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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 6 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 93 157 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.62% 17.05% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.58% 21.51% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 125 62
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

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
597 730 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 79.26% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 45 (28.85%) Scrum
2 40 (25.64%) Java
3 38 (24.36%) SQL
4 37 (23.72%) TDD
5 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 32 (20.51%) HTML
7 27 (17.31%) CSS
7 27 (17.31%) Finance
8 25 (16.03%) C#
9 23 (14.74%) BDD
10 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
11 21 (13.46%) Oracle
11 21 (13.46%) User Experience
12 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
12 19 (12.18%) Spring
13 18 (11.54%) .NET
14 17 (10.90%) Data Protection
14 17 (10.90%) Waterfall
15 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
15 16 (10.26%) JIRA
15 16 (10.26%) Web Services
16 15 (9.62%) Selenium
16 15 (9.62%) Marketing
17 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
18 13 (8.33%) jQuery
18 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
18 13 (8.33%) SDLC
18 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
18 13 (8.33%) XML

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 9 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 9 (5.77%) Apache
1 9 (5.77%) CMS
2 8 (5.13%) JBoss
3 6 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.85%) Confluence
4 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.92%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) Kentico
8 1 (0.64%) Mule
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) Big Data
2 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.56%) GIS
6 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.92%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.92%) DB2
7 3 (1.92%) HBase
7 3 (1.92%) Impala
7 3 (1.92%) MySQL
7 3 (1.92%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.92%) OrientDB
7 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.26%) JIRA
3 15 (9.62%) Selenium
4 11 (7.05%) JUnit
5 10 (6.41%) Maven
6 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.77%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.13%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.56%) Subversion
10 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.92%) Capybara
10 3 (1.92%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.92%) Hudson
11 2 (1.28%) Grunt
11 2 (1.28%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 27 (17.31%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Marketing
3 7 (4.49%) Publishing
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Retail
7 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Games
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (39.10%) Developer
2 22 (14.10%) Analyst
3 17 (10.90%) C# Developer
4 15 (9.62%) Designer
4 15 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 15 (9.62%) SQL Developer
5 13 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.77%) Salesforce Developer
7 9 (5.77%) UX Designer
8 8 (5.13%) Scrum Master
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Architect
9 7 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.49%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.51%) HTML
2 27 (17.31%) CSS
3 19 (12.18%) Spring
4 18 (11.54%) .NET
5 16 (10.26%) Web Services
6 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 13 (8.33%) jQuery
6 13 (8.33%) XML
7 12 (7.69%) HTML5
7 12 (7.69%) SOAP
8 11 (7.05%) REST
9 9 (5.77%) Java EE
10 8 (5.13%) Node.js
11 7 (4.49%) CSS3
12 6 (3.85%) Spring MVC
13 5 (3.21%) WPF
14 4 (2.56%) JPA
14 4 (2.56%) RESTful
14 4 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) User Experience
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.21%) Social Media
5 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
6 3 (1.92%) Wiki
7 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.64%) Blog
8 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.21%) Linux
2 4 (2.56%) Android
2 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.92%) Windows
4 2 (1.28%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.85%) Scrum
2 37 (23.72%) TDD
3 23 (14.74%) BDD
4 17 (10.90%) Data Protection
4 17 (10.90%) Waterfall
5 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.33%) MVC
6 13 (8.33%) SDLC
7 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.05%) Front End Development
7 11 (7.05%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.41%) Open Source
8 10 (6.41%) Web Development
9 9 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.77%) User Stories
10 8 (5.13%) Migration
10 8 (5.13%) Project Management
10 8 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.64%) Java
2 38 (24.36%) SQL
3 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.03%) C#
5 10 (6.41%) Python
6 9 (5.77%) Apex Code
7 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.49%) C++
8 7 (4.49%) Scala
9 5 (3.21%) C
9 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
11 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.28%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) Go
12 1 (0.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) PMP
5 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.56%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.92%) MCITP
6 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) APMG
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (1.92%) HDFS
2 2 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.92%) Oozie
2 3 (1.92%) Puppet
3 2 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Rancher
4 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Oracle
2 10 (6.41%) Adobe
2 10 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.56%) HP
5 3 (1.92%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.92%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.28%) Capita
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Alterian
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Informatica
7 1 (0.64%) Pega
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.64%) Thunderhead