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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3891 3818 2926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.94% 17.98% 14.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.05% 22.87% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2930 2804 2272
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Average hourly rate £30.87 £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.20% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.50 £18.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £147.50 £48.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.60
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
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 £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +1 902 £450 - 383
Croydon +10 26 £400 -11.11% 3
Docklands, London +8 23 £575 +5.99% 5
Canary Wharf +19 20 £550 +23.94%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 12 £338 +5.46% 12
Feltham +12 10 £473 - 5
Hammersmith -3 7 £448 +15.48% 2
Paddington +1 5 £400 -
Westminster -1 4 £538 +26.47%
Hounslow -3 3 £448 - 1
Brentford -10 3 £350 -24.32% 5
Bromley -8 2 £750 +66.66% 2
Twickenham - 2 £338 - 1
Chiswick +2 1 - - 2
Harrow +1 1 - -
Wimbledon -1 1 £500 -
Uxbridge -2 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Isleworth - 1 - - 4
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Southwark - 1 - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 3
West Drayton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 4
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2694 (32.04%) Java
2 2510 (29.85%) Scrum
3 2397 (28.51%) TDD
4 1901 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 1869 (22.23%) HTML
6 1602 (19.05%) Finance
7 1438 (17.10%) SQL
8 1360 (16.17%) CSS
9 1255 (14.92%) .NET
10 1242 (14.77%) C#
11 1174 (13.96%) BDD
12 1135 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
13 1050 (12.49%) Banking
13 1050 (12.49%) HTML5
14 1032 (12.27%) OO
15 1023 (12.17%) Linux
16 979 (11.64%) Web Services
17 846 (10.06%) SQL Server
18 821 (9.76%) Git (software)
19 813 (9.67%) E-Commerce
20 805 (9.57%) Project Management
21 776 (9.23%) Oracle
22 762 (9.06%) MVC
23 729 (8.67%) jQuery
24 717 (8.53%) Ruby
25 712 (8.47%) Python
26 672 (7.99%) Microsoft
27 670 (7.97%) AngularJS
28 666 (7.92%) QA
28 666 (7.92%) DevOps

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 406 (4.83%) Node.js
2 290 (3.45%) Apache
3 280 (3.33%) CMS
4 253 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 228 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 143 (1.70%) Confluence
7 129 (1.53%) JBoss
8 113 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 108 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 91 (1.08%) IIS
11 90 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
12 78 (0.93%) Drupal
12 78 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 70 (0.83%) OpenStack
14 68 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
15 60 (0.71%) Apache Spark
16 58 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 56 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
18 55 (0.65%) nginx
19 51 (0.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 380 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 146 (1.74%) MS Project
3 141 (1.68%) MS Office
4 98 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 89 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 60 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.095%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.095%) SPSS
12 6 (0.071%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.059%) Mingle
13 5 (0.059%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.036%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.012%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.012%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 80 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.24%) RMDS
4 20 (0.24%) Magento
5 19 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 13 (0.15%) thinkFolio
7 12 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
8 11 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.095%) Endur
10 7 (0.083%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.083%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.071%) Agresso
11 6 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.048%) LatentZero
13 4 (0.048%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 157 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (0.96%) SaaS
4 75 (0.89%) PaaS
5 56 (0.67%) GitHub
6 52 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.42%) Force.com
9 28 (0.33%) IaaS
10 24 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.21%) Office 365
12 16 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (0.13%) ElastiCache
14 11 (0.13%) Basecamp
14 11 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.13%) Heroku
15 10 (0.12%) Joyent
