The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4589 4240 3275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.16% 17.25% 14.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.76% 22.22% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3581 3233 2414
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £34.13 £26.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £19.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £79.00 £46.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.05% -1.38%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18536 19085 16992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.40% 77.63% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 13367 11650
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 237 292
Average hourly rate £21.56 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the London region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the London region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the London region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the London region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the London region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 1046 £450 - 392
Croydon +7 50 £481 +28.33% 3
Canary Wharf +9 25 £450 -13.87%
Westminster 0 19 £488 +30.00% 1
Bromley +1 13 £500 +42.85% 3
Docklands, London +15 10 £463 -9.49% 2
Hammersmith +5 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Uxbridge +4 8 £380 -36.00% 1
Hounslow -3 8 £400 -4.76% 3
Brentford -3 7 £388 -16.21% 1
Isleworth - 5 £378 - 7
Harrow -4 4 £288 -14.81%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £363 - 11
Twickenham +1 2 £413 +6.45% 1
Southwark -2 2 £336 +19.02%
Paddington -4 2 £600 +30.43%
Wimbledon -1 1 £400 - 3
Chiswick -1 1 - - 1
Surbiton - 1 £388 - 2
Teddington - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Pinner - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2764 (30.09%) Scrum
2 2689 (29.27%) TDD
3 2657 (28.92%) Java
4 2098 (22.84%) HTML
5 2047 (22.28%) JavaScript
6 1691 (18.41%) Finance
7 1591 (17.32%) CSS
8 1510 (16.44%) SQL
9 1370 (14.91%) BDD
10 1300 (14.15%) C#
11 1285 (13.99%) .NET
12 1212 (13.19%) OO
13 1159 (12.62%) HTML5
14 1145 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
15 1112 (12.10%) Banking
16 1092 (11.89%) Linux
17 1046 (11.39%) Web Services
18 1005 (10.94%) MVC
19 960 (10.45%) Project Management
20 958 (10.43%) E-Commerce
21 883 (9.61%) Git (software)
22 835 (9.09%) Oracle
23 805 (8.76%) jQuery
24 798 (8.69%) XML
25 790 (8.60%) QA
26 784 (8.53%) SQL Server
27 745 (8.11%) Microsoft
28 736 (8.01%) Degree
29 721 (7.85%) Ruby
30 713 (7.76%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 395 (4.30%) Node.js
2 325 (3.54%) Apache
3 307 (3.34%) CMS
4 235 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 233 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 159 (1.73%) JBoss
7 148 (1.61%) Confluence
8 99 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 93 (1.01%) IIS
10 88 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 84 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 84 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 77 (0.84%) Drupal
13 70 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
14 66 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 63 (0.69%) Apache Solr
16 60 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
17 50 (0.54%) nginx
18 48 (0.52%) OpenStack
19 45 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 428 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 167 (1.82%) MS Project
3 112 (1.22%) MS Office
4 97 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 86 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 78 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 51 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 16 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.12%) SPSS
13 8 (0.087%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.065%) InfoPath
15 4 (0.044%) InDesign
16 3 (0.033%) Mingle
16 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
18 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
18 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 89 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.40%) RMDS
3 35 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 22 (0.24%) Magento
5 19 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 17 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
10 11 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 11 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.098%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 8 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.087%) Cognos TM1
14 7 (0.076%) Summit
14 7 (0.076%) WebTrends
14 7 (0.076%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 6 (0.065%) Agresso
15 6 (0.065%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 160 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (0.91%) PaaS
4 77 (0.84%) SaaS
5 59 (0.64%) GitHub
6 51 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (0.48%) Force.com
9 30 (0.33%) IaaS
10 27 (0.29%) Office 365
11 24 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (0.14%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.13%) Heroku
