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 10 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
10 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 2273 1986 1631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.97% 8.34% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 10.93% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1480 1115
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 £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £53.25 £41.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.31% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.16 £37.20 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £54.00 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17566 18177 19234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.02% 76.29% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 12578 12710
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
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 232 276 355
Average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.99 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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 10 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 10 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 10 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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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 +1 476 £475 +5.55% 213
Docklands, London +12 12 £625 +31.57%
Canary Wharf +3 10 £575 -4.16%
Uxbridge +6 7 £225 -
Brentford -11 7 £490 +5.94%
Hammersmith +6 3 £394 - 1
Harrow - 3 £258 - 1
Bromley 0 2 £413 -8.33%
Croydon -1 2 £605 +70.42% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £350 - 3
Southwark - 2 £256 -
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Hounslow -4 1 £500 +11.11% 1
New Malden - 1 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 4
Hayes - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - - 3
Westminster - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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 1381 (29.21%) TDD
2 1356 (28.68%) Scrum
3 1296 (27.41%) Java
4 1045 (22.10%) HTML
5 1014 (21.45%) JavaScript
6 858 (18.15%) Finance
7 827 (17.49%) CSS
8 756 (15.99%) C#
9 751 (15.88%) SQL
10 744 (15.74%) BDD
11 618 (13.07%) .NET
12 608 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
13 592 (12.52%) OO
14 580 (12.27%) Web Services
15 556 (11.76%) HTML5
16 554 (11.72%) E-Commerce
17 513 (10.85%) QA
18 510 (10.79%) Banking
19 508 (10.74%) Project Management
20 503 (10.64%) jQuery
21 495 (10.47%) SQL Server
22 474 (10.03%) MVC
23 466 (9.86%) XML
24 458 (9.69%) Oracle
25 452 (9.56%) Linux
26 426 (9.01%) Degree
27 423 (8.95%) Ruby
28 409 (8.65%) Git (software)
29 369 (7.80%) User Stories
30 365 (7.72%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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
1 224 (4.74%) CMS
2 177 (3.74%) Apache
3 167 (3.53%) Node.js
4 120 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 87 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 79 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 77 (1.63%) IIS
8 75 (1.59%) Confluence
9 60 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 47 (0.99%) Drupal
11 33 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 31 (0.66%) WordPress
13 29 (0.61%) nginx
13 29 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.42%) Liferay
17 19 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 173 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 54 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.10%) MS Project
5 38 (0.80%) MS Office
6 34 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
7 33 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.063%) Mingle
12 2 (0.042%) Stata
13 1 (0.021%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.021%) SPSS
13 1 (0.021%) Gephi
13 1 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.021%) InDesign
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 34 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.40%) Magento
4 11 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 10 (0.21%) RMDS
5 10 (0.21%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
8 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.085%) Tridion
9 4 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.063%) Summit
10 3 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.063%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 84 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (0.76%) SaaS
3 36 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.40%) GitHub
6 16 (0.34%) Force.com
7 15 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.27%) PaaS
9 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (0.19%) Heroku
11 8 (0.17%) IaaS
11 8 (0.17%) Joyent
12 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.13%) Office 365
14 4 (0.085%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.042%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.021%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.41%) Internet
2 109 (2.31%) HTTP
3 73 (1.54%) DNS
4 51 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.72%) Intranet
6 25 (0.53%) SSL
7 20 (0.42%) LDAP
8 16 (0.34%) SAN
9 15 (0.32%) Network Security
10 14 (0.30%) AMQP
11 12 (0.25%) Firewall
12 10 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.21%) FTP
13 9 (0.19%) Extranet
13 9 (0.19%) DSL
13 9 (0.19%) Wireshark
14 8 (0.17%) Wireless
14 8 (0.17%) WAN
15 7 (0.15%) Broadband
15 7 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 302 (6.39%) MySQL
3 236 (4.99%) MongoDB
4 235 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 208 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 178 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
7 148 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 134 (2.83%) Big Data
9 110 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 96 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 95 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 60 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 57 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 56 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 53 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 42 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (0.74%) Data Mining
20 34 (0.72%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 409 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 362 (7.66%) Cucumber
3 330 (6.98%) Selenium
4 249 (5.27%) JIRA
5 247 (5.22%) Subversion
6 242 (5.12%) Jenkins
7 237 (5.01%) Maven
8 151 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 142 (3.00%) WebDriver
10 141 (2.98%) JUnit
11 134 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 121 (2.56%) TeamCity
13 89 (1.88%) Jasmine
14 85 (1.80%) Ant
15 81 (1.71%) NUnit
16 77 (1.63%) Hudson
17 71 (1.50%) FitNesse
17 71 (1.50%) SpecFlow
18 63 (1.33%) Eclipse
19 61 (1.29%) Mercurial
General
1 858 (18.15%) Finance
2 510 (10.79%) Banking
3 277 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 243 (5.14%) Retail
5 211 (4.46%) Front Office
6 143 (3.02%) Publishing
