Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 453 772 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 35.14% 39.88% 31.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.62% 44.47% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 578 210
South London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £404 £349
90th Percentile £640 £654 £613
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
South London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -1.74% -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.60% +5.12%

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 1,173 1,736 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 91.00% 89.67% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 1,253 579
South London median daily rate £476 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.80% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £345 £325
90th Percentile £673 £650 £650
London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.10% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 53
South London median hourly rate £44.13 £42.27 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.40% -10.07% +126.51%
10th Percentile £20.53 £23.30 £17.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £52.50
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.62% +12.78%

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 17 August 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
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 17 August 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 0 280 £500 -4.76% 26
Bromley -1 49 £550 +22.22% 13
Wandsworth +1 24 £413 -
Merton 0 20 £375 -21.05% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -3 10 £375 -7.12% 19
Sutton -3 7 £450 -10.00% 14
Agile Software Development
London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 160 (35.32%) Java
2 157 (34.66%) Security Cleared
3 148 (32.67%) DevOps
4 147 (32.45%) SC Cleared
5 145 (32.01%) Scrum
6 126 (27.81%) Git (software)
7 119 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
8 114 (25.17%) TDD
9 95 (20.97%) JavaScript
10 94 (20.75%) Jenkins
11 88 (19.43%) AngularJS
12 85 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
12 85 (18.76%) JIRA
13 84 (18.54%) Docker
14 80 (17.66%) BDD
15 72 (15.89%) Finance
15 72 (15.89%) Kubernetes
16 67 (14.79%) HTML
17 66 (14.57%) Microservices
18 65 (14.35%) CSS
19 64 (14.13%) Terraform
20 63 (13.91%) Test Automation
21 62 (13.69%) Python
22 61 (13.47%) Web Services
23 60 (13.25%) SQL
23 60 (13.25%) RESTful
24 58 (12.80%) Kanban
25 56 (12.36%) Spring
25 56 (12.36%) Maven
26 53 (11.70%) Confluence

