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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4652 4351 3807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.90% 18.71% 16.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.25% 23.71% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3492 3323 2838
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £53.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +26.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £26.02 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £104.20 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -5.33%
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
18421 18351 18406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 78.90% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13094 12989 12700
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 230 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +3 1171 £475 +5.55% 478
Croydon +12 47 £438 -26.00% 9
Docklands, London +1 26 £550 -8.33%
Canary Wharf -2 22 £523 -9.13% 1
Feltham +5 17 £390 +4.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 14 £370 +12.97% 13
Paddington - 14 £500 -
Hammersmith +3 12 £390 - 5
Isleworth - 11 £325 - 1
Uxbridge 0 7 £450 +100.00% 3
Ealing - 7 £368 - 6
Twickenham - 6 £450 - 3
Bromley -2 4 £575 +21.05%
New Malden -10 4 £275 -15.38% 1
Sidcup +4 2 £388 - 2
Hounslow +2 2 £650 +30.00% 1
Harrow +1 2 £334 +29.61%
Westminster 0 2 £238 -36.45%
Chiswick 0 2 - -
Brentford -3 2 £413 -16.45% 2
Enfield - 2 £403 - 1
Hayes 0 1 - - 1
Osterley 0 1 £460 +24.32%
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
Wembley - 1 £375 - 1
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2782 (31.68%) Scrum
2 2588 (29.47%) Java
3 2436 (27.74%) TDD
4 2051 (23.36%) JavaScript
5 1910 (21.75%) HTML
6 1796 (20.45%) Finance
7 1520 (17.31%) SQL
8 1445 (16.46%) CSS
9 1415 (16.11%) C#
10 1412 (16.08%) .NET
11 1186 (13.51%) HTML5
12 1163 (13.24%) BDD
13 1143 (13.02%) Banking
14 1097 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
15 1022 (11.64%) SQL Server
16 1020 (11.62%) OO
17 998 (11.37%) Web Services
18 917 (10.44%) E-Commerce
19 874 (9.95%) Linux
20 862 (9.82%) MVC
21 851 (9.69%) Git (software)
22 820 (9.34%) Project Management
23 804 (9.16%) AngularJS
24 779 (8.87%) jQuery
25 768 (8.75%) Oracle
26 710 (8.09%) Microsoft
26 710 (8.09%) CSS3
27 702 (7.99%) Waterfall
28 675 (7.69%) User Experience
29 671 (7.64%) SDLC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 440 (5.01%) Node.js
2 276 (3.14%) CMS
3 273 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 259 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 255 (2.90%) Apache
6 223 (2.54%) Confluence
7 152 (1.73%) JBoss
8 119 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 110 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 109 (1.24%) IIS
11 102 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 97 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 85 (0.97%) Drupal
14 69 (0.79%) Apache Spark
15 68 (0.77%) Umbraco
16 64 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 62 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
17 62 (0.71%) SAS
18 59 (0.67%) OpenStack
19 58 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 365 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 149 (1.70%) MS Office
3 128 (1.46%) MS Project
4 104 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 99 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 75 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 31 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.068%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.068%) Mingle
13 3 (0.034%) InDesign
13 3 (0.034%) SPSS
14 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.023%) HipChat
15 1 (0.011%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 110 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.32%) Magento
3 23 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 21 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.18%) RMDS
7 15 (0.17%) Endur
8 13 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 13 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 12 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.13%) thinkFolio
11 8 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.068%) Unica
12 6 (0.068%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.068%) Odoo
13 5 (0.057%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 409 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.18%) GitHub
4 75 (0.85%) SaaS
5 63 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (0.46%) PaaS
8 38 (0.43%) Office 365
9 35 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 33 (0.38%) Force.com
11 28 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 27 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.27%) Heroku
13 24 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 14 (0.16%) IaaS
14 14 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 280 (3.19%) HTTP
