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 2 October 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
2 Oct 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 4715 4136 3584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.12% 16.64% 14.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.63% 21.48% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 3116 2662
Average daily rate
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£440 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.70 £75.00 £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +12.00%
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
19145 19259 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.65% 77.46% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13495 12930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 227 356
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 999 £450 - 393
Croydon +14 59 £488 +11.42% 7
Canary Wharf +19 24 £450 +1.12%
Bromley +9 19 £375 -35.48% 4
Docklands, London +17 11 £500 +11.11%
Westminster +2 10 £488 +34.48% 1
Hammersmith +1 8 £400 +45.45% 4
Uxbridge -5 6 £400 +3.89% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £225 - 14
Harrow +1 4 £288 -14.81% 3
Southwark -2 3 £340 +20.35%
Hounslow -8 2 £495 +10.00% 4
Isleworth - 2 £370 - 5
Wimbledon -1 1 - - 1
Twickenham -2 1 £363 +36.79%
Paddington -3 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
Hackney - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - - 3
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2705 (30.01%) Scrum
2 2655 (29.45%) TDD
3 2408 (26.71%) Java
4 2053 (22.77%) HTML
5 1993 (22.11%) JavaScript
6 1643 (18.23%) CSS
7 1630 (18.08%) Finance
8 1447 (16.05%) SQL
9 1342 (14.89%) BDD
10 1337 (14.83%) .NET
11 1319 (14.63%) C#
12 1236 (13.71%) OO
13 1150 (12.76%) HTML5
14 1090 (12.09%) Banking
15 1081 (11.99%) MVC
16 1041 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
17 1030 (11.43%) Web Services
18 1014 (11.25%) E-Commerce
19 976 (10.83%) Linux
20 933 (10.35%) Project Management
21 857 (9.51%) XML
22 833 (9.24%) jQuery
23 820 (9.10%) SQL Server
24 806 (8.94%) Git (software)
25 805 (8.93%) Oracle
26 773 (8.57%) QA
27 752 (8.34%) CSS3
28 730 (8.10%) Microsoft
29 723 (8.02%) Degree
30 697 (7.73%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 353 (3.92%) Node.js
2 350 (3.88%) CMS
3 328 (3.64%) Apache
4 233 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 228 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 137 (1.52%) Confluence
7 111 (1.23%) IIS
8 90 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 89 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 82 (0.91%) Drupal
11 74 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 72 (0.80%) WebSphere
13 65 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 63 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
15 62 (0.69%) Apache Solr
16 56 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 49 (0.54%) nginx
18 47 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
19 46 (0.51%) Umbraco
19 46 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 417 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 165 (1.83%) MS Project
3 108 (1.20%) MS Office
4 102 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 98 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 82 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 70 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 19 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 18 (0.20%) PowerPivot
12 11 (0.12%) SPSS
12 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.044%) InDesign
15 2 (0.022%) Mingle
16 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.011%) Stata
16 1 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.011%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 80 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.55%) RMDS
3 29 (0.32%) Magento
4 27 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 21 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 17 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 15 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.14%) Agresso
9 12 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 9 (0.100%) IntelliMatch
11 9 (0.100%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.100%) SiteCatalyst
11 9 (0.100%) Markit EDM
12 8 (0.089%) WebTrends
12 8 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.078%) Summit
14 6 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 161 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (0.83%) SaaS
4 73 (0.81%) PaaS
5 58 (0.64%) GitHub
6 56 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 55 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (0.50%) Force.com
9 33 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.30%) Office 365
11 24 (0.27%) IaaS
12 17 (0.19%) Heroku
13 13 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (0.13%) Google Apps
15 9 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (0.100%) ElastiCache
15 9 (0.100%) Joyent
16 8 (0.089%) Basecamp
17 7 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 229 (2.54%) HTTP
2 169 (1.87%) Internet
3 102 (1.13%) DNS
4 79 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 75 (0.83%) SSL
6 63 (0.70%) Intranet
7 46 (0.51%) Firewall
8 32 (0.35%) SAN
9 29 (0.32%) LDAP
10 25 (0.28%) VPN
11 20 (0.22%) FTP
12 17 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.19%) Extranet
13 16 (0.18%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.14%) VoIP
14 13 (0.14%) DVB
15 12 (0.13%) AMQP
15 12 (0.13%) SNMP
16 11 (0.12%) WAN
16 11 (0.12%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 820 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 496 (5.50%) MySQL
3 381 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 353 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 325 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 285 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 239 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 209 (2.32%) Big Data
9 172 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 170 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 149 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 137 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 115 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 109 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
15 105 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 91 (1.01%) Redis
17 88 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 87 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
19 69 (0.77%) QlikView
20 62 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 806 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 530 (5.88%) JIRA
3 508 (5.64%) Selenium
4 501 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 489 (5.42%) Jenkins
6 456 (5.06%) Subversion
7 398 (4.41%) Maven
8 267 (2.96%) JUnit
9 241 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 240 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 225 (2.50%) WebDriver
12 189 (2.10%) TeamCity
13 179 (1.99%) Jasmine
14 159 (1.76%) Hudson
14 159 (1.76%) NUnit
15 136 (1.51%) SpecFlow
16 124 (1.38%) Ant
17 112 (1.24%) Eclipse
18 91 (1.01%) Calabash
19 86 (0.95%) Grunt
General
1 1630 (18.08%) Finance
2 1090 (12.09%) Banking
3 588 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 450 (4.99%) Retail
5 436 (4.84%) Front Office
6 241 (2.67%) Games
7 237 (2.63%) Publishing
8 234 (2.60%) Marketing
9 167 (1.85%) Legal
10 153 (1.70%) Back Office
11 125 (1.39%) Telecoms
12 116 (1.29%) Advertising
13 88 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 45 (0.50%) Law
15 37 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 36 (0.40%) Manufacturing
17 28 (0.31%) French Language
18 23 (0.26%) German Language
19 21 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 20 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4166 (46.21%) Developer
2 1219 (13.52%) Analyst
3 886 (9.83%) Java Developer
4 812 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 766 (8.50%) Project Manager
6 533 (5.91%) Senior Developer
7 447 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 371 (4.12%) C# Developer
9 357 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
10 350 (3.88%) Architect
11 302 (3.35%) Tester
12 251 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
13 239 (2.65%) Web Developer
13 239 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
14 232 (2.57%) Designer
15 226 (2.51%) Test Analyst
16 225 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
17 195 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
18 193 (2.14%) PHP Developer
19 184 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2053 (22.77%) HTML
2 1643 (18.23%) CSS
3 1337 (14.83%) .NET
4 1150 (12.76%) HTML5
5 1030 (11.43%) Web Services
6 857 (9.51%) XML
7 833 (9.24%) jQuery
8 752 (8.34%) CSS3
9 678 (7.52%) Spring
10 621 (6.89%) ASP.NET
11 618 (6.86%) AngularJS
12 526 (5.83%) RESTful
13 506 (5.61%) REST
14 457 (5.07%) JSON
15 431 (4.78%) Ajax
16 396 (4.39%) Backbone.js
17 372 (4.13%) SOAP
18 363 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 356 (3.95%) WCF
20 342 (3.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 697 (7.73%) User Experience
2 631 (7.00%) Open Source
3 608 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 485 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 330 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 273 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 194 (2.15%) Derivative
8 190 (2.11%) Fixed Income
9 140 (1.55%) Social Media
10 138 (1.53%) Digital Media
10 138 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 135 (1.50%) iPad
12 129 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 127 (1.41%) Visualisation
14 120 (1.33%) Algorithms
15 113 (1.25%) iPhone
16 101 (1.12%) Credit Risk
16 101 (1.12%) Data Integration
17 98 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
18 90 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 976 (10.83%) Linux
