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 26 January 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
26 Jan 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 953 1039 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.81% 17.30% 15.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.90% 22.34% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 818 713
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £147.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.88% +645.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 650 (32.81%) Java
2 582 (29.38%) TDD
3 524 (26.45%) Scrum
4 453 (22.87%) Finance
5 394 (19.89%) JavaScript
6 391 (19.74%) HTML
7 363 (18.32%) SQL
8 360 (18.17%) C#
9 312 (15.75%) BDD
10 311 (15.70%) .NET
11 301 (15.19%) Banking
12 286 (14.44%) CSS
13 251 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
14 237 (11.96%) E-Commerce
15 225 (11.36%) Web Services
16 217 (10.95%) OO
17 202 (10.20%) Linux
18 195 (9.84%) MVC
19 190 (9.59%) SQL Server
19 190 (9.59%) HTML5
20 187 (9.44%) Project Management
21 185 (9.34%) Git (software)
22 168 (8.48%) jQuery
23 158 (7.98%) Spring
24 156 (7.87%) Waterfall
25 152 (7.67%) Oracle
26 148 (7.47%) Investment Banking
26 148 (7.47%) Selenium
27 147 (7.42%) Microsoft
28 146 (7.37%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 63 (3.18%) Node.js
2 53 (2.68%) CMS
3 46 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.12%) Apache
5 36 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.36%) Adobe CQ
7 26 (1.31%) JBoss
8 19 (0.96%) IIS
8 19 (0.96%) Drupal
8 19 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 19 (0.96%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.50%) Confluence
14 9 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.40%) nginx
15 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 34 (1.72%) MS Office
4 32 (1.62%) MS Project
5 27 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.050%) InDesign
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.76%) RMDS
3 10 (0.50%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) BASE24
9 2 (0.10%) CA Clarity
9 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.10%) Magento
9 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.10%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.050%) TIBCO iProcess
10 1 (0.050%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.050%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.66%) SaaS
5 12 (0.61%) GitHub
6 10 (0.50%) Force.com
7 9 (0.45%) PaaS
8 8 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.35%) IaaS
9 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.97%) HTTP
2 27 (1.36%) Internet
3 12 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 11 (0.56%) Intranet
5 10 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.45%) VPN
6 9 (0.45%) DNS
6 9 (0.45%) SSL
7 6 (0.30%) Firewall
7 6 (0.30%) AMQP
8 5 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.20%) FTP
9 4 (0.20%) SAN
9 4 (0.20%) Broadband
10 3 (0.15%) ATM
10 3 (0.15%) LAN
10 3 (0.15%) WAN
10 3 (0.15%) SSH
10 3 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.15%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.09%) Big Data
3 77 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (3.74%) MongoDB
5 67 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 66 (3.33%) MySQL
7 58 (2.93%) Hadoop
8 55 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 51 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.81%) Redis
16 16 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 185 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 148 (7.47%) Selenium
3 122 (6.16%) JIRA
4 112 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 107 (5.40%) Cucumber
6 103 (5.20%) Subversion
7 100 (5.05%) Maven
8 80 (4.04%) JUnit
9 74 (3.74%) TeamCity
10 73 (3.69%) WebDriver
11 54 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (2.02%) Ant
13 38 (1.92%) Visual Studio
13 38 (1.92%) Jasmine
14 36 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (1.77%) Hudson
16 34 (1.72%) SpecFlow
17 28 (1.41%) Eclipse
18 27 (1.36%) JMeter
19 26 (1.31%) Axure RP
General
1 453 (22.87%) Finance
2 301 (15.19%) Banking
3 148 (7.47%) Investment Banking
4 139 (7.02%) Front Office
5 87 (4.39%) Retail
6 51 (2.57%) Marketing
7 35 (1.77%) Back Office
8 34 (1.72%) Legal
9 32 (1.62%) Games
10 31 (1.56%) Advertising
11 30 (1.51%) Publishing
12 28 (1.41%) Telecoms
13 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.81%) French Language
15 14 (0.71%) Law
16 13 (0.66%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.50%) German Language
18 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.20%) Automotive
19 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 977 (49.32%) Developer
2 286 (14.44%) Java Developer
3 253 (12.77%) Analyst
4 173 (8.73%) Business Analyst
5 161 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 123 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 97 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 89 (4.49%) Architect
9 83 (4.19%) .NET Developer
10 61 (3.08%) Tester
10 61 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 55 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
11 55 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 46 (2.32%) Test Analyst
13 44 (2.22%) Web Developer
14 37 (1.87%) ScrumMaster
15 36 (1.82%) Agile Business Analyst
15 36 (1.82%) iOS Developer
16 35 (1.77%) Designer
16 35 (1.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (19.74%) HTML
