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 3 months to 29 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 Software Development
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 901 901 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 27.57% 26.96% 20.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.27% 31.36% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 799 980
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
10th Percentile £375 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
City of London median hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.77%  
London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% +24.28%  

Agile Software Development 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 2881 2873 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.97% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9138 13095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £656 £649
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 126
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
90th Percentile £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Software Development.

1 521 (30.81%) Java
2 515 (30.46%) TDD
3 479 (28.33%) Finance
4 447 (26.43%) Scrum
5 379 (22.41%) JavaScript
6 357 (21.11%) Banking
7 311 (18.39%) BDD
8 304 (17.98%) SQL
9 270 (15.97%) HTML
10 253 (14.96%) AngularJS
11 246 (14.55%) DevOps
12 244 (14.43%) CSS
13 243 (14.37%) C#
14 229 (13.54%) Test Automation
15 216 (12.77%) .NET
16 198 (11.71%) Node.js
17 193 (11.41%) JIRA
18 191 (11.30%) React
19 188 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
20 173 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 172 (10.17%) Linux
22 168 (9.93%) Kanban
23 167 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
24 165 (9.76%) Git (software)
25 164 (9.70%) Python
26 160 (9.46%) MVC
27 158 (9.34%) Web Services
28 154 (9.11%) E-Commerce
29 152 (8.99%) Investment Banking
30 148 (8.75%) REST