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 53 (11.70%) Confluence
2 29 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (6.18%) nginx
4 18 (3.97%) Apache Solr
4 18 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.21%) JBoss
6 6 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (0.66%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.66%) Mule
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.44%) Camunda
8 2 (0.44%) CMS
8 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.44%) SAS
8 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.44%) Sketch
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) InVision
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Primavera
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
2 4 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 119 (26.27%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (4.42%) GitHub
6 10 (2.21%) npm
6 10 (2.21%) SaaS
7 9 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.77%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.10%) IaaS
9 5 (1.10%) PaaS
9 5 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.88%) Slack
11 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.19%) VPN
2 10 (2.21%) HTTP
3 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.32%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.10%) DNS
5 5 (1.10%) FTP
6 3 (0.66%) IMAP
6 3 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.66%) SMTP
7 2 (0.44%) IPsec
7 2 (0.44%) IPv4
7 2 (0.44%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.22%) DMZ
8 1 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (6.18%) Big Data
3 26 (5.74%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.75%) HBase
6 15 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.77%) MySQL
9 7 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.55%) DB2
9 7 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.44%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 126 (27.81%) Git (software)
2 94 (20.75%) Jenkins
3 85 (18.76%) JIRA
4 56 (12.36%) Maven
5 47 (10.38%) JUnit
6 43 (9.49%) Cucumber
7 38 (8.39%) Mockito
8 37 (8.17%) SonarQube
9 36 (7.95%) jMock
10 35 (7.73%) Selenium
11 27 (5.96%) DbUnit
12 16 (3.53%) gulp
12 16 (3.53%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.31%) GitLab
13 15 (3.31%) Grunt
14 14 (3.09%) JMeter
15 13 (2.87%) Artifactory
16 12 (2.65%) Bitbucket
16 12 (2.65%) Subversion
17 8 (1.77%) Gerrit
General
1 72 (15.89%) Finance
2 17 (3.75%) Banking
3 9 (1.99%) Marketing
3 9 (1.99%) Retail
4 7 (1.55%) Law
5 6 (1.32%) Electronics
6 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 3 (0.66%) International Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 200 (44.15%) Developer
2 73 (16.11%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (6.84%) Architect
5 28 (6.18%) Angular Developer
5 28 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 25 (5.52%) Analyst
6 25 (5.52%) UI Developer
7 20 (4.42%) Senior Developer
8 18 (3.97%) .NET Developer
8 18 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (3.75%) Agile Developer
10 16 (3.53%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.09%) Tester
12 13 (2.87%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (2.87%) Data Engineer
12 13 (2.87%) React Developer
13 12 (2.65%) Automation Tester
13 12 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.43%) AngularJS
2 67 (14.79%) HTML
3 65 (14.35%) CSS
4 61 (13.47%) Web Services
5 60 (13.25%) RESTful
6 56 (12.36%) Spring
7 51 (11.26%) .NET
8 46 (10.15%) React
8 46 (10.15%) REST
8 46 (10.15%) SOAP
9 44 (9.71%) Apache Camel
10 41 (9.05%) HTML5
11 39 (8.61%) CSS3
12 29 (6.40%) J2EE
12 29 (6.40%) PowerMock
13 27 (5.96%) Hibernate
14 26 (5.74%) Spring Boot
15 21 (4.64%) NgRx
15 21 (4.64%) XML
16 19 (4.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.61%) User Experience
2 38 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (0.88%) NHS
6 4 (0.88%) PKI
7 3 (0.66%) Clustering
7 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.44%) EPoS
8 2 (0.44%) Replication
8 2 (0.44%) Robotics
9 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.60%) Linux
2 18 (3.97%) CentOS
3 11 (2.43%) Unix
4 10 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.99%) Windows
6 5 (1.10%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.44%) Android
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (32.67%) DevOps
2 145 (32.01%) Scrum
3 114 (25.17%) TDD
4 85 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (17.66%) BDD
6 66 (14.57%) Microservices
7 63 (13.91%) Test Automation
8 58 (12.80%) Kanban
9 53 (11.70%) Front End Development
10 40 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 38 (8.39%) OO
12 36 (7.95%) MVC
12 36 (7.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 31 (6.84%) Open Source
14 28 (6.18%) Project Management
15 23 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.08%) Web Development
16 22 (4.86%) Coaching
17 21 (4.64%) Migration
17 21 (4.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 160 (35.32%) Java
2 95 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 62 (13.69%) Python
4 60 (13.25%) SQL
5 31 (6.84%) Bash Shell
6 29 (6.40%) C#
6 29 (6.40%) TypeScript
7 28 (6.18%) ES6
8 24 (5.30%) Java 8
9 17 (3.75%) Ruby
10 14 (3.09%) Groovy
11 12 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.21%) Go
12 10 (2.21%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.55%) PHP
13 7 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.32%) Perl
15 5 (1.10%) JPQL
16 4 (0.88%) C
17 3 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 157 (34.66%) Security Cleared
2 147 (32.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.43%) Degree
4 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.32%) PMP
6 4 (0.88%) CBAP
6 4 (0.88%) CEH
6 4 (0.88%) CISSP
6 4 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.88%) IIBA
7 3 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CIPD
9 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.22%) PhD
9 1 (0.22%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.75%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) GDPR
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.10%) PMO
3 4 (0.88%) WCAG
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) P3O
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 84 (18.54%) Docker
2 24 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.86%) vSphere
4 11 (2.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.32%) HDFS
6 5 (1.10%) Squid
7 1 (0.22%) iptables
7 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.22%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 72 (15.89%) Kubernetes
2 64 (14.13%) Terraform
3 36 (7.95%) Ansible
4 33 (7.28%) Consul
5 29 (6.40%) Packer
6 12 (2.65%) Kibana
7 11 (2.43%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.21%) Puppet
9 9 (1.99%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.99%) Sysdig
10 7 (1.55%) logstash
11 5 (1.10%) Graphite
11 5 (1.10%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.66%) rkt
13 2 (0.44%) WSUS
14 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.22%) Nessus
14 1 (0.22%) Oozie
14 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (5.52%) VMware
2 17 (3.75%) Oracle
3 16 (3.53%) MuleSoft
4 15 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.87%) Guidewire
6 12 (2.65%) Google
7 10 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.99%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.32%) Informatica
11 5 (1.10%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.10%) SAP
11 5 (1.10%) Sybase
12 4 (0.88%) Adobe
12 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.66%) AppDynamics
14 2 (0.44%) Apple
14 2 (0.44%) IBM
14 2 (0.44%) Splunk
14 2 (0.44%) Tableau