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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 960 1076 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.98% 16.94% 14.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.88% 21.81% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 807 740
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £66.25 £28.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.45% -43.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
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
4195 4933 4636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.57% 77.67% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3260 3574 3573
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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.

1 634 (32.48%) Java
2 594 (30.43%) TDD
3 504 (25.82%) Scrum
4 452 (23.16%) Finance
5 381 (19.52%) C#
6 380 (19.47%) HTML
7 378 (19.36%) JavaScript
8 349 (17.88%) SQL
8 349 (17.88%) .NET
9 303 (15.52%) BDD
10 300 (15.37%) Banking
11 261 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
12 252 (12.91%) CSS
13 248 (12.70%) SQL Server
14 222 (11.37%) OO
15 217 (11.12%) Web Services
16 202 (10.35%) HTML5
17 198 (10.14%) MVC
18 186 (9.53%) Linux
19 182 (9.32%) E-Commerce
20 173 (8.86%) Git (software)
21 171 (8.76%) Project Management
22 166 (8.50%) Waterfall
23 159 (8.15%) jQuery
24 151 (7.74%) AngularJS
25 146 (7.48%) User Experience
25 146 (7.48%) Spring
26 144 (7.38%) Microsoft
26 144 (7.38%) ASP.NET
27 143 (7.33%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 66 (3.38%) Node.js
2 65 (3.33%) CMS
3 59 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 50 (2.56%) Apache
5 39 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.28%) JBoss
8 24 (1.23%) IIS
8 24 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
9 22 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (0.92%) Confluence
10 18 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 16 (0.82%) Kentico
13 15 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.72%) Drupal
14 14 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (0.56%) nginx
17 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 73 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.28%) MS Office
4 24 (1.23%) MS Project
5 22 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.26%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) RMDS
2 9 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) BASE24
6 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.15%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.15%) Minerva
6 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.10%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.051%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.051%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.92%) SaaS
4 17 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.51%) PaaS
6 9 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (0.46%) GitHub
6 9 (0.46%) IaaS
6 9 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.46%) Force.com
7 8 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.20%) Office 365
9 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.10%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.10%) HTTP
2 26 (1.33%) Internet
3 11 (0.56%) DNS
4 9 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.46%) AMQP
5 8 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.36%) Firewall
6 7 (0.36%) VPN
7 6 (0.31%) SSL
8 5 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.26%) SAN
9 4 (0.20%) WAN
9 4 (0.20%) LDAP
9 4 (0.20%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.15%) Multicast
10 3 (0.15%) MVNO
10 3 (0.15%) FCoE
10 3 (0.15%) ATM
10 3 (0.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.66%) Big Data
3 87 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (4.25%) MongoDB
5 72 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 72 (3.69%) Hadoop
6 63 (3.23%) MySQL
7 60 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 54 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 19 (0.97%) Apache Hive
18 16 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 173 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 143 (7.33%) Selenium
3 117 (5.99%) JIRA
4 115 (5.89%) Jenkins
5 109 (5.58%) Cucumber
6 96 (4.92%) Subversion
7 88 (4.51%) Maven
8 68 (3.48%) TeamCity
9 66 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 66 (3.38%) WebDriver
10 56 (2.87%) JUnit
11 42 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 39 (2.00%) Ant
13 38 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 37 (1.90%) Visual Studio
15 35 (1.79%) Hudson
16 34 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (1.43%) JMeter
18 27 (1.38%) Grunt
19 23 (1.18%) Axure RP
General
1 452 (23.16%) Finance
2 300 (15.37%) Banking
3 129 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 126 (6.45%) Front Office
5 79 (4.05%) Retail
6 51 (2.61%) Marketing
7 28 (1.43%) Games
8 27 (1.38%) Back Office
8 27 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.38%) Legal
9 26 (1.33%) Advertising
10 22 (1.13%) Publishing
11 19 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.67%) Law
14 11 (0.56%) French Language
15 10 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.36%) German Language
17 6 (0.31%) Automotive
18 4 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 959 (49.13%) Developer
2 276 (14.14%) Java Developer
3 257 (13.17%) Analyst
4 169 (8.66%) Business Analyst
5 162 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 119 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 108 (5.53%) Architect
