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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1041 1182 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.45% 17.39% 14.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.65% 22.52% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 922 703
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 652 (32.39%) Java
2 595 (29.56%) TDD
3 541 (26.88%) Scrum
4 438 (21.76%) Finance
5 421 (20.91%) JavaScript
6 414 (20.57%) HTML
7 363 (18.03%) C#
8 355 (17.64%) SQL
9 330 (16.39%) BDD
10 320 (15.90%) .NET
11 313 (15.55%) Banking
12 309 (15.35%) CSS
13 253 (12.57%) E-Commerce
14 237 (11.77%) Web Services
14 237 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
15 221 (10.98%) MVC
16 207 (10.28%) HTML5
17 201 (9.99%) OO
18 198 (9.84%) Project Management
19 191 (9.49%) Linux
20 182 (9.04%) SQL Server
21 179 (8.89%) jQuery
22 177 (8.79%) Git (software)
23 167 (8.30%) Spring
24 160 (7.95%) Investment Banking
25 159 (7.90%) XML
26 157 (7.80%) Oracle
27 145 (7.20%) Microsoft
28 143 (7.10%) AngularJS
28 143 (7.10%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (3.48%) Node.js
2 58 (2.88%) CMS
3 45 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 44 (2.19%) Apache
5 37 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
6 25 (1.24%) JBoss
7 21 (1.04%) IIS
8 20 (0.99%) Drupal
9 19 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 16 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.55%) Confluence
14 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 30 (1.49%) MS Project
3 30 (1.49%) MS Office
4 28 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (0.89%) RMDS
2 12 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.099%) Endur
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.099%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.099%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.099%) Magento
8 2 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.099%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.89%) SaaS
4 16 (0.79%) PaaS
5 14 (0.70%) GitHub
6 10 (0.50%) IaaS
6 10 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.45%) Force.com
8 7 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.099%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.050%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.19%) HTTP
2 32 (1.59%) Internet
3 17 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.65%) DNS
5 12 (0.60%) SSL
6 10 (0.50%) VPN
7 9 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.45%) Intranet
8 7 (0.35%) Firewall
9 6 (0.30%) AMQP
10 5 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.25%) SAN
11 4 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.20%) FTP
11 4 (0.20%) Broadband
12 3 (0.15%) SSH
12 3 (0.15%) DVB
12 3 (0.15%) LAN
12 3 (0.15%) WAN
12 3 (0.15%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.97%) MongoDB
3 77 (3.83%) Big Data
4 73 (3.63%) MySQL
5 71 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 56 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 55 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 47 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 44 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (0.99%) Redis
17 18 (0.89%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.79%) DB2
18 16 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 177 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 137 (6.81%) Selenium
3 122 (6.06%) JIRA
4 105 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 103 (5.12%) Cucumber
6 102 (5.07%) Maven
7 96 (4.77%) Subversion
8 75 (3.73%) JUnit
9 69 (3.43%) WebDriver
10 66 (3.28%) TeamCity
11 56 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (2.43%) Visual Studio
13 39 (1.94%) Jasmine
14 36 (1.79%) Ant
15 35 (1.74%) SpecFlow
16 29 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (1.34%) Hudson
17 27 (1.34%) NUnit
18 24 (1.19%) JMeter
18 24 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 438 (21.76%) Finance
2 313 (15.55%) Banking
3 160 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 142 (7.05%) Front Office
5 100 (4.97%) Retail
6 57 (2.83%) Marketing
7 39 (1.94%) Back Office
8 37 (1.84%) Games
9 36 (1.79%) Legal
10 35 (1.74%) Advertising
11 32 (1.59%) Publishing
12 24 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 22 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.65%) Law
15 11 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.55%) German Language
16 9 (0.45%) French Language
17 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 996 (49.48%) Developer
2 290 (14.41%) Java Developer
3 258 (12.82%) Analyst
4 174 (8.64%) Business Analyst
5 164 (8.15%) Senior Developer
6 142 (7.05%) Project Manager
7 92 (4.57%) Architect
8 90 (4.47%) .NET Developer
9 89 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 71 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
11 58 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 54 (2.68%) Tester
13 49 (2.43%) Test Analyst
14 47 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
15 45 (2.24%) ScrumMaster
16 44 (2.19%) Web Developer
17 41 (2.04%) PHP Developer
18 37 (1.84%) Designer
18 37 (1.84%) Agile Business Analyst
19 32 (1.59%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (20.57%) HTML
2 320 (15.90%) .NET
3 309 (15.35%) CSS
4 237 (11.77%) Web Services
5 207 (10.28%) HTML5
6 179 (8.89%) jQuery
7 167 (8.30%) Spring
8 159 (7.90%) XML