2 466 (5.17%) Windows
3 463 (5.14%) Apple iOS
4 459 (5.09%) UNIX
5 399 (4.43%) Android
6 79 (0.88%) CentOS
7 66 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 58 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 48 (0.53%) Solaris
12 30 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 25 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 17 (0.19%) AIX
15 17 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.14%) MVS
17 12 (0.13%) VME
18 9 (0.100%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2705 (30.01%) Scrum
2 2655 (29.45%) TDD
3 1342 (14.89%) BDD
4 1236 (13.71%) OO
5 1081 (11.99%) MVC
6 1041 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1014 (11.25%) E-Commerce
8 933 (10.35%) Project Management
9 577 (6.40%) User Stories
10 561 (6.22%) Waterfall
11 532 (5.90%) PRINCE2
11 532 (5.90%) Kanban
12 501 (5.56%) DevOps
13 473 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 449 (4.98%) Software Engineering
15 436 (4.84%) Unit Testing
16 425 (4.71%) Web Development
17 424 (4.70%) Business Analysis
18 388 (4.30%) Pair Programming
19 379 (4.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2408 (26.71%) Java
2 1993 (22.11%) JavaScript
3 1447 (16.05%) SQL
4 1319 (14.63%) C#
5 691 (7.67%) Ruby
6 578 (6.41%) Python
7 536 (5.95%) PHP
8 317 (3.52%) Scala
9 257 (2.85%) C++
10 181 (2.01%) T-SQL
11 164 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 161 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 151 (1.67%) Groovy
14 140 (1.55%) Perl
15 138 (1.53%) C
16 106 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 78 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 69 (0.77%) PHP5
19 57 (0.63%) PowerShell
20 52 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 723 (8.02%) Degree
2 303 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 190 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 179 (1.99%) ISEB
5 87 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 80 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 60 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 57 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 38 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (0.34%) PMP
12 21 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 16 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.13%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 10 (0.11%) CISSP
17 9 (0.100%) CISM
17 9 (0.100%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 7 (0.078%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 773 (8.57%) QA
2 30 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.29%) SLA
4 26 (0.29%) EMIR
5 23 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 22 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.22%) COBIT
8 17 (0.19%) Basel III
9 11 (0.12%) P3O
10 9 (0.100%) WAI
11 6 (0.067%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.067%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.055%) FATCA
13 4 (0.044%) WCAG
13 4 (0.044%) MiFID
14 3 (0.033%) COREP
14 3 (0.033%) FINREP
System Software
1 96 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.39%) vCloud
4 30 (0.33%) Varnish
5 21 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.21%) vSphere
7 10 (0.11%) NFS
8 8 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.089%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.089%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.078%) Docker
9 7 (0.078%) Xen
10 6 (0.067%) HDFS
11 5 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.044%) KVM
13 3 (0.033%) Firmware
13 3 (0.033%) XenServer
13 3 (0.033%) SRDF
13 3 (0.033%) Cygwin
13 3 (0.033%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 337 (3.74%) Puppet
2 267 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 85 (0.94%) Nagios
5 58 (0.64%) Ansible
6 44 (0.49%) ZABBIX
7 40 (0.44%) Vagrant
8 32 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 28 (0.31%) Salt
10 25 (0.28%) Graylog2
11 23 (0.26%) Kibana
11 23 (0.26%) YUM
12 20 (0.22%) Capistrano
13 18 (0.20%) Oozie
13 18 (0.20%) Zenoss
14 14 (0.16%) SCCM
14 14 (0.16%) Opsview
15 13 (0.14%) logstash
16 10 (0.11%) SCOM
16 10 (0.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 805 (8.93%) Oracle
2 730 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 177 (1.96%) Zend
3 177 (1.96%) JBoss
4 152 (1.69%) VMware
5 130 (1.44%) IBM
6 125 (1.39%) Google
7 124 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 113 (1.25%) Adobe
9 93 (1.03%) SAP
10 87 (0.97%) ATG
11 78 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 77 (0.85%) HP
13 74 (0.82%) Sitecore
13 74 (0.82%) Perforce
14 71 (0.79%) Informatica
15 68 (0.75%) Red Hat
16 64 (0.71%) Sybase
17 60 (0.67%) Atlassian
18 57 (0.63%) Cognos
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £451 - £575 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £525 to £575 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £375 to £400 per day - Incentives, Private Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago