The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 16 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 Croydon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.83% - 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 48 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.21% 69.57% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 85
Average daily rate £450 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Croydon region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) DataStage
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos
1 3 (60.00%) Siebel
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft