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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 67 130 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.50% 12.73% 9.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.71% 17.26% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 111 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +10.86%
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
527 753 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.75% 73.75% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 505 329
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.73 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 50 (30.67%) Waterfall
2 35 (21.47%) Data Protection
3 33 (20.25%) C#
4 32 (19.63%) Scrum
5 31 (19.02%) SDLC
6 29 (17.79%) Java
7 26 (15.95%) HTML
8 25 (15.34%) TDD
9 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
10 23 (14.11%) Project Management
10 23 (14.11%) Business Analysis
10 23 (14.11%) Jenkins
10 23 (14.11%) Business Process Mapping
11 22 (13.50%) BDD
11 22 (13.50%) Selenium
11 22 (13.50%) SQL
12 21 (12.88%) Web Services
12 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
12 21 (12.88%) Finance
12 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
13 20 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (11.66%) .NET
15 18 (11.04%) CSS
16 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
16 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
18 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2
18 15 (9.20%) MVC
18 15 (9.20%) User Experience

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 9 (5.52%) JBoss
2 7 (4.29%) CMS
2 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.23%) Confluence
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Excel
1 13 (7.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
2 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Network Security
2 2 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) 3G
3 1 (0.61%) 4G
3 1 (0.61%) DVB
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.07%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.45%) MySQL
5 3 (1.84%) Big Data
5 3 (1.84%) GIS
5 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) Redis
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (14.11%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.50%) Selenium
3 17 (10.43%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.75%) JIRA
6 11 (6.75%) SpecFlow
7 10 (6.13%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.91%) Maven
9 7 (4.29%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.68%) JUnit
11 5 (3.07%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.45%) JMeter
12 4 (2.45%) MSBuild
12 4 (2.45%) NuGet
12 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.84%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.88%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 4 (2.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (26.99%) Analyst
2 33 (20.25%) Developer
3 31 (19.02%) Business Analyst
4 23 (14.11%) Systems Analyst
5 21 (12.88%) Project Manager
6 14 (8.59%) Tester
7 12 (7.36%) Business Systems Analyst
8 11 (6.75%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.75%) Designer
9 8 (4.91%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.29%) UX Designer
11 6 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) C# WPF Developer
11 6 (3.68%) WPF Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Technical Manager
13 4 (2.45%) Software Analyst
13 4 (2.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.95%) HTML
2 21 (12.88%) Web Services
3 19 (11.66%) .NET
4 18 (11.04%) CSS
5 13 (7.98%) SOAP
5 13 (7.98%) Spring
6 9 (5.52%) RESTful
6 9 (5.52%) XML
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.91%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.91%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.91%) HTML5
7 8 (4.91%) REST
7 8 (4.91%) WCF
7 8 (4.91%) WPF
8 7 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.68%) CSS3
9 6 (3.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.20%) User Experience
3 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.84%) Social Media
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) MPEG
7 1 (0.61%) Online Games
7 1 (0.61%) STB
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Linux
1 5 (3.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Android
2 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.23%) Unix
2 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.67%) Waterfall
2 35 (21.47%) Data Protection
3 32 (19.63%) Scrum
4 31 (19.02%) SDLC
5 25 (15.34%) TDD
6 23 (14.11%) Business Analysis
6 23 (14.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 23 (14.11%) Project Management
7 22 (13.50%) BDD
8 20 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.20%) MVC
10 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.59%) BPMN
12 11 (6.75%) DevOps
12 11 (6.75%) UML
13 10 (6.13%) SOA
14 9 (5.52%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.52%) User Stories
15 8 (4.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.25%) C#
2 29 (17.79%) Java
3 24 (14.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.50%) SQL
5 7 (4.29%) C++
6 6 (3.68%) C
7 5 (3.07%) Python
8 3 (1.84%) VB
9 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.61%) C-shell
10 1 (0.61%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) Degree
4 5 (3.07%) PMP
5 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.45%) ISEB
5 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) CITP
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
1 5 (3.07%) SDET
2 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
1 1 (0.61%) HDFS
1 1 (0.61%) NFS
1 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Adobe
4 3 (1.84%) IBM
4 3 (1.84%) SAP
5 2 (1.23%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.61%) Alterian
6 1 (0.61%) ATG
6 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.61%) Endeca
6 1 (0.61%) ESRI
6 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.61%) NetApp
6 1 (0.61%) Pega
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
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