Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 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
London > South London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 813 523 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 43.66% 34.87% 36.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.88% 38.23% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 396 275
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +11.17% -
10th Percentile £413 £363 £359
90th Percentile £600 £650 £588
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
South London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +9.95% -75.14%
10th Percentile £41.88 £41.42 £41.75
90th Percentile £74.65 £51.30 £45.25
London median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £53.37
% change year-on-year -14.71% -20.37% +52.49%

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 1,698 1,368 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 91.19% 91.20% 90.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,320 955 648
South London median daily rate £513 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 34
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.02% +100.00% -14.51%
10th Percentile £25.78 £13.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.82 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.77
% change year-on-year +2.51% +3.38% +8.83%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018.

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 November 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
Croydon +1 566 £525 +5.00% 40
Bromley -1 68 £475 -9.52% 22
Merton +1 35 £550 +22.22% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +8 17 £444 +21.58% 20
Sutton +5 15 £500 +5.26% 14
Wandsworth -2 14 £425 +13.33%
Agile Software Development
London

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

1 371 (45.63%) Java
2 285 (35.06%) Test Automation
3 268 (32.96%) Security Cleared
4 264 (32.47%) Amazon AWS
5 244 (30.01%) DevOps
6 231 (28.41%) Jenkins
7 213 (26.20%) SC Cleared
8 206 (25.34%) Scrum
9 200 (24.60%) Git (software)
10 195 (23.99%) TDD
11 192 (23.62%) Docker
12 184 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
13 183 (22.51%) Ansible
14 163 (20.05%) Kubernetes
15 145 (17.84%) Microservices
16 144 (17.71%) RESTful
17 143 (17.59%) Puppet
18 130 (15.99%) Terraform
19 129 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
20 127 (15.62%) Maven
21 125 (15.38%) OO
22 114 (14.02%) Python
22 114 (14.02%) Unix
23 113 (13.90%) SonarQube
24 111 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
25 109 (13.41%) JavaScript
25 109 (13.41%) Java 8
26 101 (12.42%) JIRA
27 100 (12.30%) JUnit
28 95 (11.69%) Hibernate

