Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 569 382 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 49.44% 39.02% 40.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 52.93% 41.98% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 279 126
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.94% -4.17%
10th Percentile £438 £381 £361
90th Percentile £600 £650 £569
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.50
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £44.46 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.59% +2.20% -75.14%

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 1,075 910 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 93.40% 92.95% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 609 289
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £380 £341 £300
90th Percentile £625 £675 £575
South London median daily rate £513 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +2.55% +17.65% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -68.97% +248.00%
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.02% +46.15% +54.76%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Croydon

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Croydon over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 16 December 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
Thornton Heath - 3 £500 -
Coulsdon 0 1 £375 -25.00%
Agile Software Development
South London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 273 (47.98%) Java
2 245 (43.06%) Security Cleared
3 221 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (38.66%) Jenkins
5 213 (37.43%) Test Automation
6 199 (34.97%) DevOps
7 190 (33.39%) SC Cleared
8 180 (31.63%) Git (software)
9 177 (31.11%) Ansible
10 174 (30.58%) Docker
11 161 (28.30%) Kubernetes
12 149 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
13 135 (23.73%) Puppet
14 132 (23.20%) Scrum
15 129 (22.67%) Opscode Chef
15 129 (22.67%) Terraform
16 114 (20.04%) Unix
17 113 (19.86%) SonarQube
18 112 (19.68%) TDD
19 106 (18.63%) Microservices
19 106 (18.63%) RESTful
20 105 (18.45%) Maven
20 105 (18.45%) OO
21 92 (16.17%) JUnit
21 92 (16.17%) Mockito
22 91 (15.99%) Python
23 88 (15.47%) JIRA
23 88 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
24 83 (14.59%) Java 8
25 82 (14.41%) REST

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 76 (13.36%) Confluence
2 51 (8.96%) WildFly
3 42 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 40 (7.03%) WebLogic
5 37 (6.50%) WebSphere
6 36 (6.33%) OpenStack
7 19 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.05%) JBoss
9 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.88%) nginx
10 3 (0.53%) Apache
10 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.18%) CMS
12 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 221 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (10.90%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (7.38%) GitHub
5 28 (4.92%) Amazon S3
6 27 (4.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.93%) PaaS
8 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.05%) SaaS
10 5 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.88%) Serverless
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.35%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.35%) Office 365
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle CX
13 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.70%) Firewall
1 4 (0.70%) HTTP
1 4 (0.70%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.35%) DNS
3 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) ICMP
4 1 (0.18%) IMAP
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) SMTP
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.24%) Hadoop
2 77 (13.53%) PostgreSQL
2 77 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 51 (8.96%) RDBMS
4 49 (8.61%) Big Data
5 48 (8.44%) NoSQL
6 41 (7.21%) MySQL
7 33 (5.80%) SQL Server
8 25 (4.39%) Apache Hive
9 23 (4.04%) Impala
9 23 (4.04%) Sqoop
10 20 (3.51%) HBase
11 8 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.88%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.88%) Power BI
12 5 (0.88%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 220 (38.66%) Jenkins
2 180 (31.63%) Git (software)
3 113 (19.86%) SonarQube
4 105 (18.45%) Maven
5 92 (16.17%) JUnit
5 92 (16.17%) Mockito
6 88 (15.47%) JIRA
7 49 (8.61%) Checkstyle
8 48 (8.44%) Liquibase
8 48 (8.44%) Vagrant
9 42 (7.38%) GitLab
10 41 (7.21%) DbUnit
11 39 (6.85%) Cucumber
12 38 (6.68%) jMock
13 37 (6.50%) Selenium
14 36 (6.33%) MSTest
14 36 (6.33%) NUnit
15 10 (1.76%) Artifactory
16 8 (1.41%) Bitbucket
17 7 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 28 (4.92%) Finance
2 9 (1.58%) Marketing
3 7 (1.23%) Law
3 7 (1.23%) Retail
3 7 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.05%) Electronics
4 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 233 (40.95%) Developer
2 196 (34.45%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 69 (12.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 54 (9.49%) Platform Engineer
6 46 (8.08%) Consultant
7 42 (7.38%) DevOps Consultant
8 41 (7.21%) Kubernetes Consultant
9 38 (6.68%) AWS DevOps
10 37 (6.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 37 (6.50%) AWS Engineer
11 27 (4.75%) Architect
12 19 (3.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 17 (2.99%) Tester
14 15 (2.64%) Analyst
14 15 (2.64%) Integration Developer
15 14 (2.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (2.46%) Project Manager
16 11 (1.93%) Lead DevOps
17 10 (1.76%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (18.63%) RESTful
2 82 (14.41%) REST
3 61 (10.72%) Web Services
4 60 (10.54%) Spring
5 59 (10.37%) Hibernate
6 56 (9.84%) JMS
7 53 (9.31%) JAX-RS
8 52 (9.14%) Java EE
9 51 (8.96%) WireMock
10 50 (8.79%) Drools
11 49 (8.61%) Lambda Expressions
12 47 (8.26%) SOAP
13 44 (7.73%) J2EE
13 44 (7.73%) Spring Boot
14 43 (7.56%) Apache Camel
15 38 (6.68%) PowerMock
16 31 (5.45%) Kafka
17 23 (4.04%) HTML
18 20 (3.51%) Velocity
19 19 (3.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.90%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (4.57%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.04%) Wiki
4 18 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.41%) User Experience
7 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.05%) NHS
9 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.35%) e-Health
10 2 (0.35%) LIMS
10 2 (0.35%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.35%) PACS
10 2 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (20.04%) Unix
2 66 (11.60%) Linux
3 50 (8.79%) VMS
3 50 (8.79%) Windows
4 4 (0.70%) CoreOS
4 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.53%) CentOS
5 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.43%) Test Automation
2 199 (34.97%) DevOps
3 149 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (23.20%) Scrum
5 112 (19.68%) TDD
6 106 (18.63%) Microservices
7 105 (18.45%) OO
8 71 (12.48%) Open Source
9 55 (9.67%) BDD
10 53 (9.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 52 (9.14%) Build Automation
11 52 (9.14%) Collaborative Working
12 51 (8.96%) CQRS
12 51 (8.96%) Kanban
13 50 (8.79%) Dependency Injection
14 49 (8.61%) OOA/OOD
15 40 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (7.03%) E-Commerce
16 35 (6.15%) Configuration Management
17 33 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 273 (47.98%) Java
2 91 (15.99%) Python
3 83 (14.59%) Java 8
4 74 (13.01%) Groovy
5 65 (11.42%) Bash Shell
6 51 (8.96%) SQL
7 49 (8.61%) JPQL
7 49 (8.61%) Shell Script
8 48 (8.44%) Korn
9 35 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 30 (5.27%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.81%) Ruby
12 6 (1.05%) Go
13 5 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.70%) Scala
14 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.53%) C#
16 1 (0.18%) Gremlin
16 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 245 (43.06%) Security Cleared
2 190 (33.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.58%) Degree
4 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.70%) ISEB
5 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.35%) CEH
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISMP
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.75%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) PMO
2 3 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) HL7
3 2 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 174 (30.58%) Docker
2 36 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.15%) vSphere
4 32 (5.62%) HDFS
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 177 (31.11%) Ansible
2 161 (28.30%) Kubernetes
3 135 (23.73%) Puppet
4 129 (22.67%) Opscode Chef
4 129 (22.67%) Terraform
5 30 (5.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (1.58%) Consul
7 8 (1.41%) Sysdig
8 7 (1.23%) Packer
9 5 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.88%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.88%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.70%) Graphite
10 4 (0.70%) rkt
11 2 (0.35%) Ambari
11 2 (0.35%) Kibana
11 2 (0.35%) logstash
11 2 (0.35%) SCCM
12 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 67 (11.78%) Oracle
2 39 (6.85%) VMware
3 23 (4.04%) Cloudera
4 12 (2.11%) Guidewire
5 11 (1.93%) MuleSoft
6 10 (1.76%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.23%) SAP
8 6 (1.05%) AlienVault
8 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.88%) Adobe
9 5 (0.88%) Google
10 4 (0.70%) Citrix
10 4 (0.70%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.53%) Software AG
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco
12 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.35%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.35%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.18%) CyberArk
13 1 (0.18%) FNZ