Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 768 513 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.91% 14.02% 10.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.30% 17.03% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 316 317
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £323 £293 £311
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.00 £33.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.36% -6.94% -57.01%
10th Percentile £29.25 £20.10 £27.25
90th Percentile £54.38 £50.25 £117.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,296 3,013 3,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.43% 82.34% 81.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,664 1,404 2,104
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.23%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 128 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.43% -10.29% -21.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.38 £43.30 £54.80
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 201 £439 +8.00% 83
Bracknell +5 127 £395 -12.22% 21
Maidenhead +1 100 £410 +26.15% 35
Newbury -5 43 £356 +1.79% 21
Slough 0 35 £525 +35.48% 24
Wokingham -4 10 £450 +45.16% 9
Windsor +2 3 £434 - 3
Ascot - 1 £288 - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 165 (21.48%) Scrum
2 157 (20.44%) JavaScript
3 142 (18.49%) DevOps
4 141 (18.36%) Java
5 138 (17.97%) Telecoms
6 135 (17.58%) JIRA
7 111 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
8 100 (13.02%) Finance
8 100 (13.02%) HTML
9 95 (12.37%) TDD
9 95 (12.37%) Jenkins
10 92 (11.98%) User Experience
10 92 (11.98%) SQL
10 92 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (11.98%) Project Management
11 87 (11.33%) CSS
12 83 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
13 82 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (10.03%) Git (software)
15 75 (9.77%) Kanban
15 75 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
15 75 (9.77%) Docker
15 75 (9.77%) .NET
16 74 (9.64%) C#
16 74 (9.64%) Waterfall
17 71 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 68 (8.85%) User Stories
19 67 (8.72%) E-Commerce
20 63 (8.20%) Oracle
20 63 (8.20%) Mobile App

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 57 (7.42%) Confluence
2 32 (4.17%) CMS
3 17 (2.21%) Apache Solr
3 17 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.21%) OpenStack
4 13 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.17%) IIS
7 8 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.91%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.65%) Apache
10 5 (0.65%) SAS
10 5 (0.65%) WordPress
11 4 (0.52%) Drupal
11 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.30%) HipChat
7 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.39%) SPSS
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.26%) Pipeline Pilot
9 2 (0.26%) UXPin
10 1 (0.13%) CATIA
10 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.13%) GIMP
10 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.91%) SAP APO
3 6 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.65%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.52%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.39%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.26%) SessionCam
7 2 (0.26%) Sonata
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.13%) Serverless
4 23 (2.99%) SaaS
5 22 (2.86%) PaaS
6 18 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.56%) Office 365
8 10 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.30%) IaaS
9 9 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.91%) NuGet
12 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.78%) GitHub
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.65%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
2 15 (1.95%) Firewall
3 10 (1.30%) LAN
4 8 (1.04%) DNS
5 7 (0.91%) HTTP
6 6 (0.78%) Internet
6 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.65%) Skype
8 4 (0.52%) DHCP
8 4 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.52%) VPN
9 3 (0.39%) Network Security
9 3 (0.39%) WAN
10 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.26%) SCCP
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
11 1 (0.13%) Broadband
11 1 (0.13%) DVB
11 1 (0.13%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.99%) NoSQL
2 43 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 34 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 34 (4.43%) Big Data
4 20 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.95%) MySQL
8 14 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.17%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.04%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.04%) Redis
12 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.91%) HBase
13 7 (0.91%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 135 (17.58%) JIRA
2 95 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 77 (10.03%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.17%) Maven
5 29 (3.78%) Bitbucket
5 29 (3.78%) Selenium
6 26 (3.39%) JUnit
7 25 (3.26%) Eclipse
8 24 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 24 (3.13%) Gradle
9 21 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 20 (2.60%) Mercurial
11 19 (2.47%) TeamCity
11 19 (2.47%) Visual Studio
12 18 (2.34%) SoapUI
13 17 (2.21%) Ant
13 17 (2.21%) Vagrant
14 16 (2.08%) MSBuild
15 15 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.82%) Axure RP
General
1 138 (17.97%) Telecoms
2 100 (13.02%) Finance
3 53 (6.90%) Retail
