Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 340 233 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 40.24% 44.30% 41.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 43.98% 48.54% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 141 86
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £379 £358 £338
90th Percentile £613 £575 £526
South London median daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South London median hourly rate £47.67 £43.50 £175.00
% change year-on-year +9.57% -75.14% +900.00%

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 773 480 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.48% 91.25% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 296 190
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £313
90th Percentile £648 £575 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -8.65% +62.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Coulsdon - 2 £500 -
Agile Software Development
South London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 191 (56.18%) Security Cleared
2 168 (49.41%) Java
3 163 (47.94%) SC Cleared
4 122 (35.88%) Scrum
5 99 (29.12%) REST
6 94 (27.65%) JIRA
7 92 (27.06%) Git (software)
8 90 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (25.88%) TDD
10 85 (25.00%) Confluence
10 85 (25.00%) Microservices
11 68 (20.00%) OO
12 67 (19.71%) DevOps
13 64 (18.82%) Test Automation
14 62 (18.24%) Jenkins
14 62 (18.24%) Maven
15 61 (17.94%) PostgreSQL
16 54 (15.88%) JUnit
17 52 (15.29%) RESTful
17 52 (15.29%) BDD
18 51 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
18 51 (15.00%) Web Services
19 48 (14.12%) HTML
19 48 (14.12%) Hadoop
20 47 (13.82%) Linux
21 46 (13.53%) Mockito
21 46 (13.53%) Kanban
21 46 (13.53%) SonarQube
22 45 (13.24%) Spring
23 44 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design

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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 26 (7.65%) WildFly
3 24 (7.06%) Apache Spark
3 24 (7.06%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.76%) Apache
5 13 (3.82%) Apache Solr
6 11 (3.24%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.06%) JBoss
9 7 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.06%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.18%) nginx
10 4 (1.18%) SAS
11 3 (0.88%) CMS
11 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.59%) Primavera
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.41%) GitHub
4 14 (4.12%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (3.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.18%) Route 53
9 2 (0.59%) IaaS
9 2 (0.59%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.59%) npm
10 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.29%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.06%) DNS
2 7 (2.06%) HTTP
2 7 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (2.06%) OpenVPN
2 7 (2.06%) SSH
3 6 (1.76%) Internet
4 5 (1.47%) VPN
5 4 (1.18%) BGP
5 4 (1.18%) Firewall
5 4 (1.18%) FTP
5 4 (1.18%) IPsec
5 4 (1.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) LDAP
6 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.94%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (14.12%) Hadoop
3 42 (12.35%) Big Data
4 36 (10.59%) HBase
5 32 (9.41%) Relational Database
6 29 (8.53%) NoSQL
7 26 (7.65%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.53%) MySQL
9 7 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.76%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (1.18%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (0.88%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.59%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 94 (27.65%) JIRA
2 92 (27.06%) Git (software)
3 62 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 62 (18.24%) Maven
4 54 (15.88%) JUnit
5 46 (13.53%) Mockito
5 46 (13.53%) SonarQube
6 33 (9.71%) Liquibase
7 30 (8.82%) Vagrant
8 27 (7.94%) Checkstyle
9 25 (7.35%) Cucumber
10 16 (4.71%) Bitbucket
10 16 (4.71%) IntelliJ
11 15 (4.41%) GitLab
12 13 (3.82%) DbUnit
12 13 (3.82%) jMock
13 10 (2.94%) Jasmine
14 9 (2.65%) Grunt
14 9 (2.65%) Selenium
14 9 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (10.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.41%) Publishing
3 10 (2.94%) Marketing
4 8 (2.35%) Electronics
4 8 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.06%) Banking
6 6 (1.76%) Law
7 4 (1.18%) Games
7 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 125 (36.76%) Developer
2 90 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.47%) Designer
4 32 (9.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 24 (7.06%) Analyst
5 24 (7.06%) Architect
6 23 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.88%) Scrum Master
8 18 (5.29%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.41%) Content Designer
9 15 (4.41%) Interaction Designer
10 12 (3.53%) Angular Developer
10 12 (3.53%) User Researcher
11 11 (3.24%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (3.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) BPM Developer
11 11 (3.24%) Data Architect
11 11 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (29.12%) REST
2 52 (15.29%) RESTful
3 51 (15.00%) Web Services
4 48 (14.12%) HTML
5 45 (13.24%) Spring
6 39 (11.47%) JMS
7 34 (10.00%) Drools
8 33 (9.71%) Hibernate
8 33 (9.71%) JAX-RS
8 33 (9.71%) WireMock
9 32 (9.41%) Apache Camel
10 31 (9.12%) Spring Boot
11 30 (8.82%) CSS
12 29 (8.53%) AngularJS
12 29 (8.53%) Kafka
13 26 (7.65%) Java EE
13 26 (7.65%) Lambda Expressions
14 18 (5.29%) HTML5
15 17 (5.00%) J2EE
15 17 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.71%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (6.47%) User Experience
3 21 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.59%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.88%) iPad
8 3 (0.88%) W3C
9 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.82%) Linux
2 36 (10.59%) Unix
3 27 (7.94%) VMS
4 10 (2.94%) CentOS
5 5 (1.47%) Windows
6 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.88%) Scrum
2 90 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 88 (25.88%) TDD
4 85 (25.00%) Microservices
5 68 (20.00%) OO
6 67 (19.71%) DevOps
7 64 (18.82%) Test Automation
8 52 (15.29%) BDD
9 46 (13.53%) Kanban
10 44 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design
11 42 (12.35%) CQRS
12 38 (11.18%) User Stories
13 29 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (8.24%) Mentoring
15 26 (7.65%) Coaching
15 26 (7.65%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (7.35%) Open Source
17 20 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (5.59%) Prototyping
19 18 (5.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 168 (49.41%) Java
2 38 (11.18%) JavaScript
3 34 (10.00%) SQL
4 26 (7.65%) JPQL
5 16 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 15 (4.41%) Python
7 12 (3.53%) Groovy
8 10 (2.94%) Scala
9 6 (1.76%) Ruby
10 5 (1.47%) C#
10 5 (1.47%) VBScript
11 4 (1.18%) AWK
11 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.18%) SAS Macro
11 4 (1.18%) sed
12 3 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.59%) C++
14 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (56.18%) Security Cleared
2 163 (47.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.12%) Degree
4 12 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.76%) PMO
2 6 (1.76%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) WAI
4 2 (0.59%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 42 (12.35%) Docker
2 17 (5.00%) HDFS
3 7 (2.06%) Postfix
3 7 (2.06%) Squid
3 7 (2.06%) vCloud
3 7 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (11.18%) Puppet
2 32 (9.41%) Kubernetes
3 29 (8.53%) Ansible
4 24 (7.06%) Terraform
5 19 (5.59%) ZABBIX
6 15 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.65%) logstash
8 8 (2.35%) Kibana
9 7 (2.06%) Ambari
9 7 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (2.06%) Rancher
9 7 (2.06%) Rsyslog
9 7 (2.06%) Sysdig
10 6 (1.76%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.29%) Consul
12 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (6.18%) Oracle
2 11 (3.24%) VMware
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.35%) SAP
4 7 (2.06%) Sonatype
5 6 (1.76%) Adobe
5 6 (1.76%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.76%) Hortonworks
5 6 (1.76%) IBM
5 6 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.18%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.18%) Perforce
6 4 (1.18%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.88%) Progress
8 2 (0.59%) CA
8 2 (0.59%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix
9 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.29%) Google