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 70 (4.14%) Apache Spark
2 49 (2.90%) Confluence
3 44 (2.60%) Apache
4 35 (2.07%) CMS
5 32 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.77%) Mule
10 12 (0.71%) JBoss
11 11 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.53%) Drupal
13 9 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.41%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.059%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.30%) Magento
5 4 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.059%) Actimize
8 1 (0.059%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.059%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.059%) RMDS
8 1 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 167 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.60%) GitHub
4 18 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (0.89%) IaaS
6 14 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.77%) Heroku
7 13 (0.77%) SaaS
8 11 (0.65%) PaaS
9 10 (0.59%) Office 365
10 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.35%) Slack
13 4 (0.24%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.24%) TestFlight
13 4 (0.24%) Trello
13 4 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.31%) HTTP
2 16 (0.95%) DNS
3 13 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.53%) SSL
5 8 (0.47%) Internet
5 8 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.41%) Firewall
7 6 (0.35%) LDAP
8 4 (0.24%) FTP
8 4 (0.24%) Network Security
8 4 (0.24%) SAN
8 4 (0.24%) WAN
9 3 (0.18%) DMZ
9 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.18%) LAN
10 2 (0.12%) DSL
10 2 (0.12%) MPLS
10 2 (0.12%) VPLS
11 1 (0.059%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.21%) Big Data
3 103 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 103 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 78 (4.61%) Hadoop
4 78 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 59 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 53 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (2.90%) MySQL
8 39 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (1.18%) Hazelcast
13 20 (1.18%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.01%) Apache Hive
15 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.77%) HBase
17 11 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 193 (11.41%) JIRA
2 165 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 136 (8.04%) Selenium
4 130 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 81 (4.79%) Cucumber
6 58 (3.43%) gulp
6 58 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (3.13%) Maven
8 51 (3.02%) Subversion
9 48 (2.84%) WebDriver
10 46 (2.72%) Jasmine
11 45 (2.66%) TeamCity
12 40 (2.37%) Grunt
13 38 (2.25%) JUnit
13 38 (2.25%) SpecFlow
14 37 (2.19%) webpack
15 30 (1.77%) JIRA Agile
16 28 (1.66%) Visual Studio
17 25 (1.48%) NUnit
18 24 (1.42%) IntelliJ
General
1 479 (28.33%) Finance
2 357 (21.11%) Banking
3 152 (8.99%) Investment Banking
4 138 (8.16%) Front Office
5 116 (6.86%) Retail
6 55 (3.25%) Marketing
7 33 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.54%) Back Office
10 24 (1.42%) Advertising
10 24 (1.42%) Games
10 24 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.24%) Publishing
12 19 (1.12%) Law
13 18 (1.06%) Legal
14 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.53%) Electronics
16 6 (0.35%) French Language
17 5 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 882 (52.16%) Developer
2 282 (16.68%) Java Developer
3 231 (13.66%) Analyst
4 198 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 139 (8.22%) Business Analyst
6 92 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 90 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 86 (5.09%) Project Manager
9 78 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 71 (4.20%) Scala Developer
12 70 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 66 (3.90%) Angular Developer
14 65 (3.84%) .NET Developer
15 64 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
16 61 (3.61%) Architect
16 61 (3.61%) Python Developer
17 55 (3.25%) Agile Developer
18 49 (2.90%) SQL Developer
19 47 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (15.97%) HTML
2 253 (14.96%) AngularJS
3 244 (14.43%) CSS
4 216 (12.77%) .NET
5 198 (11.71%) Node.js
6 191 (11.30%) React
7 158 (9.34%) Web Services
8 148 (8.75%) REST
9 145 (8.57%) HTML5
10 144 (8.52%) Spring
11 112 (6.62%) RESTful
12 96 (5.68%) ASP.NET
13 84 (4.97%) CSS3
14 74 (4.38%) jQuery
15 73 (4.32%) JSON
16 72 (4.26%) XML
17 69 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (3.43%) Redux
19 57 (3.37%) Sass
20 54 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.45%) User Experience
2 93 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
4 66 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 64 (3.78%) Derivative
6 59 (3.49%) Fixed Income
7 54 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 54 (3.19%) Equities
8 52 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 50 (2.96%) Fintech
10 32 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
12 27 (1.60%) Credit Risk
13 25 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.30%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 21 (1.24%) Virtual Team
17 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
17 20 (1.18%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 172 (10.17%) Linux
2 85 (5.03%) Unix
3 69 (4.08%) Windows
4 64 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 54 (3.19%) Android
6 23 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.47%) CentOS
9 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.30%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Solaris
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (30.46%) TDD
2 447 (26.43%) Scrum
3 311 (18.39%) BDD
4 246 (14.55%) DevOps
5 229 (13.54%) Test Automation
6 188 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
7 173 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 168 (9.93%) Kanban
9 160 (9.46%) MVC
10 154 (9.11%) E-Commerce
11 140 (8.28%) OO
12 128 (7.57%) Microservices
12 128 (7.57%) Project Management
13 125 (7.39%) Software Engineering
14 124 (7.33%) Waterfall
15 114 (6.74%) Front End Development
16 111 (6.56%) SDLC
17 101 (5.97%) Mentoring
17 101 (5.97%) Pair Programming
17 101 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 521 (30.81%) Java
2 379 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 304 (17.98%) SQL
4 243 (14.37%) C#
5 164 (9.70%) Python
6 121 (7.16%) Scala
7 57 (3.37%) Ruby
8 44 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 37 (2.19%) ES6
10 35 (2.07%) Apple Swift
11 34 (2.01%) Groovy
11 34 (2.01%) Objective-C
11 34 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.60%) C++
13 26 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.48%) Go
15 23 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.24%) R
16 21 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (5.74%) Degree
2 64 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.89%) ISEB
6 13 (0.77%) PMP
7 10 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.53%) CFA
8 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.41%) CBAP
10 7 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (0.41%) CITP
10 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.68%) QA
2 33 (1.95%) MiFID
3 19 (1.12%) PMO
4 17 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.41%) EMIR
7 6 (0.35%) GDPR
7 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.30%) SEPA
9 4 (0.24%) COBIT
9 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.18%) SLA
11 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.059%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.059%) FINREP
12 1 (0.059%) IFRS
12 1 (0.059%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.059%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.059%) P3O
System Software
1 100 (5.91%) Docker
2 11 (0.65%) HDFS
3 10 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.35%) vCloud
5 5 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.18%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.059%) GridGain
8 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 70 (4.14%) Puppet
2 62 (3.67%) Ansible
3 38 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.36%) Terraform
6 13 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (0.65%) logstash
8 8 (0.47%) Mesos
9 7 (0.41%) Graphite
9 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.41%) Nagios
10 6 (0.35%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.30%) Kibana
12 4 (0.24%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.24%) Grafana
12 4 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (0.18%) Marathon
13 3 (0.18%) SCOM
14 2 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 130 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 106 (6.27%) Oracle
3 31 (1.83%) VMware
4 25 (1.48%) New Relic
5 24 (1.42%) Google
6 22 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.30%) Sybase
7 21 (1.24%) IBM
8 20 (1.18%) Adobe
9 19 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (0.89%) ION Trading
11 14 (0.83%) Apple
11 14 (0.83%) SAP
11 14 (0.83%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.77%) Splunk
13 12 (0.71%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.65%) Bloomberg
15 10 (0.59%) TIBCO
16 9 (0.53%) Informatica
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Tech Associates
Rate: From £500 to £800 per annum TBC
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Tech Associates
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £490 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £700 - £765 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £751 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday