Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 21 January 2018 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 397 194 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 38.77% 39.03% 36.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.14% 42.73% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 116 99
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £344
90th Percentile £650 £569 £525
South London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South London median hourly rate £44.46 £43.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year +2.20% -75.14% +900.00%

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 942 454 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.99% 91.35% 86.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 275 255
Croydon median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -0.58%
10th Percentile £356 £311 £304
90th Percentile £675 £575 £595
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £43.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.97% +248.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £41.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £14.25 £45.25 £13.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +54.76% +33.16%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

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 Croydon region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Coulsdon - 2 £500 -
Agile Software Development
South London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 238 (59.95%) Security Cleared
2 198 (49.87%) SC Cleared
3 180 (45.34%) Java
4 118 (29.72%) Scrum
5 114 (28.72%) Git (software)
6 110 (27.71%) DevOps
7 100 (25.19%) REST
8 98 (24.69%) JIRA
9 88 (22.17%) Confluence
10 85 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (20.40%) Microservices
12 79 (19.90%) Maven
13 76 (19.14%) TDD
14 75 (18.89%) Jenkins
15 72 (18.14%) Test Automation
16 67 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
17 65 (16.37%) JUnit
17 65 (16.37%) OO
18 60 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
18 60 (15.11%) RESTful
19 59 (14.86%) Mockito
20 57 (14.36%) Docker
20 57 (14.36%) Domain-Driven Design
20 57 (14.36%) Kanban
21 56 (14.11%) CQRS
21 56 (14.11%) Web Services
21 56 (14.11%) SonarQube
22 54 (13.60%) Hadoop
23 53 (13.35%) JMS
24 51 (12.85%) Linux

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 88 (22.17%) Confluence
2 35 (8.82%) WildFly
3 24 (6.05%) Apache Spark
4 23 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.54%) Apache
6 14 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (3.02%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.77%) JBoss
9 8 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.76%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.51%) MS Project Server
12 4 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (1.01%) nginx
12 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.76%) CMS
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.25%) SAS
14 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.51%) CA PPM
2 6 (1.51%) Primavera
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (4.53%) Amazon S3
4 15 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (2.02%) GitHub
8 7 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.76%) Route 53
9 5 (1.26%) npm
9 5 (1.26%) PaaS
9 5 (1.26%) SaaS
9 5 (1.26%) Trello
10 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.50%) IaaS
10 2 (0.50%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Office 365
11 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.28%) Kerberos
2 9 (2.27%) HTTP
2 9 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (2.02%) Internet
4 7 (1.76%) DNS
4 7 (1.76%) OpenVPN
4 7 (1.76%) SSH
5 6 (1.51%) BGP
5 6 (1.51%) Firewall
6 5 (1.26%) VPN
7 4 (1.01%) FTP
7 4 (1.01%) IPsec
7 4 (1.01%) Network Security
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.50%) LAN
8 2 (0.50%) MPLS
8 2 (0.50%) OSPF
8 2 (0.50%) VPLS
8 2 (0.50%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (13.60%) Hadoop
3 43 (10.83%) Relational Database
4 40 (10.08%) Big Data
5 35 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 27 (6.80%) HBase
6 27 (6.80%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.27%) MySQL
9 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.51%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.51%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.50%) DataStax
12 2 (0.50%) Power BI
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 114 (28.72%) Git (software)
2 98 (24.69%) JIRA
3 79 (19.90%) Maven
4 75 (18.89%) Jenkins
5 65 (16.37%) JUnit
6 59 (14.86%) Mockito
7 56 (14.11%) SonarQube
8 42 (10.58%) Liquibase
9 38 (9.57%) Vagrant
10 36 (9.07%) Checkstyle
11 19 (4.79%) Cucumber
12 16 (4.03%) Bitbucket
12 16 (4.03%) DbUnit
12 16 (4.03%) jMock
13 12 (3.02%) Selenium
14 11 (2.77%) IntelliJ
14 11 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (2.27%) gulp
15 9 (2.27%) Subversion
16 8 (2.02%) Grunt
General
1 39 (9.82%) Finance
2 14 (3.53%) Publishing
3 12 (3.02%) Marketing
4 11 (2.77%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.52%) Electronics
5 10 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.76%) Banking
7 6 (1.51%) Law
8 4 (1.01%) Games
8 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (31.23%) Developer
2 89 (22.42%) Java Developer
3 44 (11.08%) Designer
4 37 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (8.31%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 29 (7.30%) Analyst
6 29 (7.30%) Architect
7 20 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.04%) Interaction Designer
8 18 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.28%) Consultant
10 16 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
10 16 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (3.53%) Content Designer
12 13 (3.27%) DevOps Consultant
12 13 (3.27%) Scrum Master
13 12 (3.02%) Big Data Developer
13 12 (3.02%) Data Architect
14 11 (2.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.19%) REST
2 60 (15.11%) RESTful
3 56 (14.11%) Web Services
4 53 (13.35%) JMS
5 50 (12.59%) HTML
6 43 (10.83%) Hibernate
7 42 (10.58%) Drools
7 42 (10.58%) JAX-RS
8 41 (10.33%) Spring
9 40 (10.08%) WireMock
10 35 (8.82%) Lambda Expressions
11 34 (8.56%) Java EE
12 32 (8.06%) Apache Camel
12 32 (8.06%) CSS
13 29 (7.30%) Kafka
14 25 (6.30%) Spring Boot
15 21 (5.29%) J2EE
16 20 (5.04%) SOAP
17 18 (4.53%) AngularJS
18 16 (4.03%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.58%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.04%) User Experience
4 17 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.01%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) W3C
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) NHS
9 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) iPad
10 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.85%) Linux
2 48 (12.09%) Unix
3 35 (8.82%) VMS
4 12 (3.02%) CentOS
5 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.76%) Windows
7 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.72%) Scrum
2 110 (27.71%) DevOps
3 85 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (20.40%) Microservices
5 76 (19.14%) TDD
6 72 (18.14%) Test Automation
7 65 (16.37%) OO
8 57 (14.36%) Domain-Driven Design
8 57 (14.36%) Kanban
9 56 (14.11%) CQRS
10 43 (10.83%) BDD
11 37 (9.32%) Dependency Injection
12 36 (9.07%) User Stories
13 35 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
14 34 (8.56%) Open Source
15 32 (8.06%) Coaching
16 30 (7.56%) Project Management
17 28 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (6.30%) Prototyping
19 24 (6.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 180 (45.34%) Java
2 39 (9.82%) SQL
3 36 (9.07%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.82%) JPQL
5 22 (5.54%) Python
6 20 (5.04%) Groovy
7 16 (4.03%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.52%) Scala
9 8 (2.02%) Ruby
10 5 (1.26%) C
10 5 (1.26%) C#
11 4 (1.01%) C++
12 3 (0.76%) Perl
12 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.50%) Gremlin
13 2 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.25%) AWK
14 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 238 (59.95%) Security Cleared
2 198 (49.87%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (4.53%) Degree
5 12 (3.02%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.51%) PMP
8 5 (1.26%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.25%) CCIE
11 1 (0.25%) CCNA
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) MCP
11 1 (0.25%) MCSE
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.53%) QA
2 11 (2.77%) PMO
3 6 (1.51%) PMBOK
4 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.76%) WAI
6 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (14.36%) Docker
2 17 (4.28%) HDFS
3 11 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.77%) vSphere
4 7 (1.76%) Postfix
4 7 (1.76%) Squid
4 7 (1.76%) vCloud
4 7 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (12.59%) Puppet
2 41 (10.33%) Ansible
3 39 (9.82%) Kubernetes
4 34 (8.56%) Terraform
5 23 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (5.54%) ZABBIX
7 11 (2.77%) Kibana
8 10 (2.52%) logstash
9 8 (2.02%) Ambari
10 7 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.76%) Rancher
10 7 (1.76%) Rsyslog
10 7 (1.76%) Sysdig
11 3 (0.76%) Consul
11 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.76%) Packer
12 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.25%) Grafana
13 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (5.04%) Oracle
1 20 (5.04%) VMware
2 14 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.52%) SaltStack
3 10 (2.52%) SAP
4 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.76%) Hortonworks
5 7 (1.76%) Sonatype
6 6 (1.51%) CA
7 5 (1.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.01%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.01%) IBM
8 4 (1.01%) Perforce
8 4 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.76%) Progress
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco
10 2 (0.50%) Citrix
10 2 (0.50%) HP
10 2 (0.50%) Juniper