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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 14 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +37
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 83 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.55% 9.05% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.21% 12.55% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 22
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £324 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 42 (25.45%) .NET
2 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.24%) HTML
4 39 (23.64%) Scrum
5 37 (22.42%) C#
6 33 (20.00%) Linux
7 32 (19.39%) CSS
7 32 (19.39%) MVC
8 28 (16.97%) Java
8 28 (16.97%) SQL Server
9 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
9 26 (15.76%) TDD
9 26 (15.76%) HTML5
10 21 (12.73%) BDD
11 20 (12.12%) ASP.NET
11 20 (12.12%) Windows
12 18 (10.91%) SQL
12 18 (10.91%) Git (software)
13 17 (10.30%) jQuery
13 17 (10.30%) Project Management
13 17 (10.30%) .NET Framework
14 16 (9.70%) Web Services
14 16 (9.70%) SOA
14 16 (9.70%) Kanban
14 16 (9.70%) DevOps
15 15 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 14 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (7.88%) Puppet
17 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (3.64%) CMS
1 6 (3.64%) IIS
2 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.21%) Drupal
4 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.61%) WordPress
4 1 (0.61%) Node.js
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.03%) MS Project
2 5 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.85%) PaaS
3 5 (3.03%) SaaS
3 5 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (1.82%) Force.com
5 2 (1.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) HTTP
1 4 (2.42%) DNS
1 4 (2.42%) NFC
2 3 (1.82%) ATM
3 2 (1.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) 4G
4 1 (0.61%) 3G
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.67%) QlikView
2 11 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.45%) MySQL
5 6 (3.64%) DB2
5 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.82%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.61%) BigTable
8 1 (0.61%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.85%) Maven
4 8 (4.85%) JUnit
4 8 (4.85%) Selenium
5 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.24%) JBehave
5 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.03%) RSpec
6 5 (3.03%) Subversion
7 4 (2.42%) JIRA
7 4 (2.42%) NUnit
8 3 (1.82%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.82%) Gradle
8 3 (1.82%) JMeter
8 3 (1.82%) Ant
9 2 (1.21%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (7.27%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Publishing
3 4 (2.42%) Marketing
4 3 (1.82%) Advertising
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.21%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (55.76%) Developer
2 16 (9.70%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.88%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 11 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
5 11 (6.67%) Analyst
6 10 (6.06%) Consultant
6 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Architect
10 5 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.42%) Security Consultant
11 4 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.82%) UI Developer
12 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.45%) .NET
2 40 (24.24%) HTML
3 32 (19.39%) CSS
4 26 (15.76%) HTML5
5 20 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 17 (10.30%) jQuery
6 17 (10.30%) .NET Framework
7 16 (9.70%) Web Services
8 15 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (7.88%) SOAP
9 13 (7.88%) XML
10 12 (7.27%) AngularJS
11 11 (6.67%) Sass
11 11 (6.67%) WCF
12 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (6.06%) Backbone.js
13 9 (5.45%) CSS3
13 9 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (5.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.67%) Open Source
3 7 (4.24%) User Experience
4 5 (3.03%) DataPower
4 5 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.42%) Clustering
5 4 (2.42%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Wiki
6 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.82%) Social Media
6 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
8 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.00%) Linux
2 20 (12.12%) Windows
3 7 (4.24%) UNIX
4 5 (3.03%) AIX
4 5 (3.03%) Solaris
5 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.42%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) SUSE
7 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Scrum
2 32 (19.39%) MVC
3 26 (15.76%) TDD
4 21 (12.73%) BDD
5 17 (10.30%) Project Management
6 16 (9.70%) SOA
6 16 (9.70%) Kanban
6 16 (9.70%) DevOps
7 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.27%) OO
8 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.06%) ETL
11 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.85%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.85%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.24%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
2 37 (22.42%) C#
3 28 (16.97%) Java
4 18 (10.91%) SQL
5 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.85%) Ruby
7 7 (4.24%) PHP
7 7 (4.24%) Python
8 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.42%) C++
10 3 (1.82%) Scala
11 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.21%) C
11 2 (1.21%) Perl
11 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.61%) SOQL
12 1 (0.61%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) Degree
3 4 (2.42%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.21%) CISA
5 2 (1.21%) CISM
5 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.21%) ISEB
5 2 (1.21%) CISSP
5 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.21%) CRISC
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.67%) Oracle
3 6 (3.64%) SAP
4 5 (3.03%) IBM
4 5 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.82%) Omniture
7 2 (1.21%) Google
7 2 (1.21%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.21%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.21%) Siebel
7 2 (1.21%) Websense
7 2 (1.21%) Informatica
7 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.21%) Juniper
7 2 (1.21%) Talend
7 2 (1.21%) Twitter
7 2 (1.21%) Akamai
7 2 (1.21%) F5
8 1 (0.61%) Zend
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