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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 800 810 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.79% 23.80% 17.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.11% 27.20% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 687 764
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.25 £45.75 £66.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.83% -30.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £44.35 £45.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.05 £47.15 £87.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +17.36%  

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 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 30 March 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

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

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 540 (33.19%) TDD
2 516 (31.71%) Java
3 443 (27.23%) Scrum
4 408 (25.08%) Finance
5 369 (22.68%) JavaScript
6 311 (19.11%) BDD
7 303 (18.62%) Banking
8 274 (16.84%) SQL
9 271 (16.66%) HTML
10 248 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
11 244 (15.00%) CSS
11 244 (15.00%) DevOps
12 237 (14.57%) C#
13 223 (13.71%) .NET
14 202 (12.42%) AngularJS
15 180 (11.06%) Linux
16 174 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
17 168 (10.33%) Git (software)
17 168 (10.33%) Web Services
18 163 (10.02%) SQL Server
19 162 (9.96%) Python
20 153 (9.40%) E-Commerce
21 149 (9.16%) Microsoft
22 144 (8.85%) MVC
23 143 (8.79%) Scala
23 143 (8.79%) Node.js
24 139 (8.54%) REST
25 136 (8.36%) RESTful
25 136 (8.36%) Kanban
25 136 (8.36%) OO

