Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 235 138 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.65% 11.05% 10.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.45% 13.42% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 100 121
Reading median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £299 £320
90th Percentile £575 £569 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
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 £36.50 £33.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +8.96% +4.69% -20.00%

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 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 1,208 1,028 1,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.61% 82.31% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 566 740
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £229 £271 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £551
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 40
Reading median hourly rate £20.75 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -24.99% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.95 £14.63
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 66 (28.09%) Scrum
2 55 (23.40%) SQL
3 51 (21.70%) C#
4 50 (21.28%) Java
5 47 (20.00%) .NET
6 45 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 34 (14.47%) TDD
7 34 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 31 (13.19%) HTML
9 29 (12.34%) Microsoft
10 27 (11.49%) Finance
11 26 (11.06%) MVC
11 26 (11.06%) Oracle
11 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
11 26 (11.06%) JIRA
12 25 (10.64%) Kanban
12 25 (10.64%) User Experience
13 24 (10.21%) AngularJS
13 24 (10.21%) CSS
14 23 (9.79%) Telecoms
14 23 (9.79%) SDLC
14 23 (9.79%) DevOps
14 23 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (9.79%) Waterfall
15 22 (9.36%) Microservices
16 21 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.51%) SQL Server
17 20 (8.51%) BDD
17 20 (8.51%) Git (software)

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 14 (5.96%) CMS
2 6 (2.55%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.28%) Confluence
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.28%) WordPress
5 2 (0.85%) IIS
5 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.85%) InVision
5 1 (0.43%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Sonata
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.83%) SaaS
4 8 (3.40%) Office 365
5 6 (2.55%) GitHub
6 5 (2.13%) IaaS
6 5 (2.13%) PaaS
7 4 (1.70%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.70%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.70%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.70%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.28%) NuGet
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.85%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.85%) npm
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) DNS
2 4 (1.70%) DHCP
2 4 (1.70%) Skype
2 4 (1.70%) VPN
3 2 (0.85%) BGP
3 2 (0.85%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.85%) Firewall
3 2 (0.85%) OSPF
3 2 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) DVB
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
2 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.13%) Big Data
4 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.85%) Power BI
7 2 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) OLTP
8 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 26 (11.06%) JIRA
2 20 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.81%) Cucumber
5 14 (5.96%) Selenium
6 9 (3.83%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.40%) Maven
8 7 (2.98%) Zephyr
9 6 (2.55%) JMeter
9 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.13%) DbUnit
10 5 (2.13%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.13%) jMock
10 5 (2.13%) JUnit
10 5 (2.13%) Mockito
10 5 (2.13%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.13%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.70%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.70%) NUnit
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.53%) Marketing
4 10 (4.26%) Retail
5 9 (3.83%) Back Office
6 7 (2.98%) Front Office
7 6 (2.55%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Publishing
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (31.06%) Developer
2 27 (11.49%) Analyst
3 24 (10.21%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.21%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.09%) Architect
6 14 (5.96%) Test Analyst
7 13 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.11%) Tester
9 10 (4.26%) Angular Developer
9 10 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Designer
10 8 (3.40%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.98%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (2.98%) Product Owner
12 6 (2.55%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.00%) .NET
2 31 (13.19%) HTML
3 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
4 24 (10.21%) AngularJS
4 24 (10.21%) CSS
5 21 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (7.23%) J2EE
7 16 (6.81%) SOAP
7 16 (6.81%) XML
8 14 (5.96%) HTML5
9 13 (5.53%) jQuery
10 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (5.11%) Web Services
11 11 (4.68%) Angular 2
11 11 (4.68%) REST
12 9 (3.83%) .NET Core
13 8 (3.40%) React
14 7 (2.98%) RESTful
15 6 (2.55%) CSS3
15 6 (2.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) User Experience
2 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.40%) Robotics
4 6 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.70%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.28%) CMDB
6 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.85%) RIA
7 2 (0.85%) Social Media
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) DataPower
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.43%) PACS
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.66%) Windows
2 10 (4.26%) Unix
3 7 (2.98%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.55%) Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.09%) Scrum
2 34 (14.47%) TDD
2 34 (14.47%) Test Automation
3 26 (11.06%) MVC
4 25 (10.64%) Kanban
5 23 (9.79%) DevOps
5 23 (9.79%) SDLC
5 23 (9.79%) Waterfall
6 22 (9.36%) Microservices
7 21 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.51%) BDD
9 19 (8.09%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.66%) Project Management
10 18 (7.66%) User Stories
11 17 (7.23%) Service Management
12 16 (6.81%) OO
13 15 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.96%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.96%) ITIL
14 14 (5.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.40%) SQL
2 51 (21.70%) C#
3 50 (21.28%) Java
4 45 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.81%) Python
6 11 (4.68%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.83%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.83%) VBScript
8 8 (3.40%) C++
9 6 (2.55%) C
10 4 (1.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.70%) VB
11 3 (1.28%) ES6
12 2 (0.85%) CQL
12 2 (0.85%) Go
12 2 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.11%) Degree
4 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.70%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.85%) MBA
5 2 (0.85%) MCSE
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.38%) QA
2 13 (5.53%) SLA
3 9 (3.83%) PMO
4 5 (2.13%) GDPR
5 3 (1.28%) COBIT
5 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.70%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (1.70%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) Opsview
3 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.06%) Oracle
3 10 (4.26%) Amdocs
3 10 (4.26%) Cramer
4 7 (2.98%) BMC
4 7 (2.98%) ComArch
4 7 (2.98%) Remedy
4 7 (2.98%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.98%) UiPath
4 7 (2.98%) VMware
5 6 (2.55%) HP
6 5 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.13%) SAP
7 4 (1.70%) Cisco
7 4 (1.70%) Google
7 4 (1.70%) Informatica
7 4 (1.70%) Okta
8 3 (1.28%) Huawei
8 3 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.28%) Sitecore