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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 93 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.79% 8.05% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.87% 10.96% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 32
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£375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
586 721 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.98% 73.50% 69.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 343 247
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 14
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 85 (43.15%) Scrum
2 51 (25.89%) JavaScript
3 46 (23.35%) C#
4 43 (21.83%) HTML
5 41 (20.81%) TDD
6 37 (18.78%) .NET
7 36 (18.27%) CSS
8 33 (16.75%) Selenium
9 31 (15.74%) SQL
10 30 (15.23%) Python
11 27 (13.71%) MVC
12 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
13 24 (12.18%) Web Services
14 23 (11.68%) jQuery
15 22 (11.17%) Kanban
15 22 (11.17%) Security Cleared
15 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
15 22 (11.17%) Linux
15 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
16 21 (10.66%) Windows
17 19 (9.64%) JIRA
17 19 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (9.64%) Test Scripting
18 18 (9.14%) Unit Testing
18 18 (9.14%) Waterfall
18 18 (9.14%) Project Management
18 18 (9.14%) Java
19 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
19 17 (8.63%) Django
19 17 (8.63%) AngularJS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (7.11%) CMS
2 13 (6.60%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.55%) Node.js
4 7 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.03%) ArcGIS
5 4 (2.03%) ArcSDE
6 3 (1.52%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Confluence
7 2 (1.02%) Drupal
7 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
8 1 (0.51%) Zope
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Project
3 2 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Force.com
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) Internet
2 6 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.54%) HTTP
4 3 (1.52%) Broadband
5 2 (1.02%) MPLS
5 2 (1.02%) OSPF
5 2 (1.02%) DOCSIS
5 2 (1.02%) Telnet
5 2 (1.02%) BGP
5 2 (1.02%) VoIP
5 2 (1.02%) RIP
5 2 (1.02%) SNMP
5 2 (1.02%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) ATM
5 2 (1.02%) SSH
5 2 (1.02%) NFC
6 1 (0.51%) MSRP
6 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.61%) DB2
3 10 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.06%) Big Data
5 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.55%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.03%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (16.75%) Selenium
2 19 (9.64%) JIRA
2 19 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.11%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.60%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (4.06%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.05%) NUnit
8 6 (3.05%) MSTest
8 6 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.54%) Subversion
10 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.52%) JUnit
11 2 (1.02%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.02%) JMeter
General
1 15 (7.61%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.03%) Retail
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (38.07%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) Analyst
3 25 (12.69%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.64%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.12%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.60%) Python Developer
6 13 (6.60%) Tester
7 11 (5.58%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.58%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Architect
10 8 (4.06%) Programmer
10 8 (4.06%) C# Programmer
11 7 (3.55%) ScrumMaster
11 7 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Consultant
12 6 (3.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.83%) HTML
2 37 (18.78%) .NET
3 36 (18.27%) CSS
4 24 (12.18%) Web Services
5 23 (11.68%) jQuery
6 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET
7 17 (8.63%) Django
7 17 (8.63%) AngularJS
8 16 (8.12%) RESTful
9 14 (7.11%) HTML5
9 14 (7.11%) CSS3
9 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (7.11%) Sass
10 13 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (6.60%) XML
11 12 (6.09%) WCF
12 10 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (5.08%) SOAP
12 10 (5.08%) JSON
12 10 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) User Experience
2 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.08%) DataPower
4 8 (4.06%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.06%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.54%) GIS
7 4 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.52%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.52%) Clustering
8 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.02%) EMV
9 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.02%) DTV
9 2 (1.02%) MPEG
9 2 (1.02%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.02%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.17%) Linux
2 21 (10.66%) Windows
3 10 (5.08%) UNIX
4 5 (2.54%) AIX
5 3 (1.52%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.15%) Scrum
2 41 (20.81%) TDD
3 27 (13.71%) MVC
4 22 (11.17%) Kanban
4 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
5 19 (9.64%) Test Scripting
6 18 (9.14%) Unit Testing
6 18 (9.14%) Waterfall
6 18 (9.14%) Project Management
7 16 (8.12%) BDD
7 16 (8.12%) Software Testing
8 15 (7.61%) OOP
9 14 (7.11%) Migration
10 13 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.60%) OO
10 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.09%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.58%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.58%) SDLC
12 11 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.89%) JavaScript
2 46 (23.35%) C#
3 31 (15.74%) SQL
4 30 (15.23%) Python
5 18 (9.14%) Java
6 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.03%) Perl
7 4 (2.03%) PHP
8 3 (1.52%) C
8 3 (1.52%) C++
9 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.02%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.51%) Erlang
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.09%) Degree
4 8 (4.06%) ISEB
5 6 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.52%) MCITP
7 3 (1.52%) MCTS
7 3 (1.52%) HND
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.52%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) ACCA
8 1 (0.51%) CIMA
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) MOM
3 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) SELinux
4 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.61%) IBM
3 8 (4.06%) Telerik
4 6 (3.05%) Ab Initio
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle
6 4 (2.03%) Mapinfo
6 4 (2.03%) ESRI
7 2 (1.02%) Apple
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos
7 2 (1.02%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.51%) Talend
8 1 (0.51%) Huawei
8 1 (0.51%) Endeca
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
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