Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 220 172
Rank change year-on-year -1 -48 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 54 74 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.64% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.86% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 69
Central London median daily rate £550 £544 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £458 £413 £413
90th Percentile £675 £664 £638
London median daily rate £575 £516 £525
% change year-on-year +11.38% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Contract vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 7,894 8,607 7,055
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 94.84% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,038 6,682 5,338
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 137 84
Central London median hourly rate £20.82 £18.70 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.35% +10.26% -15.17%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.50 £12.41
90th Percentile £55.68 £40.05 £30.07
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% -2.27% +15.79%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in Central London

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in Central London

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in Central London

Agile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Developer in Central London

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 51 £550 - 9
City of Westminster -14 3 £500 -13.04%
Agile Developer
London

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) TDD
3 27 (50.00%) Java
4 25 (46.30%) Docker
5 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
6 20 (37.04%) BDD
7 16 (29.63%) REST
7 16 (29.63%) Scrum
7 16 (29.63%) Finance
7 16 (29.63%) Python
8 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 15 (27.78%) Microservices
9 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (24.07%) Spring
11 12 (22.22%) HTML
11 12 (22.22%) CSS
11 12 (22.22%) Java 8
12 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
12 11 (20.37%) Google
13 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
13 10 (18.52%) Linux
14 9 (16.67%) HTTP
14 9 (16.67%) Node.js
14 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (16.67%) Kanban
14 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.67%) React
15 8 (14.81%) gulp
15 8 (14.81%) GitLab

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.41%) Serverless
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.70%) GitHub
6 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.85%) Heroku
7 1 (1.85%) PaaS
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) FTP
3 6 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Big Data
1 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (7.41%) Spark SQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.85%) Impala
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) GitLab
2 8 (14.81%) gulp
3 7 (12.96%) Gradle
3 7 (12.96%) Mocha
4 6 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (11.11%) Gatling
4 6 (11.11%) Geb
4 6 (11.11%) Spock
5 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) Mockito
6 4 (7.41%) webpack
7 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.70%) Grunt
8 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) REST
2 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 13 (24.07%) Spring
4 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) Node.js
5 9 (16.67%) React
6 8 (14.81%) Kafka
6 8 (14.81%) OAuth
6 8 (14.81%) OAuth2
7 7 (12.96%) Dropwizard
7 7 (12.96%) Guice
7 7 (12.96%) Jest
7 7 (12.96%) SOAP
7 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
8 6 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 6 (11.11%) HTML5
8 6 (11.11%) Ratpack
8 6 (11.11%) WireMock
9 4 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) TDD
3 20 (37.04%) BDD
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 15 (27.78%) Microservices
6 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.67%) Kanban
8 8 (14.81%) Data Science
9 7 (12.96%) DevOps
10 6 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (11.11%) Low Latency
10 6 (11.11%) OWASP
10 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (9.26%) SDLC
12 4 (7.41%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) Java 8
5 8 (14.81%) ES6
5 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.70%) JSX
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
2 6 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (7.41%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Splunk