9 143 (7.10%) AngularJS
10 136 (6.76%) RESTful
11 126 (6.26%) ASP.NET
12 120 (5.96%) REST
13 115 (5.71%) CSS3
14 102 (5.07%) Hibernate
15 95 (4.72%) J2EE
16 84 (4.17%) JSON
17 79 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 77 (3.83%) WCF
19 74 (3.68%) Ajax
20 73 (3.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.10%) User Experience
2 130 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (5.17%) Derivative
4 89 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 82 (4.07%) Open Source
6 80 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 59 (2.93%) Computer Science
8 58 (2.88%) Fixed Income
9 33 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.54%) Equities
10 31 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 26 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.19%) Market Risk
13 22 (1.09%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.09%) Data Integration
13 22 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
14 19 (0.94%) Social Media
15 18 (0.89%) iPhone
16 16 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 191 (9.49%) Linux
2 126 (6.26%) Windows
3 117 (5.81%) UNIX
4 111 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 89 (4.42%) Android
6 21 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 19 (0.94%) CentOS
8 15 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 14 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.45%) Solaris
11 8 (0.40%) Debian
12 6 (0.30%) AIX
13 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.15%) VMS
16 2 (0.099%) HPUX
17 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (29.56%) TDD
2 541 (26.88%) Scrum
3 330 (16.39%) BDD
4 253 (12.57%) E-Commerce
5 237 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
6 221 (10.98%) MVC
7 201 (9.99%) OO
8 198 (9.84%) Project Management
9 130 (6.46%) Waterfall
10 128 (6.36%) DevOps
11 114 (5.66%) Kanban
12 105 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 95 (4.72%) SOA
13 95 (4.72%) Software Engineering
14 94 (4.67%) Business Analysis
15 91 (4.52%) User Stories
16 85 (4.22%) Unit Testing
17 84 (4.17%) Mentoring
18 79 (3.92%) ETL
18 79 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 652 (32.39%) Java
2 421 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 363 (18.03%) C#
4 355 (17.64%) SQL
5 121 (6.01%) Python
6 101 (5.02%) Ruby
7 99 (4.92%) Scala
8 98 (4.87%) PHP
9 66 (3.28%) C++
10 50 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 45 (2.24%) Perl
12 42 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 39 (1.94%) Groovy
14 31 (1.54%) C
14 31 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 27 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.19%) VBA
17 18 (0.89%) VB
18 17 (0.84%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 130 (6.46%) Degree
2 46 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.24%) ISEB
4 24 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.94%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.84%) PMP
7 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.20%) CBAP
13 3 (0.15%) MCITP
13 3 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.099%) MCP
15 1 (0.050%) MCPD
15 1 (0.050%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.66%) QA
2 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.35%) COREP
4 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.25%) FINREP
5 5 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.25%) EMIR
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) WAI
7 3 (0.15%) HL7
7 3 (0.15%) P3O
7 3 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.099%) FATCA
8 2 (0.099%) SLA
8 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.099%) COBIT
9 1 (0.050%) MiFID
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.40%) vSphere
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.25%) KVM
6 4 (0.20%) Xen
7 3 (0.15%) NFS
7 3 (0.15%) HDFS
7 3 (0.15%) Docker
7 3 (0.15%) vCloud
7 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.15%) Varnish
8 2 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.099%) SRDF
9 1 (0.050%) Squid
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.050%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 82 (4.07%) Puppet
2 51 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.89%) Ansible
5 13 (0.65%) Nagios
6 10 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.45%) Salt
8 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.25%) Graphite
9 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (0.25%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.20%) logstash
10 4 (0.20%) Mesos
11 3 (0.15%) Oozie
11 3 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.15%) Kibana
12 2 (0.099%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.099%) collectd
12 2 (0.099%) StatsD
12 2 (0.099%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 157 (7.80%) Oracle
2 145 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (1.79%) Sybase
4 34 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 33 (1.64%) Adobe
6 30 (1.49%) Google
7 28 (1.39%) Zend
8 25 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.19%) HP
10 23 (1.14%) IBM
11 22 (1.09%) SAP
12 21 (1.04%) Sitecore
13 18 (0.89%) VMware
14 16 (0.79%) Informatica
15 15 (0.75%) ATG
15 15 (0.75%) Business Objects
16 14 (0.70%) Red Hat
17 12 (0.60%) New Relic
17 12 (0.60%) ION Trading
18 11 (0.55%) EPiServer
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