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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 167 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.95% 11.76% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.24% 16.78% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 64
Average daily rate £400 £403 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 90 (32.14%) Scrum
2 83 (29.64%) Linux
3 82 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 79 (28.21%) Python
5 74 (26.43%) TDD
6 58 (20.71%) HTML
7 56 (20.00%) CSS
8 53 (18.93%) Java
9 49 (17.50%) Web Services
10 38 (13.57%) C#
11 36 (12.86%) Data Protection
12 32 (11.43%) Finance
12 32 (11.43%) User Experience
13 31 (11.07%) SQL
13 31 (11.07%) .NET
14 30 (10.71%) RESTful
15 28 (10.00%) OOP
16 27 (9.64%) AngularJS
16 27 (9.64%) Django
17 26 (9.29%) Degree
18 25 (8.93%) REST
18 25 (8.93%) MVC
19 24 (8.57%) Waterfall
19 24 (8.57%) DevOps
20 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (8.21%) SDLC
20 23 (8.21%) Software Testing
20 23 (8.21%) Software Engineering
21 22 (7.86%) Kanban
21 22 (7.86%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.93%) Node.js
4 9 (3.21%) Apache
4 9 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.36%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Zope
Applications
1 7 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.71%) MS Project
3 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.43%) SaaS
3 3 (1.07%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Force.com
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.07%) Internet
2 13 (4.64%) H.323
3 9 (3.21%) SSH
4 8 (2.86%) HTTP
5 7 (2.50%) LDAP
5 7 (2.50%) SSL
5 7 (2.50%) Telepresence
6 5 (1.79%) FTP
7 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.43%) ZigBee
8 3 (1.07%) BGP
8 3 (1.07%) DOCSIS
8 3 (1.07%) MPLS
8 3 (1.07%) Network Security
8 3 (1.07%) OSPF
8 3 (1.07%) RIP
8 3 (1.07%) SNMP
8 3 (1.07%) Telnet
8 3 (1.07%) VPN
9 2 (0.71%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.43%) Big Data
3 16 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.86%) MySQL
6 8 (2.86%) Riak
7 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.50%) DB2
7 7 (2.50%) GIS
7 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.14%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 20 (7.14%) Maven
2 17 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.57%) JIRA
4 9 (3.21%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.21%) Selenium
5 8 (2.86%) Ant
6 7 (2.50%) JUnit
7 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.43%) RSpec
9 3 (1.07%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.07%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.71%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.71%) JMeter
10 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (11.43%) Finance
2 14 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.14%) Retail
4 5 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.07%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (42.14%) Developer
2 37 (13.21%) Analyst
2 37 (13.21%) Python Developer
3 27 (9.64%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.79%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 17 (6.07%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.07%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.71%) Consultant
8 16 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (4.64%) Angular Developer
9 13 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Architect
11 11 (3.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.71%) HTML
2 56 (20.00%) CSS
3 49 (17.50%) Web Services
4 31 (11.07%) .NET
5 30 (10.71%) RESTful
6 27 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 27 (9.64%) Django
7 25 (8.93%) REST
8 17 (6.07%) JSON
9 16 (5.71%) jQuery
10 14 (5.00%) Sass
11 13 (4.64%) ELK Stack
11 13 (4.64%) Sensu
12 11 (3.93%) HTML5
12 11 (3.93%) SOAP
12 11 (3.93%) Spring
12 11 (3.93%) XML
13 10 (3.57%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.43%) User Experience
2 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.93%) DataPower
5 7 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.43%) IPTV
9 3 (1.07%) Clustering
9 3 (1.07%) DTV
9 3 (1.07%) MPEG
9 3 (1.07%) Social Media
9 3 (1.07%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.07%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
10 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 83 (29.64%) Linux
2 18 (6.43%) Unix
3 16 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 14 (5.00%) Windows
5 13 (4.64%) CentOS
5 13 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.14%) AIX
7 5 (1.79%) Solaris
8 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.14%) Scrum
2 74 (26.43%) TDD
3 36 (12.86%) Data Protection
4 28 (10.00%) OOP
5 25 (8.93%) MVC
6 24 (8.57%) DevOps
6 24 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 23 (8.21%) SDLC
7 23 (8.21%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.21%) Software Testing
8 22 (7.86%) BDD
8 22 (7.86%) Kanban
9 19 (6.79%) Automated Testing
9 19 (6.79%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (6.79%) User Stories
10 18 (6.43%) Project Management
11 17 (6.07%) Unit Testing
12 16 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 16 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 79 (28.21%) Python
3 53 (18.93%) Java
4 38 (13.57%) C#
5 31 (11.07%) SQL
6 21 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.00%) Ruby
8 12 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.21%) C++
10 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.50%) Erlang
12 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.79%) C
14 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.71%) AWK
15 2 (0.71%) Korn
15 2 (0.71%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.71%) sed
15 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.29%) Degree
2 17 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.21%) ISEB
3 9 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.07%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.71%) MCIPD
7 2 (0.71%) MCSD
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.29%) QA
2 10 (3.57%) FedRAMP
3 7 (2.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) MISRA
5 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
1 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (7.50%) Puppet
2 20 (7.14%) Ansible
3 14 (5.00%) Graphite
3 14 (5.00%) logstash
4 13 (4.64%) Terraform
5 5 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.07%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.36%) Cacti
9 1 (0.36%) collectd
9 1 (0.36%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.36%) Mesos
9 1 (0.36%) Nagios
9 1 (0.36%) Salt
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (6.07%) Oracle
2 15 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.00%) IBM
4 7 (2.50%) Adobe
5 6 (2.14%) Ab Initio
5 6 (2.14%) HP
6 5 (1.79%) CA
6 5 (1.79%) Sony
7 4 (1.43%) Apple
7 4 (1.43%) SAP
8 3 (1.07%) ATG
8 3 (1.07%) hybris
8 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.07%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.07%) Tektronix
9 2 (0.71%) Endeca
9 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.36%) Huawei
10 1 (0.36%) Rally
10 1 (0.36%) Tableau
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