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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.00% 8.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.09% 10.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£605 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 66.25% 76.74% 56.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 52
Average daily rate £430 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) BBC
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft