Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 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 Software Development
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1,646 2,017 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 27.44% 29.06% 27.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.53% 33.37% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,323 1,660 1,474
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £406 £400 £375
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Central London median hourly rate £22.03 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year -34.73% - -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,392 6,044 6,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.90% 87.09% 89.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,232 4,810 4,780
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £680 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 101 58
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £13.17
90th Percentile £52.75 £33.00 £30.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.61% - -1.58%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in the City of London

Agile Software Development
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 Software Development in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in the City of London

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 October 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
London Bridge +1 62 £500 -4.76% 1
Moorgate -2 27 £550 +15.79%
Agile Software Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 453 (27.52%) Finance
2 438 (26.61%) Java
3 353 (21.45%) TDD
4 338 (20.53%) Scrum
5 328 (19.93%) JavaScript
6 310 (18.83%) DevOps
7 255 (15.49%) SQL
8 254 (15.43%) AWS
9 234 (14.22%) Azure
10 228 (13.85%) Python
11 224 (13.61%) Microservices
12 213 (12.94%) Banking
13 206 (12.52%) HTML
14 199 (12.09%) CSS
15 188 (11.42%) Test Automation
16 184 (11.18%) JIRA
17 178 (10.81%) C#
18 169 (10.27%) BDD
18 169 (10.27%) Docker
19 165 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
20 159 (9.66%) Git (software)
21 150 (9.11%) React
22 149 (9.05%) AngularJS
23 142 (8.63%) .NET
24 132 (8.02%) Microsoft
24 132 (8.02%) SDLC
25 131 (7.96%) Project Management
26 129 (7.84%) Spring
27 128 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
27 128 (7.78%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
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
1 100 (6.08%) Confluence
2 71 (4.31%) Apache Spark
3 39 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (2.00%) CMS
4 33 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.15%) Apache
6 17 (1.03%) IIS
7 14 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (0.55%) nginx
8 9 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.43%) JBoss
9 7 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.43%) SugarCRM
9 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.30%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.15%) Sketch
5 18 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.67%) InVision
7 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.12%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.061%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.061%) Figma
11 1 (0.061%) InDesign
11 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.12%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.061%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 254 (15.43%) AWS
2 234 (14.22%) Azure
3 54 (3.28%) Serverless
4 53 (3.22%) GCP
4 53 (3.22%) GitHub
5 44 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
6 33 (2.00%) Amazon S3
7 31 (1.88%) Power Platform
8 30 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (1.76%) Office 365
10 28 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
12 22 (1.34%) PaaS
13 21 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (1.09%) SaaS
15 16 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
16 15 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (0.91%) IaaS
17 14 (0.85%) Azure Functions
17 14 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.97%) Internet
2 15 (0.91%) HTTP
3 13 (0.79%) Intranet
4 11 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.61%) DNS
6 9 (0.55%) VPN
7 8 (0.49%) Firewall
7 8 (0.49%) Skype
8 7 (0.43%) SSL
9 6 (0.36%) FTP
10 5 (0.30%) Multicast
11 3 (0.18%) LAN
11 3 (0.18%) WAN
11 3 (0.18%) Wireless
12 2 (0.12%) DHCP
12 2 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.12%) Network Security
12 2 (0.12%) SSH
12 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.95%) Big Data
3 59 (3.58%) Hadoop
3 59 (3.58%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 57 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 54 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (2.92%) MySQL
8 45 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.82%) Power BI
10 29 (1.76%) Data Lake
11 28 (1.70%) Apache Hive
12 23 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.91%) HBase
15 15 (0.91%) Redis
15 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 184 (11.18%) JIRA
2 159 (9.66%) Git (software)
3 128 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 75 (4.56%) TeamCity
5 58 (3.52%) Selenium
6 54 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 42 (2.55%) Maven
8 27 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (1.52%) gulp
10 24 (1.46%) JUnit
10 24 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.28%) webpack
13 20 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (1.15%) Grunt
15 18 (1.09%) NUnit
15 18 (1.09%) Subversion
16 17 (1.03%) Gradle
16 17 (1.03%) Travis CI
General
1 453 (27.52%) Finance
2 213 (12.94%) Banking
3 88 (5.35%) Front Office
4 58 (3.52%) Public Sector
4 58 (3.52%) Retail
5 57 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 52 (3.16%) Marketing
7 41 (2.49%) Advertising
8 35 (2.13%) Games
9 24 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.40%) Legal