15 11 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (0.11%) Joyent
17 8 (0.087%) Basecamp
18 6 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
19 4 (0.044%) Amazon ELB
19 4 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 237 (2.58%) HTTP
2 153 (1.67%) Internet
3 95 (1.03%) DNS
4 74 (0.81%) SSL
5 73 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 72 (0.78%) Intranet
7 49 (0.53%) Firewall
8 29 (0.32%) VPN
9 26 (0.28%) LDAP
9 26 (0.28%) SAN
10 22 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.16%) FTP
11 15 (0.16%) Extranet
12 14 (0.15%) Wireshark
12 14 (0.15%) AMQP
13 13 (0.14%) Network Security
13 13 (0.14%) SNMP
14 12 (0.13%) VoIP
14 12 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.12%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 784 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 484 (5.27%) MySQL
3 386 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 371 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 352 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 315 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 242 (2.63%) Big Data
8 212 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 174 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 167 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 145 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 145 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 124 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 121 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 116 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 111 (1.21%) Redis
16 92 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 84 (0.91%) QlikView
18 72 (0.78%) DB2
19 67 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 883 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 584 (6.36%) JIRA
3 570 (6.20%) Selenium
4 539 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 512 (5.57%) Cucumber
6 488 (5.31%) Subversion
7 483 (5.26%) Maven
8 296 (3.22%) JUnit
9 256 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 238 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 227 (2.47%) Visual Studio
12 200 (2.18%) Jasmine
13 199 (2.17%) TeamCity
14 194 (2.11%) NUnit
15 163 (1.77%) Hudson
16 149 (1.62%) SpecFlow
17 132 (1.44%) Ant
18 116 (1.26%) Eclipse
19 97 (1.06%) Mockito
20 93 (1.01%) Grunt
General
1 1691 (18.41%) Finance
2 1112 (12.10%) Banking
3 604 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 442 (4.81%) Retail
5 441 (4.80%) Front Office
6 277 (3.02%) Games
7 237 (2.58%) Marketing
8 211 (2.30%) Publishing
9 175 (1.90%) Legal
10 134 (1.46%) Back Office
11 130 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 110 (1.20%) Advertising
13 95 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 46 (0.50%) Law
15 42 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 35 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.22%) Local Government
17 20 (0.22%) French Language
18 16 (0.17%) Electronics
19 15 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4269 (46.47%) Developer
2 1242 (13.52%) Analyst
3 990 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 850 (9.25%) Business Analyst
5 747 (8.13%) Project Manager
6 610 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 415 (4.52%) .NET Developer
8 364 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 348 (3.79%) Architect
10 340 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
11 286 (3.11%) Tester
12 256 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 244 (2.66%) Agile Business Analyst
14 235 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
15 234 (2.55%) Web Developer
16 222 (2.42%) Designer
17 211 (2.30%) ScrumMaster
18 202 (2.20%) Test Analyst
19 188 (2.05%) Consultant
20 175 (1.90%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2098 (22.84%) HTML
2 1591 (17.32%) CSS
3 1285 (13.99%) .NET
4 1159 (12.62%) HTML5
5 1046 (11.39%) Web Services
6 805 (8.76%) jQuery
7 798 (8.69%) XML
8 712 (7.75%) CSS3
9 696 (7.58%) Spring
10 662 (7.21%) AngularJS
11 563 (6.13%) RESTful
12 536 (5.83%) REST
13 517 (5.63%) ASP.NET
14 408 (4.44%) JSON
15 399 (4.34%) Backbone.js
16 388 (4.22%) Ajax
17 387 (4.21%) J2EE
18 369 (4.02%) Hibernate
19 351 (3.82%) SOAP
20 329 (3.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 713 (7.76%) User Experience
2 631 (6.87%) Open Source
3 614 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 412 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 314 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 275 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 236 (2.57%) Derivative
8 213 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 157 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 146 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 144 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 144 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 136 (1.48%) Social Media
13 129 (1.40%) iPad
14 117 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 109 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 108 (1.18%) Data Integration
17 103 (1.12%) iPhone
17 103 (1.12%) Equities
