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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2502 2142 1813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.28% 8.56% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.34% 11.18% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1632 1326
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.91 £36.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.31% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £23.25 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.50 £49.25 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 488 £459 +1.94% 188
Docklands, London +20 13 £625 +57.23%
Bromley +11 10 £450 - 5
Croydon +5 9 £605 +70.42% 6
Canary Wharf +8 8 £575 +17.94%
Hammersmith +1 5 £400 +45.45% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £394 - 3
Harrow - 2 £258 - 4
Southwark -1 1 £313 +78.57%
Westminster -3 1 £530 +36.77% 1
Uxbridge -4 1 £500 +85.18%
Hounslow -11 1 £500 +8.69% 4
Sidcup - 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 3
Ealing - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 4
Twickenham - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1376 (29.08%) TDD
2 1343 (28.39%) Scrum
3 1299 (27.46%) Java
4 1107 (23.40%) HTML
5 1022 (21.60%) JavaScript
6 862 (18.22%) CSS
7 850 (17.97%) Finance
8 774 (16.36%) BDD
9 742 (15.68%) SQL
10 721 (15.24%) C#
11 686 (14.50%) OO
12 658 (13.91%) .NET
12 658 (13.91%) HTML5
13 606 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
14 587 (12.41%) Web Services
15 557 (11.77%) E-Commerce
16 541 (11.44%) MVC
17 504 (10.65%) Project Management
18 498 (10.53%) QA
19 483 (10.21%) jQuery
19 483 (10.21%) XML
20 480 (10.15%) Banking
21 465 (9.83%) SQL Server
22 464 (9.81%) Linux
23 460 (9.72%) Oracle
24 452 (9.55%) Degree
25 431 (9.11%) CSS3
26 420 (8.88%) Git (software)
27 397 (8.39%) Ruby
28 382 (8.07%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 205 (4.33%) CMS
2 186 (3.93%) Node.js
3 158 (3.34%) Apache
4 120 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 95 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 85 (1.80%) IIS
7 73 (1.54%) Confluence
8 61 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 43 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (0.87%) Umbraco
11 32 (0.68%) Drupal
12 29 (0.61%) WordPress
12 29 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 27 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 25 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 218 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 63 (1.33%) MS Project
3 55 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 53 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.87%) MS Office
6 37 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) SPSS
9 6 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.063%) Stata
10 3 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.042%) Mingle
12 1 (0.021%) Gephi
12 1 (0.021%) InDesign
12 1 (0.021%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 45 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.38%) Magento
3 15 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 14 (0.30%) RMDS
5 11 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
9 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.13%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.085%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.063%) Summit
12 3 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 101 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (0.87%) SaaS
4 29 (0.61%) Force.com
5 28 (0.59%) PaaS
6 27 (0.57%) GitHub
7 24 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.34%) Office 365
10 15 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.21%) Heroku
12 10 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.13%) IaaS
15 3 (0.063%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.042%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
17 1 (0.021%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.28%) HTTP
2 90 (1.90%) Internet
3 70 (1.48%) DNS
4 36 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.44%) SSL
6 19 (0.40%) Intranet
7 18 (0.38%) LDAP
8 17 (0.36%) SAN
9 11 (0.23%) Network Security
10 10 (0.21%) FTP
10 10 (0.21%) Firewall
11 8 (0.17%) Extranet
11 8 (0.17%) DSL
11 8 (0.17%) DVB
11 8 (0.17%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.17%) Broadband
11 8 (0.17%) VoIP
12 6 (0.13%) NAS
12 6 (0.13%) AMQP
13 5 (0.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 312 (6.59%) MySQL
3 239 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 205 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 183 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 160 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 135 (2.85%) Big Data
8 134 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 97 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 90 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 64 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 56 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 54 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 47 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 45 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 43 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
19 35 (0.74%) Data Mining
20 31 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 420 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 368 (7.78%) Cucumber
3 298 (6.30%) Selenium
4 265 (5.60%) Subversion
5 253 (5.35%) JIRA
6 252 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 208 (4.40%) Maven
8 156 (3.30%) JUnit
9 151 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 148 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 131 (2.77%) WebDriver
12 105 (2.22%) Jasmine
13 99 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 87 (1.84%) Hudson
15 80 (1.69%) Ant
16 79 (1.67%) NUnit
16 79 (1.67%) SpecFlow
17 65 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 60 (1.27%) Xcode
19 56 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 850 (17.97%) Finance
2 480 (10.15%) Banking
3 281 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 254 (5.37%) Retail
5 227 (4.80%) Front Office
6 135 (2.85%) Publishing
7 132 (2.79%) Marketing
8 101 (2.13%) Games
9 88 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 85 (1.80%) Legal
11 77 (1.63%) Back Office
12 53 (1.12%) Advertising
13 47 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.70%) Law
15 17 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 15 (0.32%) French Language
18 13 (0.27%) Electronics
19 11 (0.23%) Local Government
