Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 549 278 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 45.48% 39.27% 45.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.05% 42.19% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 186 152
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £438 £366 £358
90th Percentile £588 £622 £575
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £44.38 £47.83 -
% change year-on-year -7.22% - -

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 1,097 659 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 90.89% 93.08% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 414 321
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £638 £638 £563
South London median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -50.00% -2.81%
South London median hourly rate £43.63 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.16% +137.50% -33.33%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 - 1
Coulsdon 0 1 £375 -34.78%
Agile Software Development
South London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 254 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 249 (45.36%) Java
3 215 (39.16%) Test Automation
4 205 (37.34%) Amazon AWS
5 196 (35.70%) SC Cleared
6 195 (35.52%) Jenkins
7 181 (32.97%) DevOps
8 175 (31.88%) Git (software)
9 156 (28.42%) Ansible
10 152 (27.69%) Docker
11 145 (26.41%) Scrum
12 142 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
13 141 (25.68%) Kubernetes
14 134 (24.41%) Puppet
15 126 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
16 123 (22.40%) TDD
17 118 (21.49%) OO
18 112 (20.40%) Unix
19 108 (19.67%) SonarQube
20 107 (19.49%) Terraform
21 103 (18.76%) Microservices
22 99 (18.03%) Maven
23 98 (17.85%) RESTful
24 90 (16.39%) JIRA
25 88 (16.03%) JUnit
25 88 (16.03%) Mockito
26 80 (14.57%) REST
27 78 (14.21%) Confluence
28 76 (13.84%) Python
29 75 (13.66%) PostgreSQL

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 78 (14.21%) Confluence
2 52 (9.47%) WildFly
3 47 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 40 (7.29%) WebLogic
5 37 (6.74%) WebSphere
6 36 (6.56%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.28%) JBoss
9 5 (0.91%) nginx
10 4 (0.73%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.36%) Apache
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
13 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 205 (37.34%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (10.02%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (8.01%) GitHub
5 28 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 25 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.82%) SaaS
8 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.09%) PaaS
9 5 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.73%) npm
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.36%) Trello
12 1 (0.18%) Force.com
12 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) IaaS
12 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) Firewall
1 3 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) DNS
2 2 (0.36%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.36%) Network Security
2 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.18%) ICMP
3 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.18%) Skype
3 1 (0.18%) SMS
3 1 (0.18%) SSL
3 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (13.30%) Hadoop
3 72 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 51 (9.29%) RDBMS
5 44 (8.01%) NoSQL
6 40 (7.29%) Big Data
6 40 (7.29%) MySQL
7 29 (5.28%) SQL Server
8 25 (4.55%) Apache Hive
9 23 (4.19%) Impala
9 23 (4.19%) Sqoop
10 11 (2.00%) Adabas
10 11 (2.00%) HBase
11 9 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.09%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.73%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 195 (35.52%) Jenkins
2 175 (31.88%) Git (software)
3 108 (19.67%) SonarQube
4 99 (18.03%) Maven
5 90 (16.39%) JIRA
6 88 (16.03%) JUnit
6 88 (16.03%) Mockito
7 50 (9.11%) Checkstyle
8 49 (8.93%) Liquibase
8 49 (8.93%) Vagrant
9 42 (7.65%) GitLab
10 38 (6.92%) DbUnit
11 36 (6.56%) MSTest
11 36 (6.56%) NUnit
12 35 (6.38%) jMock
13 33 (6.01%) Selenium
14 32 (5.83%) Cucumber
15 22 (4.01%) Grunt
16 21 (3.83%) Jasmine
17 20 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 23 (4.19%) Finance
2 11 (2.00%) Retail
3 7 (1.28%) Marketing
4 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.55%) Electronics
5 3 (0.55%) Law
5 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (40.62%) Developer
2 176 (32.06%) Java Developer
3 68 (12.39%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 62 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (9.11%) Platform Engineer
6 46 (8.38%) Consultant
7 43 (7.83%) DevOps Consultant
8 41 (7.47%) Kubernetes Consultant
