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 May 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 May 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 972 1069 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 17.08% 14.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.89% 22.12% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 805 732
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 £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -43.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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.

1 611 (31.48%) Java
2 592 (30.50%) TDD
3 489 (25.19%) Scrum
4 432 (22.26%) Finance
5 413 (21.28%) C#
6 387 (19.94%) JavaScript
7 371 (19.11%) HTML
7 371 (19.11%) .NET
8 345 (17.77%) SQL
9 312 (16.07%) Banking
10 306 (15.77%) BDD
11 285 (14.68%) SQL Server
12 269 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
13 245 (12.62%) CSS
14 223 (11.49%) OO
15 219 (11.28%) MVC
16 215 (11.08%) Web Services
17 212 (10.92%) HTML5
18 177 (9.12%) E-Commerce
19 172 (8.86%) Linux
20 169 (8.71%) Project Management
21 168 (8.66%) AngularJS
22 167 (8.60%) Git (software)
23 166 (8.55%) ASP.NET
23 166 (8.55%) Waterfall
24 162 (8.35%) jQuery
25 159 (8.19%) Spring
26 155 (7.99%) Microsoft
27 150 (7.73%) XML
28 143 (7.37%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 74 (3.81%) CMS
2 63 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.25%) Node.js
3 45 (2.32%) Apache
4 35 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.70%) Apache Spark
6 28 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.24%) JBoss
7 24 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 23 (1.18%) IIS
9 21 (1.08%) Kentico
10 20 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.88%) Confluence
12 17 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.72%) Drupal
16 13 (0.67%) nginx
16 13 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 75 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.34%) MS Office
4 22 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.08%) MS Project
6 15 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.052%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) RMDS
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.15%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.15%) Minerva
6 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.10%) BASE24
7 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.052%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.052%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.052%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.77%) SaaS
5 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.57%) Force.com
7 10 (0.52%) PaaS
8 9 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.36%) Office 365
10 7 (0.36%) IaaS
11 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.31%) GitHub
12 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.15%) Heroku
13 3 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
15 1 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.22%) HTTP
2 28 (1.44%) Internet
3 10 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.46%) DNS
5 8 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.41%) SSL
6 7 (0.36%) AMQP
6 7 (0.36%) VPN
6 7 (0.36%) Firewall
7 5 (0.26%) SAN
7 5 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.26%) MVNO
8 4 (0.21%) Intranet
8 4 (0.21%) LAN
8 4 (0.21%) WAN
8 4 (0.21%) LDAP
9 3 (0.15%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.15%) NAS
9 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.64%) Big Data
3 89 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 75 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 67 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 65 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 62 (3.19%) MySQL
8 62 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (2.78%) NoSQL
10 48 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (1.08%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.03%) Apache Hive
18 19 (0.98%) DB2
19 18 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 167 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 125 (6.44%) Selenium
3 113 (5.82%) Jenkins
4 102 (5.26%) JIRA
5 97 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 95 (4.89%) Subversion
7 81 (4.17%) Maven
8 68 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 67 (3.45%) TeamCity
10 56 (2.89%) JUnit
11 55 (2.83%) WebDriver
12 45 (2.32%) SpecFlow
13 39 (2.01%) Visual Studio
14 34 (1.75%) Jasmine
15 31 (1.60%) Ant
16 29 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (1.44%) Hudson
18 27 (1.39%) JMeter
19 25 (1.29%) Grunt
20 24 (1.24%) Eclipse
General
1 432 (22.26%) Finance
2 312 (16.07%) Banking
3 125 (6.44%) Investment Banking
4 119 (6.13%) Front Office
5 84 (4.33%) Retail
6 48 (2.47%) Marketing
7 32 (1.65%) Back Office
8 29 (1.49%) Advertising
9 28 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.29%) Legal
11 23 (1.18%) Games
12 21 (1.08%) Publishing
13 15 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.72%) Law
15 11 (0.57%) French Language
15 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.36%) German Language
17 6 (0.31%) Automotive
18 5 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 977 (50.33%) Developer
2 292 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 264 (13.60%) Analyst
4 177 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 176 (9.07%) Business Analyst
6 126 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 123 (6.34%) Project Manager
8 121 (6.23%) .NET Developer
9 95 (4.89%) Architect
10 67 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 48 (2.47%) Consultant
11 48 (2.47%) Test Analyst
