Period
to 28 January 2022

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £713 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 513 354 368
Rank change year-on-year -159 +14 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 70 57 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.34% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 123
10th Percentile £575 £460 £463
25th Percentile £653 £510 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £713 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +29.55% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £744 £628 £644
90th Percentile - £700 £673
England median daily rate £713 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +32.50% -2.23% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 35,036 16,550 28,056
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 91.95% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,535 12,061 20,464
10th Percentile £363 £313 £300
25th Percentile £463 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £670 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 135 366
10th Percentile £14.83 £18.20 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.94 £22.52 £16.08
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £49.81 £51.25 £38.75
90th Percentile £64.00 £63.90 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% +0.17%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in London

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Developer in London.

Daily rate trend for Agile Developer in London

Agile Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Developer in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in London

Agile Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Developer in London.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Developer in London

Agile Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -63 5 £650 +4.00% 12
West London -29 2 £675 +32.35% 5
Agile Developer
England

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 36 (51.43%) Spring
4 30 (42.86%) SDLC
5 29 (41.43%) Banking
5 29 (41.43%) Hibernate
5 29 (41.43%) SQL
6 28 (40.00%) Open Source
7 26 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (37.14%) J2SE
7 26 (37.14%) Economics
7 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
7 26 (37.14%) Technical Analysis
7 26 (37.14%) Virtual Team
8 22 (31.43%) Scrum
9 20 (28.57%) OO
10 19 (27.14%) Web Development
11 18 (25.71%) .NET
11 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
12 17 (24.29%) C#
12 17 (24.29%) HTML
12 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
12 17 (24.29%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (22.86%) TypeScript
13 16 (22.86%) OOD
13 16 (22.86%) Presentation Skills
14 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (21.43%) React
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (2.86%) JBoss
1 2 (2.86%) Jetty
1 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Azure
3 3 (4.29%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Serverless
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.29%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) JUnit
1 4 (5.71%) Maven
1 4 (5.71%) Mockito
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
3 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.86%) GitLab
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (41.43%) Banking
2 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
3 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
4 16 (22.86%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.57%) Finance
7 3 (4.29%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.43%) Publishing
8 1 (1.43%) Social Science
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (51.43%) Spring
2 29 (41.43%) Hibernate
3 26 (37.14%) J2SE
4 18 (25.71%) .NET
5 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 17 (24.29%) HTML
6 15 (21.43%) React
6 15 (21.43%) Reactive Extensions
6 15 (21.43%) WPF
7 5 (7.14%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.71%) REST
8 4 (5.71%) Web Services
9 3 (4.29%) Apache Avro
9 3 (4.29%) Apache NiFi
9 3 (4.29%) Django
9 3 (4.29%) JSON
9 3 (4.29%) RESTful
9 3 (4.29%) XML
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.86%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Virtual Team
2 15 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.86%) Equities
5 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) SDLC
3 28 (40.00%) Open Source
4 26 (37.14%) Economics
4 26 (37.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 26 (37.14%) Technical Analysis
5 22 (31.43%) Scrum
6 20 (28.57%) OO
7 19 (27.14%) Web Development
8 17 (24.29%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (22.86%) OOD
10 15 (21.43%) MVVM
11 12 (17.14%) TDD
12 10 (14.29%) Microservices
13 8 (11.43%) CI/CD
14 6 (8.57%) DevOps
14 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
15 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
16 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) C#
4 16 (22.86%) TypeScript
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) Java 8
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.71%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) Java 11
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Accessibility
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Grafana
2 2 (2.86%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Cadence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) SAP
3 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow