Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 226 138 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.54% 11.04% 11.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.09% 13.69% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 94 145
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £320 £276 £320
90th Percentile £625 £538 £545
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Reading median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.00% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +88.64% -31.25% -61.79%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,249 1,008 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.90% 80.64% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 515 845
Reading median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £238 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 39
Reading median hourly rate £22.00 £17.49 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.79% -21.74% +3.71%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £56.52
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +46.67% -14.29% -20.45%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Reading

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Reading

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Reading over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Reading

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 58 (25.66%) SQL
2 47 (20.80%) Scrum
3 46 (20.35%) C#
4 45 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 45 (19.91%) .NET
5 40 (17.70%) Java
6 32 (14.16%) Test Automation
7 31 (13.72%) Finance
7 31 (13.72%) TDD
7 31 (13.72%) DevOps
8 28 (12.39%) PRINCE2
8 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.95%) JIRA
10 26 (11.50%) Security Cleared
10 26 (11.50%) HTML
10 26 (11.50%) Oracle
11 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET
11 25 (11.06%) MVC
11 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (10.62%) Project Management
13 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (9.73%) AngularJS
15 21 (9.29%) Windows
15 21 (9.29%) SQL Server
16 20 (8.85%) Kanban
16 20 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (8.85%) SDLC
17 19 (8.41%) Microservices
17 19 (8.41%) SC Cleared
17 19 (8.41%) Waterfall

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring 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 13 (5.75%) CMS
2 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.21%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.21%) WordPress
4 3 (1.33%) Confluence
4 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) nginx
5 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) SPSS
4 1 (0.44%) CATIA
4 1 (0.44%) InVision
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.88%) Sonata
3 1 (0.44%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.54%) Office 365
3 8 (3.54%) SaaS
4 5 (2.21%) GitHub
4 5 (2.21%) IaaS
4 5 (2.21%) PaaS
5 4 (1.77%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.33%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.33%) NuGet
6 3 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.88%) Serverless
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.44%) npm
8 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.21%) DNS
2 4 (1.77%) DHCP
2 4 (1.77%) Skype
2 4 (1.77%) VPN
3 3 (1.33%) Firewall
3 3 (1.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) BGP
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.44%) HSRP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) OSPF
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) SMS
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.98%) Big Data
5 7 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.65%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.65%) HBase
6 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.77%) Impala
7 4 (1.77%) MySQL
7 4 (1.77%) Power BI
7 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.77%) Redis
8 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.33%) QlikView
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.95%) JIRA
2 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.87%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.87%) Selenium
3 11 (4.87%) SoapUI
4 10 (4.42%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.21%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.21%) Zephyr
8 4 (1.77%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.77%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.77%) Maven
8 4 (1.77%) Subversion
9 3 (1.33%) JMeter
9 3 (1.33%) NUnit
9 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 16 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.64%) Marketing
4 11 (4.87%) Back Office
5 8 (3.54%) Retail
6 7 (3.10%) Front Office
7 6 (2.65%) Advertising
8 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.33%) Games
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (26.55%) Developer
2 28 (12.39%) Analyst
3 25 (11.06%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.29%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.96%) Architect
6 16 (7.08%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.31%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Angular Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Digital Project Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Tester
10 8 (3.54%) Designer
10 8 (3.54%) Integration Analyst
10 8 (3.54%) Integration Test Analyst
11 7 (3.10%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.91%) .NET
2 26 (11.50%) HTML
3 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET
4 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 19 (8.41%) CSS
6 19 (8.41%) XML
7 15 (6.64%) jQuery
8 14 (6.19%) HTML5
9 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.42%) .NET Core
10 10 (4.42%) Angular 2
10 10 (4.42%) Node.js
10 10 (4.42%) React
10 10 (4.42%) REST
10 10 (4.42%) Web Services
11 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 8 (3.54%) CSS3
12 7 (3.10%) Entity Framework
12 7 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.52%) User Experience
3 13 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.98%) Robotics
6 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.54%) Smart Meter
7 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.21%) PMI
9 4 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.33%) CMDB
10 3 (1.33%) RIA
10 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.88%) Replication
11 2 (0.88%) Social Media
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.44%) IPTV
12 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.44%) STB
12 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.29%) Windows
2 14 (6.19%) Unix
3 11 (4.87%) Linux
4 7 (3.10%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.80%) Scrum
2 32 (14.16%) Test Automation
3 31 (13.72%) DevOps
3 31 (13.72%) TDD
4 28 (12.39%) PRINCE2
5 25 (11.06%) MVC
6 24 (10.62%) Project Management
7 20 (8.85%) Kanban
7 20 (8.85%) SDLC
8 19 (8.41%) Microservices
8 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.08%) User Stories
11 15 (6.64%) BDD
11 15 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.64%) Service Management
12 14 (6.19%) Integration Testing
12 14 (6.19%) ITIL
12 14 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.66%) SQL
2 46 (20.35%) C#
3 45 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.70%) Java
5 15 (6.64%) Python
6 8 (3.54%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.10%) VBScript
8 6 (2.65%) C
9 4 (1.77%) C++
9 4 (1.77%) ES6
9 4 (1.77%) PHP
9 4 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.33%) Ruby
10 3 (1.33%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) CQL
11 2 (0.88%) F#
11 2 (0.88%) Java 8
11 2 (0.88%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.87%) Degree
4 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.21%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.77%) CISSP
6 3 (1.33%) CISA
6 3 (1.33%) CISM
6 3 (1.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.88%) MBA
7 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) QA
2 8 (3.54%) SLA
3 6 (2.65%) GDPR
4 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.21%) PMO
5 4 (1.77%) COBIT
5 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (4.42%) Docker
2 6 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.65%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.77%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.77%) HDFS
4 4 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) Puppet
2 5 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.77%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (1.77%) SCCM
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.88%) Ansible
5 2 (0.88%) Kibana
5 2 (0.88%) Opsview
5 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.50%) Oracle
3 7 (3.10%) BMC
3 7 (3.10%) Capita
3 7 (3.10%) ComArch
3 7 (3.10%) Informatica
3 7 (3.10%) Remedy
3 7 (3.10%) TIBCO
3 7 (3.10%) UiPath
4 6 (2.65%) SAP
5 5 (2.21%) VMware
6 4 (1.77%) Amdocs
6 4 (1.77%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.77%) Cisco
6 4 (1.77%) Cramer
6 4 (1.77%) Google
6 4 (1.77%) HP
6 4 (1.77%) Okta
6 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.33%) Juniper