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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4234 4225 3369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.31% 18.54% 15.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.57% 23.72% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3204 3238 2503
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 £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £55.25 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% +33.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £30.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £121.25 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 0 1040 £475 +5.55% 476
Croydon +15 45 £418 +28.46% 8
Canary Wharf +1 25 £525 -16.00%
Docklands, London +4 18 £563 +21.62% 4
Feltham +3 15 £390 +4.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 14 £375 +1.69% 13
Hammersmith - 13 £448 -
Isleworth - 11 - - 2
Uxbridge -4 8 £425 +57.40% 5
Paddington - 8 £500 -
Ealing - 7 £368 -
Twickenham - 5 £325 - 1
Osterley 0 4 £490 +96.00%
New Malden -7 4 £275 -15.38%
Hounslow -4 3 £500 -3.38%
Enfield - 3 £426 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £338 -
Westminster +2 2 £238 -31.40% 1
Bromley -6 2 £575 +15.00% 1
Brentford -9 2 £520 +9.47% 2
Wembley - 2 £350 - 1
Clapham - 2 £328 -
Chiswick +4 1 - - 1
Southwark -1 1 £363 +27.86%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2571 (30.92%) Scrum
2 2495 (30.00%) Java
3 2265 (27.24%) TDD
4 1935 (23.27%) JavaScript
5 1832 (22.03%) HTML
6 1669 (20.07%) Finance
7 1436 (17.27%) SQL
8 1395 (16.77%) CSS
9 1380 (16.59%) .NET
10 1360 (16.35%) C#
11 1113 (13.38%) HTML5
12 1097 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
13 1081 (13.00%) BDD
14 1067 (12.83%) Banking
15 998 (12.00%) OO
16 991 (11.92%) SQL Server
17 956 (11.50%) Web Services
18 883 (10.62%) Linux
19 844 (10.15%) E-Commerce
20 816 (9.81%) Git (software)
21 800 (9.62%) MVC
22 765 (9.20%) Project Management
23 761 (9.15%) Oracle
24 743 (8.93%) jQuery
25 715 (8.60%) AngularJS
26 678 (8.15%) Microsoft
27 666 (8.01%) CSS3
28 649 (7.80%) Waterfall
29 636 (7.65%) User Experience
30 619 (7.44%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 432 (5.19%) Node.js
2 261 (3.14%) CMS
2 261 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 250 (3.01%) Apache
4 229 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 193 (2.32%) Confluence
6 142 (1.71%) JBoss
7 111 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 109 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 103 (1.24%) IIS
10 99 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 99 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 86 (1.03%) Drupal
12 73 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
13 67 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 65 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 64 (0.77%) Apache Spark
16 59 (0.71%) nginx
17 55 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 52 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 341 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 128 (1.54%) MS Office
3 118 (1.42%) MS Project
4 91 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 80 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 56 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (0.22%) PowerPivot
10 13 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.060%) Mingle
14 4 (0.048%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.048%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.036%) SPSS
15 3 (0.036%) InDesign
16 2 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.012%) HipChat
17 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 108 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.30%) Magento
3 20 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.18%) RMDS
6 13 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 12 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.12%) Endur
8 10 (0.12%) thinkFolio
9 8 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.096%) Unica
10 7 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.072%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.060%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 391 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.01%) GitHub
4 73 (0.88%) SaaS
5 64 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (0.57%) PaaS
7 41 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (0.42%) Force.com
9 33 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 29 (0.35%) Office 365
10 29 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (0.31%) Heroku
11 26 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.20%) OpenShift
14 15 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.17%) IaaS
16 13 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (3.39%) HTTP
2 149 (1.79%) Internet
3 79 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 78 (0.94%) SSL
5 49 (0.59%) Intranet
6 45 (0.54%) LDAP
7 42 (0.51%) DNS
7 42 (0.51%) Firewall
8 32 (0.38%) VPN
9 26 (0.31%) SAN
10 20 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
11 15 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.17%) Kerberos
12 14 (0.17%) X.509
12 14 (0.17%) AMQP
12 14 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 13 (0.16%) LAN
14 12 (0.14%) WAN
15 11 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 392 (4.71%) MySQL
2 392 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 342 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 337 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 297 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 275 (3.31%) Big Data
7 254 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 236 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 212 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 167 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 167 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 148 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 138 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 119 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 117 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 115 (1.38%) Redis
15 115 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 61 (0.73%) QlikView
17 59 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 816 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 577 (6.94%) JIRA
3 510 (6.13%) Jenkins
4 470 (5.65%) Subversion
5 446 (5.36%) Selenium
6 404 (4.86%) Maven
7 389 (4.68%) Cucumber
8 229 (2.75%) JUnit
9 224 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 195 (2.34%) TeamCity
11 176 (2.12%) WebDriver
12 173 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 160 (1.92%) Grunt
14 158 (1.90%) Jasmine
15 122 (1.47%) NUnit
16 121 (1.46%) Ant
17 103 (1.24%) Eclipse
18 100 (1.20%) SpecFlow
18 100 (1.20%) Hudson
19 93 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 1669 (20.07%) Finance
2 1067 (12.83%) Banking
3 530 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 441 (5.30%) Retail
5 385 (4.63%) Front Office
6 212 (2.55%) Marketing
7 190 (2.28%) Games
8 145 (1.74%) Publishing
9 143 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 108 (1.30%) Advertising
11 104 (1.25%) Legal
12 102 (1.23%) Back Office
13 77 (0.93%) Law
14 73 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 57 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 24 (0.29%) French Language