11 19 (1.15%) Back Office
12 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.85%) Law
14 13 (0.79%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.67%) Publishing
16 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 648 (39.37%) Developer
2 192 (11.66%) Java Developer
3 173 (10.51%) Analyst
4 128 (7.78%) Business Analyst
5 124 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 115 (6.99%) Senior Developer
7 89 (5.41%) React Developer
8 88 (5.35%) Architect
9 78 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 49 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 48 (2.92%) .NET Developer
13 45 (2.73%) C# Developer
13 45 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
14 44 (2.67%) Angular Developer
14 44 (2.67%) Scrum Master
15 42 (2.55%) Data Engineer
16 39 (2.37%) Python Developer
17 36 (2.19%) Senior Java Developer
18 32 (1.94%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.52%) HTML
2 199 (12.09%) CSS
3 150 (9.11%) React
4 149 (9.05%) AngularJS
5 142 (8.63%) .NET
6 129 (7.84%) Spring
7 115 (6.99%) Node.js
8 106 (6.44%) RESTful
9 98 (5.95%) REST
10 94 (5.71%) Kafka
11 88 (5.35%) Web Services
12 71 (4.31%) HTML5
13 67 (4.07%) Redux
14 62 (3.77%) JSON
15 55 (3.34%) Spring Boot
16 50 (3.04%) ASP.NET
17 43 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (2.43%) .NET Framework
19 38 (2.31%) SOAP
20 37 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.47%) User Experience
2 92 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 33 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 32 (1.94%) Derivative
6 32 (1.94%) Equities
7 29 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.22%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (0.97%) Cloud Native
14 15 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.85%) Tandem
16 13 (0.79%) PKI
17 12 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 123 (7.47%) Linux
2 57 (3.46%) Unix
3 44 (2.67%) Windows
4 24 (1.46%) Android
5 13 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.24%) CentOS
10 3 (0.18%) Debian
10 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.18%) VMS
10 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) tvOS
12 1 (0.061%) AIX
12 1 (0.061%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (21.45%) TDD
2 338 (20.53%) Scrum
3 310 (18.83%) DevOps
4 224 (13.61%) Microservices
5 188 (11.42%) Test Automation
6 169 (10.27%) BDD
7 165 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (8.02%) SDLC
9 131 (7.96%) Project Management
10 128 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 123 (7.47%) Kanban
12 119 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
12 119 (7.23%) Software Engineering
13 117 (7.11%) Analytics
14 110 (6.68%) User Stories
15 102 (6.20%) Waterfall
16 95 (5.77%) Fintech
17 94 (5.71%) CRM
18 93 (5.65%) Pair Programming
19 89 (5.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (26.61%) Java
2 328 (19.93%) JavaScript
3 255 (15.49%) SQL
4 228 (13.85%) Python
5 178 (10.81%) C#
6 95 (5.77%) Scala
7 79 (4.80%) Ruby
8 62 (3.77%) Java 8
9 55 (3.34%) TypeScript
10 38 (2.31%) Go
10 38 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 37 (2.25%) ES6
12 32 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.88%) C++
13 31 (1.88%) Kotlin
14 26 (1.58%) PHP
15 25 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.40%) R
17 19 (1.15%) Apex Code
18 16 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 85 (5.16%) Degree
2 60 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.97%) AWS Certification
5 13 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.73%) ISEB
6 12 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.49%) APMP
7 8 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.49%) PMP
8 7 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.36%) RHCE
10 4 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.18%) CISSP
11 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.12%) CISA
12 2 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.65%) QA
2 19 (1.15%) PMO
3 15 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.73%) GDPR
5 7 (0.43%) IFRS
6 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.30%) PSD2
8 4 (0.24%) MiFID
8 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) EMIR
9 3 (0.18%) P3O
10 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.061%) NIST
11 1 (0.061%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.061%) SEPA
11 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 169 (10.27%) Docker
2 15 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.73%) HDFS
4 11 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.12%) XenApp
7 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.061%) KVM
8 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (6.87%) Kubernetes
2 77 (4.68%) Terraform
3 61 (3.71%) Ansible
4 31 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.34%) Puppet
6 16 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.43%) Rancher
9 6 (0.36%) Suricata
10 5 (0.30%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.24%) Consul
11 4 (0.24%) MIIS
12 3 (0.18%) Grafana
12 3 (0.18%) Kibana
12 3 (0.18%) Salt
13 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.12%) Packer
13 2 (0.12%) SCCM
13 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 132 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 62 (3.77%) Oracle
2 62 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
3 61 (3.71%) Google
4 38 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 31 (1.88%) Adobe
6 28 (1.70%) ServiceNow
7 21 (1.28%) Splunk
8 20 (1.22%) Tableau
9 18 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.85%) MuleSoft
11 12 (0.73%) SAP
12 11 (0.67%) IBM
12 11 (0.67%) Sybase
13 10 (0.61%) New Relic
13 10 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.43%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.43%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.43%) Databricks
15 6 (0.36%) Kofax