9 37 (6.74%) AWS DevOps
10 36 (6.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 36 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
11 33 (6.01%) Architect
12 31 (5.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (3.46%) Project Manager
14 15 (2.73%) Tester
15 14 (2.55%) Analyst
15 14 (2.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 13 (2.37%) UI Developer
17 11 (2.00%) Integration Developer
18 10 (1.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.85%) RESTful
2 80 (14.57%) REST
3 62 (11.29%) Hibernate
4 58 (10.56%) Web Services
5 57 (10.38%) JMS
6 54 (9.84%) Java EE
7 52 (9.47%) JAX-RS
8 51 (9.29%) Spring
9 50 (9.11%) Drools
9 50 (9.11%) Lambda Expressions
9 50 (9.11%) WireMock
10 43 (7.83%) SOAP
11 40 (7.29%) HTML
11 40 (7.29%) J2EE
12 36 (6.56%) CSS
13 35 (6.38%) PowerMock
14 33 (6.01%) Apache Camel
15 29 (5.28%) AngularJS
15 29 (5.28%) Spring Boot
16 25 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.48%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (4.37%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.19%) Wiki
4 19 (3.46%) User Experience
5 13 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.82%) NHS
7 8 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.36%) e-Health
10 2 (0.36%) LIMS
10 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.36%) Marketing Technology
10 2 (0.36%) PACS
10 2 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.18%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.18%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (20.40%) Unix
2 51 (9.29%) VMS
3 48 (8.74%) Windows
4 44 (8.01%) Linux
5 4 (0.73%) CentOS
5 4 (0.73%) CoreOS
5 4 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (39.16%) Test Automation
2 181 (32.97%) DevOps
3 145 (26.41%) Scrum
4 142 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (22.40%) TDD
6 118 (21.49%) OO
7 103 (18.76%) Microservices
8 57 (10.38%) Open Source
9 56 (10.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 55 (10.02%) CQRS
11 51 (9.29%) Dependency Injection
12 50 (9.11%) OOA/OOD
13 48 (8.74%) Build Automation
14 46 (8.38%) Collaborative Working
15 45 (8.20%) BDD
16 44 (8.01%) Kanban
16 44 (8.01%) Migration
17 39 (7.10%) Front End Development
18 38 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
19 37 (6.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 249 (45.36%) Java
2 76 (13.84%) Python
3 70 (12.75%) Java 8
4 67 (12.20%) Groovy
5 57 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 53 (9.65%) SQL
7 50 (9.11%) JPQL
8 45 (8.20%) JavaScript
8 45 (8.20%) Korn
8 45 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 29 (5.28%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.00%) Ruby
11 7 (1.28%) Natural
12 6 (1.09%) Go
13 4 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.36%) C#
15 2 (0.36%) Scala
16 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.18%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 254 (46.27%) Security Cleared
2 196 (35.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.09%) Degree
3 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.55%) ISEB
5 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.36%) CCNP
6 2 (0.36%) CISSP
6 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.18%) CISM
7 1 (0.18%) CISMP
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.74%) QA
2 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.28%) PMO
4 4 (0.73%) GDPR
5 2 (0.36%) HL7
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 152 (27.69%) Docker
2 27 (4.92%) HDFS
2 27 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.55%) Squid
4 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 156 (28.42%) Ansible
2 141 (25.68%) Kubernetes
3 134 (24.41%) Puppet
4 126 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
5 107 (19.49%) Terraform
6 28 (5.10%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (1.46%) Packer
8 7 (1.28%) Consul
8 7 (1.28%) Sysdig
9 6 (1.09%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.91%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.73%) Graphite
11 4 (0.73%) rkt
12 2 (0.36%) Ambari
13 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.18%) Kibana
13 1 (0.18%) logstash
13 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (12.02%) Oracle
2 30 (5.46%) VMware
3 23 (4.19%) Cloudera
4 13 (2.37%) Adobe
5 10 (1.82%) Software AG
6 9 (1.64%) Google
6 9 (1.64%) Guidewire
7 8 (1.46%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.09%) AlienVault
8 6 (1.09%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.73%) Cisco
10 4 (0.73%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.55%) Citrix
11 3 (0.55%) SAP
11 3 (0.55%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.36%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.36%) Splunk
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat