Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 295 453 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 37.11% 42.06% 39.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.54% 45.48% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 335 92
Croydon median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £413 £400 £375
90th Percentile £650 £667 £594
South London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.50
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -26.82% - -72.67%

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 746 996 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 93.84% 92.48% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 691 204
Croydon median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £277
90th Percentile £650 £675 £594
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -37.93% +107.14%
South London median hourly rate £44.18 £43.92 £47.00
% change year-on-year +0.60% -6.56% +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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 152 (51.53%) Java
2 139 (47.12%) Security Cleared
3 126 (42.71%) SC Cleared
4 112 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
5 107 (36.27%) Jenkins
6 106 (35.93%) Git (software)
7 103 (34.92%) DevOps
8 91 (30.85%) Scrum
9 85 (28.81%) Docker
10 70 (23.73%) TDD
10 70 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (23.05%) Kubernetes
11 68 (23.05%) Terraform
12 64 (21.69%) Linux
13 61 (20.68%) RESTful
14 58 (19.66%) Open Source
14 58 (19.66%) BDD
14 58 (19.66%) Web Services
14 58 (19.66%) Maven
15 54 (18.31%) Python
15 54 (18.31%) Kanban
16 53 (17.97%) Apache Camel
17 52 (17.63%) Spring
17 52 (17.63%) JIRA
18 51 (17.29%) SonarQube
19 49 (16.61%) Amazon EC2
20 48 (16.27%) PostgreSQL
21 47 (15.93%) Ansible
22 46 (15.59%) SOAP
23 45 (15.25%) JUnit

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 32 (10.85%) Confluence
2 23 (7.80%) nginx
3 16 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.05%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.69%) JBoss
7 4 (1.36%) Apache
7 4 (1.36%) WildFly
8 2 (0.68%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.34%) Primavera
1 1 (0.34%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 112 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (16.61%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (8.47%) GitHub
5 16 (5.42%) Amazon S3
5 16 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (3.05%) Serverless
8 8 (2.71%) PaaS
9 5 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.68%) IaaS
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.75%) VPN
2 12 (4.07%) DNS
2 12 (4.07%) Kerberos
3 10 (3.39%) Firewall
4 7 (2.37%) IPsec
5 5 (1.69%) DHCP
5 5 (1.69%) HTTP
5 5 (1.69%) SSL
5 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.36%) DMZ
6 4 (1.36%) FTP
6 4 (1.36%) IMAP
6 4 (1.36%) SMTP
7 2 (0.68%) IPv4
7 2 (0.68%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.34%) ICMP
8 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.27%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (8.14%) Hadoop
3 23 (7.80%) Big Data
3 23 (7.80%) HBase
4 11 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.39%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.37%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.37%) JanusGraph
8 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.02%) MySQL
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) OLTP
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 107 (36.27%) Jenkins
2 106 (35.93%) Git (software)
3 58 (19.66%) Maven
4 52 (17.63%) JIRA
5 51 (17.29%) SonarQube
6 45 (15.25%) JUnit
7 44 (14.92%) Mockito
8 41 (13.90%) jMock
9 40 (13.56%) DbUnit
10 28 (9.49%) Cucumber
11 23 (7.80%) Selenium
12 22 (7.46%) GitLab
13 16 (5.42%) Artifactory
14 10 (3.39%) Bitbucket
15 8 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (1.69%) Bitbucket Server
16 5 (1.69%) Gerrit
16 5 (1.69%) Gradle
16 5 (1.69%) Grunt
17 4 (1.36%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (5.42%) Finance
2 6 (2.03%) Electronics
2 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.03%) Marketing
2 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.69%) Law
4 4 (1.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (45.42%) Developer
2 73 (24.75%) Java Developer
3 40 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (7.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (6.44%) Agile Developer
6 17 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (4.75%) AWS Developer
7 14 (4.75%) Big Data Engineer
8 13 (4.41%) Angular Developer
8 13 (4.41%) Data Engineer
9 12 (4.07%) Architect
9 12 (4.07%) Tester
10 11 (3.73%) Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
10 11 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.39%) Automation Tester
12 9 (3.05%) Big Data Developer
12 9 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.68%) RESTful
2 58 (19.66%) Web Services
3 53 (17.97%) Apache Camel
4 52 (17.63%) Spring
5 46 (15.59%) SOAP
6 44 (14.92%) J2EE
7 41 (13.90%) PowerMock
8 39 (13.22%) Spring Boot
9 30 (10.17%) AngularJS
10 29 (9.83%) Kafka
11 25 (8.47%) HTML
12 23 (7.80%) REST
13 19 (6.44%) CSS
14 18 (6.10%) HTML5
15 17 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
16 16 (5.42%) React
17 12 (4.07%) LDAP
17 12 (4.07%) NgRx
17 12 (4.07%) Redux
18 10 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.51%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.39%) User Experience
4 8 (2.71%) PKI
5 6 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.36%) NHS
7 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.69%) Linux
2 16 (5.42%) CentOS
3 14 (4.75%) Unix
4 7 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.03%) Windows
6 5 (1.69%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.69%) Debian
6 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (34.92%) DevOps
2 91 (30.85%) Scrum
3 70 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (23.73%) TDD
4 58 (19.66%) BDD
4 58 (19.66%) Open Source
5 54 (18.31%) Kanban
6 42 (14.24%) E-Commerce
6 42 (14.24%) Microservices
7 38 (12.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 34 (11.53%) Test Automation
9 26 (8.81%) Front End Development
10 18 (6.10%) Migration
11 17 (5.76%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.76%) User Stories
12 16 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.42%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.08%) MVC
13 15 (5.08%) Project Management
14 14 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.53%) Java
2 54 (18.31%) Python
3 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.19%) Bash Shell
5 27 (9.15%) SQL
6 26 (8.81%) Java 8
7 24 (8.14%) Ruby
8 16 (5.42%) Groovy
9 9 (3.05%) C#
9 9 (3.05%) ES6
9 9 (3.05%) Go
9 9 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.37%) Perl
10 7 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.36%) C
11 4 (1.36%) C++
11 4 (1.36%) Scala
12 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 139 (47.12%) Security Cleared
2 126 (42.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.71%) Degree
4 3 (1.02%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.68%) CEH
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CIPD
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (0.68%) PMO
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 85 (28.81%) Docker
2 42 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.88%) vSphere
4 10 (3.39%) Squid
5 9 (3.05%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.71%) HDFS
7 5 (1.69%) Snort
8 1 (0.34%) iptables
8 1 (0.34%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 68 (23.05%) Kubernetes
1 68 (23.05%) Terraform
2 47 (15.93%) Ansible
3 21 (7.12%) Consul
4 20 (6.78%) Packer
5 12 (4.07%) Puppet
5 12 (4.07%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.73%) HAProxy
7 9 (3.05%) Kibana
7 9 (3.05%) Prometheus
7 9 (3.05%) Sysdig
8 8 (2.71%) logstash
9 5 (1.69%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.69%) Graphite
10 4 (1.36%) Nagios
11 3 (1.02%) rkt
12 2 (0.68%) WSUS
13 1 (0.34%) Ambari
13 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (14.24%) VMware
2 11 (3.73%) Atlassian
2 11 (3.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.39%) Dynatrace
4 7 (2.37%) Oracle
4 7 (2.37%) SAP
5 6 (2.03%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.69%) Guidewire
6 5 (1.69%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.69%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.36%) Adobe
7 4 (1.36%) Google
7 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.68%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix
9 1 (0.34%) HP
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) Informatica