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 80 (9.84%) Confluence
2 55 (6.77%) WildFly
3 48 (5.90%) Tomcat
4 41 (5.04%) WebLogic
5 39 (4.80%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.43%) OpenStack
7 34 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.21%) CMS
9 15 (1.85%) Apache
10 14 (1.72%) Mule
11 13 (1.60%) Anypoint
12 12 (1.48%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.23%) JBoss
14 7 (0.86%) nginx
14 7 (0.86%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.49%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.37%) Jetty
16 3 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 34 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.32%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 264 (32.47%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (6.27%) GitHub
5 27 (3.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (2.95%) Amazon S3
7 20 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.72%) SaaS
9 13 (1.60%) PaaS
10 10 (1.23%) Serverless
11 7 (0.86%) Sauce Labs
12 5 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.37%) Office 365
15 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.25%) IaaS
15 2 (0.25%) Trello
16 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.11%) HTTP
2 8 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.62%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.25%) Network Security
6 2 (0.25%) SMS
6 2 (0.25%) SMTP
6 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.25%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) ICMP
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.46%) Relational Database
2 83 (10.21%) Hadoop
3 78 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 48 (5.90%) Big Data
6 48 (5.90%) SQL Server
7 42 (5.17%) MySQL
8 27 (3.32%) Apache Hive
9 23 (2.83%) Impala
9 23 (2.83%) Sqoop
10 20 (2.46%) Power BI
10 20 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.34%) HBase
12 10 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (1.23%) PowerPivot
12 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 231 (28.41%) Jenkins
2 200 (24.60%) Git (software)
3 127 (15.62%) Maven
4 113 (13.90%) SonarQube
5 101 (12.42%) JIRA
6 100 (12.30%) JUnit
7 95 (11.69%) Mockito
8 62 (7.63%) Cucumber
9 54 (6.64%) Selenium
10 52 (6.40%) Liquibase
11 50 (6.15%) Checkstyle
12 49 (6.03%) Vagrant
13 45 (5.54%) GitLab
14 41 (5.04%) jMock
15 40 (4.92%) DbUnit
16 37 (4.55%) NUnit
17 36 (4.43%) MSTest
18 21 (2.58%) JMeter
19 19 (2.34%) WebDriver
20 17 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 78 (9.59%) Finance
2 25 (3.08%) Retail
3 18 (2.21%) Banking
4 17 (2.09%) Marketing
5 14 (1.72%) Advertising
6 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.11%) Electronics
9 8 (0.98%) Back Office
10 7 (0.86%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Avionics
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 379 (46.62%) Developer
2 250 (30.75%) Java Developer
3 82 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 72 (8.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 56 (6.89%) Consultant
6 53 (6.52%) Platform Engineer
7 47 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
8 45 (5.54%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 43 (5.29%) DevOps Consultant
11 41 (5.04%) Kubernetes Consultant
12 34 (4.18%) Architect
13 33 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (3.94%) Analyst
14 32 (3.94%) Tester
15 23 (2.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 22 (2.71%) Senior Developer
17 20 (2.46%) Project Manager
18 18 (2.21%) Agile Developer
18 18 (2.21%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (17.71%) RESTful
2 95 (11.69%) Hibernate
3 94 (11.56%) Spring
4 90 (11.07%) REST
5 87 (10.70%) Web Services
6 73 (8.98%) Java EE
7 69 (8.49%) JMS
8 64 (7.87%) AngularJS
9 62 (7.63%) Spring Boot
10 55 (6.77%) HTML
11 54 (6.64%) WireMock
12 53 (6.52%) JAX-RS
13 51 (6.27%) SOAP
14 50 (6.15%) Drools
14 50 (6.15%) Lambda Expressions
15 45 (5.54%) J2EE
16 43 (5.29%) CSS
17 41 (5.04%) React
18 39 (4.80%) Apache Camel
18 39 (4.80%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.75%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (3.44%) User Experience
4 26 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.83%) Wiki
7 12 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.98%) NHS
10 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.62%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.49%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.37%) Fintech
12 3 (0.37%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.25%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.25%) DataPower
13 2 (0.25%) e-Health
13 2 (0.25%) LIMS
13 2 (0.25%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.25%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.02%) Unix
2 74 (9.10%) Linux
3 65 (8.00%) Windows
4 52 (6.40%) VMS
5 8 (0.98%) CentOS
5 8 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.49%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (35.06%) Test Automation
2 244 (30.01%) DevOps
3 206 (25.34%) Scrum
4 195 (23.99%) TDD
5 184 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
6 145 (17.84%) Microservices
7 125 (15.38%) OO
8 90 (11.07%) BDD
9 69 (8.49%) Kanban
10 68 (8.36%) Open Source
11 61 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
12 59 (7.26%) Collaborative Working
12 59 (7.26%) CQRS
13 56 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (6.77%) E-Commerce
15 54 (6.64%) OOA/OOD
16 53 (6.52%) Front End Development
17 51 (6.27%) Build Automation
17 51 (6.27%) Dependency Injection
18 43 (5.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (45.63%) Java
2 114 (14.02%) Python
3 109 (13.41%) Java 8
3 109 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 88 (10.82%) SQL
5 80 (9.84%) Groovy
6 62 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 50 (6.15%) JPQL
8 48 (5.90%) Korn
8 48 (5.90%) Shell Script
9 38 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 27 (3.32%) C#
11 20 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 20 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.85%) Ruby
13 12 (1.48%) Scala
14 9 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.74%) Go
16 3 (0.37%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 268 (32.96%) Security Cleared
2 213 (26.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.11%) Degree
4 6 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) ISEB
6 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.37%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CCNA
8 2 (0.25%) CCNP
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) CISM
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MBA
9 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.01%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) GDPR
3 7 (0.86%) PMO
4 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.49%) EMIR
4 4 (0.49%) MiFID
5 3 (0.37%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.37%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.37%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (23.62%) Docker
2 31 (3.81%) HDFS
3 30 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.69%) vSphere
4 7 (0.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.37%) Squid
6 2 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 183 (22.51%) Ansible
2 163 (20.05%) Kubernetes
3 143 (17.59%) Puppet
4 130 (15.99%) Terraform
5 129 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (3.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (1.72%) Kibana
7 14 (1.72%) logstash
8 7 (0.86%) Consul
8 7 (0.86%) Packer
8 7 (0.86%) Sysdig
9 6 (0.74%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.62%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.49%) Ambari
11 4 (0.49%) Graphite
11 4 (0.49%) rkt
12 2 (0.25%) Forum Sentry
12 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (8.98%) Oracle
2 33 (4.06%) VMware
3 28 (3.44%) MuleSoft
4 25 (3.08%) Cloudera
5 17 (2.09%) Microsoft
6 13 (1.60%) Guidewire
7 11 (1.35%) SAP
7 11 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 7 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.74%) Adobe
9 6 (0.74%) AlienVault
10 5 (0.62%) Citrix
10 5 (0.62%) Google
10 5 (0.62%) Remedy
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco
11 4 (0.49%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.49%) Tableau
12 3 (0.37%) IBM