Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 199 155
Rank change year-on-year -53 -44 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 47 84 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.50% 0.97% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.03% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 78 104
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £465 £411 £413
90th Percentile £675 £608 £668
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
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 8,926 8,194 7,492
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 94.76% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,897 6,380 5,805
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 114 88
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +4.90% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.20 £34.03 £55.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.44 £19.23
% change year-on-year -2.13% +6.27% +1.13%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -28 45 £570 +6.05% 27
City of Westminster - 2 £525 -
West End of London - 1 £600 -
Agile Developer
London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (89.36%) Java
3 28 (59.57%) Microservices
4 27 (57.45%) Spring
5 26 (55.32%) TDD
6 25 (53.19%) Docker
7 22 (46.81%) Java 8
8 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
9 19 (40.43%) Dropwizard
10 18 (38.30%) BDD
10 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
11 17 (36.17%) HTML
11 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
11 17 (36.17%) REST
12 16 (34.04%) HTML5
13 15 (31.91%) Guice
13 15 (31.91%) HTTP
13 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
14 14 (29.79%) CSS
14 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
15 13 (27.66%) SOAP
15 13 (27.66%) Scrum
15 13 (27.66%) Spring Boot
15 13 (27.66%) GitLab
16 12 (25.53%) Ratpack
16 12 (25.53%) gulp
16 12 (25.53%) ES6
16 12 (25.53%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (25.53%) Linux

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 12 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Heroku
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) HTTP
1 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.53%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) FTP
2 12 (25.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MongoDB
2 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.66%) GitLab
3 12 (25.53%) Gradle
3 12 (25.53%) gulp
4 10 (21.28%) JUnit
4 10 (21.28%) Mockito
5 9 (19.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (17.02%) Gatling
6 8 (17.02%) Geb
6 8 (17.02%) Spock
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA
8 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Webistrano
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) Spring
2 19 (40.43%) Dropwizard
3 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
3 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 17 (36.17%) REST
4 16 (34.04%) HTML5
5 15 (31.91%) Guice
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) SOAP
7 13 (27.66%) Spring Boot
8 12 (25.53%) Ember.js
8 12 (25.53%) OAuth
8 12 (25.53%) OAuth2
8 12 (25.53%) Ratpack
9 8 (17.02%) WireMock
10 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
11 6 (12.77%) Kafka
12 3 (6.38%) Node.js
12 3 (6.38%) Web Services
13 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Derivative
1 4 (8.51%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Microservices
3 26 (55.32%) TDD
4 18 (38.30%) BDD
5 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 12 (25.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (25.53%) OWASP
7 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
8 10 (21.28%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (19.15%) Kanban
10 7 (14.89%) Low Latency
10 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
11 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
12 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.64%) Pair Programming
13 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Java 8
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.53%) ES6
4 12 (25.53%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Clojure
6 2 (4.26%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (17.02%) Kubernetes
3 7 (14.89%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Progress
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle