Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 463 158 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 42.67% 39.70% 36.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.44% 44.51% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 93 135
Croydon median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £325
90th Percentile £665 £594 £575
South London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -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 997 355 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.89% 89.20% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 206 364
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.11% +4.06%
10th Percentile £363 £278 £285
90th Percentile £675 £594 £575
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Croydon median hourly rate £27.00 £43.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.93% +107.14% -23.64%
10th Percentile £20.15 £41.75 £15.13
90th Percentile £33.45 £45.25 £32.75
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -6.56% +33.33% +123.53%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Coulsdon - 1 £425 -
Agile Software Development
South London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 276 (59.61%) Security Cleared
2 225 (48.60%) SC Cleared
3 177 (38.23%) Scrum
4 146 (31.53%) Java
5 141 (30.45%) Git (software)
6 132 (28.51%) DevOps
7 97 (20.95%) JIRA
8 96 (20.73%) TDD
9 92 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
10 84 (18.14%) Confluence
11 83 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
12 80 (17.28%) CQRS
12 80 (17.28%) JMS
13 77 (16.63%) Maven
14 76 (16.41%) Test Automation
15 73 (15.77%) REST
16 72 (15.55%) PostgreSQL
17 71 (15.33%) Microservices
18 69 (14.90%) Web Services
19 66 (14.25%) Docker
20 63 (13.61%) Jenkins
20 63 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
21 61 (13.17%) Kanban
21 61 (13.17%) JUnit
22 60 (12.96%) Hadoop
22 60 (12.96%) Java 8
23 59 (12.74%) Kubernetes
23 59 (12.74%) OO
24 58 (12.53%) Mockito
24 58 (12.53%) Puppet

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 84 (18.14%) Confluence
2 29 (6.26%) WildFly
3 22 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (4.75%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.24%) JBoss
5 12 (2.59%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.94%) Apache
7 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.08%) nginx
9 4 (0.86%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.65%) Jetty
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.43%) CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) CA PPM
1 4 (0.86%) Primavera
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 92 (19.87%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.40%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.94%) Office 365
5 8 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.51%) GitHub
7 6 (1.30%) npm
7 6 (1.30%) SaaS
8 5 (1.08%) PaaS
8 5 (1.08%) Trello
9 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.65%) Route 53
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.73%) Firewall
1 8 (1.73%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (1.30%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.08%) SSH
4 4 (0.86%) HTTP
4 4 (0.86%) Internet
4 4 (0.86%) Network Security
5 3 (0.65%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) BGP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.43%) DMZ
6 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.43%) LAN
6 2 (0.43%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.43%) OSPF
6 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 2 (0.43%) VPLS
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
6 2 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.55%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (12.96%) Hadoop
3 46 (9.94%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.64%) Big Data
4 40 (8.64%) RDBMS
5 21 (4.54%) HBase
6 13 (2.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.73%) MySQL
8 8 (1.73%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.43%) Power BI
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.22%) Flink
Development Applications
1 141 (30.45%) Git (software)
2 97 (20.95%) JIRA
3 77 (16.63%) Maven
4 63 (13.61%) Jenkins
5 61 (13.17%) JUnit
6 58 (12.53%) Mockito
7 56 (12.10%) SonarQube
8 41 (8.86%) Liquibase
9 40 (8.64%) Checkstyle
10 29 (6.26%) Vagrant
11 19 (4.10%) Selenium
12 16 (3.46%) Cucumber
13 14 (3.02%) DbUnit
13 14 (3.02%) jMock
14 11 (2.38%) Grunt
15 9 (1.94%) Babel
15 9 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.94%) webpack
16 8 (1.73%) Artifactory
16 8 (1.73%) GitLab
General
1 43 (9.29%) Finance
2 16 (3.46%) Law
3 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.51%) Electronics
4 7 (1.51%) Marketing
4 7 (1.51%) Publishing
4 7 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.30%) Legal
6 3 (0.65%) Back Office
6 3 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (28.73%) Developer
2 60 (12.96%) Java Developer
3 44 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (8.21%) Architect
5 35 (7.56%) Designer
6 33 (7.13%) Consultant
7 32 (6.91%) Analyst
8 31 (6.70%) Node.js Developer
9 30 (6.48%) DevOps Consultant
10 29 (6.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 24 (5.18%) Business Analyst
12 23 (4.97%) Kubernetes Consultant
13 22 (4.75%) Scrum Master
14 21 (4.54%) Interaction Designer
15 19 (4.10%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 15 (3.24%) AWS DevOps
18 14 (3.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 14 (3.02%) AWS Engineer
19 12 (2.59%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (17.28%) JMS
2 73 (15.77%) REST
3 69 (14.90%) Web Services
4 56 (12.10%) RESTful
5 49 (10.58%) HTML
6 47 (10.15%) JSON
7 46 (9.94%) Hibernate
8 44 (9.50%) Node.js
9 43 (9.29%) JAX-RS
10 41 (8.86%) CSS
10 41 (8.86%) Drools
11 40 (8.64%) Lambda Expressions
11 40 (8.64%) WireMock
12 39 (8.42%) Spring
13 36 (7.78%) JSF
14 29 (6.26%) Apache Camel
15 26 (5.62%) Java EE
16 24 (5.18%) Kafka
17 21 (4.54%) AngularJS
18 19 (4.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.07%) Linux Command Line
2 27 (5.83%) User Experience
3 18 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.65%) Derivative
8 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.65%) NHS
8 3 (0.65%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.22%) Robotics
10 1 (0.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.58%) Linux
2 47 (10.15%) Unix
3 25 (5.40%) VMS
4 19 (4.10%) CentOS
5 15 (3.24%) Windows
6 14 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.16%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.65%) Android
10 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) pSOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (38.23%) Scrum
2 132 (28.51%) DevOps
3 96 (20.73%) TDD
4 83 (17.93%) Domain-Driven Design
5 80 (17.28%) CQRS
6 76 (16.41%) Test Automation
7 71 (15.33%) Microservices
8 63 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (13.17%) Kanban
10 59 (12.74%) OO
11 41 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
12 40 (8.64%) OOA/OOD
13 35 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (7.34%) BDD
15 33 (7.13%) Open Source
15 33 (7.13%) Project Management
15 33 (7.13%) Waterfall
16 32 (6.91%) Prototyping
17 30 (6.48%) Visualisation
18 29 (6.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 146 (31.53%) Java
2 60 (12.96%) Java 8
3 40 (8.64%) JPQL
4 39 (8.42%) Groovy
5 33 (7.13%) JavaScript
6 31 (6.70%) Python
7 24 (5.18%) SQL
8 19 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.94%) C
10 7 (1.51%) C++
10 7 (1.51%) Ruby
11 6 (1.30%) Perl
11 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.08%) Scala
13 4 (0.86%) C#
13 4 (0.86%) PHP
13 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.86%) VBA
14 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 276 (59.61%) Security Cleared
2 225 (48.60%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.97%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (1.94%) Degree
6 5 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.86%) PMP
7 4 (0.86%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) CCIE
10 1 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.10%) QA
2 11 (2.38%) PMO
3 4 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.86%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 66 (14.25%) Docker
2 14 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.02%) vSphere
3 12 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.65%) HDFS
6 2 (0.43%) Postfix
6 2 (0.43%) Squid
6 2 (0.43%) vCloud
6 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 58 (12.53%) Puppet
3 55 (11.88%) Ansible
4 46 (9.94%) Terraform
5 33 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.59%) ZABBIX
7 11 (2.38%) Consul
7 11 (2.38%) Kibana
8 10 (2.16%) logstash
8 10 (2.16%) Packer
9 9 (1.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (1.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 8 (1.73%) Sysdig
11 6 (1.30%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.30%) SCCM
12 5 (1.08%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.86%) Ambari
14 3 (0.65%) Salt
15 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.43%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 23 (4.97%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.46%) Hortonworks
2 16 (3.46%) VMware
3 14 (3.02%) Oracle
4 9 (1.94%) SaltStack
5 8 (1.73%) Citrix
6 7 (1.51%) SAP
7 6 (1.30%) IBM
7 6 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.08%) Adobe
8 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.86%) CA
9 4 (0.86%) Splunk
10 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.65%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.65%) Google
10 3 (0.65%) Sybase
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco
11 2 (0.43%) HP
11 2 (0.43%) Juniper