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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1080 986 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.39% 16.76% 16.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.41% 21.69% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 762 961
Average daily rate
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£475 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
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
4250 4545 5725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.23% 77.24% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3354 3372 4264
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 665 (30.80%) TDD
2 612 (28.35%) Scrum
3 608 (28.16%) Java
4 594 (27.51%) Finance
5 473 (21.91%) C#
6 471 (21.82%) JavaScript
7 454 (21.03%) HTML
8 414 (19.18%) .NET
9 404 (18.71%) Banking
10 376 (17.42%) SQL
11 344 (15.93%) SQL Server
12 339 (15.70%) BDD
13 294 (13.62%) CSS
14 290 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
15 263 (12.18%) HTML5
16 245 (11.35%) MVC
17 242 (11.21%) Web Services
18 223 (10.33%) Project Management
19 207 (9.59%) AngularJS
20 201 (9.31%) Microsoft
21 196 (9.08%) OO
22 191 (8.85%) Linux
23 180 (8.34%) jQuery
24 179 (8.29%) Waterfall
25 175 (8.11%) User Experience
25 175 (8.11%) ASP.NET
26 173 (8.01%) Oracle
27 171 (7.92%) Spring
28 166 (7.69%) E-Commerce
29 160 (7.41%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 81 (3.75%) Node.js
2 68 (3.15%) CMS
3 64 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.27%) Apache
5 41 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 41 (1.90%) Confluence
6 35 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 31 (1.44%) JBoss
8 19 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (0.74%) Drupal
11 16 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 16 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.74%) IIS
12 15 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 109 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 36 (1.67%) MS Office
4 25 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.07%) MS Project
6 10 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.42%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.32%) Mingle
8 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.19%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.093%) InDesign
12 2 (0.093%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 45 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.46%) RMDS
3 8 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.28%) Magento
5 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.093%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.093%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.093%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.093%) Minerva
7 2 (0.093%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.093%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.093%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.093%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 97 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.88%) SaaS
4 17 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.56%) GitHub
6 11 (0.51%) Office 365
7 8 (0.37%) PaaS
8 7 (0.32%) Heroku
8 7 (0.32%) Force.com
9 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.046%) IaaS
12 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.046%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.046%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.046%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.47%) HTTP
2 35 (1.62%) Internet
3 16 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.51%) SSL
4 11 (0.51%) SAN
4 11 (0.51%) AMQP
5 10 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (0.37%) MVNO
7 7 (0.32%) WAN
8 6 (0.28%) LAN
8 6 (0.28%) Multicast
8 6 (0.28%) NFC
9 5 (0.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.23%) NAS
9 5 (0.23%) DNS
9 5 (0.23%) FCoE
10 4 (0.19%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.19%) Intranet
10 4 (0.19%) LDAP
10 4 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 120 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 100 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 94 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 87 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 86 (3.98%) MySQL
7 83 (3.84%) Big Data
8 80 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 77 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 71 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 71 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 49 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (1.30%) DB2
15 26 (1.20%) HBase
16 25 (1.16%) OLAP
16 25 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
16 25 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 160 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 131 (6.07%) Subversion
2 131 (6.07%) JIRA
2 131 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 105 (4.86%) Selenium
3 105 (4.86%) Cucumber
4 87 (4.03%) Maven
5 76 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (2.96%) JUnit
7 62 (2.87%) WebDriver
8 53 (2.45%) SpecFlow
9 51 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 49 (2.27%) Jasmine
11 35 (1.62%) Visual Studio
12 28 (1.30%) Mockito
13 27 (1.25%) Ant
13 27 (1.25%) NUnit
14 25 (1.16%) Gradle
15 24 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 24 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 594 (27.51%) Finance
2 404 (18.71%) Banking
3 147 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 146 (6.76%) Front Office
5 109 (5.05%) Retail
6 63 (2.92%) Marketing
7 45 (2.08%) Advertising
8 33 (1.53%) Back Office
9 32 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.48%) Legal
10 27 (1.25%) Publishing
11 25 (1.16%) Games
12 21 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.65%) Law
14 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.46%) Billing
16 7 (0.32%) Automotive
17 6 (0.28%) German Language
18 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1046 (48.45%) Developer
2 272 (12.60%) Java Developer
3 269 (12.46%) Analyst
4 202 (9.36%) Senior Developer
5 180 (8.34%) Business Analyst
6 172 (7.97%) Project Manager
