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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4683 4198 3585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.12% 16.70% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.60% 21.55% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3526 3157 2635
Average daily rate
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£435 £445 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 7
Average hourly rate £22.56 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.86% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.10 £60.00 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 0 972 £450 - 391
Croydon +10 50 £481 +28.33% 9
Canary Wharf +18 19 £450 -1.63%
Bromley +13 18 £413 - 4
Docklands, London +15 12 £600 +17.41%
Hammersmith +1 8 £406 +47.72% 5
Uxbridge -2 6 £400 +48.14% 2
Westminster 0 5 £530 +46.20% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £215 - 8
Harrow +1 3 £288 -14.81% 4
Southwark -2 2 £340 +20.35%
Hounslow -8 2 £495 +10.00% 1
Twickenham 0 1 £363 +36.79%
Wimbledon -1 1 - -
Paddington -4 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 3
Surbiton - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £450 - 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 2
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 4
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2728 (30.08%) Scrum
2 2677 (29.52%) TDD
3 2431 (26.81%) Java
4 2060 (22.71%) HTML
5 1968 (21.70%) JavaScript
6 1652 (18.22%) CSS
7 1623 (17.90%) Finance
8 1453 (16.02%) SQL
9 1382 (15.24%) BDD
10 1352 (14.91%) .NET
11 1338 (14.75%) C#
12 1239 (13.66%) OO
13 1146 (12.64%) HTML5
14 1085 (11.96%) MVC
15 1081 (11.92%) Banking
16 1062 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
17 1036 (11.42%) Web Services
18 1016 (11.20%) E-Commerce
19 979 (10.80%) Linux
20 934 (10.30%) Project Management
21 868 (9.57%) XML
22 862 (9.50%) SQL Server
23 840 (9.26%) jQuery
24 831 (9.16%) Oracle
25 797 (8.79%) Git (software)
26 786 (8.67%) QA
27 759 (8.37%) CSS3
28 730 (8.05%) Degree
28 730 (8.05%) User Experience
29 725 (7.99%) Ruby

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 364 (4.01%) Node.js
2 340 (3.75%) CMS
3 327 (3.61%) Apache
4 253 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 234 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 144 (1.59%) Confluence
7 117 (1.29%) IIS
8 94 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 88 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 78 (0.86%) Drupal
11 73 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 71 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 64 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 63 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
15 62 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
16 53 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
17 52 (0.57%) Umbraco
18 51 (0.56%) Apache Solr
19 49 (0.54%) nginx
20 38 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 420 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 160 (1.76%) MS Project
3 106 (1.17%) MS Office
3 106 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 101 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 78 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 73 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 19 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 10 (0.11%) SPSS
10 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.044%) InDesign
12 2 (0.022%) Mingle
12 2 (0.022%) Stata
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.011%) Gephi
13 1 (0.011%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 77 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.57%) RMDS
3 30 (0.33%) Magento
4 25 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 19 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 19 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 11 (0.12%) Agresso
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 10 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.099%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.099%) SiteCatalyst
9 9 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.088%) IntelliMatch
10 8 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.088%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.066%) Endur
11 6 (0.066%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 163 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (0.87%) SaaS
4 71 (0.78%) PaaS
5 60 (0.66%) GitHub
6 56 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.44%) Force.com
9 33 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 30 (0.33%) Office 365
11 22 (0.24%) IaaS
12 17 (0.19%) Heroku
13 14 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.13%) Google Apps
16 9 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (0.099%) ElastiCache