7 134 (2.83%) Marketing
8 101 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 92 (1.95%) Back Office
10 89 (1.88%) Games
11 65 (1.37%) Legal
12 62 (1.31%) Advertising
13 37 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.59%) Law
15 23 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.36%) German Language
17 17 (0.36%) Billing
18 14 (0.30%) Electronics
19 13 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2055 (43.46%) Developer
2 608 (12.86%) Analyst
3 424 (8.97%) Java Developer
4 402 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 388 (8.21%) Business Analyst
6 257 (5.44%) Tester
6 257 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 238 (5.03%) .NET Developer
8 205 (4.34%) Architect
9 191 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 186 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
11 143 (3.02%) Test Analyst
12 132 (2.79%) ScrumMaster
13 125 (2.64%) Agile Project Manager
14 121 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
14 121 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 120 (2.54%) Designer
16 115 (2.43%) Web Developer
16 115 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
17 110 (2.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (22.10%) HTML
2 827 (17.49%) CSS
3 618 (13.07%) .NET
4 580 (12.27%) Web Services
5 556 (11.76%) HTML5
6 503 (10.64%) jQuery
7 466 (9.86%) XML
8 365 (7.72%) CSS3
9 361 (7.64%) Spring
10 327 (6.92%) ASP.NET
11 294 (6.22%) Ajax
12 281 (5.94%) JSON
13 258 (5.46%) RESTful
14 254 (5.37%) REST
15 242 (5.12%) AngularJS
16 203 (4.29%) SOAP
17 186 (3.93%) Backbone.js
18 182 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 180 (3.81%) J2EE
19 180 (3.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 355 (7.51%) Open Source
2 241 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 180 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 120 (2.54%) Derivative
5 99 (2.09%) Social Media
6 90 (1.90%) iPad
7 85 (1.80%) Digital Media
8 83 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 81 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 77 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 63 (1.33%) iPhone
12 61 (1.29%) Credit Risk
13 58 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 52 (1.10%) Equities
14 52 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 48 (1.02%) Market Risk
15 48 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 41 (0.87%) Online Games
16 41 (0.87%) Video on Demand
17 38 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 452 (9.56%) Linux
2 301 (6.37%) Windows
3 250 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 236 (4.99%) UNIX
5 200 (4.23%) Android
6 72 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (0.80%) Solaris
8 36 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (0.42%) CentOS
10 18 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.23%) AIX
12 11 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.15%) VME
14 6 (0.13%) MVS
15 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.085%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1381 (29.21%) TDD
2 1356 (28.68%) Scrum
3 744 (15.74%) BDD
4 608 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 592 (12.52%) OO
6 554 (11.72%) E-Commerce
7 508 (10.74%) Project Management
8 474 (10.03%) MVC
9 369 (7.80%) User Stories
10 308 (6.51%) Test Automation
11 302 (6.39%) Software Engineering
12 299 (6.32%) Kanban
13 290 (6.13%) DevOps
14 241 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 236 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 226 (4.78%) Pair Programming
17 221 (4.67%) PRINCE2
18 214 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
19 209 (4.42%) Web Development
20 206 (4.36%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1296 (27.41%) Java
2 1014 (21.45%) JavaScript
3 756 (15.99%) C#
4 751 (15.88%) SQL
5 423 (8.95%) Ruby
6 327 (6.92%) Python
7 294 (6.22%) PHP
8 166 (3.51%) Scala
9 165 (3.49%) C++
10 117 (2.47%) Groovy
11 99 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 87 (1.84%) Perl
13 81 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 68 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 54 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 54 (1.14%) C
16 43 (0.91%) PHP5
17 41 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.53%) PowerShell
19 24 (0.51%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 426 (9.01%) Degree
2 195 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 143 (3.02%) SC Cleared
4 128 (2.71%) ISEB
5 77 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 32 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.36%) PMP
10 13 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.17%) MAPM
12 8 (0.17%) CBAP
13 7 (0.15%) MBA
14 5 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.085%) CISSP
15 4 (0.085%) CISM
15 4 (0.085%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 513 (10.85%) QA
2 16 (0.34%) Basel III
3 15 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.23%) SLA
4 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.23%) EMIR
5 10 (0.21%) WCAG
6 9 (0.19%) WAI
6 9 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.15%) Basel II
9 5 (0.11%) COREP
9 5 (0.11%) FINREP
10 4 (0.085%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.063%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.063%) MiFID
12 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.042%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.021%) CRD IV
System Software
1 43 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.32%) vSphere
4 14 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.25%) HDFS
6 11 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.19%) Varnish
8 7 (0.15%) vCloud
9 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.085%) Cygwin
10 4 (0.085%) NFS
11 2 (0.042%) UAG
11 2 (0.042%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.042%) KVM
12 1 (0.021%) GridGain
12 1 (0.021%) XenApp
12 1 (0.021%) XenServer
12 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.021%) Xen
12 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 165 (3.49%) Puppet
2 151 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (0.91%) Nagios
5 30 (0.63%) Ansible
6 22 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 21 (0.44%) Opsview
8 18 (0.38%) Salt
9 16 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 15 (0.32%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.23%) SCCM
12 11 (0.23%) collectd
13 10 (0.21%) Foglight
14 6 (0.13%) Ganglia
14 6 (0.13%) YUM
15 5 (0.11%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (0.085%) HP SiteScope
16 4 (0.085%) MOM
Vendors
1 458 (9.69%) Oracle
2 304 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 135 (2.86%) JBoss
4 83 (1.76%) Zend
5 81 (1.71%) IBM
6 75 (1.59%) ATG
7 71 (1.50%) VMware
8 63 (1.33%) Sybase
9 57 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (1.18%) Google
11 53 (1.12%) Adobe
12 52 (1.10%) HP
13 46 (0.97%) Cognos
13 46 (0.97%) TIBCO
14 40 (0.85%) Endeca
15 38 (0.80%) Sitecore
16 37 (0.78%) Red Hat
17 36 (0.76%) Perforce
18 35 (0.74%) Business Objects
19 33 (0.70%) Cisco
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