2 184 (2.10%) Internet
3 73 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.71%) SSL
5 52 (0.59%) Intranet
6 46 (0.52%) LDAP
7 42 (0.48%) Firewall
8 40 (0.46%) DNS
9 30 (0.34%) SAN
10 28 (0.32%) VPN
11 25 (0.28%) AMQP
12 21 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
13 15 (0.17%) LAN
14 14 (0.16%) WAN
14 14 (0.16%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.16%) Unified Communications
14 14 (0.16%) X.509
15 13 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (0.14%) Network Security
16 12 (0.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 427 (4.86%) MySQL
2 427 (4.86%) MongoDB
3 356 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 352 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 348 (3.96%) NoSQL
6 262 (2.98%) Big Data
7 251 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 245 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 211 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 179 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 170 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 151 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 148 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 141 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 133 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 110 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 108 (1.23%) Redis
18 60 (0.68%) DB2
18 60 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 851 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 613 (6.98%) JIRA
3 526 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 488 (5.56%) Subversion
5 443 (5.04%) Selenium
6 430 (4.90%) Maven
7 411 (4.68%) Cucumber
8 240 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 237 (2.70%) JUnit
10 189 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 181 (2.06%) WebDriver
12 179 (2.04%) Visual Studio
13 177 (2.02%) Jasmine
14 160 (1.82%) Grunt
15 126 (1.43%) NUnit
16 122 (1.39%) Ant
17 115 (1.31%) SpecFlow
18 112 (1.28%) Mockito
19 104 (1.18%) Hudson
20 95 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 1796 (20.45%) Finance
2 1143 (13.02%) Banking
3 546 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 495 (5.64%) Retail
5 409 (4.66%) Front Office
6 256 (2.92%) Marketing
7 188 (2.14%) Games
8 171 (1.95%) Publishing
9 154 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 117 (1.33%) Legal
11 113 (1.29%) Advertising
12 108 (1.23%) Back Office
13 87 (0.99%) Law
14 68 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 60 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 29 (0.33%) Billing
17 26 (0.30%) Automotive
18 25 (0.28%) Manufacturing
19 20 (0.23%) French Language
20 18 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4055 (46.18%) Developer
2 1185 (13.50%) Analyst
3 1014 (11.55%) Java Developer
4 854 (9.73%) Business Analyst
5 818 (9.32%) Project Manager
6 591 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 472 (5.38%) Architect
8 440 (5.01%) .NET Developer
9 416 (4.74%) C# Developer
10 295 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
11 223 (2.54%) Web Developer
12 222 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
13 216 (2.46%) Tester
14 203 (2.31%) Agile Project Manager
15 199 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
16 193 (2.20%) Consultant
16 193 (2.20%) DevOps Engineer
17 191 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
17 191 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
18 184 (2.10%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1910 (21.75%) HTML
2 1445 (16.46%) CSS
3 1412 (16.08%) .NET
4 1186 (13.51%) HTML5
5 998 (11.37%) Web Services
6 804 (9.16%) AngularJS
7 779 (8.87%) jQuery
8 710 (8.09%) CSS3
9 631 (7.19%) XML
10 616 (7.02%) Spring
11 584 (6.65%) REST
12 579 (6.59%) ASP.NET
13 513 (5.84%) RESTful
14 471 (5.36%) J2EE
15 439 (5.00%) JSON
16 358 (4.08%) .NET Framework
17 346 (3.94%) Hibernate
18 336 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 330 (3.76%) SOAP
20 320 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 675 (7.69%) User Experience
2 498 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 427 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 233 (2.65%) Derivative
5 223 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 197 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 147 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 136 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 128 (1.46%) Digital Media
10 120 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 103 (1.17%) Equities
12 87 (0.99%) iPad
12 87 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 84 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
14 83 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 77 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 70 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 70 (0.80%) Social Media
17 67 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 874 (9.95%) Linux
