4.80%) JIRA
5 45 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 45 (4.50%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.90%) WebDriver
7 36 (3.60%) Subversion
8 31 (3.10%) Maven
9 30 (3.00%) JUnit
10 29 (2.90%) Jasmine
11 28 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.30%) NUnit
13 15 (1.50%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.40%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.30%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.30%) Xcode
16 12 (1.20%) Mockito
16 12 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 241 (24.10%) Finance
2 167 (16.70%) Banking
3 106 (10.60%) Investment Banking
4 79 (7.90%) Front Office
5 46 (4.60%) Retail
6 34 (3.40%) Marketing
7 28 (2.80%) Publishing
8 19 (1.90%) Back Office
8 19 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.70%) Advertising
10 14 (1.40%) Legal
11 7 (0.70%) Law
11 7 (0.70%) Games
12 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 475 (47.50%) Developer
2 141 (14.10%) Analyst
3 129 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 99 (9.90%) Business Analyst
5 90 (9.00%) Project Manager
6 52 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 48 (4.80%) .NET Developer
7 48 (4.80%) Architect
8 39 (3.90%) C# Developer
9 38 (3.80%) Tester
10 33 (3.30%) PHP Developer
10 33 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
11 31 (3.10%) Test Analyst
12 30 (3.00%) Agile Project Manager
12 30 (3.00%) Agile Business Analyst
13 29 (2.90%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.20%) Python Developer
15 20 (2.00%) Automation Tester
15 20 (2.00%) iOS Developer
16 19 (1.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (16.00%) HTML
2 153 (15.30%) .NET
3 130 (13.00%) Web Services
4 129 (12.90%) CSS
5 105 (10.50%) Spring
6 100 (10.00%) HTML5
7 93 (9.30%) jQuery
8 83 (8.30%) XML
9 76 (7.60%) ASP.NET
10 70 (7.00%) CSS3
11 59 (5.90%) Hibernate
12 58 (5.80%) REST
13 57 (5.70%) RESTful
14 54 (5.40%) Ajax
15 52 (5.20%) AngularJS
16 47 (4.70%) J2EE
17 45 (4.50%) .NET Framework
17 45 (4.50%) JSON
18 41 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.00%) Open Source
2 47 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 42 (4.20%) Fixed Income
4 39 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (3.50%) Derivative
7 23 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 19 (1.90%) Market Risk
9 17 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.40%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.20%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.20%) iPhone
13 10 (1.00%) Social Media
14 8 (0.80%) Replication
14 8 (0.80%) Equities
15 7 (0.70%) Statistics
15 7 (0.70%) GIS
15 7 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.10%) Linux
2 58 (5.80%) Windows
3 52 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 45 (4.50%) UNIX
5 28 (2.80%) Android
6 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.50%) AIX
8 4 (0.40%) Solaris
8 4 (0.40%) VMS
8 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.30%) VME
9 3 (0.30%) MVS
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.10%) pSOS
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Fedora
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (29.40%) TDD
2 254 (25.40%) Scrum
3 170 (17.00%) BDD
4 129 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 128 (12.80%) MVC
6 125 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 116 (11.60%) OO
8 106 (10.60%) Project Management
9 73 (7.30%) User Stories
10 70 (7.00%) Software Engineering
11 67 (6.70%) Test Automation
12 58 (5.80%) Kanban
13 53 (5.30%) PRINCE2
14 52 (5.20%) DevOps
15 51 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 44 (4.40%) Multithreading
17 42 (4.20%) Unit Testing
17 42 (4.20%) Business Analysis
18 40 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 38 (3.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 310 (31.00%) Java
2 196 (19.60%) C#
3 185 (18.50%) JavaScript
4 168 (16.80%) SQL
5 70 (7.00%) Python
6 66 (6.60%) Ruby
7 48 (4.80%) PHP
8 38 (3.80%) Scala
9 34 (3.40%) C++
10 32 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 21 (2.10%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.70%) Perl
13 15 (1.50%) C
14 11 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.00%) PHP5
16 9 (0.90%) Groovy
17 8 (0.80%) Clojure
18 7 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 113 (11.30%) Degree
2 47 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.10%) ISEB
4 26 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.70%) PMP
7 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.50%) MAPM
10 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CBAP
13 1 (0.10%) OCP
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.30%) QA
2 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.40%) EMIR
5 3 (0.30%) COREP
5 3 (0.30%) Basel II
5 3 (0.30%) MiFID
5 3 (0.30%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.10%) FINREP
7 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.30%) vSphere
2 3 (0.30%) HDFS
3 2 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.10%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (2.80%) Puppet
2 26 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.60%) Nagios
5 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.50%) Salt
6 4 (0.40%) Ansible
7 2 (0.20%) Opsview
7 2 (0.20%) collectd
7 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.20%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.20%) YUM
8 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.10%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.10%) WMI
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.10%) Icinga
Vendors
1 79 (7.90%) Oracle
2 70 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.70%) Sybase
4 24 (2.40%) TIBCO
4 24 (2.40%) Zend
5 19 (1.90%) JBoss
6 16 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.50%) Ektron
7 15 (1.50%) hybris
8 11 (1.10%) Adobe
9 10 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.00%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.90%) Murex
10 9 (0.90%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.80%) IBM
11 8 (0.80%) HP
11 8 (0.80%) Google
12 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.70%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.70%) ATG
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Experis Ltd
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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