The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 22 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +49
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 60 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.92% 6.47% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 9.22% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 13
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 651 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.22% 70.23% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 283 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Agile Software Development
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 27 (27.27%) .NET
2 25 (25.25%) HTML
2 25 (25.25%) SQL
3 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.21%) C#
5 20 (20.20%) Java
5 20 (20.20%) MVC
6 19 (19.19%) Windows
7 17 (17.17%) Web Services
7 17 (17.17%) Scrum
7 17 (17.17%) HTML5
8 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
8 16 (16.16%) TDD
8 16 (16.16%) jQuery
9 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
9 14 (14.14%) XML
9 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET
9 14 (14.14%) CSS
10 13 (13.13%) SOAP
10 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (13.13%) Finance
10 13 (13.13%) Project Management
10 13 (13.13%) BDD
11 12 (12.12%) Linux
11 12 (12.12%) SAP
12 11 (11.11%) IIS
12 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 10 (10.10%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) WordPress
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Project
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) SaaS
3 3 (3.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) HTTP
1 4 (4.04%) NFC
2 3 (3.03%) ATM
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.09%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) DB2
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) Triplestore
8 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.01%) Big Data
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.01%) DataStage
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.07%) Selenium
2 7 (7.07%) JUnit
2 7 (7.07%) Maven
2 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.05%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.05%) Ant
4 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) NUnit
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
4 4 (4.04%) JBehave
5 3 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.03%) JMeter
5 3 (3.03%) Gradle
5 3 (3.03%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.02%) Hudson
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Billing
3 5 (5.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) French Language
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
6 6 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.05%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) .NET
2 25 (25.25%) HTML
3 17 (17.17%) Web Services
3 17 (17.17%) HTML5
4 16 (16.16%) jQuery
5 14 (14.14%) XML
5 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (14.14%) CSS
6 13 (13.13%) SOAP
7 11 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (8.08%) WCF
10 7 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (6.06%) Ajax
11 6 (6.06%) Spring
11 6 (6.06%) JSON
12 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.05%) Sass
12 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.04%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Open Source
2 6 (6.06%) DataPower
3 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.04%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Wiki
5 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Social Media
6 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.02%) W3C
6 2 (2.02%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.02%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Life Science
6 2 (2.02%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 12 (12.12%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) AIX
3 6 (6.06%) Solaris
4 5 (5.05%) UNIX
5 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.04%) Android
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.01%) SUSE
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) MVC
2 17 (17.17%) Scrum
3 16 (16.16%) TDD
4 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
5 13 (13.13%) BDD
5 13 (13.13%) Project Management
6 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.10%) ETL
8 9 (9.09%) Migration
8 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.09%) SOA
9 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.07%) Analytics
10 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.05%) CRM
11 5 (5.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.21%) C#
3 20 (20.20%) Java
4 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.08%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.07%) PHP
6 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.02%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.01%) R
8 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) IBM Certification
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
1 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) SAP
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) IBM
5 6 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.03%) Omniture
6 3 (3.03%) Informatica
6 3 (3.03%) Talend
7 2 (2.02%) Google
7 2 (2.02%) JBoss
7 2 (2.02%) Siebel
7 2 (2.02%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.02%) hybris
8 1 (1.01%) Akamai
8 1 (1.01%) Sencha
8 1 (1.01%) Syclo
8 1 (1.01%) Twitter
8 1 (1.01%) Endeca
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe
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