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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4294 4206 3107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.10% 18.29% 14.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.40% 23.38% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3222 3180 2353
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.60 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.82% +31.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £30.50 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £161.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +1 992 £475 +5.55% 428
Croydon +17 40 £413 -8.33% 7
Canary Wharf +2 26 £525 -2.32%
Docklands, London +5 24 £575 +15.57% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 19 £375 -6.25% 17
Feltham +5 18 £399 +6.33% 5
Hammersmith +2 15 £448 - 2
Isleworth - 12 - - 2
Paddington -2 6 £463 - 1
Twickenham - 6 £325 - 4
Westminster +2 5 £513 +26.15%
Uxbridge -8 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Osterley 0 4 £490 +44.11%
Ealing 0 4 £368 -18.33% 6
Hounslow -5 4 £538 +5.39% 1
Wimbledon +2 3 £338 -
New Malden -2 3 £275 -15.38%
Brentford -11 3 £435 -7.20% 3
Enfield - 3 £426 - 1
Chiswick +2 2 - -
Clapham 0 2 £328 -
Barnet - 2 £419 - 2
Wembley - 2 £350 -
Southwark -1 1 £363 +27.86%
Bromley -9 1 £575 +15.00% 1
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2558 (31.10%) Java
2 2524 (30.69%) Scrum
3 2270 (27.60%) TDD
4 1890 (22.98%) JavaScript
5 1812 (22.03%) HTML
6 1622 (19.72%) Finance
7 1446 (17.58%) SQL
8 1348 (16.39%) CSS
9 1347 (16.38%) .NET
10 1345 (16.35%) C#
11 1113 (13.53%) BDD
12 1096 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 1095 (13.31%) HTML5
14 1073 (13.05%) Banking
15 1002 (12.18%) OO
16 975 (11.85%) SQL Server
17 930 (11.31%) Web Services
18 903 (10.98%) Linux
19 794 (9.65%) E-Commerce
20 785 (9.54%) Oracle
21 778 (9.46%) Project Management
22 770 (9.36%) MVC
23 769 (9.35%) Git (software)
24 717 (8.72%) jQuery
25 697 (8.47%) AngularJS
26 675 (8.21%) Microsoft
27 650 (7.90%) Waterfall
28 646 (7.85%) CSS3
29 643 (7.82%) User Experience
30 636 (7.73%) Ruby

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 414 (5.03%) Node.js
2 266 (3.23%) CMS
3 257 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 243 (2.95%) Apache
5 215 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 166 (2.02%) Confluence
7 140 (1.70%) JBoss
8 113 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 110 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 109 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 106 (1.29%) IIS
12 94 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 80 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 74 (0.90%) Drupal
15 72 (0.88%) Apache Spark
16 66 (0.80%) OpenStack
17 65 (0.79%) Umbraco
18 55 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
19 54 (0.66%) nginx
20 43 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 341 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 125 (1.52%) MS Office
3 116 (1.41%) MS Project
4 96 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 87 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 58 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.24%) PowerPivot
10 14 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.097%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.073%) Mingle
13 6 (0.073%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.049%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.049%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.036%) InDesign
15 3 (0.036%) SPSS
16 2 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.012%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 87 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.22%) Magento
5 16 (0.19%) RMDS
6 14 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 13 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 10 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 9 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.097%) Endur
11 8 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.073%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.061%) Oracle Retail
14 4 (0.049%) ION MarketView
14 4 (0.049%) Eagle PACE
14 4 (0.049%) Hyperion Planning
14 4 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 380 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (1.01%) GitHub
4 76 (0.92%) SaaS
5 58 (0.71%) PaaS
6 52 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 45 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 38 (0.46%) Force.com
10 31 (0.38%) Office 365
10 31 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.30%) Heroku
12 24 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (0.23%) IaaS
14 17 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (0.17%) OpenShift
17 13 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
18 11 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (3.20%) HTTP
