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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 83 93 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.90% 9.24% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.01% 13.10% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
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
553 710 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.99% 70.58% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 351 241
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.91% -25.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 62 (34.83%) Scrum
2 51 (28.65%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.84%) TDD
4 44 (24.72%) HTML
5 38 (21.35%) .NET
6 37 (20.79%) CSS
6 37 (20.79%) MVC
7 34 (19.10%) C#
8 31 (17.42%) Java
9 27 (15.17%) SQL Server
9 27 (15.17%) Kanban
10 22 (12.36%) jQuery
10 22 (12.36%) ASP.NET
10 22 (12.36%) Python
10 22 (12.36%) Project Management
11 20 (11.24%) Linux
11 20 (11.24%) HTML5
12 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (10.67%) Web Services
12 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
13 18 (10.11%) Waterfall
14 17 (9.55%) BDD
14 17 (9.55%) DevOps
15 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
16 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
16 14 (7.87%) Finance
16 14 (7.87%) OO
16 14 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (7.87%) REST
16 14 (7.87%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (4.49%) CMS
2 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.25%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.25%) ArcSDE
2 4 (2.25%) Drupal
2 4 (2.25%) WordPress
3 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.37%) MS Project
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
2 6 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) PaaS
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.69%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) GitHub
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) Broadband
3 2 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.56%) 4G
4 1 (0.56%) MSRP
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.56%) ATM
4 1 (0.56%) RTP
4 1 (0.56%) 3G
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.49%) QlikView
4 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.56%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.74%) Selenium
3 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.49%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.49%) JUnit
5 7 (3.93%) JIRA
6 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.81%) Subversion
8 4 (2.25%) Maven
8 4 (2.25%) JBehave
9 3 (1.69%) RSpec
9 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.12%) Grunt
10 2 (1.12%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.12%) jMock
10 2 (1.12%) DbUnit
General
1 14 (7.87%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.25%) Publishing
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Developer
2 18 (10.11%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.99%) Analyst
3 16 (8.99%) Python Developer
4 14 (7.87%) C# Developer
5 12 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.62%) Architect
6 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.49%) QlikView Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Consultant
8 6 (3.37%) Tester
8 6 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) HTML
2 38 (21.35%) .NET
3 37 (20.79%) CSS
4 22 (12.36%) jQuery
4 22 (12.36%) ASP.NET
5 20 (11.24%) HTML5
6 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (10.67%) Web Services
7 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
7 14 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (7.87%) REST
7 14 (7.87%) CSS3
7 14 (7.87%) Sass
7 14 (7.87%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.18%) Django
9 10 (5.62%) SOAP
9 10 (5.62%) Spring
9 10 (5.62%) WCF
10 9 (5.06%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Open Source
2 12 (6.74%) User Experience
3 8 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.49%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) GIS
6 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.25%) New Media
7 3 (1.69%) BBC
7 3 (1.69%) PMI
8 2 (1.12%) EFT
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 13 (7.30%) Windows
3 8 (4.49%) UNIX
4 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Scrum
2 46 (25.84%) TDD
3 37 (20.79%) MVC
4 27 (15.17%) Kanban
5 22 (12.36%) Project Management
6 18 (10.11%) Waterfall
7 17 (9.55%) BDD
7 17 (9.55%) DevOps
8 14 (7.87%) OO
9 13 (7.30%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.30%) Software Testing
9 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.18%) User Stories
10 11 (6.18%) OOP
11 10 (5.62%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.06%) SOA
13 8 (4.49%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.65%) JavaScript
2 34 (19.10%) C#
3 31 (17.42%) Java
4 22 (12.36%) Python
5 13 (7.30%) SQL
6 7 (3.93%) Scala
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.25%) Ruby
8 3 (1.69%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.56%) VC++
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.49%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) ISEB
4 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) CISA
7 2 (1.12%) CISM
7 2 (1.12%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) CRISC
8 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) vSphere
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Puppet
1 7 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.12%) logstash
3 2 (1.12%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) Salt
4 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (2.25%) Mapinfo
3 4 (2.25%) ESRI
4 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.12%) Juniper
5 2 (1.12%) Websense
5 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.12%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (0.56%) Telerik
6 1 (0.56%) Perforce
6 1 (0.56%) Cadence
6 1 (0.56%) Progress
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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