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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4385 4228 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.18% 17.60% 14.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.79% 22.67% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3415 3194 2349
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.25 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £20.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £66.25 £124.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
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
17692 18650 16175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.65% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 12958 11101
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 233 318
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £53.38
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 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 1041 £450 - 334
Westminster 0 23 £488 +56.00%
Canary Wharf +5 21 £450 -14.28%
Croydon +8 17 £470 +25.33% 1
Bromley +2 15 £575 +48.19% 4
Docklands, London +17 12 £550 +7.84%
Hammersmith +1 7 £375 -2.59%
Hounslow -3 7 £375 -15.25% 2
Brentford -5 5 £375 -18.91% 1
Isleworth - 5 £378 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £365 - 5
Uxbridge 0 3 £380 -36.00% 3
Twickenham +1 2 £413 +2.80% 1
Wimbledon -1 2 £450 - 2
Harrow -8 2 - - 1
Southwark - 2 £336 -
Paddington -5 1 £600 +30.43%
Surbiton - 1 £388 - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2736 (30.15%) Scrum
2 2720 (29.97%) Java
3 2636 (29.05%) TDD
4 2098 (23.12%) HTML
5 2075 (22.87%) JavaScript
6 1679 (18.50%) Finance
7 1581 (17.42%) CSS
8 1513 (16.67%) SQL
9 1374 (15.14%) BDD
10 1303 (14.36%) C#
11 1286 (14.17%) .NET
12 1206 (13.29%) OO
13 1197 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
14 1157 (12.75%) HTML5
15 1094 (12.06%) Banking
16 1091 (12.02%) Linux
17 1022 (11.26%) Web Services
18 961 (10.59%) MVC
19 938 (10.34%) Project Management
20 925 (10.19%) E-Commerce
21 912 (10.05%) Git (software)
22 821 (9.05%) Oracle
23 807 (8.89%) SQL Server
24 786 (8.66%) QA
25 784 (8.64%) jQuery
26 774 (8.53%) XML
27 729 (8.03%) Microsoft
28 719 (7.92%) Ruby
29 697 (7.68%) Degree
29 697 (7.68%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 429 (4.73%) Node.js
2 316 (3.48%) Apache
3 313 (3.45%) CMS
4 245 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 231 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 154 (1.70%) JBoss
7 139 (1.53%) Confluence
8 92 (1.01%) Drupal
8 92 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 92 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 88 (0.97%) IIS
10 83 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
11 79 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 74 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 67 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
14 61 (0.67%) Apache Solr
15 60 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 60 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 54 (0.60%) nginx
17 48 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 427 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 153 (1.69%) MS Project
3 122 (1.34%) MS Office
4 91 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 84 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 78 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 49 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 16 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.12%) SPSS
12 10 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 9 (0.099%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.066%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.055%) Mingle
17 3 (0.033%) InDesign
18 2 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
19 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
19 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 74 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 35 (0.39%) RMDS
4 20 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.22%) Magento
5 15 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 14 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 12 (0.13%) SAP BPC
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 12 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.077%) Agresso
11 6 (0.066%) Endur
11 6 (0.066%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.066%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.066%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 5 (0.055%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 162 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (1.01%) PaaS
4 79 (0.87%) SaaS
5 58 (0.64%) GitHub
6 45 (0.50%) Force.com
7 42 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.34%) IaaS
10 26 (0.29%) Office 365
11 20 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.13%) Heroku
12 12 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.12%) Joyent