15 10 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 258 (3.07%) HTTP
2 145 (1.72%) Internet
3 77 (0.92%) Intranet
4 74 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 72 (0.86%) DNS
6 69 (0.82%) SSL
7 45 (0.54%) Firewall
8 40 (0.48%) LDAP
9 33 (0.39%) VPN
10 23 (0.27%) SAN
11 22 (0.26%) AMQP
12 19 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 14 (0.17%) ATM
14 12 (0.14%) Broadband
15 11 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
16 10 (0.12%) SNMP
16 10 (0.12%) DHCP
16 10 (0.12%) MVNO
17 9 (0.11%) FTP
17 9 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 846 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 398 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 375 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 364 (4.33%) MySQL
5 329 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 289 (3.44%) Big Data
7 287 (3.41%) NoSQL
8 264 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 185 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 184 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 181 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 137 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 136 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 130 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 129 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 111 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 106 (1.26%) Redis
18 80 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 78 (0.93%) QlikView
20 73 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 821 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 557 (6.62%) JIRA
3 520 (6.18%) Selenium
4 518 (6.16%) Jenkins
5 490 (5.83%) Subversion
6 484 (5.76%) Maven
7 452 (5.38%) Cucumber
8 273 (3.25%) JUnit
9 240 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 217 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 192 (2.28%) WebDriver
12 177 (2.10%) Jasmine
13 170 (2.02%) NUnit
14 169 (2.01%) Visual Studio
15 142 (1.69%) Ant
16 135 (1.61%) Eclipse
17 134 (1.59%) Grunt
18 116 (1.38%) Hudson
19 113 (1.34%) Mockito
20 112 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1602 (19.05%) Finance
2 1050 (12.49%) Banking
3 523 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 432 (5.14%) Front Office
5 370 (4.40%) Retail
6 255 (3.03%) Games
7 194 (2.31%) Marketing
8 148 (1.76%) Publishing
9 122 (1.45%) Legal
10 121 (1.44%) Telecoms
11 110 (1.31%) Advertising
12 107 (1.27%) Back Office
13 78 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 64 (0.76%) Law
15 45 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.33%) French Language
17 27 (0.32%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.27%) Local Government
19 20 (0.24%) Automotive
20 17 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3944 (46.90%) Developer
2 1129 (13.43%) Analyst
3 1058 (12.58%) Java Developer
4 780 (9.28%) Business Analyst
5 675 (8.03%) Project Manager
6 640 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 374 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 367 (4.36%) Architect
9 355 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 287 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 249 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
12 236 (2.81%) Tester
13 205 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 198 (2.35%) Web Developer
15 192 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
16 185 (2.20%) Agile Business Analyst
17 184 (2.19%) Consultant
18 173 (2.06%) Test Analyst
19 159 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
20 141 (1.68%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1869 (22.23%) HTML
2 1360 (16.17%) CSS
3 1255 (14.92%) .NET
4 1050 (12.49%) HTML5
5 979 (11.64%) Web Services
6 729 (8.67%) jQuery
7 670 (7.97%) AngularJS
8 622 (7.40%) XML
9 609 (7.24%) Spring
10 568 (6.75%) CSS3
11 537 (6.39%) REST
12 505 (6.01%) RESTful
13 447 (5.32%) ASP.NET
14 414 (4.92%) J2EE
15 361 (4.29%) Hibernate
16 348 (4.14%) JSON
17 318 (3.78%) SOAP
18 310 (3.69%) Backbone.js
19 306 (3.64%) WCF
20 268 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 598 (7.11%) User Experience
2 538 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 484 (5.76%) Open Source
4 346 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 277 (3.29%) Derivative
6 257 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 209 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 156 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 152 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 137 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 130 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 114 (1.36%) Equities
13 112 (1.33%) Digital Media
14 105 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 104 (1.24%) Algorithms
16 90 (1.07%) iPad
17 89 (1.06%) Data Integration
18 87 (1.03%) Social Media
19 84 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
20 73 (0.87%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1023 (12.17%) Linux
