Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 457 158 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 40.41% 39.40% 46.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.84% 44.26% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 89 177
Croydon median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £409 £375 £355
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
South London median daily rate £520 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +15.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -

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 997 357 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 88.15% 89.03% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 201 363
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +8.79%
10th Percentile £363 £295 £290
90th Percentile £677 £580 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% -3.49% -22.61%
South London median hourly rate £42.02 £47.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% +123.81% -56.09%

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 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 260 (56.89%) Security Cleared
2 214 (46.83%) SC Cleared
3 175 (38.29%) Scrum
4 167 (36.54%) Java
5 158 (34.57%) Git (software)
6 116 (25.38%) TDD
7 115 (25.16%) DevOps
8 109 (23.85%) Test Automation
8 109 (23.85%) Amazon AWS
9 102 (22.32%) JIRA
10 89 (19.47%) OO
11 85 (18.60%) Confluence
12 84 (18.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 84 (18.38%) Microservices
13 83 (18.16%) JMS
13 83 (18.16%) PostgreSQL
14 81 (17.72%) CQRS
15 78 (17.07%) Maven
16 71 (15.54%) REST
16 71 (15.54%) SonarQube
17 69 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (14.44%) RESTful
18 66 (14.44%) Jenkins
18 66 (14.44%) JUnit
19 63 (13.79%) Mockito
20 60 (13.13%) Web Services
21 57 (12.47%) Unix
21 57 (12.47%) Java 8
22 56 (12.25%) Hibernate
22 56 (12.25%) Relational Database

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 85 (18.60%) Confluence
2 36 (7.88%) WildFly
3 30 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.41%) JBoss
7 10 (2.19%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.53%) nginx
9 6 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.66%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.66%) Apache
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.66%) Jetty
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (3.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 109 (23.85%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.60%) GitHub
4 15 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.19%) SaaS
6 8 (1.75%) Office 365
7 6 (1.31%) npm
7 6 (1.31%) PaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle CX
10 2 (0.44%) Trello
11 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.22%) Force.com
11 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.53%) Firewall
2 5 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.66%) DNS
4 3 (0.66%) SSH
4 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) ICMP
5 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.44%) Network Security
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.22%) DMZ
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.16%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (12.25%) Relational Database
3 47 (10.28%) RDBMS
4 41 (8.97%) Hadoop
5 33 (7.22%) Big Data
6 16 (3.50%) MySQL
7 15 (3.28%) HBase
8 14 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.53%) Adabas
10 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.31%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.66%) OLTP
14 2 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.44%) Flink
14 2 (0.44%) Redis
14 2 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 158 (34.57%) Git (software)
2 102 (22.32%) JIRA
3 78 (17.07%) Maven
4 71 (15.54%) SonarQube
5 66 (14.44%) Jenkins
5 66 (14.44%) JUnit
6 63 (13.79%) Mockito
7 47 (10.28%) Checkstyle
8 46 (10.07%) Liquibase
9 35 (7.66%) Vagrant
10 27 (5.91%) Grunt
10 27 (5.91%) Selenium
11 24 (5.25%) Jasmine
12 23 (5.03%) Karma Test Runner
13 21 (4.60%) Cucumber
14 19 (4.16%) GitLab
15 17 (3.72%) DbUnit
16 16 (3.50%) jMock
17 11 (2.41%) Artifactory
17 11 (2.41%) NUnit
General
1 32 (7.00%) Finance
2 11 (2.41%) Law
3 6 (1.31%) Marketing
3 6 (1.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.09%) Electronics
4 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 170 (37.20%) Developer
2 83 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 41 (8.97%) Architect
4 38 (8.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 38 (8.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 33 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.56%) Node.js Developer
7 29 (6.35%) Analyst
8 22 (4.81%) Consultant
8 22 (4.81%) DevOps Consultant
9 21 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 21 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.60%) Scrum Master
10 19 (4.16%) Kubernetes Consultant
11 18 (3.94%) UI Developer
12 16 (3.50%) Platform Engineer
13 14 (3.06%) Service Manager
14 11 (2.41%) Big Data Engineer
14 11 (2.41%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.16%) JMS
2 71 (15.54%) REST
3 66 (14.44%) RESTful
4 60 (13.13%) Web Services
5 56 (12.25%) Hibernate
6 54 (11.82%) HTML
7 49 (10.72%) JSON
8 47 (10.28%) JAX-RS
8 47 (10.28%) Lambda Expressions
9 46 (10.07%) CSS
9 46 (10.07%) Drools
9 46 (10.07%) WireMock
10 42 (9.19%) Node.js
10 42 (9.19%) Spring
11 41 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 36 (7.88%) HTML5
13 35 (7.66%) Java EE
14 32 (7.00%) CSS3
14 32 (7.00%) JSF
15 24 (5.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.82%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (7.00%) User Experience
3 19 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.31%) NHS
7 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.66%) Derivative
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.22%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.22%) Robotics
10 1 (0.22%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.47%) Unix
2 35 (7.66%) Linux
3 31 (6.78%) VMS
4 17 (3.72%) CentOS
5 16 (3.50%) Windows
6 9 (1.97%) CoreOS
6 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.66%) Android
8 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.66%) Debian
8 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) pSOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (38.29%) Scrum
2 116 (25.38%) TDD
3 115 (25.16%) DevOps
4 109 (23.85%) Test Automation
5 89 (19.47%) OO
6 84 (18.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 84 (18.38%) Microservices
7 81 (17.72%) CQRS
8 69 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (10.50%) Dependency Injection
9 48 (10.50%) Kanban
10 47 (10.28%) Front End Development
10 47 (10.28%) OOA/OOD
11 40 (8.75%) Migration
12 38 (8.32%) Waterfall
13 31 (6.78%) Open Source
14 30 (6.56%) ITIL
15 28 (6.13%) BDD
16 27 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (5.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 167 (36.54%) Java
2 57 (12.47%) Java 8
3 49 (10.72%) JavaScript
4 47 (10.28%) JPQL
5 36 (7.88%) Groovy
6 33 (7.22%) Python
7 24 (5.25%) SQL
8 19 (4.16%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.53%) Natural
9 7 (1.53%) Ruby
10 6 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.09%) Scala
12 4 (0.88%) C
12 4 (0.88%) C++
12 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.88%) VBA
13 3 (0.66%) Perl
13 3 (0.66%) PHP
13 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 260 (56.89%) Security Cleared
2 214 (46.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.72%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.88%) Degree
7 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) CCNA
8 2 (0.44%) CCNP
8 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) CISMP
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.69%) QA
2 11 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.53%) PMO
4 6 (1.31%) SLA
5 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.88%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (12.04%) Docker
2 12 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.41%) vSphere
4 7 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (11.38%) Kubernetes
2 50 (10.94%) Ansible
2 50 (10.94%) Puppet
3 38 (8.32%) Terraform
4 30 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.84%) Consul
6 11 (2.41%) Packer
7 9 (1.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (1.53%) HAProxy
8 7 (1.53%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.53%) Sysdig
8 7 (1.53%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.31%) Kibana
9 6 (1.31%) logstash
9 6 (1.31%) SCCM
10 3 (0.66%) Ambari
10 3 (0.66%) Salt
11 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (5.25%) Oracle
2 16 (3.50%) Adobe
3 12 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.41%) Hortonworks
4 11 (2.41%) VMware
5 7 (1.53%) Citrix
5 7 (1.53%) Software AG
6 6 (1.31%) IBM
6 6 (1.31%) Splunk
7 5 (1.09%) Google
7 5 (1.09%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Guidewire
8 4 (0.88%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.66%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.66%) Sybase
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco
10 2 (0.44%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.44%) Talend