17 7 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
18 6 (0.066%) Google App Engine
19 5 (0.055%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 225 (2.48%) HTTP
2 181 (2.00%) Internet
3 101 (1.11%) DNS
4 78 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 74 (0.82%) SSL
6 66 (0.73%) Intranet
7 49 (0.54%) Firewall
8 33 (0.36%) SAN
9 28 (0.31%) LDAP
10 20 (0.22%) VPN
11 19 (0.21%) FTP
12 17 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 16 (0.18%) Wireshark
13 16 (0.18%) Extranet
14 14 (0.15%) VoIP
15 12 (0.13%) DVB
16 11 (0.12%) WAN
16 11 (0.12%) AMQP
17 10 (0.11%) MVNO
17 10 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 495 (5.46%) MySQL
3 378 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 356 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 322 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 288 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
7 239 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 216 (2.38%) Big Data
9 167 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 166 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 165 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 134 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 115 (1.27%) Hadoop
14 105 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
15 98 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 89 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 89 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 86 (0.95%) Redis
18 69 (0.76%) QlikView
19 67 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 797 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 536 (5.91%) Cucumber
3 528 (5.82%) JIRA
4 526 (5.80%) Selenium
5 488 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 463 (5.11%) Subversion
7 407 (4.49%) Maven
8 258 (2.84%) JUnit
9 248 (2.73%) Visual Studio
10 243 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 228 (2.51%) WebDriver
12 201 (2.22%) TeamCity
13 184 (2.03%) Jasmine
14 162 (1.79%) Hudson
15 148 (1.63%) NUnit
16 138 (1.52%) SpecFlow
17 124 (1.37%) Ant
18 113 (1.25%) Eclipse
19 100 (1.10%) Calabash
20 88 (0.97%) Grunt
General
1 1623 (17.90%) Finance
2 1081 (11.92%) Banking
3 578 (6.37%) Investment Banking
4 467 (5.15%) Retail
5 441 (4.86%) Front Office
6 245 (2.70%) Games
7 243 (2.68%) Publishing
8 241 (2.66%) Marketing
9 163 (1.80%) Legal
10 152 (1.68%) Back Office
11 139 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 132 (1.46%) Advertising
13 90 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 48 (0.53%) Law
15 39 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 28 (0.31%) French Language
18 26 (0.29%) German Language
19 21 (0.23%) Billing
20 18 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4124 (45.47%) Developer
2 1231 (13.57%) Analyst
3 876 (9.66%) Java Developer
4 813 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 763 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 534 (5.89%) Senior Developer
7 463 (5.11%) .NET Developer
8 379 (4.18%) C# Developer
9 363 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
10 362 (3.99%) Architect
11 321 (3.54%) Tester
12 259 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
13 249 (2.75%) Designer
14 243 (2.68%) Test Analyst
15 233 (2.57%) ScrumMaster
16 230 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
17 227 (2.50%) Web Developer
18 192 (2.12%) PHP Developer
19 185 (2.04%) Consultant
20 181 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2060 (22.71%) HTML
2 1652 (18.22%) CSS
3 1352 (14.91%) .NET
4 1146 (12.64%) HTML5
5 1036 (11.42%) Web Services
6 868 (9.57%) XML
7 840 (9.26%) jQuery
8 759 (8.37%) CSS3
9 665 (7.33%) Spring
10 636 (7.01%) ASP.NET
11 586 (6.46%) AngularJS
12 525 (5.79%) RESTful
13 504 (5.56%) REST
14 478 (5.27%) JSON
15 419 (4.62%) Ajax
16 388 (4.28%) Backbone.js
17 380 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 375 (4.13%) SOAP
19 360 (3.97%) WCF
20 348 (3.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 730 (8.05%) User Experience
2 635 (7.00%) Open Source
3 592 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 514 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 330 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 267 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 200 (2.21%) Derivative
8 186 (2.05%) Fixed Income
9 142 (1.57%) Digital Media
10 137 (1.51%) Social Media
10 137 (1.51%) iPad
11 134 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 125 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 113 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 112 (1.23%) iPhone
15 102 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 94 (1.04%) Data Integration
17 93 (1.03%) Online Games
18 91 (1.00%) Equities
19 87 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 979 (10.80%) Linux
2 472 (5.20%) Windows
