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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 90 150 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.66% 14.88% 11.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.65% 18.75% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 104 77
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +24.30%

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
575 800 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.87% 79.37% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 470 376
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 46 (28.22%) Scrum
2 41 (25.15%) Java
2 41 (25.15%) SQL
3 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.70%) HTML
5 36 (22.09%) TDD
6 33 (20.25%) CSS
7 28 (17.18%) Finance
8 27 (16.56%) C#
8 27 (16.56%) BDD
9 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
9 22 (13.50%) Oracle
10 21 (12.88%) User Experience
11 20 (12.27%) .NET
11 20 (12.27%) Web Services
12 19 (11.66%) AngularJS
13 18 (11.04%) Waterfall
13 18 (11.04%) Spring
13 18 (11.04%) JIRA
14 16 (9.82%) Data Protection
14 16 (9.82%) QA
15 15 (9.20%) Git (software)
16 14 (8.59%) MVC
16 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
16 14 (8.59%) HTML5
16 14 (8.59%) jQuery
17 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
17 13 (7.98%) Front End Development
17 13 (7.98%) Python
18 12 (7.36%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (6.75%) JBoss
2 9 (5.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (5.52%) Apache
3 8 (4.91%) CMS
4 6 (3.68%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.07%) Confluence
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.84%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.84%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Mule
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) DNS
1 3 (1.84%) HTTP
1 3 (1.84%) SMTP
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) 3G
3 1 (0.61%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) Big Data
3 6 (3.68%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.45%) GIS
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.84%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (1.84%) DB2
6 3 (1.84%) HBase
6 3 (1.84%) Impala
6 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.84%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.84%) OrientDB
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.84%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) JIRA
2 15 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.36%) Selenium
4 9 (5.52%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.52%) JUnit
4 9 (5.52%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.91%) Maven
5 8 (4.91%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.84%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.23%) Capybara
8 2 (1.23%) Grunt
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.23%) TestLink
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Marketing
3 8 (4.91%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Publishing
5 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Developer
2 20 (12.27%) C# Developer
3 16 (9.82%) Analyst
3 16 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.20%) SQL Developer
5 14 (8.59%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Designer
7 11 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.52%) Architect
9 9 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.52%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Scrum Master
9 9 (5.52%) UX Designer
10 8 (4.91%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.70%) HTML
2 33 (20.25%) CSS
3 20 (12.27%) .NET
3 20 (12.27%) Web Services
4 19 (11.66%) AngularJS
5 18 (11.04%) Spring
6 14 (8.59%) HTML5
6 14 (8.59%) jQuery
7 11 (6.75%) CSS3
7 11 (6.75%) Hibernate
7 11 (6.75%) REST
7 11 (6.75%) XML
8 9 (5.52%) Java EE
9 8 (4.91%) SOAP
10 6 (3.68%) JSON
10 6 (3.68%) Node.js
11 5 (3.07%) Angular 2
11 5 (3.07%) Entity Framework
11 5 (3.07%) Spring MVC
12 4 (2.45%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) User Experience
2 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.84%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.84%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) Replication
6 3 (1.84%) Wiki
7 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.23%) Life Science
7 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Social Media
7 2 (1.23%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Linux
1 8 (4.91%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.07%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Solaris
6 2 (1.23%) Unix
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.22%) Scrum
2 36 (22.09%) TDD
3 27 (16.56%) BDD
4 18 (11.04%) Waterfall
5 16 (9.82%) Data Protection
6 14 (8.59%) MVC
7 13 (7.98%) Front End Development
8 12 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.36%) SDLC
9 11 (6.75%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.75%) Web Development
10 10 (6.13%) Migration
11 9 (5.52%) Open Source
11 9 (5.52%) User Stories
12 8 (4.91%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.91%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.91%) UML
13 7 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.15%) Java
1 41 (25.15%) SQL
2 38 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 27 (16.56%) C#
4 13 (7.98%) Python
5 9 (5.52%) Apex Code
6 8 (4.91%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.91%) Scala
7 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.45%) C++
8 4 (2.45%) PHP
9 3 (1.84%) C
9 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) Go
11 1 (0.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) Degree
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.07%) PMP
5 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.45%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.84%) MCITP
6 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.23%) ISEB
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) HNC
8 1 (0.61%) HND
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) IFRS
3 1 (0.61%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (1.84%) HDFS
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.68%) TeamSite
2 4 (2.45%) Ansible
3 3 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.84%) Oozie
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.13%) Adobe
3 10 (6.13%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.07%) HP
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.84%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.23%) BMC
7 2 (1.23%) Capita
7 2 (1.23%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Informatica
7 2 (1.23%) Remedy
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Alterian
8 1 (0.61%) Sony
8 1 (0.61%) Thunderhead
Reading
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Landmark Information Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary/day rate
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