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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 902 956 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.24% 16.79% 14.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 21.66% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 701 702
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.60
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
3908 4413 4368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.49% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 3133 3359
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 54
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £51.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 645 (33.14%) Java
2 613 (31.50%) TDD
3 507 (26.05%) Scrum
4 445 (22.87%) Finance
5 392 (20.14%) JavaScript
6 390 (20.04%) HTML
7 362 (18.60%) C#
8 351 (18.04%) SQL
9 341 (17.52%) .NET
10 300 (15.42%) BDD
11 295 (15.16%) Banking
12 264 (13.57%) CSS
13 254 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
14 225 (11.56%) Web Services
14 225 (11.56%) OO
15 215 (11.05%) SQL Server
16 205 (10.53%) E-Commerce
17 202 (10.38%) HTML5
18 200 (10.28%) MVC
19 192 (9.87%) Linux
20 181 (9.30%) Git (software)
21 179 (9.20%) jQuery
22 171 (8.79%) Project Management
23 166 (8.53%) Spring
23 166 (8.53%) Waterfall
24 148 (7.61%) Microsoft
25 146 (7.50%) AngularJS
26 143 (7.35%) Oracle
27 140 (7.19%) Investment Banking
27 140 (7.19%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 65 (3.34%) Node.js
2 62 (3.19%) CMS
3 50 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.36%) Apache
5 38 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
7 26 (1.34%) JBoss
8 24 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 23 (1.18%) IIS
10 19 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 18 (0.92%) Confluence
12 17 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.82%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.77%) Drupal
15 14 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.72%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.67%) Kentico
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.51%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.70%) MS Office
3 31 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.49%) MS Project
5 24 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) InDesign
12 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 32 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.62%) RMDS
3 9 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.36%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.15%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.15%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.15%) Minerva
7 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.15%) BASE24
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.10%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.10%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.87%) SaaS
3 17 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.57%) PaaS
5 9 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.46%) Force.com
5 9 (0.46%) IaaS
5 9 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.31%) GitHub
8 4 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.051%) Office 365
11 1 (0.051%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.16%) HTTP
2 28 (1.44%) Internet
3 10 (0.51%) DNS
4 9 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.41%) AMQP
6 7 (0.36%) Intranet
6 7 (0.36%) Firewall
7 6 (0.31%) SSL
7 6 (0.31%) VPN
8 5 (0.26%) LDAP
8 5 (0.26%) SAN
9 4 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.21%) MVNO
10 3 (0.15%) DVB
10 3 (0.15%) ATM
10 3 (0.15%) Broadband
10 3 (0.15%) LAN
10 3 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.73%) Big Data
3 80 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 76 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (3.70%) MySQL
6 69 (3.55%) Hadoop
7 68 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.93%) NoSQL
9 55 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 52 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.87%) QlikView
18 16 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 181 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 140 (7.19%) Selenium
3 117 (6.01%) JIRA
4 112 (5.76%) Jenkins
5 106 (5.45%) Cucumber
6 98 (5.04%) Subversion
6 98 (5.04%) Maven
7 70 (3.60%) TeamCity
8 67 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 65 (3.34%) JUnit
10 63 (3.24%) WebDriver
11 42 (2.16%) Jasmine
12 38 (1.95%) Ant
13 36 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 36 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 34 (1.75%) Hudson
14 34 (1.75%) SpecFlow
15 29 (1.49%) Grunt
16 28 (1.44%) JMeter
17 27 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 445 (22.87%) Finance
2 295 (15.16%) Banking
3 140 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 132 (6.78%) Front Office
5 75 (3.85%) Retail
6 44 (2.26%) Marketing
7 35 (1.80%) Games
7 35 (1.80%) Back Office
8 27 (1.39%) Legal
8 27 (1.39%) Publishing
9 25 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.23%) Advertising
11 20 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.57%) French Language
14 10 (0.51%) Law
15 9 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.36%) German Language
17 6 (0.31%) Automotive
18 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 981 (50.41%) Developer
2 296 (15.21%) Java Developer
3 246 (12.64%) Analyst
4 170 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 164 (8.43%) Business Analyst
6 119 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 107 (5.50%) C# Developer
8 97 (4.98%) .NET Developer
