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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4746 4522 4103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.22% 19.23% 16.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.53% 24.37% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3547 3434 3053
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 21
Average hourly rate £24.23 £53.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.49% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £20.16 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £153.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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
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 31 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 1226 £475 +4.97% 387
Croydon 0 65 £455 -21.21% 5
Docklands, London -2 25 £580 -7.20%
Canary Wharf -4 22 £463 -15.90% 1
Paddington - 16 £475 -
Feltham +3 12 £390 -11.36%
Hammersmith 0 10 £396 -0.93% 1
Bromley -4 10 £415 +18.57% 3
Uxbridge +4 6 £395 -21.00% 3
Ealing - 6 £310 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £362 +24.29% 6
Twickenham - 5 £450 - 4
Sidcup +4 4 £390 -
Harrow +3 4 £328 +27.18%
New Malden -10 4 £275 -15.38%
Osterley +1 2 £460 -6.12%
Wimbledon -1 2 £410 - 1
Hounslow -1 2 £470 -6.00% 2
Isleworth -1 2 £325 -13.90% 4
Brentford -3 2 £413 -13.15% 1
Enfield - 2 £403 - 1
Hayes - 2 - -
Chiswick +1 1 - - 1
Southwark 0 1 £325 -4.41% 2
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £413 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

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1 2863 (31.47%) Scrum
2 2596 (28.54%) Java
3 2561 (28.15%) TDD
4 2149 (23.62%) JavaScript
5 1993 (21.91%) HTML
6 1899 (20.88%) Finance
7 1558 (17.13%) SQL
8 1541 (16.94%) CSS
9 1452 (15.96%) C#
10 1428 (15.70%) .NET
11 1262 (13.87%) HTML5
12 1222 (13.43%) BDD
13 1207 (13.27%) Banking
14 1110 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
15 1056 (11.61%) SQL Server
16 1042 (11.45%) Web Services
17 1003 (11.03%) OO
18 912 (10.03%) Git (software)
19 906 (9.96%) MVC
20 888 (9.76%) E-Commerce
21 887 (9.75%) AngularJS
22 845 (9.29%) Linux
23 844 (9.28%) Project Management
24 841 (9.24%) jQuery
25 794 (8.73%) Oracle
26 747 (8.21%) CSS3
27 739 (8.12%) User Experience
28 727 (7.99%) Microsoft
29 726 (7.98%) Waterfall
30 691 (7.60%) SDLC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 473 (5.20%) Node.js
2 292 (3.21%) Apache
3 291 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 269 (2.96%) CMS
5 266 (2.92%) Confluence
6 246 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 174 (1.91%) JBoss
8 126 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 121 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 112 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 106 (1.17%) IIS
12 97 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
13 86 (0.95%) Apache Spark
14 80 (0.88%) Drupal
15 75 (0.82%) Jetty
16 66 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 64 (0.70%) Umbraco
18 61 (0.67%) SAS
19 57 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
19 57 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 392 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 160 (1.76%) MS Office
3 131 (1.44%) MS Project
4 114 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 107 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 88 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 37 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.12%) Mingle
11 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.066%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.033%) InDesign
15 3 (0.033%) SPSS
16 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.022%) HipChat
17 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 97 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 25 (0.27%) Magento
4 20 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.19%) RMDS
7 15 (0.16%) Endur
8 13 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 13 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 12 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 12 (0.13%) thinkFolio
10 9 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.099%) Odoo
10 9 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.066%) Tridion
12 6 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
12 6 (0.066%) SAP HR
12 6 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 424 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (1.22%) GitHub
4 82 (0.90%) SaaS
5 62 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.44%) Office 365
7 38 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (0.38%) Force.com
9 34 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (0.34%) PaaS
11 26 (0.29%) Heroku
12 23 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 19 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
16 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.12%) IaaS
18 9 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
18 9 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
19 8 (0.088%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 289 (3.18%) HTTP
2 187 (2.06%) Internet
3 75 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 65 (0.71%) SSL
5 49 (0.54%) Intranet
6 44 (0.48%) LDAP
7 41 (0.45%) DNS
8 40 (0.44%) Firewall
9 28 (0.31%) SAN
10 26 (0.29%) VPN
11 23 (0.25%) AMQP
12 20 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
13 17 (0.19%) LAN
14 16 (0.18%) WAN
14 16 (0.18%) Unified Communications
15 14 (0.15%) X.509
15 14 (0.15%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.15%) MVNO
16 13 (0.14%) DMZ
16 13 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1056 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 465 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 463 (5.09%) MySQL
4 394 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 366 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 347 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 288 (3.17%) Big Data
8 273 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 250 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 227 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 187 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 180 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 158 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 156 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 154 (1.69%) Oracle Database
16 152 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 116 (1.28%) Redis
18 108 (1.19%) RDBMS
19 73 (0.80%) HBase
20 70 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 912 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 663 (7.29%) JIRA
3 571 (6.28%) Jenkins
4 496 (5.45%) Subversion
5 468 (5.14%) Selenium
6 440 (4.84%) Maven
7 438 (4.81%) Cucumber
8 254 (2.79%) JUnit
9 252 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 194 (2.13%) WebDriver
11 182 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 182 (2.00%) Jasmine
12 174 (1.91%) Grunt
13 164 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 135 (1.48%) NUnit
15 122 (1.34%) SpecFlow
15 122 (1.34%) Mockito
16 110 (1.21%) Hudson
17 106 (1.17%) Ant
18 99 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 1899 (20.88%) Finance
2 1207 (13.27%) Banking
3 556 (6.11%) Investment Banking
4 506 (5.56%) Retail
5 424 (4.66%) Front Office
6 264 (2.90%) Marketing
7 180 (1.98%) Publishing
8 176 (1.93%) Games
9 158 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 125 (1.37%) Advertising
11 117 (1.29%) Legal
12 111 (1.22%) Back Office
13 105 (1.15%) Law
14 66 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 61 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.43%) Billing
17 27 (0.30%) Automotive
18 23 (0.25%) Manufacturing
19 17 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4249 (46.71%) Developer
2 1229 (13.51%) Analyst
3 1041 (11.44%) Java Developer
4 890 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 816 (8.97%) Project Manager
6 618 (6.79%) Senior Developer
7 489 (5.38%) Architect
8 455 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 428 (4.70%) C# Developer
10 344 (3.78%) Front-End Developer
11 237 (2.61%) Web Developer
12 234 (2.57%) Agile Business Analyst
13 218 (2.40%) Tester
14 211 (2.32%) Agile Project Manager
15 204 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
16 203 (2.23%) ScrumMaster
17 196 (2.15%) Senior Java Developer
18 194 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
19 188 (2.07%) Consultant
20 180 (1.98%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1993 (21.91%) HTML
2 1541 (16.94%) CSS
3 1428 (15.70%) .NET
4 1262 (13.87%) HTML5
5 1042 (11.45%) Web Services
6 887 (9.75%) AngularJS
7 841 (9.24%) jQuery
8 747 (8.21%) CSS3
9 677 (7.44%) Spring
10 656 (7.21%) XML
11 609 (6.69%) REST
12 591 (6.50%) ASP.NET
13 551 (6.06%) RESTful
14 482 (5.30%) JSON
15 457 (5.02%) J2EE
16 367 (4.03%) SOAP
17 362 (3.98%) .NET Framework
18 357 (3.92%) Hibernate
19 346 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 317 (3.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 739 (8.12%) User Experience
2 526 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 431 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 247 (2.72%) Derivative
5 222 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 219 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 146 (1.60%) Fixed Income
8 138 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 135 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 133 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 131 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 106 (1.17%) Equities
13 104 (1.14%) Credit Risk
14 98 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
15 95 (1.04%) iPad
16 88 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 86 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 80 (0.88%) Social Media