2 491 (5.59%) UNIX
3 462 (5.26%) Windows
4 429 (4.89%) Apple iOS
5 393 (4.48%) Android
6 89 (1.01%) CentOS
7 81 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 80 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 45 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.35%) Solaris
12 21 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 19 (0.22%) AIX
14 17 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.16%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.080%) Debian
17 6 (0.068%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.046%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2782 (31.68%) Scrum
2 2436 (27.74%) TDD
3 1163 (13.24%) BDD
4 1097 (12.49%) Continuous Integration
5 1020 (11.62%) OO
6 917 (10.44%) E-Commerce
7 862 (9.82%) MVC
8 820 (9.34%) Project Management
9 702 (7.99%) Waterfall
10 671 (7.64%) SDLC
11 581 (6.62%) DevOps
12 560 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 533 (6.07%) Kanban
13 533 (6.07%) Unit Testing
14 526 (5.99%) User Stories
15 481 (5.48%) PRINCE2
16 464 (5.28%) SOA
17 454 (5.17%) Open Source
18 437 (4.98%) Software Engineering
19 424 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2588 (29.47%) Java
2 2051 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 1520 (17.31%) SQL
4 1415 (16.11%) C#
5 608 (6.92%) Ruby
6 583 (6.64%) Python
7 408 (4.65%) PHP
8 368 (4.19%) Scala
9 217 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 214 (2.44%) C++
11 159 (1.81%) Perl
12 148 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 137 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 136 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 132 (1.50%) Groovy
16 117 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 111 (1.26%) C
18 86 (0.98%) VBA
19 75 (0.85%) VB.NET
20 68 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 598 (6.81%) Degree
2 482 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 258 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 156 (1.78%) ISEB
5 134 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 104 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 79 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 71 (0.81%) PMP
9 60 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 48 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
14 13 (0.15%) CISSP
14 13 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (0.14%) CISA
16 9 (0.10%) Sun Certification
17 8 (0.091%) BC Cleared
18 7 (0.080%) CISM
18 7 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 627 (7.14%) QA
2 43 (0.49%) SLA
3 25 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.22%) EMIR
7 17 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.15%) FATCA
9 12 (0.14%) Basel III
10 10 (0.11%) WAI
11 9 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.091%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.068%) COREP
13 6 (0.068%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.057%) COBIT
15 4 (0.046%) MiFID
15 4 (0.046%) FINREP
16 3 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 119 (1.36%) Docker
2 94 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (0.69%) Varnish
4 53 (0.60%) vCloud
5 35 (0.40%) vSphere
5 35 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 28 (0.32%) HDFS
7 25 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 24 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 15 (0.17%) Xen
9 15 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.15%) GridGain
11 12 (0.14%) KVM
12 11 (0.13%) NFS
13 10 (0.11%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.091%) SRDF
16 7 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.068%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.068%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 364 (4.15%) Puppet
2 253 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (1.56%) Ansible
4 87 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 65 (0.74%) Salt
6 61 (0.69%) Vagrant
7 52 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 51 (0.58%) Nagios
9 39 (0.44%) Kibana
10 35 (0.40%) Rundeck
11 33 (0.38%) yum
12 25 (0.28%) logstash
13 23 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 17 (0.19%) Graphite
15 13 (0.15%) Oozie
15 13 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.13%) Opsview
16 11 (0.13%) Icinga
17 9 (0.10%) Mesos
17 9 (0.10%) Graylog
Vendors
1 768 (8.75%) Oracle
2 710 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 168 (1.91%) IBM
4 153 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 148 (1.69%) VMware
6 134 (1.53%) Adobe
7 128 (1.46%) Google
8 113 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 109 (1.24%) Sybase
10 104 (1.18%) SAP
11 99 (1.13%) hybris
12 98 (1.12%) HP
13 91 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 89 (1.01%) Tableau
15 87 (0.99%) Atlassian
16 75 (0.85%) Zend
17 73 (0.83%) TIBCO
18 67 (0.76%) EPiServer
19 58 (0.66%) Business Objects
20 56 (0.64%) ATG
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