Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 186 149
Rank change year-on-year -16 -37 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 49 70 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.98% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.04% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 93
City of London median daily rate £575 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -
10th Percentile £467 £411 £403
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,706 6,752 6,426
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 94.73% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,322 5,338 5,112
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 79
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £11.45
90th Percentile £26.50 £29.40 £47.83
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.08
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.96% -5.10%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in the City of London

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in the City of London

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in the City of London

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 City of London region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) Java
3 32 (65.31%) TDD
4 28 (57.14%) Microservices
5 27 (55.10%) Spring
6 23 (46.94%) Java 8
7 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 21 (42.86%) Docker
8 20 (40.82%) BDD
9 19 (38.78%) HTML5
9 19 (38.78%) AngularJS
9 19 (38.78%) HTML
9 19 (38.78%) Dropwizard
10 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
11 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
12 15 (30.61%) Guice
12 15 (30.61%) HTTP
12 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
13 14 (28.57%) REST
13 14 (28.57%) ES6
14 13 (26.53%) GitLab
14 13 (26.53%) CSS
15 12 (24.49%) SOAP
15 12 (24.49%) Linux
15 12 (24.49%) DNS
15 12 (24.49%) SSL
15 12 (24.49%) FTP
15 12 (24.49%) Ember.js
15 12 (24.49%) Gradle

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (24.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.49%) Heroku
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) HTTP
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) DNS
2 12 (24.49%) FTP
2 12 (24.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.20%) Big Data
5 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.53%) GitLab
3 12 (24.49%) Gradle
3 12 (24.49%) gulp
4 9 (18.37%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Mockito
5 8 (16.33%) Gatling
5 8 (16.33%) Geb
5 8 (16.33%) Spock
6 6 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (2.04%) Webistrano
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) Spring
2 19 (38.78%) AngularJS
2 19 (38.78%) Dropwizard
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) HTML5
3 15 (30.61%) Guice
4 14 (28.57%) REST
5 13 (26.53%) CSS
6 12 (24.49%) Ember.js
6 12 (24.49%) OAuth
6 12 (24.49%) OAuth2
6 12 (24.49%) Ratpack
6 12 (24.49%) SOAP
6 12 (24.49%) Spring Boot
7 8 (16.33%) WireMock
8 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.24%) Kafka
9 5 (10.20%) Node.js
10 3 (6.12%) React
10 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Derivative
1 6 (12.24%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (65.31%) TDD
3 28 (57.14%) Microservices
4 20 (40.82%) BDD
5 12 (24.49%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (24.49%) OWASP
6 11 (22.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 10 (20.41%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.33%) DevOps
9 8 (16.33%) Kanban
9 8 (16.33%) Pair Programming
10 6 (12.24%) Low Latency
10 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
11 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
12 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) Java 8
3 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.57%) ES6
5 12 (24.49%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) Clojure
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
3 5 (10.20%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Progress
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle