Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London 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 16 January 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
London > South London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 753 598 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 44.66% 34.13% 32.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.75% 37.78% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 456 208
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £419 £363 £363
90th Percentile £600 £660 £575
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £44.46 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +2.20% -75.14%
10th Percentile £35.00 £39.01 £41.75
90th Percentile £65.60 £48.34 £45.25
London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £52.12
% change year-on-year +7.14% -32.85% +9.73%

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 South London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,577 1,583 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 93.53% 90.35% 90.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,215 1,125 552
South London median daily rate £520 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £273
90th Percentile £602 £670 £575
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 41
South London median hourly rate £43.01 £47.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.46% +13.10% +100.00%
10th Percentile £32.30 £14.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.92 £50.00
London median hourly rate £24.43 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.05% -8.33% +20.00%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in South London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in South London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in South London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in South London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in South London

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in South London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in South London

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in South London

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 South London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Croydon +1 523 £525 +4.95% 33
Bromley +1 69 £500 -4.76% 19
Merton +2 38 £525 +13.51% 3
Wandsworth 0 24 £435 +16.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 19 £425 +16.44% 9
Sutton +3 7 £375 -9.09% 8
Agile Software Development
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South London region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 318 (42.23%) Java
2 251 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 236 (31.34%) DevOps
4 231 (30.68%) Test Automation
5 228 (30.28%) Security Cleared
6 220 (29.22%) Jenkins
7 200 (26.56%) Scrum
8 189 (25.10%) Git (software)
9 182 (24.17%) Docker
10 176 (23.37%) Ansible
11 173 (22.97%) SC Cleared
12 165 (21.91%) TDD
13 163 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
14 161 (21.38%) Kubernetes
15 136 (18.06%) Terraform
16 129 (17.13%) RESTful
17 125 (16.60%) Puppet
18 118 (15.67%) Opscode Chef
19 115 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 115 (15.27%) Maven
20 114 (15.14%) Python
21 107 (14.21%) Microservices
22 99 (13.15%) SonarQube
23 97 (12.88%) JavaScript
24 95 (12.62%) Spring
25 94 (12.48%) Unix
26 91 (12.08%) JUnit
27 89 (11.82%) BDD
27 89 (11.82%) Java 8
28 86 (11.42%) Mockito

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 63 (8.37%) Confluence
2 37 (4.91%) WildFly
3 33 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 30 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 29 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 15 (1.99%) CMS
8 14 (1.86%) Mule
9 13 (1.73%) Anypoint
10 12 (1.59%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.33%) Apache
12 9 (1.20%) nginx
13 8 (1.06%) JBoss
14 7 (0.93%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.40%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.40%) Jetty
16 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 33 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.13%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 251 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (5.05%) GitHub
5 27 (3.59%) Amazon S3
5 27 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (3.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 13 (1.73%) PaaS
8 11 (1.46%) SaaS
8 11 (1.46%) Serverless
9 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
11 6 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.80%) IaaS
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.40%) Route 53
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.06%) HTTP
2 5 (0.66%) Firewall
2 5 (0.66%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.40%) DNS
3 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.40%) VPN
4 2 (0.27%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) IMAP
4 2 (0.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.27%) SMTP
5 1 (0.13%) ICMP
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.02%) Hadoop
2 66 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (8.37%) Relational Database
4 50 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 47 (6.24%) SQL Server
6 45 (5.98%) Big Data
7 35 (4.65%) RDBMS
8 33 (4.38%) MySQL
9 25 (3.32%) Apache Hive
10 24 (3.19%) Power BI
10 24 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (3.05%) Impala
11 23 (3.05%) Sqoop
12 19 (2.52%) HBase
13 10 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.33%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (1.33%) PowerPivot
13 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 220 (29.22%) Jenkins
2 189 (25.10%) Git (software)
3 115 (15.27%) Maven
4 99 (13.15%) SonarQube
5 91 (12.08%) JUnit
6 86 (11.42%) Mockito
7 85 (11.29%) JIRA
8 50 (6.64%) Cucumber
9 48 (6.37%) jMock
10 46 (6.11%) DbUnit
11 38 (5.05%) Selenium
12 34 (4.52%) GitLab
13 33 (4.38%) Checkstyle
14 32 (4.25%) Liquibase
14 32 (4.25%) Vagrant
15 27 (3.59%) NUnit
16 26 (3.45%) MSTest
17 17 (2.26%) JMeter
18 15 (1.99%) WebDriver
19 11 (1.46%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (8.23%) Finance
2 24 (3.19%) Retail
3 22 (2.92%) Banking
4 13 (1.73%) Advertising
5 12 (1.59%) Marketing
6 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.93%) Law
8 5 (0.66%) Back Office
8 5 (0.66%) Electronics
9 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Avionics
10 3 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 335 (44.49%) Developer
2 216 (28.69%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (6.91%) Platform Engineer
6 50 (6.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 48 (6.37%) AWS DevOps
7 48 (6.37%) Consultant
8 47 (6.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 41 (5.44%) DevOps Consultant
9 41 (5.44%) Kubernetes Consultant
10 32 (4.25%) Tester
11 31 (4.12%) Architect
12 25 (3.32%) Analyst
13 24 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (2.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 18 (2.39%) Agile Developer
16 17 (2.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (2.26%) Senior Developer
17 16 (2.12%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (17.13%) RESTful
2 95 (12.62%) Spring
3 75 (9.96%) Web Services
4 72 (9.56%) REST
5 69 (9.16%) Hibernate
6 66 (8.76%) Spring Boot
7 55 (7.30%) AngularJS
7 55 (7.30%) SOAP
8 53 (7.04%) Java EE
9 52 (6.91%) J2EE
10 50 (6.64%) JMS
11 48 (6.37%) Apache Camel
11 48 (6.37%) HTML
12 44 (5.84%) PowerMock
13 42 (5.58%) CSS
14 39 (5.18%) React
15 38 (5.05%) .NET
15 38 (5.05%) JAX-RS
15 38 (5.05%) WireMock
16 36 (4.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
3 35 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.45%) User Experience
5 23 (3.05%) Wiki
6 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.80%) NHS
10 5 (0.66%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.40%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.27%) e-Health
12 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.27%) Fintech
12 2 (0.27%) LIMS
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.48%) Unix
2 75 (9.96%) Linux
3 63 (8.37%) Windows
4 36 (4.78%) VMS
5 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.53%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (31.34%) DevOps
2 231 (30.68%) Test Automation
3 200 (26.56%) Scrum
4 165 (21.91%) TDD
5 163 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (14.21%) Microservices
7 89 (11.82%) BDD
8 86 (11.42%) OO
9 76 (10.09%) Open Source
10 74 (9.83%) Kanban
11 61 (8.10%) E-Commerce
12 58 (7.70%) Collaborative Working
13 51 (6.77%) Build Automation
14 45 (5.98%) Migration
15 43 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
15 43 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (5.71%) Web Development
16 42 (5.58%) Front End Development
17 39 (5.18%) CQRS
17 39 (5.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 318 (42.23%) Java
2 114 (15.14%) Python
3 97 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 89 (11.82%) Java 8
5 81 (10.76%) SQL
6 71 (9.43%) Groovy
7 66 (8.76%) Bash Shell
8 50 (6.64%) Shell Script
9 48 (6.37%) Korn
10 36 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 33 (4.38%) JPQL
12 28 (3.72%) C#
13 24 (3.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 17 (2.26%) TypeScript
16 16 (2.12%) Ruby
17 13 (1.73%) Scala
18 6 (0.80%) Go
19 4 (0.53%) C++
20 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 228 (30.28%) Security Cleared
2 173 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.99%) Degree
4 3 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.40%) ISEB
4 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.27%) CEH
5 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CISMP
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.44%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) PMO
3 4 (0.53%) EMIR
3 4 (0.53%) MiFID
4 3 (0.40%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.27%) HL7
5 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 182 (24.17%) Docker
2 44 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.44%) vSphere
4 32 (4.25%) HDFS
5 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.40%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 176 (23.37%) Ansible
2 161 (21.38%) Kubernetes
3 136 (18.06%) Terraform
4 125 (16.60%) Puppet
5 118 (15.67%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.98%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.46%) Consul
8 10 (1.33%) Kibana
9 9 (1.20%) logstash
10 8 (1.06%) Packer
10 8 (1.06%) Sysdig
11 5 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.66%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.53%) Graphite
12 4 (0.53%) rkt
12 4 (0.53%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.27%) SCCM
14 1 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.13%) Nagios
14 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 63 (8.37%) Oracle
2 47 (6.24%) VMware
3 26 (3.45%) MuleSoft
4 23 (3.05%) Cloudera
5 19 (2.52%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.33%) Guidewire
7 9 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.80%) AlienVault
9 6 (0.80%) SAP
10 5 (0.66%) Adobe
10 5 (0.66%) CA
10 5 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.66%) Google
11 4 (0.53%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.53%) Tableau
12 3 (0.40%) Citrix
12 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.40%) Software AG