The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Project Management
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 157 195
Rank change year-on-year 0 +38  
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £513 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £468 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2886 4657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.23% 85.71% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2359 3662
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.35 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Agile Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the City of London

Agile Project Management
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 Project Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the City of London

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Front Office
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking

Agile Project Management
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 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum Master
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (14.29%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Report Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MAPM
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software