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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 62 107 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 38.04% 39.34% 25.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.93% 43.32% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 91 24
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 135 247 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 82.82% 90.81% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 212 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 62 (40.52%) Security Cleared
2 57 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 50 (32.68%) Scrum
4 44 (28.76%) Java
5 38 (24.84%) DevOps
6 29 (18.95%) Docker
6 29 (18.95%) Jenkins
6 29 (18.95%) Linux
6 29 (18.95%) JIRA
7 27 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 25 (16.34%) Git (software)
9 24 (15.69%) Kubernetes
10 23 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (13.73%) Service Management
11 21 (13.73%) TDD
11 21 (13.73%) Puppet
12 20 (13.07%) Confluence
12 20 (13.07%) Project Management
13 19 (12.42%) Finance
13 19 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (12.42%) BDD
13 19 (12.42%) Ansible
14 18 (11.76%) Terraform
14 18 (11.76%) Maven
14 18 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (11.76%) JavaScript
14 18 (11.76%) Oracle
15 17 (11.11%) VPN
15 17 (11.11%) Configuration Management

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 20 (13.07%) Confluence
2 13 (8.50%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (7.84%) Apache
4 8 (5.23%) nginx
5 7 (4.58%) CMS
6 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.31%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (5.88%) HipChat
2 4 (2.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) CA PPM
1 2 (1.31%) Primavera
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (4.58%) Amazon S3
2 7 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.27%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (3.27%) Route 53
5 3 (1.96%) GitHub
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) VPN
2 14 (9.15%) DNS
3 11 (7.19%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (6.54%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (6.54%) OpenVPN
4 10 (6.54%) SSH
5 8 (5.23%) Firewall
6 7 (4.58%) IPsec
7 4 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.61%) LDAP
8 3 (1.96%) SSL
9 2 (1.31%) HTTP
10 1 (0.65%) DMZ
10 1 (0.65%) Network Security
10 1 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.46%) Hadoop
3 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.27%) Big Data
7 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.31%) MySQL
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.65%) HBase
11 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (18.95%) Jenkins
1 29 (18.95%) JIRA
2 25 (16.34%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.76%) Maven
4 15 (9.80%) SonarQube
5 13 (8.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (7.84%) JUnit
7 10 (6.54%) Ant
7 10 (6.54%) Gradle
7 10 (6.54%) Liquibase
8 9 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (4.58%) Subversion
10 6 (3.92%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.27%) Hudson
12 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.61%) TestRail
13 3 (1.96%) Selenium
13 3 (1.96%) Vagrant
14 2 (1.31%) Grunt
14 2 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (12.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.27%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (18.30%) Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) Developer
3 20 (13.07%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.15%) Consultant
5 13 (8.50%) Designer
6 12 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.54%) Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.58%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) Business Architect
10 6 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Release Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Build Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Business Manager
11 5 (3.27%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.27%) User Researcher
11 5 (3.27%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.61%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.15%) Web Services
2 12 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (7.84%) Software Packaging
3 11 (7.19%) REST
3 11 (7.19%) RESTful
4 10 (6.54%) MCollective
5 8 (5.23%) CSS
5 8 (5.23%) HTML
6 6 (3.92%) Spring
7 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.61%) HTML5
8 4 (2.61%) Node.js
8 4 (2.61%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.96%) .NET
9 3 (1.96%) CSS3
9 3 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.96%) Kafka
9 3 (1.96%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.96%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) User Experience
2 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.27%) iPad
3 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.27%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.95%) Linux
2 17 (11.11%) CentOS
3 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.58%) RancherOS
4 7 (4.58%) Unix
4 7 (4.58%) VyOS
5 4 (2.61%) Windows
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.68%) Scrum
2 38 (24.84%) DevOps
3 27 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 23 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.73%) Service Management
5 21 (13.73%) TDD
6 20 (13.07%) Project Management
7 19 (12.42%) BDD
8 17 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 16 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 12 (7.84%) User Stories
12 11 (7.19%) Workflow
13 10 (6.54%) ITIL
13 10 (6.54%) SDLC
13 10 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
14 9 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.76%) Java
2 18 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.88%) Groovy
3 9 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.23%) Ruby
4 8 (5.23%) SQL
5 7 (4.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.58%) Scala
6 3 (1.96%) C#
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) ES6
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (40.52%) Security Cleared
2 57 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) Degree
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.27%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (3.27%) ISEB
7 4 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.31%) SDET
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (18.95%) Docker
2 13 (8.50%) vCloud
3 10 (6.54%) Postfix
3 10 (6.54%) Squid
4 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.31%) HDFS
6 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (15.69%) Kubernetes
2 21 (13.73%) Puppet
3 19 (12.42%) Ansible
4 18 (11.76%) Terraform
5 16 (10.46%) ZABBIX
6 11 (7.19%) Kibana
6 11 (7.19%) logstash
7 10 (6.54%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (6.54%) Rancher
8 8 (5.23%) Consul
8 8 (5.23%) HAProxy
8 8 (5.23%) Packer
9 3 (1.96%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.96%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.31%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.65%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.65%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) VMware
3 10 (6.54%) Sonatype
4 8 (5.23%) AppDynamics
5 7 (4.58%) Vyatta
6 6 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.27%) SAP
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco
8 4 (2.61%) HP
8 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.96%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.96%) CA
9 3 (1.96%) Juniper
9 3 (1.96%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.31%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.65%) Facebook
11 1 (0.65%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.65%) Informatica
11 1 (0.65%) Talend
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