19 77 (0.85%) Data Centre
20 70 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 845 (9.29%) Linux
2 494 (5.43%) UNIX
3 450 (4.95%) Windows
4 437 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 383 (4.21%) Android
6 90 (0.99%) CentOS
7 84 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 67 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 65 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (0.38%) Solaris
12 19 (0.21%) AIX
13 18 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.12%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.099%) Debian
18 5 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
19 4 (0.044%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2863 (31.47%) Scrum
2 2561 (28.15%) TDD
3 1222 (13.43%) BDD
4 1110 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 1003 (11.03%) OO
6 906 (9.96%) MVC
7 888 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 844 (9.28%) Project Management
9 726 (7.98%) Waterfall
10 691 (7.60%) SDLC
11 574 (6.31%) Unit Testing
12 572 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 566 (6.22%) Kanban
13 566 (6.22%) DevOps
14 538 (5.91%) User Stories
15 488 (5.36%) SOA
16 482 (5.30%) PRINCE2
17 478 (5.25%) Open Source
18 477 (5.24%) Software Engineering
19 439 (4.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2596 (28.54%) Java
2 2149 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 1558 (17.13%) SQL
4 1452 (15.96%) C#
5 578 (6.35%) Ruby
6 570 (6.27%) Python
7 439 (4.83%) PHP
8 423 (4.65%) Scala
9 237 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 221 (2.43%) C++
11 171 (1.88%) Objective-C
12 161 (1.77%) Groovy
13 152 (1.67%) Perl
14 143 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 123 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 121 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 100 (1.10%) C
18 94 (1.03%) VBA
19 70 (0.77%) VB.NET
20 69 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 589 (6.47%) Degree
2 520 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 307 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 159 (1.75%) ISEB
5 122 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 106 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 78 (0.86%) PMP
7 78 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 58 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 48 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 36 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
11 25 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.16%) CISA
14 13 (0.14%) CISSP
15 10 (0.11%) Sun Certification
15 10 (0.11%) CISM
15 10 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.088%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 660 (7.26%) QA
2 44 (0.48%) SLA
3 31 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.21%) EMIR
7 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.16%) Basel III
9 11 (0.12%) WAI
10 9 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.099%) COREP
10 9 (0.099%) PMBOK
11 8 (0.088%) MiFID
11 8 (0.088%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.077%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.066%) FATCA
13 6 (0.066%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.066%) COBIT
14 4 (0.044%) HL7
14 4 (0.044%) FINREP
System Software
1 150 (1.65%) Docker
2 90 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (0.70%) Varnish
4 50 (0.55%) vCloud
5 39 (0.43%) HDFS
6 38 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 30 (0.33%) vSphere
8 22 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.14%) Xen
11 13 (0.14%) GridGain
12 12 (0.13%) KVM
13 10 (0.11%) Squid
14 9 (0.099%) NFS
15 8 (0.088%) SRDF
16 7 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (0.044%) GlusterFS
17 4 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 347 (3.81%) Puppet
2 224 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (1.46%) Ansible
4 86 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 68 (0.75%) Salt
6 59 (0.65%) Vagrant
7 49 (0.54%) ZABBIX
8 41 (0.45%) Nagios
9 36 (0.40%) yum
10 33 (0.36%) Kibana
11 32 (0.35%) Rundeck
12 27 (0.30%) logstash
13 23 (0.25%) HAProxy
14 19 (0.21%) Graphite
15 14 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 13 (0.14%) BladeLogic
17 11 (0.12%) Oozie
17 11 (0.12%) Icinga
17 11 (0.12%) Mesos
18 10 (0.11%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 794 (8.73%) Oracle
2 727 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 171 (1.88%) IBM
4 159 (1.75%) Adobe
5 148 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 137 (1.51%) Google
7 136 (1.49%) VMware
8 118 (1.30%) SAP
9 112 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 108 (1.19%) Sybase
11 106 (1.17%) Red Hat
12 103 (1.13%) HP
12 103 (1.13%) hybris
13 83 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 82 (0.90%) Tableau
15 74 (0.81%) TIBCO
16 73 (0.80%) Zend
17 59 (0.65%) EPiServer
18 55 (0.60%) Perforce
19 53 (0.58%) ATG
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