The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 498 547 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.44% 7.70% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.16% 10.10% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 436 376
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £596 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £53.50 £41.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 318 (30.09%) Java
2 311 (29.42%) TDD
3 276 (26.11%) Scrum
4 247 (23.37%) Finance
5 205 (19.39%) C#
6 194 (18.35%) JavaScript
7 178 (16.84%) BDD
8 175 (16.56%) SQL
9 174 (16.46%) HTML
10 173 (16.37%) Banking
11 164 (15.52%) .NET
12 146 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
13 142 (13.43%) MVC
14 139 (13.15%) CSS
15 131 (12.39%) SQL Server
16 130 (12.30%) Web Services
17 126 (11.92%) OO
17 126 (11.92%) E-Commerce
18 123 (11.64%) Project Management
19 110 (10.41%) Spring
20 107 (10.12%) Investment Banking
21 106 (10.03%) Degree
22 105 (9.93%) HTML5
23 104 (9.84%) QA
23 104 (9.84%) jQuery
24 87 (8.23%) XML
24 87 (8.23%) ASP.NET
25 86 (8.14%) Oracle
26 81 (7.66%) Front Office
27 78 (7.38%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 44 (4.16%) CMS
2 31 (2.93%) Node.js
3 21 (1.99%) Umbraco
3 21 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.89%) Apache
5 19 (1.80%) IIS
5 19 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (1.51%) Confluence
7 14 (1.32%) Drupal
8 12 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.57%) nginx
12 6 (0.57%) Liferay
12 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
14 4 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 43 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.32%) MS Project
3 13 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.66%) MS Office
5 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.095%) SPSS
7 1 (0.095%) Stata
7 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.095%) Mingle
7 1 (0.095%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.38%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.28%) RMDS
5 2 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.095%) Summit
6 1 (0.095%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.095%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.095%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.095%) Magento
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.28%) GitHub
5 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.095%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.095%) Office 365
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.095%) IaaS
6 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.93%) Internet
2 28 (2.65%) HTTP
3 11 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.95%) DNS
5 8 (0.76%) SSL
6 6 (0.57%) LDAP
7 5 (0.47%) Firewall
8 4 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.38%) AMQP
9 3 (0.28%) LAN
9 3 (0.28%) WAN
10 2 (0.19%) 3G
10 2 (0.19%) Network Security
10 2 (0.19%) 2G
10 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.19%) 4G
11 1 (0.095%) Multicast
11 1 (0.095%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.095%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.095%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.30%) MongoDB
3 50 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 50 (4.73%) MySQL
4 45 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (2.18%) Big Data
8 22 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.85%) Star Schema
14 9 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (7.10%) Selenium
2 58 (5.49%) Cucumber
3 55 (5.20%) JIRA
4 53 (5.01%) Git (software)
5 49 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 44 (4.16%) Subversion
6 44 (4.16%) WebDriver
7 43 (4.07%) Jenkins
8 40 (3.78%) Maven
9 36 (3.41%) JUnit
10 32 (3.03%) NUnit
11 30 (2.84%) Jasmine
12 28 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.89%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.70%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.70%) SoapUI
15 14 (1.32%) Mockito
15 14 (1.32%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.23%) Xcode
16 13 (1.23%) JBehave
General
1 247 (23.37%) Finance
2 173 (16.37%) Banking
3 107 (10.12%) Investment Banking
4 81 (7.66%) Front Office
5 46 (4.35%) Retail
6 32 (3.03%) Marketing
7 27 (2.55%) Publishing
8 21 (1.99%) Back Office
8 21 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.70%) Advertising
10 17 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.42%) Legal
12 11 (1.04%) Games
13 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.38%) Billing
14 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.28%) Law
16 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.095%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.095%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 486 (45.98%) Developer
2 148 (14.00%) Analyst
3 128 (12.11%) Java Developer
4 113 (10.69%) Project Manager
5 106 (10.03%) Business Analyst
6 56 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 52 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 47 (4.45%) Architect