18 99 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1092 (11.89%) Linux
2 552 (6.01%) UNIX
3 454 (4.94%) Windows
4 426 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 383 (4.17%) Android
6 116 (1.26%) CentOS
7 101 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 89 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 76 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 62 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 37 (0.40%) Solaris
12 26 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.25%) AIX
15 18 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.13%) MVS
17 11 (0.12%) VME
18 9 (0.098%) Debian
18 9 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2764 (30.09%) Scrum
2 2689 (29.27%) TDD
3 1370 (14.91%) BDD
4 1212 (13.19%) OO
5 1145 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
6 1005 (10.94%) MVC
7 960 (10.45%) Project Management
8 958 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 607 (6.61%) DevOps
10 600 (6.53%) Waterfall
11 584 (6.36%) User Stories
12 529 (5.76%) Kanban
13 506 (5.51%) PRINCE2
14 496 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 437 (4.76%) Software Engineering
16 424 (4.62%) Web Development
17 423 (4.60%) Business Analysis
18 420 (4.57%) Pair Programming
19 382 (4.16%) Unit Testing
20 371 (4.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2657 (28.92%) Java
2 2047 (22.28%) JavaScript
3 1510 (16.44%) SQL
4 1300 (14.15%) C#
5 721 (7.85%) Ruby
6 634 (6.90%) Python
7 520 (5.66%) PHP
8 357 (3.89%) Scala
9 276 (3.00%) C++
10 188 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 168 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 159 (1.73%) Groovy
13 157 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 156 (1.70%) Perl
15 139 (1.51%) C
16 128 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 125 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 62 (0.67%) VBA
19 58 (0.63%) PHP5
19 58 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 736 (8.01%) Degree
2 367 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 205 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 185 (2.01%) ISEB
5 82 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 75 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 70 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 59 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 42 (0.46%) PMP
10 39 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 27 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.21%) BC Cleared
14 16 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.12%) CISM
15 11 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.12%) CISSP
15 11 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 8 (0.087%) APMP
16 8 (0.087%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 790 (8.60%) QA
2 25 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.26%) COBIT
3 24 (0.26%) SLA
4 23 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.23%) EMIR
6 19 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.20%) P3O
8 16 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.14%) Basel III
11 9 (0.098%) FATCA
12 8 (0.087%) COREP
12 8 (0.087%) WAI
13 6 (0.065%) GxP
13 6 (0.065%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.054%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.054%) MiFID
14 5 (0.054%) FINREP
15 4 (0.044%) CRD IV
System Software
1 99 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.44%) vCloud
4 32 (0.35%) Varnish
5 21 (0.23%) vSphere
6 17 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (0.17%) Docker
8 11 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.12%) NFS
9 10 (0.11%) Xen
10 9 (0.098%) HDFS
11 8 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.076%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.065%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.065%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.065%) KVM
14 5 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.033%) SRDF
15 3 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.033%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 415 (4.52%) Puppet
2 301 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 103 (1.12%) Nagios
5 94 (1.02%) Ansible
6 52 (0.57%) ZABBIX
7 48 (0.52%) Vagrant
8 34 (0.37%) Kibana
9 32 (0.35%) Salt
10 31 (0.34%) Graylog2
11 23 (0.25%) YUM
11 23 (0.25%) Zenoss
12 20 (0.22%) Oozie
12 20 (0.22%) logstash
13 19 (0.21%) Capistrano
14 17 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 17 (0.19%) Opsview
15 12 (0.13%) SCCM
15 12 (0.13%) collectd
16 11 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 835 (9.09%) Oracle
2 745 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 161 (1.75%) Zend
4 156 (1.70%) VMware
5 139 (1.51%) Google
6 127 (1.38%) IBM
7 121 (1.32%) Adobe
8 112 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 108 (1.18%) SAP
10 92 (1.00%) HP
10 92 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 84 (0.91%) Perforce
12 80 (0.87%) ATG
13 79 (0.86%) Informatica
14 74 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 73 (0.79%) Sybase
16 72 (0.78%) Sitecore
17 59 (0.64%) hybris
17 59 (0.64%) Cognos
18 55 (0.60%) Atlassian
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