7 159 (7.36%) C# Developer
8 135 (6.25%) Architect
9 125 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 71 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
11 63 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 59 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
13 56 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
14 53 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
15 51 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
16 48 (2.22%) SQL Developer
17 45 (2.08%) Android Developer
18 43 (1.99%) ScrumMaster
19 40 (1.85%) Scala Developer
20 39 (1.81%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (21.03%) HTML
2 414 (19.18%) .NET
3 294 (13.62%) CSS
4 263 (12.18%) HTML5
5 242 (11.21%) Web Services
6 207 (9.59%) AngularJS
7 180 (8.34%) jQuery
8 175 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 171 (7.92%) Spring
10 159 (7.36%) REST
11 152 (7.04%) XML
12 119 (5.51%) CSS3
13 116 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 106 (4.91%) WPF
14 106 (4.91%) .NET Framework
15 105 (4.86%) RESTful
16 104 (4.82%) WCF
17 102 (4.72%) Hibernate
18 97 (4.49%) JSON
19 89 (4.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.11%) User Experience
2 152 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 145 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.66%) Derivative
5 72 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 46 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 41 (1.90%) Credit Risk
8 32 (1.48%) Equities
9 30 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 28 (1.30%) Market Risk
11 28 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
13 22 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.97%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.88%) Clustering
15 19 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.69%) Replication
17 14 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 191 (8.85%) Linux
2 118 (5.47%) Windows
3 115 (5.33%) UNIX
4 109 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 104 (4.82%) Android
6 23 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.51%) Solaris
9 8 (0.37%) AIX
10 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.093%) Debian
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.046%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.046%) CentOS
14 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (30.80%) TDD
2 612 (28.35%) Scrum
3 339 (15.70%) BDD
4 290 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 245 (11.35%) MVC
6 223 (10.33%) Project Management
7 196 (9.08%) OO
8 179 (8.29%) Waterfall
9 166 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 157 (7.27%) SDLC
11 154 (7.13%) DevOps
12 134 (6.21%) Open Source
13 124 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 122 (5.65%) SOA
15 120 (5.56%) PRINCE2
16 117 (5.42%) Unit Testing
17 114 (5.28%) Kanban
18 113 (5.23%) Software Engineering
19 105 (4.86%) Web Development
20 103 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 608 (28.16%) Java
2 473 (21.91%) C#
3 471 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 376 (17.42%) SQL
5 119 (5.51%) Scala
6 107 (4.96%) Ruby
7 96 (4.45%) PHP
7 96 (4.45%) Python
8 92 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 59 (2.73%) C++
10 50 (2.32%) Objective-C
11 42 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 39 (1.81%) Groovy
13 33 (1.53%) VBA
14 28 (1.30%) Apple Swift
15 27 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.97%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 125 (5.79%) Degree
2 70 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.48%) ISEB
4 29 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 21 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.65%) PMP
8 12 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.19%) CISA
13 2 (0.093%) CISM
13 2 (0.093%) CIMA
13 2 (0.093%) CIPD
13 2 (0.093%) ACCA
13 2 (0.093%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.99%) QA
2 11 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.46%) SLA
4 6 (0.28%) Basel III
4 6 (0.28%) EMIR
4 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.093%) COREP
7 2 (0.093%) FINREP
8 1 (0.046%) UCITS
8 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.046%) P3O
8 1 (0.046%) Basel II
8 1 (0.046%) WAI
8 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (1.95%) Docker
2 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.56%) HDFS
3 12 (0.56%) Varnish
4 11 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.37%) KVM
7 7 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.28%) GridGain
9 5 (0.23%) SRDF
9 5 (0.23%) NFS
9 5 (0.23%) Xen
10 3 (0.14%) Squid
10 3 (0.14%) vSphere
11 2 (0.093%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.046%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (3.61%) Puppet
2 62 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.34%) Ansible
4 22 (1.02%) Vagrant
5 16 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.42%) Salt
7 7 (0.32%) Mesos
7 7 (0.32%) yum
8 5 (0.23%) Nagios
9 4 (0.19%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.19%) Oozie
9 4 (0.19%) Control-M
10 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.093%) Graphite
11 2 (0.093%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.093%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.046%) SCCM
12 1 (0.046%) SCOM
12 1 (0.046%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 201 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 173 (8.01%) Oracle
3 44 (2.04%) Sybase
3 44 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (1.85%) IBM
5 34 (1.57%) Adobe
6 30 (1.39%) SAP
7 29 (1.34%) HP
8 26 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.07%) TIBCO
9 23 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 22 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 22 (1.02%) VMware
11 20 (0.93%) Cognos
12 17 (0.79%) hybris
13 16 (0.74%) WorldPay
14 15 (0.69%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.60%) Zend
16 11 (0.51%) Tableau
16 11 (0.51%) Google
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £635 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Hudson IT
Rate: £540 per day
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
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