17 23 (0.28%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.25%) Automotive
19 20 (0.24%) Billing
19 20 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3855 (46.36%) Developer
2 1110 (13.35%) Analyst
3 943 (11.34%) Java Developer
4 791 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 757 (9.10%) Project Manager
6 582 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 447 (5.38%) Architect
8 426 (5.12%) .NET Developer
9 389 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 267 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
11 217 (2.61%) Web Developer
12 214 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 205 (2.47%) Agile Business Analyst
14 203 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 202 (2.43%) Tester
16 200 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
17 196 (2.36%) Consultant
18 185 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
19 173 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
20 160 (1.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1832 (22.03%) HTML
2 1395 (16.77%) CSS
3 1380 (16.59%) .NET
4 1113 (13.38%) HTML5
5 956 (11.50%) Web Services
6 743 (8.93%) jQuery
7 715 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 666 (8.01%) CSS3
9 619 (7.44%) XML
10 560 (6.73%) ASP.NET
11 551 (6.63%) Spring
12 510 (6.13%) REST
13 492 (5.92%) RESTful
14 415 (4.99%) J2EE
15 405 (4.87%) JSON
16 346 (4.16%) .NET Framework
17 323 (3.88%) SOAP
18 317 (3.81%) Hibernate
18 317 (3.81%) WCF
19 315 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 636 (7.65%) User Experience
2 487 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 390 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 247 (2.97%) Derivative
5 233 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 185 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 158 (1.90%) Visualisation
8 131 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 129 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 119 (1.43%) Digital Media
11 114 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 105 (1.26%) Equities
13 84 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
14 81 (0.97%) iPad
15 76 (0.91%) Algorithms
16 70 (0.84%) Credit Risk
17 68 (0.82%) Data Integration
18 66 (0.79%) Data Centre
19 65 (0.78%) Client/Server
19 65 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 883 (10.62%) Linux
2 464 (5.58%) UNIX
3 434 (5.22%) Windows
4 412 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 388 (4.67%) Android
6 96 (1.15%) CentOS
7 86 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 81 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 78 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 47 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.35%) Solaris
12 20 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.14%) AIX
16 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.096%) Debian
18 7 (0.084%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 5 (0.060%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2571 (30.92%) Scrum
2 2265 (27.24%) TDD
3 1097 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
4 1081 (13.00%) BDD
5 998 (12.00%) OO
6 844 (10.15%) E-Commerce
7 800 (9.62%) MVC
8 765 (9.20%) Project Management
9 649 (7.80%) Waterfall
10 609 (7.32%) SDLC
11 577 (6.94%) DevOps
12 506 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 498 (5.99%) Kanban
14 486 (5.84%) Unit Testing
15 476 (5.72%) User Stories
16 445 (5.35%) Open Source
17 437 (5.25%) SOA
18 433 (5.21%) PRINCE2
19 426 (5.12%) Web Development
20 413 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2495 (30.00%) Java
2 1935 (23.27%) JavaScript
3 1436 (17.27%) SQL
4 1360 (16.35%) C#
5 613 (7.37%) Ruby
6 608 (7.31%) Python
7 406 (4.88%) PHP
8 328 (3.94%) Scala
9 219 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 208 (2.50%) C++
11 146 (1.76%) Perl
12 141 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 138 (1.66%) Objective-C
14 130 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 117 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 115 (1.38%) Groovy
17 107 (1.29%) C
18 82 (0.99%) VBA
19 73 (0.88%) VB.NET
20 63 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 608 (7.31%) Degree
2 440 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 223 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 149 (1.79%) ISEB
5 134 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 93 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 75 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 59 (0.71%) PMP
9 55 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 49 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 26 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.13%) Sun Certification
14 11 (0.13%) CISSP
14 11 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (0.12%) CISA
16 7 (0.084%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.084%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.084%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 597 (7.18%) QA
2 39 (0.47%) SLA
3 27 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.26%) EMIR
6 21 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.18%) FATCA
10 10 (0.12%) WAI
10 10 (0.12%) Basel III
11 9 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.096%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.084%) COBIT
14 5 (0.060%) MiFID
14 5 (0.060%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.036%) COREP
15 3 (0.036%) FINREP
15 3 (0.036%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.036%) P3O
System Software
1 92 (1.11%) Docker
2 89 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (0.83%) Varnish
4 58 (0.70%) vCloud
5 39 (0.47%) vSphere
6 38 (0.46%) HDFS
7 33 (0.40%) Apache Flume
8 28 (0.34%) Active Directory
9 19 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.13%) Xen
12 10 (0.12%) NFS
12 10 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.12%) KVM
13 7 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.084%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.072%) Firmware
14 6 (0.072%) SRDF
15 5 (0.060%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 380 (4.57%) Puppet
2 269 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (1.90%) Ansible
4 82 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 66 (0.79%) Salt
6 62 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 61 (0.73%) ZABBIX
8 57 (0.69%) Nagios
9 40 (0.48%) Kibana
10 34 (0.41%) yum
11 33 (0.40%) Rundeck
12 24 (0.29%) HAProxy
13 23 (0.28%) logstash
14 15 (0.18%) Icinga
14 15 (0.18%) Oozie
15 13 (0.16%) Graphite
15 13 (0.16%) Zenoss
16 12 (0.14%) Mesos
17 11 (0.13%) Graylog
18 9 (0.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 761 (9.15%) Oracle
2 678 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 154 (1.85%) IBM
4 148 (1.78%) VMware
5 144 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 127 (1.53%) Google
7 118 (1.42%) Adobe
8 111 (1.33%) Sybase
9 104 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 92 (1.11%) SAP
11 91 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 89 (1.07%) Tableau
12 89 (1.07%) hybris
13 85 (1.02%) HP
14 73 (0.88%) Zend
15 68 (0.82%) EPiServer
16 62 (0.75%) Atlassian
16 62 (0.75%) TIBCO
17 54 (0.65%) ATG
18 53 (0.64%) Perforce
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