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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 50 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.48% 8.13% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.98% 10.20% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -4.00%
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
122 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 84.14% 79.67% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 53
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 43 (58.90%) PRINCE2
2 33 (45.21%) Project Management
3 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
5 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
5 15 (20.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (19.18%) MS Project
7 12 (16.44%) MS Office
8 11 (15.07%) ITIL
8 11 (15.07%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (13.70%) .NET
9 10 (13.70%) ISEB
9 10 (13.70%) Finance
9 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.96%) Migration
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.96%) C#
11 8 (10.96%) Big Data
11 8 (10.96%) P3O
12 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.59%) Critical Path Analysis
13 6 (8.22%) Scrum
13 6 (8.22%) TDD
13 6 (8.22%) NUnit
13 6 (8.22%) SQL
13 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
13 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
13 6 (8.22%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.18%) MS Project
3 12 (16.44%) MS Office
4 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Big Data
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) NUnit
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) MSTest
3 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Behat
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.37%) RSpec
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Back Office
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Publishing
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.81%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Programme Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.11%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Digital Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Digital Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Programme Planner
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) XML
5 3 (4.11%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) WinForms
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.11%) WCF
5 3 (4.11%) WF
5 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
7 1 (1.37%) J2EE
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.37%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) Java EE
7 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) BBC
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.11%) Open Source
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) W3C
3 1 (1.37%) Blog
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) PRINCE2
2 33 (45.21%) Project Management
3 11 (15.07%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Strategic Planning
4 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.59%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (8.22%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) TDD
8 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.85%) MVC
8 5 (6.85%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (5.48%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (5.48%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) C#
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) SQL
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.48%) C
5 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) Java
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (13.70%) ISEB
4 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.48%) APMG
6 4 (5.48%) MCTS
7 2 (2.74%) APMP
7 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) P3O
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) BT
3 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Zend
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