The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 130 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.19% 13.93% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.97% 18.65% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 50
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
Agile Software Development
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
617 697 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.60% 74.71% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 415 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +95.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Reading region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 51 (25.63%) Waterfall
2 48 (24.12%) Scrum
3 44 (22.11%) C#
4 40 (20.10%) Data Protection
5 37 (18.59%) TDD
6 33 (16.58%) Java
6 33 (16.58%) .NET
7 32 (16.08%) SDLC
8 31 (15.58%) JavaScript
9 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
9 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
10 29 (14.57%) BDD
11 28 (14.07%) Security Cleared
11 28 (14.07%) HTML
11 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.07%) Linux
12 26 (13.07%) DevOps
13 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (11.56%) Web Services
15 23 (11.56%) SQL
15 23 (11.56%) Business Analysis
16 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (11.06%) Business Process Mapping
17 20 (10.05%) CSS
17 20 (10.05%) Project Management
18 19 (9.55%) Python
18 19 (9.55%) MVC
19 18 (9.05%) Finance
19 18 (9.05%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (3.52%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.02%) CMS
2 6 (3.02%) JBoss
3 4 (2.01%) Apache
3 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (6.03%) MS Excel
1 12 (6.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.01%) Office 365
4 2 (1.01%) Force.com
4 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.50%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) HTTP
2 8 (4.02%) SSL
3 5 (2.51%) Internet
3 5 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.51%) H.323
4 3 (1.51%) Telepresence
5 2 (1.01%) 3G
5 2 (1.01%) 4G
5 2 (1.01%) FTP
5 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.01%) LDAP
5 2 (1.01%) Network Security
5 2 (1.01%) Skype
5 2 (1.01%) SSH
6 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.52%) RDBMS
2 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.02%) GIS
3 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.01%) MySQL
5 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.01%) Big Data
6 2 (1.01%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.01%) Power BI
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) QlikView
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
1 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.05%) Selenium
4 13 (6.53%) JIRA
5 12 (6.03%) MSBuild
6 11 (5.53%) SpecFlow
7 10 (5.03%) Artifactory
7 10 (5.03%) NuGet
8 9 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.02%) Maven
9 8 (4.02%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.01%) Hudson
12 4 (2.01%) JMeter
12 4 (2.01%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.51%) Appium
14 2 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (9.05%) Finance
2 17 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.01%) Billing
4 3 (1.51%) Legal
4 3 (1.51%) Publishing
4 3 (1.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Games
5 2 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (25.13%) Developer
2 46 (23.12%) Analyst
3 35 (17.59%) Business Analyst
4 25 (12.56%) Systems Analyst
5 18 (9.05%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.04%) Business Systems Analyst
6 14 (7.04%) Tester
7 12 (6.03%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.52%) Architect
9 8 (4.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.52%) Build Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Consultant
10 7 (3.52%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.58%) .NET
2 28 (14.07%) HTML
3 23 (11.56%) Web Services
4 20 (10.05%) CSS
5 15 (7.54%) REST
5 15 (7.54%) Spring
6 14 (7.04%) Hibernate
7 13 (6.53%) RESTful
8 11 (5.53%) SOAP
9 9 (4.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.52%) Gherkin
9 9 (4.52%) WCF
9 9 (4.52%) WPF
10 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.52%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.02%) JSON
12 6 (3.02%) Node.js
12 6 (3.02%) Spring MVC
12 6 (3.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.54%) User Experience
3 5 (2.51%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.01%) PKI
5 3 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.51%) DataPower
5 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.50%) Online Games
7 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.07%) Linux
2 9 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (4.52%) Unix
2 9 (4.52%) Windows
3 3 (1.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Debian
5 1 (0.50%) Fedora
5 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.63%) Waterfall
2 48 (24.12%) Scrum
3 40 (20.10%) Data Protection
4 37 (18.59%) TDD
5 32 (16.08%) SDLC
6 29 (14.57%) BDD
7 26 (13.07%) DevOps
8 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.56%) Business Analysis
10 22 (11.06%) Business Process Mapping
10 22 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (10.05%) Project Management
12 19 (9.55%) MVC
13 17 (8.54%) CRM
14 14 (7.04%) BPMN
14 14 (7.04%) Build Automation
14 14 (7.04%) Open Source
15 13 (6.53%) Kanban
15 13 (6.53%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.11%) C#
2 33 (16.58%) Java
3 31 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.56%) SQL
5 19 (9.55%) Python
6 6 (3.02%) C++
7 5 (2.51%) C
8 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.51%) Ruby
9 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.51%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) C-shell
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.02%) Degree
4 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) ISEB
6 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CITP
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCIPD
7 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) SDET
2 4 (2.01%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.51%) Docker
4 2 (1.01%) NFS
4 2 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) HDFS
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Postfix
5 1 (0.50%) qmail
5 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.50%) Varnish
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (7.04%) Puppet
2 12 (6.03%) Ansible
3 6 (3.02%) Nagios
3 6 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.01%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) Bacula
5 1 (0.50%) cPanel
5 1 (0.50%) Graphite
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Kibana
5 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) logstash
5 1 (0.50%) Mesos
5 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.03%) Oracle
3 9 (4.52%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.02%) IBM
5 5 (2.51%) Adobe
5 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.51%) VMware
6 4 (2.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) CA
7 2 (1.01%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.01%) NetApp
7 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.01%) Veritas
8 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.50%) CommVault
8 1 (0.50%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.50%) Pega
8 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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