20 10 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2158 (45.61%) Developer
2 618 (13.06%) Analyst
3 431 (9.11%) Java Developer
4 401 (8.48%) Business Analyst
5 398 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 267 (5.64%) Senior Developer
7 257 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 213 (4.50%) Tester
9 186 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
10 185 (3.91%) Architect
10 185 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 148 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
12 137 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 136 (2.87%) Test Analyst
14 130 (2.75%) Agile Project Manager
15 123 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
15 123 (2.60%) Web Developer
16 119 (2.52%) Designer
17 111 (2.35%) PHP Developer
18 98 (2.07%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1107 (23.40%) HTML
2 862 (18.22%) CSS
3 658 (13.91%) .NET
3 658 (13.91%) HTML5
4 587 (12.41%) Web Services
5 483 (10.21%) XML
5 483 (10.21%) jQuery
6 431 (9.11%) CSS3
7 366 (7.74%) Spring
8 334 (7.06%) ASP.NET
9 315 (6.66%) RESTful
10 296 (6.26%) AngularJS
11 275 (5.81%) Ajax
12 269 (5.69%) JSON
13 251 (5.31%) REST
14 232 (4.90%) Backbone.js
15 203 (4.29%) SOAP
16 183 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 182 (3.85%) .NET Framework
18 170 (3.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 332 (7.02%) Open Source
2 251 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 203 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 113 (2.39%) Derivative
5 110 (2.33%) Social Media
6 109 (2.30%) iPad
7 96 (2.03%) Fixed Income
8 86 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 84 (1.78%) iPhone
10 83 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 64 (1.35%) Credit Risk
13 60 (1.27%) Visualisation
14 51 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.04%) Equities
16 46 (0.97%) Mathematics
16 46 (0.97%) Market Risk
16 46 (0.97%) Data Integration
17 45 (0.95%) Online Games
18 42 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 464 (9.81%) Linux
2 286 (6.05%) Windows
3 254 (5.37%) Apple iOS
4 251 (5.31%) UNIX
5 202 (4.27%) Android
6 49 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (0.59%) Solaris
8 26 (0.55%) CentOS
9 20 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.25%) VME
12 11 (0.23%) AIX
12 11 (0.23%) MVS
12 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1376 (29.08%) TDD
2 1343 (28.39%) Scrum
3 774 (16.36%) BDD
4 686 (14.50%) OO
5 606 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
6 557 (11.77%) E-Commerce
7 541 (11.44%) MVC
8 504 (10.65%) Project Management
9 382 (8.07%) User Stories
10 304 (6.43%) Software Engineering
11 293 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 293 (6.19%) Test Automation
12 278 (5.88%) Kanban
13 260 (5.50%) DevOps
14 245 (5.18%) Pair Programming
15 218 (4.61%) Web Development
16 215 (4.54%) PRINCE2
17 211 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 207 (4.38%) Business Analysis
19 199 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1299 (27.46%) Java
2 1022 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 742 (15.68%) SQL
4 721 (15.24%) C#
5 397 (8.39%) Ruby
6 320 (6.76%) Python
7 297 (6.28%) PHP
8 187 (3.95%) Scala
9 155 (3.28%) C++
10 117 (2.47%) Groovy
11 113 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 82 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 77 (1.63%) Objective-C
14 74 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 73 (1.54%) Perl
16 60 (1.27%) C
17 51 (1.08%) PHP5
18 37 (0.78%) Bash Shell
19 29 (0.61%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 452 (9.55%) Degree
2 160 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 108 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 103 (2.18%) ISEB
5 59 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 33 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.32%) PMP
11 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.19%) MAPM
13 8 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 8 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.13%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.13%) MBA
15 6 (0.13%) CBAP
16 4 (0.085%) MCSE
16 4 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (10.53%) QA
2 12 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.19%) Basel III
6 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.17%) SLA
7 7 (0.15%) Basel II
7 7 (0.15%) EMIR
8 6 (0.13%) WAI
9 5 (0.11%) WCAG
9 5 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
9 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.085%) MiFID
11 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.063%) COREP
12 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.021%) FATCA
13 1 (0.021%) P3O
13 1 (0.021%) GCP
System Software
1 45 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 45 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.38%) vSphere
3 11 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.21%) vCloud
5 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.085%) NFS
6 4 (0.085%) HDFS
7 3 (0.063%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.063%) XenServer
7 3 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.063%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.042%) IAG
8 2 (0.042%) UAG
8 2 (0.042%) Varnish
9 1 (0.021%) XenApp
9 1 (0.021%) NDS
9 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.021%) Xen
Systems Management
1 159 (3.36%) Puppet
2 145 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 39 (0.82%) Ansible
5 35 (0.74%) Nagios
6 27 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 27 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 21 (0.44%) Salt
8 16 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.30%) Opsview
9 14 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 13 (0.27%) SCCM
11 10 (0.21%) YUM
11 10 (0.21%) Foglight
12 8 (0.17%) Icinga
13 7 (0.15%) Oozie
13 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.13%) collectd
15 4 (0.085%) Graylog2
16 3 (0.063%) logstash
Vendors
1 460 (9.72%) Oracle
2 375 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 137 (2.90%) JBoss
4 106 (2.24%) Zend
5 77 (1.63%) VMware
6 72 (1.52%) ATG
7 68 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 63 (1.33%) IBM
9 58 (1.23%) Adobe
10 53 (1.12%) Sybase
11 45 (0.95%) TIBCO
12 44 (0.93%) Perforce
13 41 (0.87%) Endeca
14 40 (0.85%) Business Objects
14 40 (0.85%) Cisco
15 38 (0.80%) HP
16 36 (0.76%) Google
17 35 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 33 (0.70%) Sitecore
19 32 (0.68%) Informatica
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