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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 37 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.43% 6.86% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.84% 10.45% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 2
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£406 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £295 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
124 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.57% 65.69% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 49 30
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
2 20 (32.26%) Project Management
3 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
4 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 12 (19.35%) HTML
4 12 (19.35%) Finance
5 11 (17.74%) Scrum
5 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.74%) PHP
5 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
6 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.13%) Open Source
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.52%) LAMP
7 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (14.52%) MS Project
7 9 (14.52%) MS Office
7 9 (14.52%) Linux
8 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.90%) HTML5
9 7 (11.29%) Puppet
9 7 (11.29%) Doctrine
9 7 (11.29%) PHP5
9 7 (11.29%) Web Development
9 7 (11.29%) Symfony
9 7 (11.29%) Zend
10 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.68%) Ruby

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (4.84%) JBoss
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) nginx
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.23%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Project
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.61%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SSL
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 2 (3.23%) DMZ
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) SSDT
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.61%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Behat
4 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.61%) RSpec
4 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.90%) PHP Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
11 1 (1.61%) PMO Lead
11 1 (1.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) HTML
2 9 (14.52%) LAMP
3 8 (12.90%) HTML5
4 7 (11.29%) Doctrine
4 7 (11.29%) Symfony
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
6 5 (8.06%) .NET
6 5 (8.06%) CSS
6 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) JSON
8 2 (3.23%) Ajax
8 2 (3.23%) Java EE
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.23%) XML
8 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.61%) Flask
9 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Open Source
2 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
2 3 (4.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
2 20 (32.26%) Project Management
3 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 11 (17.74%) Scrum
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 6 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL
8 6 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.68%) Coaching
9 5 (8.06%) User Stories
9 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.45%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
1 11 (17.74%) PHP
2 7 (11.29%) PHP5
3 6 (9.68%) Ruby
3 6 (9.68%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (9.68%) ISEB
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCTS
6 2 (3.23%) APMP
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) P3O
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) vCloud
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) Kibana
5 1 (1.61%) logstash
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Zend
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
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