Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 261 145 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.47% 11.83% 11.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.19% 14.01% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 118 117
Reading median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £376 £313 £308
90th Percentile £604 £541 £507
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -30.77% +68.83%
10th Percentile £36.25 £42.50 £62.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £67.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -38.46% +46.89%

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 1,293 1,035 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.55% 84.42% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 657 588
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 44
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -27.50% -35.28%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £44.40 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.09
% change year-on-year +22.81% -25.34% -23.65%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 75 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (26.05%) DevOps
3 66 (25.29%) Scrum
4 59 (22.61%) .NET
5 54 (20.69%) C#
6 53 (20.31%) Microsoft
7 50 (19.16%) JavaScript
7 50 (19.16%) TDD
8 44 (16.86%) SQL
9 43 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (15.71%) MVC
11 40 (15.33%) CSS
11 40 (15.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 37 (14.18%) Git (software)
12 37 (14.18%) Java
13 36 (13.79%) Test Automation
14 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET
15 32 (12.26%) Project Management
15 32 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (11.88%) SQL Server
17 30 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (11.49%) Security Cleared
18 29 (11.11%) OO
19 27 (10.34%) HTML
20 26 (9.96%) ITIL
20 26 (9.96%) Continuous Delivery
21 25 (9.58%) Microservices
21 25 (9.58%) Docker
21 25 (9.58%) Analytics
21 25 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.53%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.15%) CMS
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) JBoss
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.77%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 75 (28.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.28%) PaaS
3 18 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.13%) IaaS
5 8 (3.07%) Office 365
6 7 (2.68%) SaaS
7 5 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.92%) Boomi
8 3 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.77%) Serverless
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) SMPP
1 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.53%) Firewall
2 4 (1.53%) HTTP
2 4 (1.53%) LAN
2 4 (1.53%) WAN
3 3 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.77%) Skype
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
4 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (9.20%) Power BI
4 19 (7.28%) Data Lake
4 19 (7.28%) HDInsight
5 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.92%) Big Data
7 5 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.15%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.77%) MySQL
9 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (15.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 37 (14.18%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.43%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.60%) Selenium
5 10 (3.83%) JIRA
6 8 (3.07%) SonarQube
7 7 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.30%) Subversion
9 5 (1.92%) Grunt
9 5 (1.92%) Maven
10 4 (1.53%) gulp
10 4 (1.53%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.53%) PhantomJS
10 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.53%) webpack
11 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.77%) DbUnit
General
1 23 (8.81%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.45%) Retail
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Legal
5 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (38.70%) Developer
2 29 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.96%) .NET Developer
5 22 (8.43%) Architect
5 22 (8.43%) C# Developer
6 20 (7.66%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (6.13%) Azure DevOps
9 15 (5.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.98%) Analyst
12 12 (4.60%) Azure Developer
12 12 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (4.60%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.83%) Consultant
13 10 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 8 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.61%) .NET
2 40 (15.33%) CSS
3 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET
4 32 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (10.34%) HTML
6 23 (8.81%) Node.js
7 17 (6.51%) REST
8 16 (6.13%) React
9 15 (5.75%) HTML5
9 15 (5.75%) Spring
9 15 (5.75%) Web Services
10 14 (5.36%) SOAP
11 13 (4.98%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (4.98%) RESTful
12 12 (4.60%) jQuery
13 10 (3.83%) .NET Core
13 10 (3.83%) Kafka
14 9 (3.45%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.07%) User Experience
4 6 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.15%) PMI
8 2 (0.77%) DataPower
8 2 (0.77%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.77%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.38%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.43%) Windows
2 10 (3.83%) Linux
3 3 (1.15%) Unix
3 3 (1.15%) VME
4 2 (0.77%) CentOS
4 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.05%) DevOps
2 66 (25.29%) Scrum
3 50 (19.16%) TDD
4 43 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (15.71%) MVC
6 36 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 32 (12.26%) Project Management
8 30 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (11.11%) OO
10 26 (9.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (9.96%) ITIL
11 25 (9.58%) Analytics
11 25 (9.58%) Microservices
11 25 (9.58%) OOP
12 24 (9.20%) BDD
13 23 (8.81%) Waterfall
14 21 (8.05%) Data Science
14 21 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.28%) Security Testing
16 15 (5.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.69%) C#
2 50 (19.16%) JavaScript
3 44 (16.86%) SQL
4 37 (14.18%) Java
5 22 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.36%) Python
7 10 (3.83%) F#
8 9 (3.45%) C++
9 5 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.92%) C
9 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.53%) Java 8
10 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.15%) COBOL
11 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.38%) Go
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.36%) Degree
4 4 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.53%) ISEB
4 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.53%) PMP
5 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) APMP
6 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) QA
2 8 (3.07%) PMO
3 2 (0.77%) COBIT
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.58%) Docker
2 12 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.92%) Terraform
3 4 (1.53%) Ansible
3 4 (1.53%) Graphite
3 4 (1.53%) Nessus
3 4 (1.53%) Puppet
4 3 (1.15%) Amdocs OSS
4 3 (1.15%) Grafana
5 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.38%) Suricata
Vendors
1 53 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.83%) SAP
3 9 (3.45%) Oracle
4 7 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.92%) Dell
5 5 (1.92%) IBM
5 5 (1.92%) VMware
6 4 (1.53%) Google
7 3 (1.15%) Amdocs
7 3 (1.15%) Cramer
7 3 (1.15%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.15%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.15%) Telerik
8 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.77%) HP
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.38%) WSO2