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 86 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 47 (2.89%) Apache
3 43 (2.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 42 (2.58%) Confluence
5 37 (2.27%) CMS
6 28 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.86%) Drupal
10 13 (0.80%) JBoss
11 12 (0.74%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.43%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.37%) IIS
14 6 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 63 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.54%) MS Office
3 15 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.86%) MS Project
5 9 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.061%) InVision
9 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.18%) Magento
4 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.12%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.061%) Endur
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.061%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.061%) Summit
6 1 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 174 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.91%) GitHub
4 25 (1.54%) IaaS
4 25 (1.54%) PaaS
5 18 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.04%) Office 365
7 15 (0.92%) SaaS
8 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.37%) Slack
10 6 (0.37%) TestFlight
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.25%) Heroku
12 4 (0.25%) Trello
13 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.40%) HTTP
2 14 (0.86%) Internet
3 12 (0.74%) RTSP
4 10 (0.61%) Firewall
5 9 (0.55%) DNS
6 8 (0.49%) LDAP
6 8 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.43%) RTP
7 7 (0.43%) VPN
8 6 (0.37%) LAN
8 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.37%) WAN
9 5 (0.31%) DMARC
9 5 (0.31%) MQTT
9 5 (0.31%) SSL
10 4 (0.25%) SAN
11 3 (0.18%) DKIM
11 3 (0.18%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.18%) SMTP
12 2 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 123 (7.56%) Big Data
3 108 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 97 (5.96%) Hadoop
5 90 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 73 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 56 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 48 (2.95%) MySQL
9 45 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 20 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.86%) Data Lake
14 14 (0.86%) SQLite
15 12 (0.74%) Hazelcast
15 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 168 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.24%) JIRA
3 125 (7.68%) Jenkins
4 104 (6.39%) Selenium
5 66 (4.06%) WebDriver
6 59 (3.63%) Cucumber
7 50 (3.07%) Maven
8 47 (2.89%) Subversion
8 47 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (2.46%) gulp
10 37 (2.27%) Grunt
11 35 (2.15%) JUnit
12 34 (2.09%) Mockito
12 34 (2.09%) SpecFlow
13 28 (1.72%) Jasmine
13 28 (1.72%) NUnit
14 27 (1.66%) TeamCity
15 24 (1.48%) Visual Studio
16 22 (1.35%) webpack
17 20 (1.23%) MSTest
General
1 408 (25.08%) Finance
2 303 (18.62%) Banking
3 115 (7.07%) Investment Banking
4 105 (6.45%) Front Office
5 69 (4.24%) Retail
6 53 (3.26%) Marketing
7 34 (2.09%) Back Office
8 29 (1.78%) Advertising
8 29 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.35%) Games
10 19 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.11%) Legal
12 14 (0.86%) Law
12 14 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.61%) Publishing
14 7 (0.43%) Electronics
15 6 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.25%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.18%) Automotive
17 3 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 813 (49.97%) Developer
2 257 (15.80%) Java Developer
3 187 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 176 (10.82%) Analyst
5 119 (7.31%) Business Analyst
6 99 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 82 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 79 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 77 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 70 (4.30%) Architect
11 67 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
11 67 (4.12%) Scala Developer
12 64 (3.93%) C# Developer
13 58 (3.56%) Agile Developer
14 57 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 56 (3.44%) .NET Developer
16 43 (2.64%) SQL Developer
17 38 (2.34%) Angular Developer
17 38 (2.34%) Scrum Master
18 36 (2.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (16.66%) HTML
2 244 (15.00%) CSS
3 223 (13.71%) .NET
4 202 (12.42%) AngularJS
5 168 (10.33%) Web Services
6 143 (8.79%) Node.js
7 139 (8.54%) REST
8 136 (8.36%) RESTful
9 135 (8.30%) HTML5
10 126 (7.74%) Spring
11 112 (6.88%) React
12 97 (5.96%) jQuery
13 86 (5.29%) CSS3
14 77 (4.73%) ASP.NET
15 75 (4.61%) JSON
16 70 (4.30%) XML
17 51 (3.13%) Ajax
17 51 (3.13%) Kafka
17 51 (3.13%) SOAP
18 50 (3.07%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.95%) User Experience
2 88 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.00%) Derivative
4 63 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 57 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (3.07%) Equities
7 47 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 45 (2.77%) Fintech
9 44 (2.70%) Fixed Income
10 25 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (1.41%) Market Risk
11 23 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.35%) Credit Risk
12 22 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.86%) iPad
17 12 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 180 (11.06%) Linux
2 104 (6.39%) Unix
3 77 (4.73%) Windows
4 69 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 64 (3.93%) Android
6 24 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.86%) CentOS
9 8 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.25%) webOS
11 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.18%) Solaris
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (33.19%) TDD
2 443 (27.23%) Scrum
3 311 (19.11%) BDD
4 248 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
5 244 (15.00%) DevOps
6 153 (9.40%) E-Commerce
7 144 (8.85%) MVC
8 136 (8.36%) Kanban
8 136 (8.36%) OO
9 129 (7.93%) Microservices
10 125 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 121 (7.44%) Software Engineering
12 114 (7.01%) Waterfall
13 104 (6.39%) Pair Programming
14 103 (6.33%) Project Management
15 86 (5.29%) Open Source
15 86 (5.29%) SDLC
16 85 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 83 (5.10%) Front End Development
18 82 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 516 (31.71%) Java
2 369 (22.68%) JavaScript
3 274 (16.84%) SQL
4 237 (14.57%) C#
5 162 (9.96%) Python
6 143 (8.79%) Scala
7 57 (3.50%) Ruby
8 51 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 48 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.15%) PHP
10 35 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 34 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.91%) Perl
13 29 (1.78%) Apple Swift
14 26 (1.60%) ES6
15 25 (1.54%) C++
15 25 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 25 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.23%) Groovy
17 18 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (5.22%) Degree
2 80 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.11%) ISEB
6 9 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.55%) CBAP
7 8 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (0.49%) CITP
7 8 (0.49%) PMP
8 5 (0.31%) CFA
8 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) RHCE
11 2 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.72%) QA
2 22 (1.35%) MiFID
3 18 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.92%) PMO
5 12 (0.74%) SDET
6 8 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.31%) EMIR
7 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) SEPA
8 3 (0.18%) GDPR
8 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) SLA
9 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.061%) Basel II
10 1 (0.061%) EFQM
10 1 (0.061%) GAAP
System Software
1 96 (5.90%) Docker
2 11 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.43%) HDFS
5 4 (0.25%) vCloud
6 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.18%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.061%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 83 (5.10%) Puppet
2 60 (3.69%) Ansible
3 40 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.04%) Terraform
6 10 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.55%) logstash
8 7 (0.43%) Nagios
9 6 (0.37%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.37%) Mesos
9 6 (0.37%) Salt
10 5 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.25%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.25%) Grafana
11 4 (0.25%) Graphite
11 4 (0.25%) Oozie
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.25%) SCOM
11 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 149 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.02%) Oracle
3 37 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 31 (1.91%) Adobe
5 30 (1.84%) VMware
6 21 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.04%) New Relic
7 17 (1.04%) SAP
8 16 (0.98%) Netezza
9 15 (0.92%) Sybase
10 14 (0.86%) Google
10 14 (0.86%) IBM
11 13 (0.80%) Splunk
12 10 (0.61%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.61%) Teradata
12 10 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.55%) Apple
13 9 (0.55%) Murex
13 9 (0.55%) WorldPay
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