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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 596 406 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.12% 6.49% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 8.64% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 353 302
Average daily rate £439 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4982 4698 5901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.21% 75.08% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3637 3601 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 98
Average hourly rate £24.50 £135.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.85% +390.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.61 £15.95 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £135.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 15 April 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 15 April 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.

1 295 (27.01%) Java
2 294 (26.92%) Scrum
3 283 (25.92%) Finance
4 277 (25.37%) TDD
5 229 (20.97%) C#
6 225 (20.60%) JavaScript
7 221 (20.24%) HTML
8 214 (19.60%) Banking
9 208 (19.05%) SQL
10 195 (17.86%) .NET
11 159 (14.56%) SQL Server
12 155 (14.19%) CSS
13 153 (14.01%) MVC
14 150 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
15 132 (12.09%) BDD
16 130 (11.90%) Project Management
17 117 (10.71%) OO
18 113 (10.35%) Oracle
19 110 (10.07%) Investment Banking
20 109 (9.98%) E-Commerce
20 109 (9.98%) jQuery
21 108 (9.89%) HTML5
22 106 (9.71%) ASP.NET
23 105 (9.62%) Selenium
24 102 (9.34%) Spring
25 98 (8.97%) Web Services
26 94 (8.61%) QA
27 90 (8.24%) Linux
28 88 (8.06%) Python
29 84 (7.69%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 47 (4.30%) CMS
2 30 (2.75%) Node.js
3 27 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.83%) IIS
5 17 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.56%) Confluence
6 16 (1.47%) Apache
7 14 (1.28%) Drupal
8 11 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.92%) Alfresco
10 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.46%) nginx
15 4 (0.37%) Kentico
Applications
1 39 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (1.28%) MS Office
3 13 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.10%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.27%) Mingle
6 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.092%) Stata
7 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.37%) Temenos T24
1 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.092%) Endur
3 1 (0.092%) RMDS
3 1 (0.092%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.092%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.092%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.37%) SaaS
2 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.18%) GitHub
4 2 (0.18%) PaaS
4 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.092%) Force.com
5 1 (0.092%) Office 365
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.092%) IaaS
5 1 (0.092%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.48%) Internet
2 29 (2.66%) HTTP
3 16 (1.47%) Intranet
4 12 (1.10%) SSL
5 10 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.82%) DNS
7 8 (0.73%) LDAP
8 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.46%) LAN
8 5 (0.46%) WAN
8 5 (0.46%) Firewall
9 4 (0.37%) AMQP
10 3 (0.27%) Wireless
10 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 2 (0.18%) 4G
11 2 (0.18%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.18%) 2G
11 2 (0.18%) VPN
11 2 (0.18%) FTP
11 2 (0.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 57 (5.22%) MySQL
4 53 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 35 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (1.65%) Big Data
12 14 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.01%) DB2
14 11 (1.01%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 105 (9.62%) Selenium
2 65 (5.95%) JIRA
2 65 (5.95%) WebDriver
3 60 (5.49%) Cucumber
4 57 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 57 (5.22%) Subversion
5 53 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 52 (4.76%) Maven
7 42 (3.85%) JUnit
8 41 (3.75%) Visual Studio
9 37 (3.39%) NUnit
10 31 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.92%) MSBuild
11 21 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 20 (1.83%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 15 (1.37%) Mockito
14 15 (1.37%) Hudson
14 15 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 14 (1.28%) JBehave
General
1 283 (25.92%) Finance
2 214 (19.60%) Banking
3 110 (10.07%) Investment Banking
4 80 (7.33%) Retail
5 65 (5.95%) Front Office
6 37 (3.39%) Marketing
7 36 (3.30%) Back Office
8 27 (2.47%) Advertising
9 26 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 22 (2.01%) Publishing
11 21 (1.92%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.56%) Legal
13 13 (1.19%) Games
14 11 (1.01%) Billing
14 11 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 459 (42.03%) Developer
2 132 (12.09%) Analyst
2 132 (12.09%) Project Manager
3 107 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 92 (8.42%) Business Analyst
5 68 (6.23%) .NET Developer
6 63 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 55 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 53 (4.85%) Tester
9 44 (4.03%) Agile Project Manager
10 35 (3.21%) Architect
11 32 (2.93%) PHP Developer
12 27 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (2.38%) Test Analyst
14 25 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (2.20%) Agile Business Analyst
15 24 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
15 24 (2.20%) ScrumMaster
16 22 (2.01%) Test Leader
16 22 (2.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (20.24%) HTML
2 195 (17.86%) .NET
3 155 (14.19%) CSS
4 109 (9.98%) jQuery
5 108 (9.89%) HTML5
6 106 (9.71%) ASP.NET
7 102 (9.34%) Spring
8 98 (8.97%) Web Services
9 78 (7.14%) XML
10 76 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 73 (6.68%) Hibernate
12 61 (5.59%) CSS3
13 56 (5.13%) Ajax
14 55 (5.04%) SOAP
15 54 (4.95%) WCF
16 53 (4.85%) .NET Framework
17 50 (4.58%) J2EE
17 50 (4.58%) WPF
18 49 (4.49%) REST
19 48 (4.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.40%) Open Source
2 47 (4.30%) Derivative
3 45 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (3.66%) Fixed Income
6 29 (2.66%) Equities
7 26 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.65%) Credit Risk
8 18 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.56%) Market Risk
10 15 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
11 14 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.82%) iPhone
12 9 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.82%) iPad
12 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 90 (8.24%) Linux
2 71 (6.50%) UNIX
3 57 (5.22%) Windows
4 38 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.93%) Android
6 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.46%) Solaris
7 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.37%) VMS
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (26.92%) Scrum
2 277 (25.37%) TDD
3 153 (14.01%) MVC
4 150 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (12.09%) BDD
6 130 (11.90%) Project Management
7 117 (10.71%) OO
8 109 (9.98%) E-Commerce
9 75 (6.87%) PRINCE2
10 69 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (6.23%) Test Automation
12 65 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 65 (5.95%) Multithreading
13 61 (5.59%) Software Engineering
14 59 (5.40%) SOA
15 58 (5.31%) Business Analysis
15 58 (5.31%) Waterfall
15 58 (5.31%) Web Development
16 55 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 54 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 295 (27.01%) Java
2 229 (20.97%) C#
3 225 (20.60%) JavaScript
4 208 (19.05%) SQL
5 88 (8.06%) Python
6 72 (6.59%) Ruby
7 58 (5.31%) PHP
8 37 (3.39%) C++
9 29 (2.66%) Perl
9 29 (2.66%) Scala
10 26 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.65%) Groovy
14 14 (1.28%) C
15 13 (1.19%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.10%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.92%) VBA
18 7 (0.64%) PHP5
18 7 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (7.69%) Degree
2 54 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.21%) ISEB
5 14 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.01%) PMP
8 7 (0.64%) CBAP
9 6 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.46%) MAPM
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) MCP
12 2 (0.18%) CCA
13 1 (0.092%) OCP
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.092%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.61%) QA
2 6 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.37%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.092%) MiFID
6 1 (0.092%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.092%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.092%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.092%) XenApp
4 1 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.092%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (2.93%) Puppet
2 27 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.73%) Ganglia
4 8 (0.73%) Nagios
5 7 (0.64%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.27%) MOM
6 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.092%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (10.35%) Oracle
2 68 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.92%) Sybase
3 21 (1.92%) hybris
4 16 (1.47%) Zend
5 14 (1.28%) ATG
5 14 (1.28%) HP
5 14 (1.28%) Murex
5 14 (1.28%) Adobe
6 13 (1.19%) JBoss
7 12 (1.10%) IBM
7 12 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.01%) Apple
9 10 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 9 (0.82%) Business Objects
10 9 (0.82%) Telerik
11 8 (0.73%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.55%) Twitter
12 6 (0.55%) Atlassian
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Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: mkt
Posted: 4 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Consol Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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The 100 Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Swan IT Recruitment Limited
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