9 43 (4.07%) Tester
10 41 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 40 (3.78%) PHP Developer
12 38 (3.60%) Agile Project Manager
13 31 (2.93%) Test Analyst
14 30 (2.84%) Front-End Developer
15 29 (2.74%) Software Engineer
16 28 (2.65%) Web Developer
17 26 (2.46%) Python Developer
18 25 (2.37%) Agile Business Analyst
19 22 (2.08%) iOS Developer
19 22 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (16.46%) HTML
2 164 (15.52%) .NET
3 139 (13.15%) CSS
4 130 (12.30%) Web Services
5 110 (10.41%) Spring
6 105 (9.93%) HTML5
7 104 (9.84%) jQuery
8 87 (8.23%) XML
8 87 (8.23%) ASP.NET
9 71 (6.72%) CSS3
10 65 (6.15%) Ajax
11 63 (5.96%) REST
12 62 (5.87%) Hibernate
13 53 (5.01%) J2EE
14 52 (4.92%) .NET Framework
14 52 (4.92%) JSON
14 52 (4.92%) RESTful
15 50 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (4.35%) AngularJS
17 43 (4.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.05%) Open Source
2 48 (4.54%) Mobile App
3 45 (4.26%) Fixed Income
4 40 (3.78%) Derivative
4 40 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.18%) Credit Risk
7 22 (2.08%) Market Risk
8 15 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.23%) iPhone
9 13 (1.23%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
10 10 (0.95%) Social Media
11 9 (0.85%) iPad
11 9 (0.85%) Equities
12 8 (0.76%) Statistics
12 8 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.81%) Linux
2 57 (5.39%) Windows
3 50 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 43 (4.07%) UNIX
5 29 (2.74%) Android
6 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.47%) Solaris
7 5 (0.47%) AIX
8 4 (0.38%) VMS
9 2 (0.19%) MVS
9 2 (0.19%) HPUX
9 2 (0.19%) VME
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.095%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.095%) SELinux
10 1 (0.095%) pSOS
10 1 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (29.42%) TDD
2 276 (26.11%) Scrum
3 178 (16.84%) BDD
4 146 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
5 142 (13.43%) MVC
6 126 (11.92%) OO
6 126 (11.92%) E-Commerce
7 123 (11.64%) Project Management
8 76 (7.19%) User Stories
9 74 (7.00%) Test Automation
9 74 (7.00%) Software Engineering
10 69 (6.53%) PRINCE2
11 59 (5.58%) DevOps
12 56 (5.30%) Kanban
13 53 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (4.54%) Multithreading
15 46 (4.35%) Automated Testing
16 43 (4.07%) Unit Testing
17 42 (3.97%) SOA
18 40 (3.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 318 (30.09%) Java
2 205 (19.39%) C#
3 194 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 175 (16.56%) SQL
5 78 (7.38%) Python
6 69 (6.53%) Ruby
7 60 (5.68%) PHP
8 37 (3.50%) C++
9 34 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.93%) Scala
11 25 (2.37%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.80%) Perl
13 17 (1.61%) C
14 12 (1.14%) PHP5
14 12 (1.14%) Groovy
15 11 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.85%) Clojure
18 7 (0.66%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 106 (10.03%) Degree
2 57 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.12%) ISEB
4 13 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.66%) PMP
8 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.47%) CBAP
9 5 (0.47%) MAPM
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.095%) OCP
11 1 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.095%) MCP
11 1 (0.095%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (9.84%) QA
2 9 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.38%) EMIR
5 3 (0.28%) Basel III
5 3 (0.28%) MiFID
5 3 (0.28%) Basel II
5 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.095%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.095%) COREP
7 1 (0.095%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.76%) HDFS
3 2 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.095%) KVM
4 1 (0.095%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.095%) XenApp
4 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (2.93%) Puppet
2 30 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.76%) Nagios
5 5 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.47%) Salt
6 4 (0.38%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.28%) Ansible
7 3 (0.28%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.19%) YUM
8 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.19%) Opsview
8 2 (0.19%) collectd
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.095%) WMI
9 1 (0.095%) SCCM
9 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 86 (8.14%) Oracle
2 69 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.50%) Sybase
4 28 (2.65%) Zend
5 25 (2.37%) TIBCO
6 19 (1.80%) JBoss
6 19 (1.80%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.61%) hybris
8 15 (1.42%) Ektron
9 14 (1.32%) HP
10 12 (1.14%) EPiServer
11 11 (1.04%) Adobe
12 9 (0.85%) Murex
13 8 (0.76%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.76%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.66%) IBM
14 7 (0.66%) Telerik
15 6 (0.57%) ATG
15 6 (0.57%) Teradata
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