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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 34 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.36% 8.60% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.63% 12.12% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 2
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£400 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £459 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
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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
111 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.05% 70.97% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 46 27
Average daily rate £418 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 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 1 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 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
4 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.75%) PHP
6 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.98%) LAMP
7 9 (16.98%) Linux
7 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
8 8 (15.09%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
8 8 (15.09%) P3O
8 8 (15.09%) ISEB
9 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.21%) MS Project
9 7 (13.21%) PHP5
9 7 (13.21%) Symfony
9 7 (13.21%) Zend
9 7 (13.21%) Puppet
9 7 (13.21%) Doctrine
10 6 (11.32%) Ruby
10 6 (11.32%) Python
10 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) nginx
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Mule
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (13.21%) MS Project
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) DMZ
3 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) SSDT
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) Gerrit
3 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) NUnit
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) RSpec
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) PHP Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (7.55%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) DBA
8 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) LAMP
3 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 7 (13.21%) Symfony
4 7 (13.21%) Doctrine
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) jQuery
6 4 (7.55%) Web Services
7 3 (5.66%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.77%) Java EE
8 2 (3.77%) Ajax
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.77%) XML
9 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.89%) J2EE
9 1 (1.89%) Spring
9 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 4 (7.55%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Blog
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) PRINCE2
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) User Stories
9 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.77%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (20.75%) PHP
2 7 (13.21%) PHP5
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
3 6 (11.32%) Python
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) ISEB
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.77%) APMP
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) P3O
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) vCloud
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.77%) Salt
5 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.89%) Kibana
5 1 (1.89%) logstash
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Zend
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
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