11 48 (2.47%) Tester
12 46 (2.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (2.32%) Web Developer
14 44 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 43 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
16 40 (2.06%) Agile Java Developer
16 40 (2.06%) Android Developer
17 39 (2.01%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (19.11%) HTML
1 371 (19.11%) .NET
2 245 (12.62%) CSS
3 215 (11.08%) Web Services
4 212 (10.92%) HTML5
5 168 (8.66%) AngularJS
6 166 (8.55%) ASP.NET
7 162 (8.35%) jQuery
8 159 (8.19%) Spring
9 150 (7.73%) XML
10 139 (7.16%) REST
11 131 (6.75%) RESTful
12 109 (5.62%) .NET Framework
13 108 (5.56%) Hibernate
14 99 (5.10%) WCF
14 99 (5.10%) CSS3
15 96 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 96 (4.95%) JSON
16 92 (4.74%) J2EE
17 79 (4.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (7.26%) User Experience
3 124 (6.39%) Derivative
4 110 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 97 (5.00%) Open Source
6 55 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 46 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
9 33 (1.70%) Equities
10 32 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 29 (1.49%) Visualisation
12 28 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.18%) Data Structures
15 19 (0.98%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 19 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
16 17 (0.88%) Credit Risk
17 14 (0.72%) Mathematics
17 14 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 172 (8.86%) Linux
2 114 (5.87%) Apple iOS
3 103 (5.31%) Windows
4 102 (5.26%) UNIX
5 98 (5.05%) Android
6 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.62%) CentOS
8 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.41%) Solaris
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.15%) VMS
12 3 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.052%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (30.50%) TDD
2 489 (25.19%) Scrum
3 306 (15.77%) BDD
4 269 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
5 223 (11.49%) OO
6 219 (11.28%) MVC
7 177 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 169 (8.71%) Project Management
9 166 (8.55%) Waterfall
10 108 (5.56%) DevOps
11 106 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 104 (5.36%) Test Automation
13 103 (5.31%) Unit Testing
14 102 (5.26%) Kanban
15 101 (5.20%) OOP
16 96 (4.95%) PRINCE2
17 95 (4.89%) Web Development
18 92 (4.74%) SOA
19 91 (4.69%) CRM
20 88 (4.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 611 (31.48%) Java
2 413 (21.28%) C#
3 387 (19.94%) JavaScript
4 345 (17.77%) SQL
5 115 (5.92%) Python
6 96 (4.95%) Ruby
7 93 (4.79%) Scala
8 75 (3.86%) C++
9 61 (3.14%) PHP
10 59 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 40 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 36 (1.85%) Perl
13 31 (1.60%) VBA
14 26 (1.34%) C
15 23 (1.18%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.08%) Groovy
18 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.93%) Apple Swift
19 18 (0.93%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 123 (6.34%) Degree
2 52 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.32%) ISEB
4 28 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.62%) PMP
7 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) CBAP
12 2 (0.10%) CISA
12 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.10%) MCSE
12 2 (0.10%) MCP
12 2 (0.10%) MCSD
12 2 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.01%) QA
2 10 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.26%) Basel III
5 4 (0.21%) SLA
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) COREP
7 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) FINREP
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.052%) HL7
8 1 (0.052%) MiFID
8 1 (0.052%) FATCA
8 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.052%) UCITS
System Software
1 22 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.57%) HDFS
3 10 (0.52%) Varnish
4 9 (0.46%) Docker
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.31%) vCloud
6 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.31%) vSphere
7 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.26%) KVM
8 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.21%) NFS
8 4 (0.21%) Xen
9 3 (0.15%) SRDF
9 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.052%) Squid
11 1 (0.052%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.052%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 68 (3.50%) Puppet
2 52 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.13%) Ansible
4 20 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.77%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.62%) Salt
7 10 (0.52%) yum
8 6 (0.31%) Nagios
8 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.26%) Oozie
10 4 (0.21%) Mesos
10 4 (0.21%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.15%) SCCM
11 3 (0.15%) Control-M
11 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.10%) CA LISA
12 2 (0.10%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.10%) Kibana
12 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 155 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 138 (7.11%) Oracle
3 46 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (2.32%) Sybase
5 34 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 28 (1.44%) Adobe
6 28 (1.44%) SAP
7 27 (1.39%) IBM
8 26 (1.34%) VMware
8 26 (1.34%) EPiServer
9 23 (1.18%) HP
10 20 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 16 (0.82%) WorldPay
12 16 (0.82%) Google
13 15 (0.77%) Tableau
14 12 (0.62%) hybris
14 12 (0.62%) Business Objects
14 12 (0.62%) Zend
15 11 (0.57%) DevExpress
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