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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.51% 7.41% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.49% 10.00% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
82 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 80.39% 74.07% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 41
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 34 (45.33%) Project Management
3 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (18.67%) MS Project
6 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.00%) MS Office
8 11 (14.67%) ITIL
8 11 (14.67%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (13.33%) ISEB
9 10 (13.33%) Finance
10 9 (12.00%) HTML
10 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.00%) Open Source
10 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.67%) Big Data
11 8 (10.67%) P3O
11 8 (10.67%) Linux
11 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.33%) Migration
12 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
12 7 (9.33%) .NET
12 7 (9.33%) Scrum
12 7 (9.33%) Critical Path Analysis
12 7 (9.33%) Puppet
13 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
13 6 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (8.00%) NUnit

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) JBoss
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.67%) MS Project
3 12 (16.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
1 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Big Data
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.00%) NUnit
1 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.00%) MSTest
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.33%) Behat
4 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Back Office
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Project Manager
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Programme Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Senior Architect
4 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Architect
5 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Digital Architect
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Programme Planner
6 2 (2.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 7 (9.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.67%) CSS
5 4 (5.33%) HTML5
5 4 (5.33%) jQuery
5 4 (5.33%) XML
6 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.00%) WCF
6 3 (4.00%) WF
6 3 (4.00%) Symfony
6 3 (4.00%) WinForms
6 3 (4.00%) LAMP
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.00%) Doctrine
7 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.67%) Spring
8 1 (1.33%) XSLT
8 1 (1.33%) Web Services
8 1 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) W3C
3 1 (1.33%) Blog
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 34 (45.33%) Project Management
3 11 (14.67%) ITIL
3 11 (14.67%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.33%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) Scrum
6 7 (9.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.67%) MVC
8 5 (6.67%) OO
8 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.67%) TDD
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 3 (4.00%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) PHP5
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.33%) ISEB
5 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.33%) APMG
6 4 (5.33%) MCTS
7 2 (2.67%) APMP
7 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) P3O
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Zend
3 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.33%) SaltStack