14 9 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.088%) Basecamp
16 7 (0.077%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.066%) Trello
17 6 (0.066%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 243 (2.68%) HTTP
2 154 (1.70%) Internet
3 84 (0.93%) DNS
4 77 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 76 (0.84%) SSL
6 75 (0.83%) Intranet
7 44 (0.48%) Firewall
8 33 (0.36%) VPN
9 26 (0.29%) LDAP
10 25 (0.28%) SAN
11 22 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.15%) SNMP
12 14 (0.15%) Extranet
12 14 (0.15%) AMQP
13 13 (0.14%) Wireshark
13 13 (0.14%) FTP
14 12 (0.13%) DHCP
14 12 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.13%) MVNO
15 11 (0.12%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 474 (5.22%) MySQL
3 413 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 371 (4.09%) NoSQL
5 348 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 323 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
7 275 (3.03%) Big Data
8 223 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 191 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 158 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 158 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 146 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 144 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 126 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 123 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 116 (1.28%) Redis
16 96 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 78 (0.86%) QlikView
18 75 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 70 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 912 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 592 (6.52%) JIRA
3 591 (6.51%) Selenium
4 574 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 500 (5.51%) Subversion
6 499 (5.50%) Cucumber
7 497 (5.48%) Maven
8 321 (3.54%) JUnit
9 276 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 239 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 212 (2.34%) Visual Studio
12 210 (2.31%) TeamCity
13 195 (2.15%) Jasmine
14 184 (2.03%) NUnit
15 147 (1.62%) Hudson
16 140 (1.54%) SpecFlow
17 138 (1.52%) Ant
18 130 (1.43%) Grunt
19 127 (1.40%) Eclipse
20 100 (1.10%) Mockito
General
1 1679 (18.50%) Finance
2 1094 (12.06%) Banking
3 558 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 426 (4.69%) Front Office
5 419 (4.62%) Retail
6 273 (3.01%) Games
7 228 (2.51%) Marketing
8 181 (1.99%) Publishing
9 166 (1.83%) Legal
10 130 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 120 (1.32%) Back Office
12 113 (1.25%) Advertising
13 95 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 63 (0.69%) Law
15 41 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 35 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 27 (0.30%) French Language
18 22 (0.24%) Local Government
19 18 (0.20%) Automotive
20 16 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4245 (46.78%) Developer
2 1228 (13.53%) Analyst
3 1003 (11.05%) Java Developer
4 835 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 728 (8.02%) Project Manager
6 653 (7.20%) Senior Developer
7 402 (4.43%) .NET Developer
8 358 (3.94%) C# Developer
8 358 (3.94%) Architect
9 327 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
10 267 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 260 (2.87%) Tester
12 246 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 238 (2.62%) Agile Business Analyst
14 236 (2.60%) Web Developer
15 218 (2.40%) ScrumMaster
16 200 (2.20%) Test Analyst
17 185 (2.04%) Designer
18 182 (2.01%) Consultant
19 178 (1.96%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2098 (23.12%) HTML
2 1581 (17.42%) CSS
3 1286 (14.17%) .NET
4 1157 (12.75%) HTML5
5 1022 (11.26%) Web Services
6 784 (8.64%) jQuery
7 774 (8.53%) XML
8 697 (7.68%) AngularJS
9 696 (7.67%) CSS3
10 664 (7.32%) Spring
11 582 (6.41%) RESTful
12 527 (5.81%) REST
13 496 (5.47%) ASP.NET
14 389 (4.29%) J2EE
15 387 (4.26%) Backbone.js
16 385 (4.24%) JSON
17 358 (3.94%) SOAP
18 356 (3.92%) Hibernate
19 348 (3.83%) Ajax
20 331 (3.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 691 (7.61%) User Experience
2 597 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 593 (6.53%) Open Source
4 369 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 297 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 257 (2.83%) Derivative
7 246 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 195 (2.15%) Fixed Income
9 153 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 146 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 141 (1.55%) Digital Media
12 136 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 126 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 120 (1.32%) Algorithms
15 118 (1.30%) iPad
16 116 (1.28%) Social Media
17 107 (1.18%) Equities
18 98 (1.08%) Data Integration
19 91 (1.00%) iPhone
20 87 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1091 (12.02%) Linux
2 551 (6.07%) UNIX
3 460 (5.07%) Windows