2 144 (1.75%) Internet
3 71 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 67 (0.81%) SSL
5 50 (0.61%) Intranet
6 45 (0.55%) LDAP
7 44 (0.53%) DNS
8 40 (0.49%) Firewall
9 33 (0.40%) VPN
10 24 (0.29%) SAN
11 19 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
12 17 (0.21%) AMQP
13 15 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 14 (0.17%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.17%) LAN
14 14 (0.17%) NAS
15 13 (0.16%) X.509
16 12 (0.15%) WAN
16 12 (0.15%) FTP
17 11 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 375 (4.56%) MongoDB
3 359 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 351 (4.27%) MySQL
5 341 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 300 (3.65%) Big Data
7 297 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 268 (3.26%) Hadoop
9 223 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 190 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
11 178 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 163 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 149 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 149 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 134 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 126 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
16 109 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 109 (1.33%) Redis
17 73 (0.89%) Apache Hive
18 66 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 769 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 546 (6.64%) JIRA
3 488 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 468 (5.69%) Subversion
5 456 (5.54%) Selenium
6 421 (5.12%) Maven
7 389 (4.73%) Cucumber
8 248 (3.02%) JUnit
9 220 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 205 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 180 (2.19%) Visual Studio
12 178 (2.16%) WebDriver
13 150 (1.82%) Grunt
14 141 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 133 (1.62%) NUnit
16 125 (1.52%) Ant
17 117 (1.42%) Eclipse
18 107 (1.30%) SpecFlow
19 97 (1.18%) Mockito
20 96 (1.17%) Hudson
General
1 1622 (19.72%) Finance
2 1073 (13.05%) Banking
3 537 (6.53%) Investment Banking
4 419 (5.09%) Retail
5 411 (5.00%) Front Office
6 205 (2.49%) Games
7 199 (2.42%) Marketing
8 134 (1.63%) Publishing
9 126 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 111 (1.35%) Back Office
10 111 (1.35%) Advertising
11 95 (1.16%) Legal
12 78 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 69 (0.84%) Law
14 52 (0.63%) Retail Banking
15 27 (0.33%) French Language
16 24 (0.29%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.24%) Billing
17 20 (0.24%) Local Government
18 19 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3863 (46.97%) Developer
2 1105 (13.43%) Analyst
3 1015 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 778 (9.46%) Business Analyst
5 711 (8.64%) Project Manager
6 607 (7.38%) Senior Developer
7 419 (5.09%) .NET Developer
8 407 (4.95%) Architect
9 395 (4.80%) C# Developer
10 241 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
11 224 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 214 (2.60%) Tester
13 205 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
14 196 (2.38%) Web Developer
14 196 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
15 192 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
16 188 (2.29%) Consultant
17 176 (2.14%) Agile Project Manager
18 165 (2.01%) Test Analyst
19 153 (1.86%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1812 (22.03%) HTML
2 1348 (16.39%) CSS
3 1347 (16.38%) .NET
4 1095 (13.31%) HTML5
5 930 (11.31%) Web Services
6 717 (8.72%) jQuery
7 697 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 646 (7.85%) CSS3
9 604 (7.34%) XML
10 556 (6.76%) Spring
11 537 (6.53%) ASP.NET
12 518 (6.30%) REST
13 488 (5.93%) RESTful
14 416 (5.06%) J2EE
15 390 (4.74%) JSON
16 341 (4.15%) .NET Framework
17 330 (4.01%) Hibernate
18 327 (3.98%) WCF
19 323 (3.93%) SOAP
20 298 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 643 (7.82%) User Experience
2 498 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 427 (5.19%) Open Source
4 363 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 267 (3.25%) Derivative
6 234 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 182 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 138 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 137 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 132 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 123 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 121 (1.47%) Digital Media
13 112 (1.36%) Equities
14 94 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
15 91 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 87 (1.06%) iPad
17 75 (0.91%) Data Structures
18 70 (0.85%) Data Integration
19 64 (0.78%) iPhone
20 62 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 903 (10.98%) Linux
2 475 (5.78%) UNIX
3 435 (5.29%) Windows
4 415 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 394 (4.79%) Android
6 98 (1.19%) CentOS
7 88 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 86 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 79 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 52 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.39%) Solaris
12 20 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.16%) AIX
16 11 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.11%) SUSE
19 8 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2524 (30.69%) Scrum
2 2270 (27.60%) TDD
3 1113 (13.53%) BDD
4 1096 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1002 (12.18%) OO
6 794 (9.65%) E-Commerce
7 778 (9.46%) Project Management
8 770 (9.36%) MVC
9 650 (7.90%) Waterfall
10 570 (6.93%) DevOps
11 507 (6.16%) Kanban
12 494 (6.01%) User Stories
13 486 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 431 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 423 (5.14%) Web Development
16 408 (4.96%) SOA
17 404 (4.91%) PRINCE2
18 391 (4.75%) Software Engineering
19 357 (4.34%) Business Analysis
20 345 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2558 (31.10%) Java
2 1890 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 1446 (17.58%) SQL
4 1345 (16.35%) C#
5 636 (7.73%) Ruby
6 615 (7.48%) Python
7 389 (4.73%) PHP
8 334 (4.06%) Scala
9 221 (2.69%) C++
10 210 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 161 (1.96%) Perl
12 148 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 137 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 130 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 122 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 117 (1.42%) C
17 108 (1.31%) Groovy
18 84 (1.02%) VBA
19 71 (0.86%) VB.NET
20 64 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 605 (7.36%) Degree
2 434 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 211 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 161 (1.96%) ISEB
5 130 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 81 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 74 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 54 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 54 (0.66%) PMP
9 45 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 29 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
13 12 (0.15%) Sun Certification
14 10 (0.12%) CISA
14 10 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 10 (0.12%) CISSP
15 9 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.085%) MCITP
16 7 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 601 (7.31%) QA
2 29 (0.35%) SLA
3 26 (0.32%) EMIR
4 24 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 19 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.19%) FATCA
9 10 (0.12%) COBIT
10 9 (0.11%) WAI
10 9 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.097%) Basel III
12 7 (0.085%) MiFID
13 6 (0.073%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.061%) P3O
14 5 (0.061%) GxP
14 5 (0.061%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.049%) COREP
16 2 (0.024%) FINREP
System Software
1 89 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (0.84%) Docker
3 62 (0.75%) Varnish
4 58 (0.71%) vCloud
5 40 (0.49%) HDFS
6 39 (0.47%) vSphere
7 32 (0.39%) Apache Flume
8 26 (0.32%) Active Directory
9 18 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.16%) Xen
12 12 (0.15%) NFS
13 11 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.11%) KVM
15 8 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.085%) SRDF
17 6 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.073%) Firmware
18 5 (0.061%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 385 (4.68%) Puppet
2 272 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (1.91%) Ansible
4 85 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 67 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 64 (0.78%) Nagios
7 62 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 62 (0.75%) Salt
8 44 (0.53%) Kibana
9 29 (0.35%) yum
10 20 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 19 (0.23%) logstash
12 15 (0.18%) Icinga
12 15 (0.18%) Zenoss
13 14 (0.17%) Oozie
13 14 (0.17%) Graphite
14 13 (0.16%) Mesos
14 13 (0.16%) Graylog
15 12 (0.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 785 (9.54%) Oracle
2 675 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 144 (1.75%) VMware
4 143 (1.74%) IBM
5 139 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 139 (1.69%) Google
6 122 (1.48%) Sybase
7 105 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 102 (1.24%) Adobe
9 99 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 89 (1.08%) Tableau
11 88 (1.07%) SAP
12 83 (1.01%) HP
13 79 (0.96%) hybris
14 66 (0.80%) Zend
15 63 (0.77%) EPiServer
15 63 (0.77%) TIBCO
16 57 (0.69%) Perforce
17 56 (0.68%) Atlassian
18 51 (0.62%) Business Objects
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