7 108 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 103 (5.28%) .NET Developer
9 61 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 53 (2.72%) Tester
10 53 (2.72%) Test Analyst
11 50 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 48 (2.46%) Front-End Developer
13 44 (2.25%) Web Developer
14 43 (2.20%) Consultant
15 42 (2.15%) Scala Developer
16 39 (2.00%) Agile Java Developer
17 38 (1.95%) iOS Developer
17 38 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (19.47%) HTML
2 349 (17.88%) .NET
3 252 (12.91%) CSS
4 217 (11.12%) Web Services
5 202 (10.35%) HTML5
6 159 (8.15%) jQuery
7 151 (7.74%) AngularJS
8 146 (7.48%) Spring
9 144 (7.38%) ASP.NET
10 143 (7.33%) XML
10 143 (7.33%) REST
11 131 (6.71%) RESTful
12 104 (5.33%) Hibernate
13 98 (5.02%) CSS3
14 95 (4.87%) WCF
15 91 (4.66%) JSON
16 90 (4.61%) .NET Framework
17 81 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 79 (4.05%) J2EE
19 73 (3.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.48%) User Experience
2 135 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (6.40%) Derivative
4 96 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 92 (4.71%) Open Source
6 56 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 56 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
9 32 (1.64%) Equities
10 31 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.54%) Visualisation
12 27 (1.38%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
13 20 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 19 (0.97%) iPhone
14 19 (0.97%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.92%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (9.53%) Linux
2 113 (5.79%) Apple iOS
3 110 (5.64%) Windows
4 108 (5.53%) UNIX
5 95 (4.87%) Android
6 15 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 15 (0.77%) CentOS
7 13 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.51%) Solaris
9 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.31%) Debian
11 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.15%) VMS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.10%) AIX
14 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (30.43%) TDD
2 504 (25.82%) Scrum
3 303 (15.52%) BDD
4 261 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
5 222 (11.37%) OO
6 198 (10.14%) MVC
7 182 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 171 (8.76%) Project Management
9 166 (8.50%) Waterfall
10 117 (5.99%) DevOps
11 113 (5.79%) Kanban
12 105 (5.38%) Test Automation
13 101 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 98 (5.02%) SOA
15 95 (4.87%) PRINCE2
16 90 (4.61%) Unit Testing
17 89 (4.56%) Analytics
18 88 (4.51%) OOP
19 83 (4.25%) Web Development
20 81 (4.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 634 (32.48%) Java
2 381 (19.52%) C#
3 378 (19.36%) JavaScript
4 349 (17.88%) SQL
5 128 (6.56%) Python
6 109 (5.58%) Scala
7 105 (5.38%) Ruby
8 76 (3.89%) C++
9 67 (3.43%) PHP
10 50 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 47 (2.41%) Perl
12 39 (2.00%) Objective-C
13 32 (1.64%) VBA
14 27 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.28%) C
16 25 (1.28%) Groovy
17 23 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 17 (0.87%) VB
19 14 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 132 (6.76%) Degree
2 51 (2.61%) ISEB
3 48 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 26 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.13%) PMP
8 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.20%) CBAP
14 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.10%) MCITP
15 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.10%) MCSE
15 2 (0.10%) MCP
16 1 (0.051%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.92%) QA
2 12 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.31%) COREP
4 6 (0.31%) FINREP
5 5 (0.26%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.20%) SLA
6 4 (0.20%) Basel III
7 3 (0.15%) P3O
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.10%) FATCA
8 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.051%) UCITS
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.051%) COBIT
9 1 (0.051%) WAI
9 1 (0.051%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.51%) HDFS
3 9 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.36%) Varnish
5 7 (0.36%) vSphere
6 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.31%) vCloud
7 5 (0.26%) KVM
7 5 (0.26%) Docker
7 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.20%) Xen
8 4 (0.20%) NFS
8 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.15%) SRDF
10 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.051%) Corosync
11 1 (0.051%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 74 (3.79%) Puppet
2 52 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.02%) Ansible
5 14 (0.72%) Vagrant
6 10 (0.51%) yum
6 10 (0.51%) Salt
7 8 (0.41%) Nagios
8 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.26%) Oozie
9 5 (0.26%) Mesos
10 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.15%) Control-M
11 3 (0.15%) SCCM
12 2 (0.10%) SCOM
12 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 144 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.17%) Oracle
3 42 (2.15%) Sybase
3 42 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 36 (1.84%) Adobe
5 30 (1.54%) VMware
6 28 (1.43%) Sitecore
7 26 (1.33%) HP
8 25 (1.28%) IBM
9 22 (1.13%) SAP
10 21 (1.08%) Google
11 20 (1.02%) EPiServer
12 19 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.97%) TIBCO
13 14 (0.72%) hybris
14 13 (0.67%) Zend
15 12 (0.61%) DevExpress
15 12 (0.61%) Tableau
16 11 (0.56%) ATG
16 11 (0.56%) Business Objects
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago