The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2341 2079 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.08% 8.57% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.10% 11.21% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1552 1155
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £53.00 £41.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -24.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £39.35 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.20 £53.25 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17871 18539 19491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.45% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 12880 12937
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +1.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 264 370
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 492 £475 +5.55% 203
Docklands, London +13 13 £625 +47.92%
Canary Wharf +6 9 £575 +15.00%
Croydon +3 8 £605 +70.42% 9
Brentford -12 6 £475 +5.55%
Hammersmith +7 5 £400 -
Uxbridge +5 5 £225 -
Bromley +1 4 £400 +10.34% 4
Harrow - 3 £258 - 4
Hounslow -3 2 £500 +6.38% 4
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £313 -
Sidcup - 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 - 9
New Malden - 1 £325 -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - - 1
Ealing - - - - 2
Westminster - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1383 (29.16%) TDD
2 1363 (28.74%) Scrum
3 1298 (27.37%) Java
4 1068 (22.52%) HTML
5 1011 (21.32%) JavaScript
6 846 (17.84%) Finance
7 843 (17.78%) CSS
8 758 (15.98%) BDD
9 749 (15.80%) SQL
10 744 (15.69%) C#
11 629 (13.26%) OO
12 628 (13.24%) .NET
13 608 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
14 590 (12.44%) HTML5
15 584 (12.32%) Web Services
16 557 (11.75%) E-Commerce
17 528 (11.13%) Project Management
18 520 (10.97%) QA
19 500 (10.54%) jQuery
20 494 (10.42%) Banking
21 490 (10.33%) SQL Server
22 488 (10.29%) MVC
23 469 (9.89%) XML
24 465 (9.81%) Oracle
25 452 (9.53%) Linux
26 433 (9.13%) Degree
27 421 (8.88%) Git (software)
28 408 (8.60%) Ruby
29 392 (8.27%) CSS3
30 373 (7.87%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 211 (4.45%) CMS
2 177 (3.73%) Apache
3 165 (3.48%) Node.js
4 117 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 85 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 81 (1.71%) IIS
7 76 (1.60%) Confluence
8 68 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 58 (1.22%) WebLogic
10 44 (0.93%) Drupal
11 34 (0.72%) WordPress
12 31 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 29 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 26 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 26 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 24 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.44%) nginx
18 20 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
19 18 (0.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 185 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.20%) MS Project
3 53 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 51 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.89%) MS Office
6 36 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 33 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.042%) Stata
12 1 (0.021%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.021%) SPSS
12 1 (0.021%) Gephi
12 1 (0.021%) Mingle
12 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.021%) InDesign
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 40 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.40%) Magento
4 12 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.21%) RMDS
6 10 (0.21%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
10 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.063%) Summit
12 3 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.063%) WebTrends
12 3 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (0.78%) SaaS
4 31 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.42%) GitHub
7 16 (0.34%) Force.com
8 14 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.30%) PaaS
9 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.17%) Office 365
11 8 (0.17%) Heroku
12 7 (0.15%) Joyent
12 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.13%) IaaS
14 4 (0.084%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.43%) Internet
2 109 (2.30%) HTTP
3 73 (1.54%) DNS
4 47 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.65%) Intranet
6 24 (0.51%) SSL
7 23 (0.49%) LDAP
8 15 (0.32%) SAN
8 15 (0.32%) Network Security
9 13 (0.27%) Firewall
10 11 (0.23%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.21%) FTP
12 9 (0.19%) DSL
13 8 (0.17%) Extranet
13 8 (0.17%) WAN
14 7 (0.15%) VoIP
14 7 (0.15%) Broadband
14 7 (0.15%) LAN
14 7 (0.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 319 (6.73%) MySQL
3 235 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 231 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 199 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 183 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 130 (2.74%) Big Data
9 101 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 96 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 58 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 55 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 55 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 53 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 52 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 46 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (0.74%) RavenDB
18 33 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 421 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 363 (7.65%) Cucumber
3 317 (6.68%) Selenium
4 259 (5.46%) Subversion
5 255 (5.38%) JIRA
6 239 (5.04%) Jenkins
7 227 (4.79%) Maven
8 155 (3.27%) Visual Studio
9 147 (3.10%) JUnit
10 143 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 139 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 115 (2.43%) TeamCity
13 99 (2.09%) Jasmine
14 82 (1.73%) Ant
14 82 (1.73%) NUnit
15 80 (1.69%) Hudson
16 77 (1.62%) SpecFlow
17 65 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 62 (1.31%) FitNesse
19 61 (1.29%) Mockito
General
1 846 (17.84%) Finance
2 494 (10.42%) Banking
3 276 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 250 (5.27%) Retail
5 220 (4.64%) Front Office
6 138 (2.91%) Marketing
7 134 (2.83%) Publishing
8 104 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 98 (2.07%) Games
10 91 (1.92%) Back Office
11 69 (1.46%) Legal
12 59 (1.24%) Advertising
13 38 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.59%) Law
15 20 (0.42%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.34%) German Language
16 16 (0.34%) Electronics
17 13 (0.27%) French Language
17 13 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2078 (43.82%) Developer
2 614 (12.95%) Analyst
3 427 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 421 (8.88%) Project Manager
5 393 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 259 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 245 (5.17%) Tester
8 235 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 198 (4.18%) Architect
10 181 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
11 180 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 143 (3.02%) Test Analyst
13 136 (2.87%) Agile Project Manager
14 130 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
15 127 (2.68%) ScrumMaster
16 126 (2.66%) Agile Business Analyst
17 124 (2.61%) Designer
18 118 (2.49%) PHP Developer
19 117 (2.47%) Web Developer
20 109 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1068 (22.52%) HTML
2 843 (17.78%) CSS
3 628 (13.24%) .NET
4 590 (12.44%) HTML5
5 584 (12.32%) Web Services
6 500 (10.54%) jQuery
7 469 (9.89%) XML
8 392 (8.27%) CSS3
9 361 (7.61%) Spring
10 324 (6.83%) ASP.NET
11 296 (6.24%) Ajax
12 288 (6.07%) JSON
13 274 (5.78%) RESTful
14 259 (5.46%) AngularJS
15 253 (5.34%) REST
16 205 (4.32%) SOAP
17 193 (4.07%) Backbone.js
18 184 (3.88%) .NET Framework
19 182 (3.84%) J2EE
20 178 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 352 (7.42%) Open Source
2 253 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 188 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 121 (2.55%) Derivative
5 103 (2.17%) Social Media
6 98 (2.07%) iPad
7 87 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 87 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 84 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 78 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 69 (1.46%) iPhone
11 66 (1.39%) Credit Risk
12 56 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 54 (1.14%) Market Risk
14 53 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
14 53 (1.12%) Equities
15 47 (0.99%) Online Games
16 46 (0.97%) Visualisation
17 45 (0.95%) Mathematics
18 43 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 452 (9.53%) Linux
2 302 (6.37%) Windows
3 250 (5.27%) Apple iOS
4 235 (4.96%) UNIX
5 204 (4.30%) Android
6 67 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (0.78%) Solaris
8 28 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (0.51%) CentOS
10 21 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.25%) AIX
14 11 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.15%) VME
17 6 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
17 6 (0.13%) MVS
18 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1383 (29.16%) TDD
2 1363 (28.74%) Scrum
3 758 (15.98%) BDD
4 629 (13.26%) OO
5 608 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 557 (11.75%) E-Commerce
7 528 (11.13%) Project Management
8 488 (10.29%) MVC
9 373 (7.87%) User Stories
10 309 (6.52%) Test Automation
11 301 (6.35%) Software Engineering
12 290 (6.12%) Kanban
13 281 (5.93%) DevOps
14 263 (5.55%) Unit Testing
15 228 (4.81%) Pair Programming
16 227 (4.79%) PRINCE2
17 226 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 210 (4.43%) Web Development
19 201 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 196 (4.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1298 (27.37%) Java
2 1011 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 749 (15.80%) SQL
4 744 (15.69%) C#
5 408 (8.60%) Ruby
6 315 (6.64%) Python
7 305 (6.43%) PHP
8 169 (3.56%) Scala
9 165 (3.48%) C++
10 119 (2.51%) Groovy
11 105 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 84 (1.77%) Perl
13 80 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 60 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 57 (1.20%) PL/SQL
16 56 (1.18%) C
17 48 (1.01%) PHP5
18 42 (0.89%) Bash Shell
19 29 (0.61%) PowerShell
20 26 (0.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 433 (9.13%) Degree
2 193 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 137 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 121 (2.55%) ISEB
5 74 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 34 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 18 (0.38%) PMP
11 13 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.19%) MAPM
14 8 (0.17%) CBAP
15 7 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 7 (0.15%) MBA
16 6 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 5 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
17 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
18 4 (0.084%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 520 (10.97%) QA
2 15 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.27%) Basel III
4 12 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.23%) SLA
6 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.17%) EMIR
8 7 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.15%) Basel II
8 7 (0.15%) WCAG
8 7 (0.15%) WAI
9 5 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
10 4 (0.084%) MiFID
10 4 (0.084%) COREP
10 4 (0.084%) FINREP
11 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.042%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.021%) CRD IV
System Software
1 44 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 44 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.38%) vSphere
3 13 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.23%) HDFS
5 8 (0.17%) Varnish
6 7 (0.15%) vCloud
7 5 (0.11%) NFS
8 4 (0.084%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.084%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.063%) XenServer
10 2 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.042%) UAG
10 2 (0.042%) KVM
11 1 (0.021%) GridGain
11 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.021%) XenApp
11 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 164 (3.46%) Puppet
2 146 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 42 (0.89%) Nagios
5 31 (0.65%) Ansible
6 23 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (0.42%) Opsview
8 19 (0.40%) Vagrant
9 17 (0.36%) Salt
10 16 (0.34%) Capistrano
11 15 (0.32%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.27%) SCCM
13 10 (0.21%) Foglight
14 9 (0.19%) collectd
15 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 6 (0.13%) YUM
17 5 (0.11%) Ganglia
18 4 (0.084%) Oozie
18 4 (0.084%) CFEngine
18 4 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 465 (9.81%) Oracle
2 325 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 136 (2.87%) JBoss
4 93 (1.96%) Zend
5 80 (1.69%) IBM
6 75 (1.58%) VMware
7 74 (1.56%) ATG
8 60 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 58 (1.22%) Sybase
10 55 (1.16%) Adobe
11 53 (1.12%) HP
12 47 (0.99%) TIBCO
12 47 (0.99%) Google
13 44 (0.93%) Cognos
14 42 (0.89%) Endeca
15 40 (0.84%) Perforce
16 37 (0.78%) Sitecore
17 35 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 34 (0.72%) Business Objects
18 34 (0.72%) Cisco
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