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 4 September 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
4 Sep 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 4925 4574 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.78% 19.10% 16.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.99% 24.13% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3424 3141
Average daily rate
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£470 £435 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.91 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -58.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £17.85 £31.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.50 £153.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +2 1073 £475 +5.55% 320
Croydon +2 76 £450 -7.69% 2
Canary Wharf +1 43 £525 +5.00%
Docklands, London -4 24 £605 -3.20% 2
Uxbridge +17 17 £388 -3.12% 6
Bromley -3 17 £500 +33.33% 3
Feltham +2 14 £350 -27.08% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +4 13 £375 +53.06% 6
Paddington - 11 £450 -
Hammersmith +1 10 £396 -6.87% 2
Hounslow +8 5 £480 -3.03% 2
Twickenham +2 5 £450 +24.13% 6
Harrow +2 5 £331 +28.64%
Ealing - 5 £380 - 7
Sidcup +1 4 £390 -
Enfield - 4 £613 - 2
Wimbledon +1 3 £393 -
Osterley 0 3 £505 +23.92%
Brentford -1 3 £420 -11.57% 1
Hayes - 3 £320 - 2
Isleworth -1 2 £325 -13.90% 3
Southwark -1 1 £325 -4.41%
Chiswick -2 1 - - 1
Westminster -3 1 £480 -9.43%
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Barking - 1 £350 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
New Malden - 1 £300 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £413 - 1
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2996 (32.11%) Scrum
2 2689 (28.82%) TDD
3 2672 (28.64%) Java
4 2227 (23.87%) JavaScript
5 2052 (21.99%) HTML
6 1985 (21.27%) Finance
7 1613 (17.29%) CSS
8 1569 (16.81%) SQL
9 1466 (15.71%) C#
10 1401 (15.01%) .NET
11 1343 (14.39%) BDD
12 1282 (13.74%) Banking
13 1266 (13.57%) HTML5
14 1211 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
15 1043 (11.18%) SQL Server
16 1041 (11.16%) Web Services
17 1021 (10.94%) Git (software)
18 987 (10.58%) OO
19 933 (10.00%) AngularJS
20 926 (9.92%) MVC
21 912 (9.77%) E-Commerce
22 872 (9.35%) Project Management
23 857 (9.18%) jQuery
24 827 (8.86%) Linux
25 786 (8.42%) User Experience
26 780 (8.36%) CSS3
27 752 (8.06%) Microsoft
28 733 (7.86%) Oracle
29 719 (7.71%) Spring
30 700 (7.50%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 534 (5.72%) Node.js
2 295 (3.16%) Apache
3 293 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 292 (3.13%) CMS
5 280 (3.00%) Confluence
6 221 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 197 (2.11%) JBoss
8 139 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 120 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 118 (1.26%) Apache Spark
11 115 (1.23%) Drupal
12 104 (1.11%) IIS
13 100 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
14 99 (1.06%) WebLogic
15 89 (0.95%) Jetty
16 65 (0.70%) Umbraco
17 64 (0.69%) nginx
18 59 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
19 58 (0.62%) OpenStack
20 55 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 399 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 162 (1.74%) MS Office
3 124 (1.33%) MS Project
3 124 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 107 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 105 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.24%) PowerPivot
10 14 (0.15%) Mingle
11 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.075%) InDesign
13 6 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.054%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.021%) HipChat
17 1 (0.011%) SPSS
17 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 107 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.29%) Magento
3 21 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.17%) Endur
6 15 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 12 (0.13%) RMDS
9 10 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.096%) Markit EDM
10 9 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.096%) Odoo
10 9 (0.096%) WebTrends
11 8 (0.086%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.086%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.075%) SAP HR
13 6 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
13 6 (0.064%) Agresso
13 6 (0.064%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 449 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (1.34%) GitHub
4 84 (0.90%) SaaS
5 55 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (0.34%) PaaS
9 31 (0.33%) Office 365
10 30 (0.32%) Force.com
11 27 (0.29%) Heroku
12 23 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 23 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
13 19 (0.20%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.15%) IaaS
15 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (0.086%) IBM Blueworks
18 7 (0.075%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 276 (2.96%) HTTP
2 179 (1.92%) Internet
3 63 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 57 (0.61%) SSL
5 45 (0.48%) Firewall
6 40 (0.43%) Intranet
7 39 (0.42%) DNS
8 37 (0.40%) LDAP
9 29 (0.31%) SAN
10 28 (0.30%) VPN
11 20 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
12 19 (0.20%) LAN
13 18 (0.19%) WAN
14 17 (0.18%) AMQP
15 15 (0.16%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.16%) DMZ
15 15 (0.16%) SNMP
16 14 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
17 13 (0.14%) Network Security
17 13 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1043 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 489 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 469 (5.03%) MySQL
4 411 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 357 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 341 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 316 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 315 (3.38%) Big Data
9 247 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 239 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 179 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 174 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 167 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 163 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 141 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 138 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 127 (1.36%) Redis
18 112 (1.20%) HBase
19 104 (1.11%) RDBMS
20 77 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1021 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 694 (7.44%) JIRA
3 639 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 478 (5.12%) Selenium
4 478 (5.12%) Subversion
5 466 (4.99%) Maven
6 452 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 269 (2.88%) JUnit
8 250 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 200 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 179 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 179 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 170 (1.82%) Grunt
12 166 (1.78%) Jasmine
13 135 (1.45%) SpecFlow
14 133 (1.43%) NUnit
15 126 (1.35%) Mockito
16 113 (1.21%) Gradle
17 107 (1.15%) JMeter
18 103 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 1985 (21.27%) Finance
2 1282 (13.74%) Banking
3 580 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 500 (5.36%) Retail
5 428 (4.59%) Front Office
6 266 (2.85%) Marketing
7 205 (2.20%) Publishing
8 158 (1.69%) Games
9 155 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 126 (1.35%) Advertising
11 123 (1.32%) Legal
12 110 (1.18%) Back Office
13 106 (1.14%) Law
14 68 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 58 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.40%) Automotive
16 37 (0.40%) Billing
17 20 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
18 18 (0.19%) Manufacturing
18 18 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4401 (47.17%) Developer
2 1238 (13.27%) Analyst
3 1049 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 882 (9.45%) Business Analyst
5 805 (8.63%) Project Manager
6 625 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 531 (5.69%) Architect
8 445 (4.77%) .NET Developer
9 438 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 379 (4.06%) Front-End Developer
11 245 (2.63%) Web Developer
12 237 (2.54%) Tester
13 232 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
14 231 (2.48%) ScrumMaster
15 226 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
16 208 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
17 207 (2.22%) iOS Developer
18 201 (2.15%) Senior Java Developer
19 193 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
20 192 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2052 (21.99%) HTML
2 1613 (17.29%) CSS
3 1401 (15.01%) .NET
4 1266 (13.57%) HTML5
5 1041 (11.16%) Web Services
6 933 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 857 (9.18%) jQuery
8 780 (8.36%) CSS3
9 719 (7.71%) Spring
10 640 (6.86%) XML
11 636 (6.82%) REST
12 594 (6.37%) RESTful
13 590 (6.32%) ASP.NET
14 496 (5.32%) JSON
15 435 (4.66%) J2EE
16 357 (3.83%) SOAP
17 350 (3.75%) Hibernate
18 342 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 335 (3.59%) .NET Framework
20 318 (3.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 786 (8.42%) User Experience
2 542 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 455 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 244 (2.61%) Derivative
5 233 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 209 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 146 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 137 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 133 (1.43%) Credit Risk
9 133 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 130 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 114 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 106 (1.14%) Equities
13 102 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
14 98 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 91 (0.98%) iPad
