Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 140 146 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.98% 9.92% 13.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.32% 12.41% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 104 203
Reading median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% - -
10th Percentile £308 £322 £313
90th Percentile £548 £514 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Reading median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -24.24% -
10th Percentile £21.50 £25.00 £27.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £25.00 £43.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +7.81% -12.93% -13.53%

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 1051 1176 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.43% 79.89% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 613 921
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 45 (32.14%) TDD
2 41 (29.29%) BDD
3 40 (28.57%) Scrum
4 33 (23.57%) Test Automation
5 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 29 (20.71%) Degree
7 25 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.86%) HTML
7 25 (17.86%) CSS
7 25 (17.86%) CRM
7 25 (17.86%) Finance
8 24 (17.14%) AngularJS
9 22 (15.71%) HTML5
9 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.71%) Computer Science
10 21 (15.00%) SQL
10 21 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (13.57%) C#
11 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
12 18 (12.86%) Java
12 18 (12.86%) .NET
12 18 (12.86%) Sass
12 18 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (12.86%) Twitter
12 18 (12.86%) gulp
12 18 (12.86%) ES6
13 17 (12.14%) Protractor
13 17 (12.14%) webpack
13 17 (12.14%) npm
13 17 (12.14%) Jasmine

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 3 (2.14%) CMS
1 3 (2.14%) Confluence
1 3 (2.14%) IIS
2 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.14%) InVision
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.43%) XMetaL
5 1 (0.71%) InDesign
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) npm
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.86%) IaaS
4 4 (2.86%) PaaS
5 3 (2.14%) GitHub
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) Route 53
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.71%) 4G
3 1 (0.71%) DOCSIS
3 1 (0.71%) Extranet
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) LTE
3 1 (0.71%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.71%) SNMP
3 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.71%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.86%) QlikView
6 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.14%) Big Data
7 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.14%) OLAP
8 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.43%) MySQL
8 2 (1.43%) Power BI
8 2 (1.43%) Redis
8 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) gulp
2 17 (12.14%) Jasmine
2 17 (12.14%) Karma Test Runner
2 17 (12.14%) Protractor
2 17 (12.14%) webpack
3 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.86%) JIRA
4 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.00%) Maven
5 5 (3.57%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.86%) Selenium
7 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.14%) Toad
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.14%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.43%) Ant
8 2 (1.43%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (3.57%) Billing
5 5 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.86%) Games
6 4 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Developer
2 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.00%) Designer
3 14 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (9.29%) Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Architect
7 6 (4.29%) Consultant
7 6 (4.29%) Tester
7 6 (4.29%) UX Designer
8 5 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (3.57%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) CSS
1 25 (17.86%) HTML
2 24 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 22 (15.71%) HTML5
4 18 (12.86%) .NET
4 18 (12.86%) Sass
4 18 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (8.57%) REST
6 11 (7.86%) Web Services
7 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.43%) React
7 9 (6.43%) XML
8 8 (5.71%) RESTful
8 8 (5.71%) SOAP
9 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.86%) CSS3
10 4 (2.86%) J2EE
10 4 (2.86%) Spring
11 3 (2.14%) JSON
11 3 (2.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.14%) User Experience
3 9 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) Derivative
7 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.43%) Fintech
7 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) DataPower
8 1 (0.71%) FMCG
8 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.71%) Robotics
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.71%) STB
8 1 (0.71%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Debian
3 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Unix
5 2 (1.43%) SUSE
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) TDD
2 41 (29.29%) BDD
3 40 (28.57%) Scrum
4 33 (23.57%) Test Automation
5 25 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.86%) CRM
6 17 (12.14%) Open Source
7 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.71%) Project Management
9 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 14 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.86%) DevOps
10 11 (7.86%) Microservices
11 10 (7.14%) SDLC
11 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.71%) Change Management
12 8 (5.71%) Defect Management
12 8 (5.71%) Scenario Testing
12 8 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 21 (15.00%) SQL
3 19 (13.57%) C#
4 18 (12.86%) ES6
4 18 (12.86%) Java
5 17 (12.14%) ECMAScript
6 5 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.14%) Python
9 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.43%) C
9 2 (1.43%) C++
9 2 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.71%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) Degree
2 21 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.14%) PMP
4 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) CISA
5 1 (0.71%) CISSP
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCP
5 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) GDPR
3 3 (2.14%) SLA
4 2 (1.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) Twitter
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 6 (4.29%) Adobe
6 5 (3.57%) SAP
6 5 (3.57%) Tableau
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
7 3 (2.14%) Informatica
7 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.43%) Google
8 2 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) Sun
9 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.71%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco
9 1 (0.71%) Cramer
9 1 (0.71%) Planview
9 1 (0.71%) VMware