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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 20 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 95 92 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.45% 8.33% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.70% 11.86% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £298 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +8.00%
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
605 776 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.56% 70.23% 66.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 417 268
Average daily rate £416 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 October 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 October 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 47 (25.68%) HTML
1 47 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 46 (25.14%) Scrum
3 44 (24.04%) .NET
4 39 (21.31%) MVC
5 38 (20.77%) C#
6 36 (19.67%) TDD
7 35 (19.13%) CSS
8 31 (16.94%) Java
8 31 (16.94%) Linux
9 29 (15.85%) HTML5
10 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
11 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
12 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
13 22 (12.02%) Kanban
14 21 (11.48%) jQuery
14 21 (11.48%) Project Management
15 20 (10.93%) BDD
15 20 (10.93%) DevOps
16 18 (9.84%) Web Services
17 17 (9.29%) Open Source
17 17 (9.29%) .NET Framework
18 16 (8.74%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (8.74%) Windows
18 16 (8.74%) SOA
19 15 (8.20%) Finance
19 15 (8.20%) AngularJS
19 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (8.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 14 (7.65%) Opscode Chef

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.83%) CMS
2 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.19%) Drupal
3 4 (2.19%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) WordPress
5 2 (1.09%) Node.js
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.55%) JBoss
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.28%) MS Project
4 6 (3.28%) MS Office
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.37%) PaaS
3 5 (2.73%) SaaS
3 5 (2.73%) IaaS
4 3 (1.64%) Force.com
5 2 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Internet
2 4 (2.19%) ATM
2 4 (2.19%) HTTP
2 4 (2.19%) NFC
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) 3G
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.01%) QlikView
4 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.28%) DB2
5 6 (3.28%) MySQL
6 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.64%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.46%) JUnit
3 9 (4.92%) Selenium
4 8 (4.37%) JBehave
4 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.83%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.83%) Maven
5 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.73%) RSpec
6 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.19%) JIRA
7 4 (2.19%) Subversion
8 3 (1.64%) Ant
8 3 (1.64%) JMeter
8 3 (1.64%) Grunt
8 3 (1.64%) Gradle
8 3 (1.64%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (8.20%) Finance
2 7 (3.83%) Publishing
3 5 (2.73%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (52.46%) Developer
2 17 (9.29%) Project Manager
3 13 (7.10%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.10%) .NET Developer
3 13 (7.10%) C# Developer
4 12 (6.56%) Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) QlikView Developer
6 10 (5.46%) Web Developer
6 10 (5.46%) Architect
6 10 (5.46%) Consultant
6 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.37%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (3.83%) Python Developer
8 7 (3.83%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.19%) Security Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.68%) HTML
2 44 (24.04%) .NET
3 35 (19.13%) CSS
4 29 (15.85%) HTML5
5 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET
6 21 (11.48%) jQuery
7 18 (9.84%) Web Services
8 17 (9.29%) .NET Framework
9 16 (8.74%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (7.65%) Sass
11 14 (7.65%) XML
12 12 (6.56%) CSS3
12 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (5.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (5.46%) REST
13 10 (5.46%) Backbone.js
13 10 (5.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Open Source
2 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.92%) User Experience
3 9 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (4.92%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.83%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.73%) DataPower
7 4 (2.19%) Clustering
7 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.64%) New Media
8 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.64%) Wiki
9 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (1.09%) BBC
9 2 (1.09%) Social Media
10 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.94%) Linux
2 16 (8.74%) Windows
3 7 (3.83%) UNIX
4 5 (2.73%) AIX
4 5 (2.73%) Solaris
5 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.19%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) SUSE
6 1 (0.55%) Debian
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) Scrum
2 39 (21.31%) MVC
3 36 (19.67%) TDD
4 22 (12.02%) Kanban
5 21 (11.48%) Project Management
6 20 (10.93%) BDD
6 20 (10.93%) DevOps
7 16 (8.74%) SOA
8 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
9 13 (7.10%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.01%) OO
11 10 (5.46%) ETL
11 10 (5.46%) Data Analysis
12 9 (4.92%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.92%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.37%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 38 (20.77%) C#
3 31 (16.94%) Java
4 13 (7.10%) SQL
5 10 (5.46%) PHP
6 9 (4.92%) Python
7 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.28%) Ruby
7 6 (3.28%) Scala
8 4 (2.19%) C++
9 3 (1.64%) C
10 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.55%) VC++
11 1 (0.55%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.19%) IBM Certification
3 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) CISSP
4 2 (1.09%) CISA
4 2 (1.09%) CISM
4 2 (1.09%) CRISC
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.92%) Oracle
3 5 (2.73%) SAP
3 5 (2.73%) IBM
3 5 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.64%) Omniture
5 2 (1.09%) F5
5 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.09%) Twitter
5 2 (1.09%) Talend
5 2 (1.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.09%) Websense
5 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.09%) Informatica
5 2 (1.09%) Siebel
5 2 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (0.55%) BMC
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) Progress
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
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