2 506 (6.02%) UNIX
3 462 (5.49%) Windows
4 380 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 379 (4.51%) Android
6 116 (1.38%) CentOS
7 114 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 100 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 99 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 66 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 31 (0.37%) Solaris
13 19 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 18 (0.21%) AIX
15 16 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.095%) SUSE
17 8 (0.095%) Debian
17 8 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2510 (29.85%) Scrum
2 2397 (28.51%) TDD
3 1174 (13.96%) BDD
4 1135 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1032 (12.27%) OO
6 813 (9.67%) E-Commerce
7 805 (9.57%) Project Management
8 762 (9.06%) MVC
9 666 (7.92%) DevOps
10 658 (7.82%) Waterfall
11 526 (6.26%) Kanban
12 487 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 477 (5.67%) User Stories
14 410 (4.88%) PRINCE2
15 404 (4.80%) Web Development
16 394 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 387 (4.60%) SOA
18 375 (4.46%) Analytics
19 366 (4.35%) Business Analysis
20 353 (4.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2694 (32.04%) Java
2 1901 (22.61%) JavaScript
3 1438 (17.10%) SQL
4 1242 (14.77%) C#
5 717 (8.53%) Ruby
6 712 (8.47%) Python
7 417 (4.96%) PHP
8 333 (3.96%) Scala
9 240 (2.85%) C++
10 180 (2.14%) Perl
11 175 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 173 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 145 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 124 (1.47%) C
15 121 (1.44%) Groovy
16 120 (1.43%) Shell Script
17 104 (1.24%) Objective-C
18 83 (0.99%) VBA
19 65 (0.77%) PowerShell
20 61 (0.73%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 655 (7.79%) Degree
2 437 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 213 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 189 (2.25%) ISEB
5 168 (2.00%) VCP4
6 109 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 83 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 81 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 63 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 56 (0.67%) PMP
11 54 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 35 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.17%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
16 10 (0.12%) CISSP
17 9 (0.11%) CBAP
18 8 (0.095%) MCITP
19 7 (0.083%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 666 (7.92%) QA
2 29 (0.34%) SLA
3 23 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.24%) EMIR
5 19 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.21%) FATCA
7 17 (0.20%) P3O
8 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.17%) COBIT
10 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.12%) Basel III
12 9 (0.11%) GxP
13 7 (0.083%) MiFID
13 7 (0.083%) COREP
14 6 (0.071%) FINREP
14 6 (0.071%) CRD IV
14 6 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.059%) WAI
16 4 (0.048%) PMBOK
System Software
1 96 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (0.63%) Varnish
3 45 (0.54%) vCloud
4 39 (0.46%) Docker
5 34 (0.40%) HDFS
6 33 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 33 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 32 (0.38%) vSphere
8 18 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.15%) Xen
10 12 (0.14%) NFS
11 11 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.095%) KVM
12 8 (0.095%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.083%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.071%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.059%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 449 (5.34%) Puppet
2 307 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 156 (1.86%) Ansible
4 108 (1.28%) Nagios
5 91 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
6 59 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 57 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 45 (0.54%) Salt
9 44 (0.52%) Kibana
10 31 (0.37%) Graphite
11 23 (0.27%) Graylog
12 22 (0.26%) yum
13 19 (0.23%) Zenoss
14 18 (0.21%) Icinga
14 18 (0.21%) logstash
15 17 (0.20%) Oozie
16 16 (0.19%) collectd
16 16 (0.19%) Mesos
17 14 (0.17%) Opsview
18 12 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 776 (9.23%) Oracle
2 672 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 169 (2.01%) VMware
4 139 (1.65%) Google
5 125 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 116 (1.38%) IBM
7 106 (1.26%) Adobe
8 100 (1.19%) Sybase
9 89 (1.06%) SAP
10 87 (1.03%) HP
10 87 (1.03%) Zend
10 87 (1.03%) Sitecore
11 86 (1.02%) Tableau
12 82 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 77 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 68 (0.81%) Perforce
15 62 (0.74%) hybris
16 59 (0.70%) ATG
17 54 (0.64%) Atlassian
18 51 (0.61%) Rackspace
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