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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 143 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.69% 14.62% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.59% 19.40% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 110 58
Median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £335 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
572 737 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.99% 75.36% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 471 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016, 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 49 (27.84%) Waterfall
2 41 (23.30%) Scrum
3 39 (22.16%) Data Protection
4 38 (21.59%) C#
5 35 (19.89%) Java
6 31 (17.61%) TDD
7 28 (15.91%) Jenkins
7 28 (15.91%) SDLC
8 27 (15.34%) BDD
9 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
9 26 (14.77%) .NET
10 25 (14.20%) Web Services
10 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
11 24 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 24 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 24 (13.64%) HTML
12 23 (13.07%) SQL
12 23 (13.07%) Business Analysis
12 23 (13.07%) Business Process Mapping
13 22 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (11.93%) Project Management
15 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (11.36%) DevOps
16 19 (10.80%) Selenium
16 19 (10.80%) Finance
17 18 (10.23%) MVC
17 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared
18 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
19 15 (8.52%) CSS

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 8 (4.55%) CMS
1 8 (4.55%) JBoss
2 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.84%) Apache
3 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.70%) MS Office
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.57%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
2 2 (1.14%) Skype
2 2 (1.14%) SSL
3 1 (0.57%) 3G
3 1 (0.57%) 4G
3 1 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) DVB
3 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.57%) H.323
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) LDAP
3 1 (0.57%) NAS
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) SSH
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) MySQL
2 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.84%) GIS
3 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.70%) Big Data
5 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.14%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.57%) QlikView
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.80%) Selenium
4 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 10 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.68%) JIRA
7 9 (5.11%) Maven
8 8 (4.55%) MSBuild
9 7 (3.98%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.41%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.41%) NuGet
11 5 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.84%) Hudson
11 5 (2.84%) JMeter
11 5 (2.84%) JUnit
11 5 (2.84%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.84%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.70%) Appium
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.41%) Marketing
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
4 3 (1.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (25.57%) Analyst
2 38 (21.59%) Developer
3 34 (19.32%) Business Analyst
4 25 (14.20%) Systems Analyst
5 20 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.39%) Business Systems Analyst
6 13 (7.39%) Tester
7 11 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) Architect
10 8 (4.55%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.98%) C# WPF Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Build Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Designer
12 6 (3.41%) Technical Manager
13 5 (2.84%) Senior Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.77%) .NET
2 25 (14.20%) Web Services
3 24 (13.64%) HTML
4 15 (8.52%) CSS
4 15 (8.52%) Spring
5 14 (7.95%) SOAP
6 13 (7.39%) REST
7 12 (6.82%) RESTful
8 11 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET
9 9 (5.11%) WCF
9 9 (5.11%) WPF
10 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.55%) Gherkin
10 8 (4.55%) XML
11 7 (3.98%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.98%) Node.js
12 6 (3.41%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.25%) User Experience
3 5 (2.84%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.27%) PKI
5 3 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.70%) Social Media
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.14%) W3C
7 1 (0.57%) DataPower
7 1 (0.57%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.57%) MPEG
7 1 (0.57%) Online Games
7 1 (0.57%) STB
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.25%) Linux
2 8 (4.55%) Windows
3 7 (3.98%) Unix
4 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Debian
7 1 (0.57%) Fedora
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) Waterfall
2 41 (23.30%) Scrum
3 39 (22.16%) Data Protection
4 31 (17.61%) TDD
5 28 (15.91%) SDLC
6 27 (15.34%) BDD
7 23 (13.07%) Business Analysis
7 23 (13.07%) Business Process Mapping
8 22 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.93%) Project Management
10 20 (11.36%) DevOps
10 20 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.23%) MVC
12 14 (7.95%) BPMN
13 13 (7.39%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.82%) CRM
15 11 (6.25%) UML
15 11 (6.25%) User Stories
16 10 (5.68%) Build Automation
16 10 (5.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.59%) C#
2 35 (19.89%) Java
3 24 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.07%) SQL
5 8 (4.55%) Python
6 7 (3.98%) C++
7 6 (3.41%) C
8 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.70%) VB
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.57%) C-shell
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) Perl
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.41%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) ISEB
6 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CITP
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) SDET
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Docker
1 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) NFS
2 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) HDFS
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) Postfix
3 1 (0.57%) qmail
3 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.57%) Varnish
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Puppet
2 7 (3.98%) Ansible
3 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 2 (1.14%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.57%) Bacula
5 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.57%) Cacti
5 1 (0.57%) cPanel
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Kibana
5 1 (0.57%) logstash
5 1 (0.57%) Mesos
5 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.57%) Plesk
5 1 (0.57%) Salt
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.95%) Oracle
3 6 (3.41%) IBM
4 5 (2.84%) Adobe
4 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.27%) VMware
6 3 (1.70%) SAP
6 3 (1.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.14%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.14%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.14%) Pega
7 2 (1.14%) Veritas
8 1 (0.57%) ATG
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) Endeca
8 1 (0.57%) ESRI
8 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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