3 467 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 463 (5.11%) UNIX
5 406 (4.48%) Android
6 75 (0.83%) CentOS
7 62 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 59 (0.65%) Solaris
10 54 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.24%) Windows Phone
14 17 (0.19%) AIX
14 17 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (0.14%) MVS
16 12 (0.13%) VME
17 9 (0.099%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2728 (30.08%) Scrum
2 2677 (29.52%) TDD
3 1382 (15.24%) BDD
4 1239 (13.66%) OO
5 1085 (11.96%) MVC
6 1062 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
7 1016 (11.20%) E-Commerce
8 934 (10.30%) Project Management
9 579 (6.38%) User Stories
10 563 (6.21%) Waterfall
11 543 (5.99%) Kanban
12 537 (5.92%) PRINCE2
13 497 (5.48%) DevOps
14 475 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 474 (5.23%) Software Engineering
16 462 (5.09%) Unit Testing
17 436 (4.81%) Business Analysis
18 434 (4.79%) Web Development
19 404 (4.45%) Test Automation
20 388 (4.28%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2431 (26.81%) Java
2 1968 (21.70%) JavaScript
3 1453 (16.02%) SQL
4 1338 (14.75%) C#
5 725 (7.99%) Ruby
6 569 (6.27%) Python
7 528 (5.82%) PHP
8 316 (3.48%) Scala
9 259 (2.86%) C++
10 184 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 157 (1.73%) Objective-C
12 154 (1.70%) Groovy
13 153 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 141 (1.55%) C
15 138 (1.52%) Perl
16 99 (1.09%) Shell Script
17 82 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 72 (0.79%) PHP5
19 55 (0.61%) PowerShell
20 51 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 730 (8.05%) Degree
2 308 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 194 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 192 (2.12%) ISEB
5 103 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 75 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 68 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 57 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 46 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (0.37%) PMP
11 29 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 17 (0.19%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 10 (0.11%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.099%) CISSP
16 9 (0.099%) MAPM
16 9 (0.099%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 8 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.088%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 786 (8.67%) QA
2 29 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 27 (0.30%) EMIR
4 26 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.28%) SLA
6 24 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 23 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.22%) COBIT
9 18 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.20%) Basel III
10 12 (0.13%) WAI
11 7 (0.077%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.066%) P3O
12 6 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.055%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.055%) FATCA
14 4 (0.044%) MiFID
14 4 (0.044%) Basel II
14 4 (0.044%) WCAG
15 3 (0.033%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 96 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.36%) vCloud
4 24 (0.26%) Varnish
5 23 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.20%) vSphere
7 11 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.11%) NFS
9 9 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.066%) HDFS
10 6 (0.066%) Xen
11 5 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.055%) Docker
12 3 (0.033%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.033%) Cygwin
12 3 (0.033%) SRDF
12 3 (0.033%) XenServer
13 2 (0.022%) KVM
13 2 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 324 (3.57%) Puppet
2 256 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 83 (0.92%) Nagios
5 57 (0.63%) Ansible
6 38 (0.42%) ZABBIX
7 36 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 31 (0.34%) Salt
9 29 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (0.25%) Graylog2
11 22 (0.24%) YUM
12 20 (0.22%) Capistrano
13 17 (0.19%) Kibana
14 16 (0.18%) Opsview
14 16 (0.18%) Zenoss
14 16 (0.18%) SCCM
14 16 (0.18%) Oozie
15 11 (0.12%) Icinga
16 10 (0.11%) SCOM
17 9 (0.099%) Foglight
Vendors
1 831 (9.16%) Oracle
2 718 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 193 (2.13%) JBoss
4 175 (1.93%) Zend
5 151 (1.67%) VMware
6 129 (1.42%) IBM
7 124 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 116 (1.28%) Google
9 105 (1.16%) Adobe
10 91 (1.00%) ATG
11 85 (0.94%) SAP
12 77 (0.85%) HP
13 74 (0.82%) Sitecore
14 71 (0.78%) Sybase
15 70 (0.77%) Informatica
15 70 (0.77%) TIBCO
16 68 (0.75%) Perforce
17 66 (0.73%) Red Hat
18 62 (0.68%) Atlassian
19 57 (0.63%) Business Objects
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