4 424 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 384 (4.23%) Android
6 125 (1.38%) CentOS
7 124 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 98 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 63 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 29 (0.32%) Windows Phone
13 22 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.24%) Solaris
14 18 (0.20%) AIX
15 17 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.11%) Debian
17 9 (0.099%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2736 (30.15%) Scrum
2 2636 (29.05%) TDD
3 1374 (15.14%) BDD
4 1206 (13.29%) OO
5 1197 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
6 961 (10.59%) MVC
7 938 (10.34%) Project Management
8 925 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 657 (7.24%) DevOps
10 615 (6.78%) Waterfall
11 538 (5.93%) User Stories
12 531 (5.85%) Kanban
13 522 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 446 (4.91%) PRINCE2
15 436 (4.80%) Software Engineering
16 427 (4.71%) Web Development
17 426 (4.69%) Business Analysis
18 397 (4.37%) Pair Programming
19 374 (4.12%) Unit Testing
20 368 (4.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2720 (29.97%) Java
2 2075 (22.87%) JavaScript
3 1513 (16.67%) SQL
4 1303 (14.36%) C#
5 719 (7.92%) Ruby
6 686 (7.56%) Python
7 546 (6.02%) PHP
8 349 (3.85%) Scala
9 280 (3.09%) C++
10 187 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 187 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 167 (1.84%) Perl
12 147 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 144 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 140 (1.54%) Groovy
15 135 (1.49%) C
16 128 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 64 (0.71%) VBA
18 61 (0.67%) PHP5
19 57 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 697 (7.68%) Degree
2 366 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 184 (2.03%) ISEB
4 175 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 72 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 68 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 63 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 55 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 50 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 46 (0.51%) PMP
11 41 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.19%) BC Cleared
14 12 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
15 11 (0.12%) CISSP
15 11 (0.12%) CISM
16 10 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.099%) CBAP
17 9 (0.099%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 786 (8.66%) QA
2 24 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.24%) COBIT
4 21 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.23%) EMIR
5 19 (0.21%) P3O
6 17 (0.19%) SLA
7 15 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 13 (0.14%) Basel III
10 9 (0.099%) FATCA
11 8 (0.088%) COREP
12 7 (0.077%) GxP
12 7 (0.077%) WAI
13 5 (0.055%) MiFID
13 5 (0.055%) FINREP
14 4 (0.044%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.044%) HL7
14 4 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 101 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 44 (0.48%) vCloud
3 43 (0.47%) Varnish
4 26 (0.29%) vSphere
5 25 (0.28%) Docker
6 23 (0.25%) HDFS
7 17 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 16 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.13%) NFS
10 10 (0.11%) Xen
11 8 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.077%) KVM
12 7 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.077%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.077%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.066%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.066%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.033%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 461 (5.08%) Puppet
2 330 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (1.41%) Ansible
4 109 (1.20%) Nagios
5 101 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 56 (0.62%) Vagrant
6 56 (0.62%) ZABBIX
7 40 (0.44%) Kibana
8 39 (0.43%) Salt
9 33 (0.36%) Graphite
10 31 (0.34%) Graylog2
11 24 (0.26%) Zenoss
12 21 (0.23%) logstash
13 19 (0.21%) yum
13 19 (0.21%) Oozie
14 17 (0.19%) Icinga
15 14 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 13 (0.14%) Capistrano
16 13 (0.14%) Mesos
16 13 (0.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 821 (9.05%) Oracle
2 729 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 167 (1.84%) VMware
4 163 (1.80%) Zend
5 149 (1.64%) Google
6 121 (1.33%) IBM
7 119 (1.31%) Adobe
8 115 (1.27%) SAP
9 112 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 91 (1.00%) HP
11 84 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 81 (0.89%) Perforce
13 79 (0.87%) Sitecore
13 79 (0.87%) Sybase
14 78 (0.86%) Informatica
15 74 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 66 (0.73%) ATG
17 60 (0.66%) hybris
18 59 (0.65%) Rackspace
19 57 (0.63%) Atlassian
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