16 90 (0.96%) Algorithms
17 88 (0.94%) Market Risk
18 76 (0.81%) iPhone
19 70 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 827 (8.86%) Linux
2 507 (5.43%) UNIX
3 454 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 444 (4.76%) Windows
5 381 (4.08%) Android
6 123 (1.32%) CentOS
7 118 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 76 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 36 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (0.38%) Solaris
12 21 (0.23%) AIX
13 18 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.096%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.096%) Debian
19 6 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2996 (32.11%) Scrum
2 2689 (28.82%) TDD
3 1343 (14.39%) BDD
4 1211 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
5 987 (10.58%) OO
6 926 (9.92%) MVC
7 912 (9.77%) E-Commerce
8 872 (9.35%) Project Management
9 700 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 682 (7.31%) SDLC
11 633 (6.78%) DevOps
12 609 (6.53%) Kanban
13 578 (6.19%) Unit Testing
14 577 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 570 (6.11%) User Stories
16 532 (5.70%) Open Source
17 525 (5.63%) SOA
18 492 (5.27%) PRINCE2
18 492 (5.27%) Pair Programming
19 473 (5.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2672 (28.64%) Java
2 2227 (23.87%) JavaScript
3 1569 (16.81%) SQL
4 1466 (15.71%) C#
5 559 (5.99%) Ruby
6 533 (5.71%) Python
7 470 (5.04%) Scala
8 457 (4.90%) PHP
9 276 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 233 (2.50%) C++
11 208 (2.23%) Objective-C
12 183 (1.96%) Groovy
13 161 (1.73%) Perl
14 138 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 134 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 128 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 95 (1.02%) VBA
18 90 (0.96%) PowerShell
19 87 (0.93%) C
20 68 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 573 (6.14%) Degree
2 539 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 323 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 151 (1.62%) ISEB
5 116 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 109 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 82 (0.88%) PMP
8 75 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 52 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 47 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 35 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
12 23 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.15%) CISA
14 13 (0.14%) CISSP
15 11 (0.12%) Sun Certification
16 10 (0.11%) CISM
17 9 (0.096%) BC Cleared
18 8 (0.086%) ISEB Practitioner
19 7 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 686 (7.35%) QA
2 40 (0.43%) SLA
3 27 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 22 (0.24%) EMIR
7 18 (0.19%) Basel III
8 14 (0.15%) WAI
9 13 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.096%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.096%) CRD IV
10 9 (0.096%) COREP
10 9 (0.096%) MiFID
11 8 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.075%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.064%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.064%) WCAG
13 6 (0.064%) FATCA
14 4 (0.043%) HL7
14 4 (0.043%) CDISC
System Software
1 201 (2.15%) Docker
2 109 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (0.68%) Varnish
4 54 (0.58%) HDFS
5 47 (0.50%) vCloud
6 46 (0.49%) Active Directory
7 31 (0.33%) vSphere
8 28 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 16 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.16%) GridGain
12 11 (0.12%) Squid
12 11 (0.12%) Xen
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.11%) KVM
13 10 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
14 9 (0.096%) NFS
15 8 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.064%) SRDF
17 4 (0.043%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 358 (3.84%) Puppet
2 226 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (1.78%) Ansible
4 87 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 69 (0.74%) Salt
6 67 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 61 (0.65%) ZABBIX
8 39 (0.42%) Rundeck
9 37 (0.40%) Kibana
10 36 (0.39%) logstash
10 36 (0.39%) Nagios
11 32 (0.34%) Oozie
12 27 (0.29%) HAProxy
13 26 (0.28%) yum
14 17 (0.18%) Mesos
14 17 (0.18%) Graphite
15 16 (0.17%) Kubernetes
15 16 (0.17%) BladeLogic
16 14 (0.15%) Capistrano
17 12 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 752 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 733 (7.86%) Oracle
3 186 (1.99%) Adobe
4 157 (1.68%) IBM
5 156 (1.67%) VMware
6 155 (1.66%) Google
7 149 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 117 (1.25%) SAP
9 116 (1.24%) Atlassian
10 108 (1.16%) Sybase
11 107 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 106 (1.14%) HP
13 103 (1.10%) hybris
14 83 (0.89%) Sitecore
15 67 (0.72%) TIBCO
16 65 (0.70%) Apple
17 61 (0.65%) Zend
18 58 (0.62%) Informatica
19 56 (0.60%) Perforce
20 52 (0.56%) Tableau
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