2 311 (15.70%) .NET
3 286 (14.44%) CSS
4 225 (11.36%) Web Services
5 190 (9.59%) HTML5
6 168 (8.48%) jQuery
7 158 (7.98%) Spring
8 144 (7.27%) XML
9 137 (6.92%) AngularJS
10 136 (6.87%) RESTful
11 125 (6.31%) REST
12 118 (5.96%) ASP.NET
13 104 (5.25%) CSS3
14 100 (5.05%) Hibernate
15 92 (4.64%) J2EE
16 87 (4.39%) JSON
17 74 (3.74%) WCF
18 73 (3.69%) Ajax
19 70 (3.53%) .NET Framework
20 66 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (7.32%) User Experience
3 112 (5.65%) Derivative
4 89 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 86 (4.34%) Open Source
6 78 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (3.38%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.72%) Equities
10 30 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 29 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 23 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 22 (1.11%) Digital Media
15 20 (1.01%) Credit Risk
15 20 (1.01%) iPhone
15 20 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
16 19 (0.96%) Management Information System
17 17 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 202 (10.20%) Linux
2 127 (6.41%) Windows
3 120 (6.06%) UNIX
4 112 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 94 (4.75%) Android
6 20 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 19 (0.96%) CentOS
8 18 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.45%) Solaris
11 7 (0.35%) Debian
12 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.20%) AIX
13 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
15 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (29.38%) TDD
2 524 (26.45%) Scrum
3 312 (15.75%) BDD
4 251 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
5 237 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 217 (10.95%) OO
7 195 (9.84%) MVC
8 187 (9.44%) Project Management
9 156 (7.87%) Waterfall
10 129 (6.51%) DevOps
11 112 (5.65%) Kanban
12 108 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 96 (4.85%) Unit Testing
14 93 (4.69%) Test Automation
15 91 (4.59%) Business Analysis
16 89 (4.49%) SOA
17 87 (4.39%) Software Engineering
18 86 (4.34%) Data Modelling
18 86 (4.34%) Mentoring
19 85 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 650 (32.81%) Java
2 394 (19.89%) JavaScript
3 363 (18.32%) SQL
4 360 (18.17%) C#
5 128 (6.46%) Python
6 104 (5.25%) Ruby
7 92 (4.64%) Scala
8 90 (4.54%) PHP
9 73 (3.69%) C++
10 51 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 47 (2.37%) Perl
12 38 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 37 (1.87%) Groovy
14 30 (1.51%) Objective-C
14 30 (1.51%) VBA
15 28 (1.41%) C
16 23 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.86%) VB
19 15 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 138 (6.97%) Degree
2 50 (2.52%) ISEB
3 46 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 18 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.86%) PMP
8 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.20%) CBAP
12 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.20%) MCITP
13 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.10%) MCP
14 2 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.050%) CEH
15 1 (0.050%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.92%) QA
2 12 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.35%) COREP
4 6 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.25%) FINREP
6 4 (0.20%) EMIR
6 4 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.20%) SLA
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) P3O
7 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 2 (0.10%) FATCA
8 2 (0.10%) WAI
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) GxP
9 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.45%) vSphere
3 7 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.25%) Varnish
5 5 (0.25%) HDFS
6 4 (0.20%) KVM
6 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.20%) vCloud
7 3 (0.15%) Xen
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.15%) Docker
8 2 (0.10%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.050%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.050%) Corosync
9 1 (0.050%) SRDF
9 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 79 (3.99%) Puppet
2 47 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.86%) Ansible
5 13 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.61%) Nagios
7 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.35%) Salt
9 6 (0.30%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.20%) Oozie
11 4 (0.20%) yum
11 4 (0.20%) logstash
11 4 (0.20%) Mesos
11 4 (0.20%) Graphite
12 3 (0.15%) Kibana
12 3 (0.15%) SCCM
13 2 (0.10%) SCOM
13 2 (0.10%) StatsD
14 1 (0.050%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 152 (7.67%) Oracle
2 147 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 37 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (1.77%) Sybase
5 32 (1.62%) Adobe
6 27 (1.36%) Google
7 26 (1.31%) VMware
8 25 (1.26%) HP
9 24 (1.21%) IBM
10 23 (1.16%) Zend
10 23 (1.16%) Sitecore
11 22 (1.11%) TIBCO
11 22 (1.11%) SAP
12 15 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.71%) ATG
14 13 (0.66%) Siebel
15 12 (0.61%) Informatica
16 11 (0.56%) Business Objects
16 11 (0.56%) New Relic
17 10 (0.50%) EPiServer
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
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TEKsystems
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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