The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 57 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 38.26% 3.30% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.85% 4.23% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 2 4
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£488 £438 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £388 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +11.33%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.25% 78.02% 64.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 54 63
Average daily rate £450 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (54.69%) PRINCE2
2 26 (40.63%) Project Management
3 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.63%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) MS Project
5 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (14.06%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (14.06%) MS Office
6 9 (14.06%) C#
6 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 9 (14.06%) Migration
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 7 (10.94%) Critical Path Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) Finance
8 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.38%) NUnit
10 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.81%) HTML
10 5 (7.81%) SQL
10 5 (7.81%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Project
3 9 (14.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) Big Data
2 3 (4.69%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (9.38%) NUnit
2 3 (4.69%) MSTest
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) RSpec
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (20.31%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Programme Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Procurement Project Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Desktop Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Planning Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.56%) IT Architect
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.69%) WinForms
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.69%) WCF
5 3 (4.69%) WF
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) Spring
7 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.56%) XSLT
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
7 1 (1.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Open Source
2 3 (4.69%) BBC
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) PRINCE2
2 26 (40.63%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Strategic Planning
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.94%) TDD
4 7 (10.94%) Critical Path Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.25%) DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) OO
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) MVC
8 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) C#
2 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) C
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby
5 3 (4.69%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.25%) APMG
6 4 (6.25%) ISEB
7 3 (4.69%) MCTS
8 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) P3O
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) BT
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
3 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
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