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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 100 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.35% 6.92% 7.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.50% 9.29% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
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
645 775 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.77% 74.52% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 392 255
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 89 (46.35%) Scrum
2 55 (28.65%) JavaScript
3 47 (24.48%) HTML
4 46 (23.96%) TDD
5 44 (22.92%) C#
6 39 (20.31%) .NET
6 39 (20.31%) CSS
7 31 (16.15%) Selenium
8 30 (15.63%) MVC
9 29 (15.10%) Python
10 26 (13.54%) Web Services
10 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
11 25 (13.02%) jQuery
11 25 (13.02%) Kanban
12 24 (12.50%) SQL
13 23 (11.98%) ASP.NET
13 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
14 22 (11.46%) Java
14 22 (11.46%) Linux
15 21 (10.94%) Windows
16 20 (10.42%) Security Cleared
16 20 (10.42%) Test Scripting
17 19 (9.90%) User Experience
17 19 (9.90%) Project Management
18 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
18 18 (9.38%) Django
19 17 (8.85%) JIRA
19 17 (8.85%) BDD
19 17 (8.85%) HTML5

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (7.29%) CMS
2 9 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.65%) Node.js
4 6 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.08%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.08%) ArcSDE
6 3 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.04%) Drupal
7 2 (1.04%) Confluence
7 2 (1.04%) Apache
7 2 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) Zope
8 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Project
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.73%) Internet
2 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.08%) HTTP
4 3 (1.56%) Broadband
5 2 (1.04%) NFC
5 2 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (1.04%) SSH
5 2 (1.04%) VoIP
5 2 (1.04%) RIP
5 2 (1.04%) SNMP
5 2 (1.04%) VPN
5 2 (1.04%) DOCSIS
5 2 (1.04%) MPLS
5 2 (1.04%) OSPF
5 2 (1.04%) BGP
5 2 (1.04%) Telnet
6 1 (0.52%) RTP
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) ATM
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.17%) DB2
3 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.13%) Big Data
5 5 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (16.15%) Selenium
2 17 (8.85%) JIRA
3 16 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.77%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.13%) MSTest
8 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.13%) NUnit
8 6 (3.13%) Subversion
8 6 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.60%) JUnit
10 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.56%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.04%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.04%) jMock
11 2 (1.04%) DbUnit
11 2 (1.04%) Mockito
General
1 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
1 11 (5.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.08%) Retail
3 3 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (38.54%) Developer
2 36 (18.75%) Analyst
3 25 (13.02%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 16 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (6.25%) Tester
5 12 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.73%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Architect
8 9 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (3.13%) Software Tester
11 6 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.48%) HTML
2 39 (20.31%) .NET
2 39 (20.31%) CSS
3 26 (13.54%) Web Services
4 25 (13.02%) jQuery
5 23 (11.98%) ASP.NET
6 18 (9.38%) Django
7 17 (8.85%) HTML5
7 17 (8.85%) AngularJS
8 16 (8.33%) CSS3
9 15 (7.81%) Sass
10 14 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (6.77%) SOAP
11 13 (6.77%) RESTful
12 11 (5.73%) XML
12 11 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (5.21%) REST
14 9 (4.69%) .NET Framework
15 8 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) User Experience
2 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) Open Source
3 6 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.60%) GIS
4 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.60%) DataPower
5 4 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.56%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.04%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.46%) Linux
2 21 (10.94%) Windows
3 8 (4.17%) UNIX
4 3 (1.56%) Android
5 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (46.35%) Scrum
2 46 (23.96%) TDD
3 30 (15.63%) MVC
4 26 (13.54%) Waterfall
5 25 (13.02%) Kanban
6 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
7 20 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 19 (9.90%) Project Management
9 17 (8.85%) BDD
10 15 (7.81%) Software Testing
11 14 (7.29%) OOP
12 13 (6.77%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.25%) User Stories
13 12 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.25%) OO
14 11 (5.73%) Service Delivery
14 11 (5.73%) Automated Testing
15 10 (5.21%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.21%) Integration Testing
15 10 (5.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.65%) JavaScript
2 44 (22.92%) C#
3 29 (15.10%) Python
4 24 (12.50%) SQL
5 22 (11.46%) Java
6 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.60%) PHP
8 4 (2.08%) Perl
8 4 (2.08%) C++
8 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.56%) C
10 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 20 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) ISEB
4 9 (4.69%) Degree
5 7 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.56%) HND
7 3 (1.56%) MCTS
7 3 (1.56%) MCITP
8 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.52%) ACCA
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.52%) CIMA
9 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.56%) vSphere
1 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.08%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.04%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.04%) SELinux
4 2 (1.04%) logstash
4 2 (1.04%) MOM
5 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.69%) IBM
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle
4 4 (2.08%) ESRI
4 4 (2.08%) Telerik
4 4 (2.08%) Mapinfo
5 3 (1.56%) SAP
5 3 (1.56%) VMware
5 3 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.04%) Tektronix
6 2 (1.04%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.04%) Cognos
6 2 (1.04%) Adobe
6 2 (1.04%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
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