4 44 (5.73%) Marketing
5 9 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.04%) Digital Economy
7 7 (0.91%) Automotive
7 7 (0.91%) Back Office
8 6 (0.78%) Advertising
9 5 (0.65%) Games
9 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.52%) Billing
10 4 (0.52%) German Language
10 4 (0.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Banking
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 205 (26.69%) Developer
2 103 (13.41%) Analyst
3 73 (9.51%) Project Manager
4 60 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 53 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 52 (6.77%) Designer
7 51 (6.64%) Architect
8 35 (4.56%) React Developer
9 32 (4.17%) Consultant
10 31 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.52%) Content Designer
11 27 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (3.52%) Scrum Master
12 25 (3.26%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (2.73%) Test Analyst
14 19 (2.47%) C# Developer
15 17 (2.21%) Digital Project Manager
15 17 (2.21%) Network Architect
16 16 (2.08%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (13.02%) HTML
2 87 (11.33%) CSS
3 75 (9.77%) .NET
4 63 (8.20%) REST
5 59 (7.68%) React
6 49 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 47 (6.12%) HTML5
8 46 (5.99%) Spring
9 44 (5.73%) Node.js
10 40 (5.21%) Web Services
11 38 (4.95%) CSS3
12 36 (4.69%) ASP.NET
13 31 (4.04%) XML
14 28 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.13%) jQuery
15 24 (3.13%) RESTful
15 24 (3.13%) SOAP
16 22 (2.86%) Hibernate
17 19 (2.47%) Sass
18 17 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.98%) User Experience
2 75 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.47%) PMI
6 17 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.08%) Life Science
8 15 (1.95%) iPad
9 14 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.30%) Smart Meter
12 8 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.91%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.65%) SCADA
15 5 (0.65%) Social Media
15 5 (0.65%) Wiki
16 4 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.69%) Linux
2 29 (3.78%) Windows
3 19 (2.47%) Unix
4 18 (2.34%) Android
5 11 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (21.48%) Scrum
2 142 (18.49%) DevOps
3 95 (12.37%) TDD
4 92 (11.98%) Project Management
4 92 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (9.77%) Kanban
8 74 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 68 (8.85%) User Stories
10 67 (8.72%) E-Commerce
11 61 (7.94%) SDLC
12 58 (7.55%) Analytics
13 57 (7.42%) Microservices
13 57 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 53 (6.90%) PRINCE2
15 52 (6.77%) MVC
16 51 (6.64%) BDD
17 49 (6.38%) Business Analysis
18 47 (6.12%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (20.44%) JavaScript
2 141 (18.36%) Java
3 92 (11.98%) SQL
4 74 (9.64%) C#
5 54 (7.03%) Python
6 37 (4.82%) Java 8
7 20 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 17 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 17 (2.21%) Ruby
9 15 (1.95%) C++
10 14 (1.82%) Scala
11 12 (1.56%) Groovy
12 11 (1.43%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.30%) PHP
13 10 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.91%) C
14 7 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.78%) ES6
15 6 (0.78%) Go
15 6 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (5.47%) Degree
2 33 (4.30%) PMI Certification
3 31 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.82%) PgMP
6 9 (1.17%) CISSP
7 8 (1.04%) CISM
7 8 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.78%) PMP
9 5 (0.65%) MBA
9 5 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.52%) CISA
10 4 (0.52%) ISEB
10 4 (0.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.03%) QA
2 14 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.69%) GDPR
4 12 (1.56%) PMO
5 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.65%) SLA
8 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.26%) IFRS
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) GCP
10 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (9.77%) Docker
2 24 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.65%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.65%) oVirt
5 5 (0.65%) RHEV
5 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.52%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 40 (5.21%) Ansible
3 31 (4.04%) Puppet
4 21 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.08%) Salt
6 12 (1.56%) Automic
7 10 (1.30%) Terraform
8 7 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.78%) Opsview
10 5 (0.65%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.52%) SCCM
11 4 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.26%) Kibana
14 1 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
14 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
14 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
14 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.13%) logstash
14 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (8.20%) Oracle
2 60 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.34%) SAP
4 33 (4.30%) Google
5 24 (3.13%) VMware
6 16 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.69%) Cisco
9 12 (1.56%) Adobe
9 12 (1.56%) Tableau
10 10 (1.30%) HP
11 9 (1.17%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.17%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.04%) Capita
12 8 (1.04%) Dell
12 8 (1.04%) EMC
12 8 (1.04%) EXTOL
12 8 (1.04%) Informatica
12 8 (1.04%) Vertica
13 6 (0.78%) Talend