9 84 (4.32%) Architect
10 65 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
11 56 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
12 53 (2.72%) Tester
13 52 (2.67%) Web Developer
14 48 (2.47%) Front-End Developer
15 47 (2.42%) Test Analyst
16 41 (2.11%) Consultant
17 38 (1.95%) Scala Developer
18 37 (1.90%) Agile Java Developer
19 36 (1.85%) iOS Developer
20 35 (1.80%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (20.04%) HTML
2 341 (17.52%) .NET
3 264 (13.57%) CSS
4 225 (11.56%) Web Services
5 202 (10.38%) HTML5
6 179 (9.20%) jQuery
7 166 (8.53%) Spring
8 146 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 138 (7.09%) XML
10 136 (6.99%) REST
11 133 (6.83%) RESTful
12 131 (6.73%) ASP.NET
13 109 (5.60%) Hibernate
14 99 (5.09%) CSS3
15 92 (4.73%) JSON
16 88 (4.52%) J2EE
17 87 (4.47%) WCF
18 85 (4.37%) .NET Framework
19 69 (3.55%) Ajax
19 69 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (7.04%) User Experience
3 123 (6.32%) Derivative
4 90 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 81 (4.16%) Open Source
6 65 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 62 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 45 (2.31%) Fixed Income
9 35 (1.80%) Equities
10 31 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 30 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
12 23 (1.18%) Market Risk
13 22 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
15 20 (1.03%) iPhone
16 19 (0.98%) Social Media
17 18 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 192 (9.87%) Linux
2 119 (6.12%) Windows
3 108 (5.55%) Apple iOS
4 105 (5.40%) UNIX
5 95 (4.88%) Android
6 16 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 16 (0.82%) CentOS
7 15 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.51%) Solaris
10 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.31%) Debian
12 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.051%) MVS
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (31.50%) TDD
2 507 (26.05%) Scrum
3 300 (15.42%) BDD
4 254 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
5 225 (11.56%) OO
6 205 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 200 (10.28%) MVC
8 171 (8.79%) Project Management
9 166 (8.53%) Waterfall
10 130 (6.68%) DevOps
11 109 (5.60%) Kanban
12 98 (5.04%) Test Automation
13 94 (4.83%) Unit Testing
14 92 (4.73%) Analytics
15 91 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 89 (4.57%) SOA
17 88 (4.52%) PRINCE2
18 86 (4.42%) Data Modelling
18 86 (4.42%) Business Analysis
19 85 (4.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 645 (33.14%) Java
2 392 (20.14%) JavaScript
3 362 (18.60%) C#
4 351 (18.04%) SQL
5 130 (6.68%) Python
6 101 (5.19%) Ruby
7 99 (5.09%) Scala
8 77 (3.96%) PHP
9 74 (3.80%) C++
10 48 (2.47%) Perl
10 48 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 35 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 32 (1.64%) VBA
13 31 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.49%) Groovy
15 25 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.23%) C
17 18 (0.92%) VB
18 14 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 139 (7.14%) Degree
2 51 (2.62%) ISEB
3 46 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 44 (2.26%) VCP4
5 33 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 20 (1.03%) PMP
8 18 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.21%) CBAP
14 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.10%) MCP
15 2 (0.10%) MCSE
15 2 (0.10%) MCITP
15 2 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.53%) QA
2 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.31%) COREP
3 6 (0.31%) FINREP
4 5 (0.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.26%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.21%) Basel III
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.15%) P3O
7 2 (0.10%) EMIR
7 2 (0.10%) FATCA
7 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.10%) WAI
8 1 (0.051%) COBIT
8 1 (0.051%) GxP
8 1 (0.051%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.36%) vSphere
3 6 (0.31%) Varnish
3 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.31%) vCloud
3 6 (0.31%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.31%) HDFS
4 5 (0.26%) KVM
5 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) Xen
5 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.15%) NFS
7 2 (0.10%) SRDF
7 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.10%) Docker
8 1 (0.051%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.051%) Corosync
8 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 80 (4.11%) Puppet
2 55 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.08%) Ansible
4 16 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.67%) Nagios
6 11 (0.57%) Salt
7 9 (0.46%) yum
8 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.21%) Mesos
9 4 (0.21%) Graphite
9 4 (0.21%) Oozie
9 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.15%) SCCM
10 3 (0.15%) Kibana
11 2 (0.10%) logstash
11 2 (0.10%) StatsD
11 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 148 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 143 (7.35%) Oracle
3 38 (1.95%) Sybase
3 38 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
4 34 (1.75%) Adobe
5 28 (1.44%) VMware
6 25 (1.28%) Sitecore
7 24 (1.23%) Google
8 23 (1.18%) SAP
9 21 (1.08%) HP
10 19 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 18 (0.92%) IBM
12 17 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.87%) Zend
12 17 (0.87%) EPiServer
13 14 (0.72%) Siebel
14 12 (0.62%) ATG
14 12 (0.62%) DevExpress
15 11 (0.57%) hybris
15 11 (0.57%) Tableau
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