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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 42.47% 23.75% 10.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 33.93% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £578 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +46.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £360 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £680 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
London

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 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 84.93% 70.00% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 49
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 46 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 33 (32.35%) Scrum
2 33 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.43%) HTML
5 27 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 24 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (22.55%) jQuery
8 22 (21.57%) CSS
9 21 (20.59%) HTML5
10 20 (19.61%) Java
11 19 (18.63%) Open Source
11 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
12 18 (17.65%) PRINCE2
13 17 (16.67%) Linux
13 17 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (16.67%) CSS3
14 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
14 16 (15.69%) Project Management
14 16 (15.69%) SQL
15 15 (14.71%) UNIX
15 15 (14.71%) Windows
15 15 (14.71%) Apache
15 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
15 15 (14.71%) W3C
15 15 (14.71%) Maven
15 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
16 14 (13.73%) Node.js
16 14 (13.73%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (14.71%) Apache
1 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.73%) JBoss
2 14 (13.73%) Node.js
3 12 (11.76%) nginx
3 12 (11.76%) SAS
4 9 (8.82%) Confluence
4 9 (8.82%) Jetty
5 8 (7.84%) Alfresco
5 8 (7.84%) Mule ESB
6 7 (6.86%) Apache TomEE
6 7 (6.86%) Apache Qpid
6 7 (6.86%) WildFly
6 7 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (6.86%) Tornado
6 7 (6.86%) Mule
6 7 (6.86%) GlassFish
6 7 (6.86%) iPlanet
6 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Project
3 8 (7.84%) MS Office
4 6 (5.88%) Photoshop
4 6 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) OpenShift
2 5 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) HTTP
2 7 (6.86%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (4.90%) Firewall
3 5 (4.90%) VPN
3 5 (4.90%) DMZ
4 1 (0.98%) X.509
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (13.73%) MySQL
3 12 (11.76%) Base SAS
3 12 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (7.84%) Redis
5 7 (6.86%) Riak
5 7 (6.86%) InterSystems Cache
5 7 (6.86%) Infinispan
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.96%) SSDT
8 2 (1.96%) Big Data
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.71%) Maven
3 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.76%) Gerrit
4 12 (11.76%) JIRA
4 12 (11.76%) JMeter
5 11 (10.78%) Selenium
5 11 (10.78%) Gradle
5 11 (10.78%) Artifactory
6 8 (7.84%) SonarQube
7 7 (6.86%) Mocha
7 7 (6.86%) JUnit
8 6 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 5 (4.90%) Subversion
9 5 (4.90%) Ant
10 4 (3.92%) PhantomJS
11 3 (2.94%) Grunt
11 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.94%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Developer
2 13 (12.75%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.82%) SAS Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
6 8 (7.84%) UI Developer
6 8 (7.84%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.90%) ETL Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (3.92%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) HTML
2 23 (22.55%) jQuery
3 22 (21.57%) CSS
4 21 (20.59%) HTML5
5 17 (16.67%) CSS3
6 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.76%) JSON
8 11 (10.78%) Web Services
9 10 (9.80%) J2EE
9 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.80%) Spring
9 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (8.82%) Apache Camel
10 9 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (8.82%) Ajax
10 9 (8.82%) JDBC
10 9 (8.82%) LAMP
11 8 (7.84%) Struts
11 8 (7.84%) Spring MVC
11 8 (7.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) W3C
2 12 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Tandem
5 2 (1.96%) Animation
5 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.96%) Social Media
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (14.71%) UNIX
2 15 (14.71%) Windows
3 13 (12.75%) Ubuntu
3 13 (12.75%) CentOS
4 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Scrum
2 24 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
3 19 (18.63%) Open Source
4 18 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 16 (15.69%) Project Management
6 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.76%) ETL
7 12 (11.76%) Document Management
7 12 (11.76%) ETL Development
8 11 (10.78%) MVC
9 9 (8.82%) TDD
9 9 (8.82%) SOA
9 9 (8.82%) DevOps
9 9 (8.82%) Microservices
10 8 (7.84%) BDD
10 8 (7.84%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.61%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) SAS Macro
5 11 (10.78%) PHP
6 8 (7.84%) Python
6 8 (7.84%) Ruby
7 7 (6.86%) C#
8 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.90%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) C++
10 4 (3.92%) PHP5
11 2 (1.96%) Go
11 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 33 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.90%) MCTS
7 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) ISEB
8 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
1 2 (1.96%) P3O
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) vCloud
2 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) Squid
2 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.86%) Varnish
3 6 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Puppet
2 13 (12.75%) Ansible
3 12 (11.76%) HAProxy
4 10 (9.80%) Salt
4 10 (9.80%) ZABBIX
5 8 (7.84%) Kibana
5 8 (7.84%) logstash
5 8 (7.84%) Rundeck
6 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
2 13 (12.75%) VMware
3 12 (11.76%) Greenplum
4 10 (9.80%) Oracle
5 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.84%) Pega
6 8 (7.84%) Twitter
7 7 (6.86%) Splunk
8 5 (4.90%) Google
9 4 (3.92%) Zend
10 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.96%) Sun
10 2 (1.96%) HP
10 2 (1.96%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.98%) Perforce
11 1 (0.98%) Percona