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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 69 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.79% 11.15% 11.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.90% 13.90% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 62
Median daily rate £438 £378 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £337 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.36%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 463 698 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.15% 80.23% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 414 323
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 38
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £23.95 £40.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 41 (29.08%) Scrum
2 35 (24.82%) Java
3 33 (23.40%) TDD
4 30 (21.28%) C#
4 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 29 (20.57%) JavaScript
6 28 (19.86%) Finance
7 27 (19.15%) BDD
8 26 (18.44%) .NET
9 24 (17.02%) HTML
9 24 (17.02%) CSS
9 24 (17.02%) Test Automation
10 21 (14.89%) SQL
11 20 (14.18%) Windows
11 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (13.48%) Python
12 19 (13.48%) Web Services
13 18 (12.77%) Linux
13 18 (12.77%) Windows Server
14 17 (12.06%) Degree
14 17 (12.06%) REST
15 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (10.64%) QA
16 15 (10.64%) User Stories
16 15 (10.64%) DevOps
17 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
18 13 (9.22%) Front End Development
18 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
18 13 (9.22%) 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 8 (5.67%) JBoss
2 7 (4.96%) IIS
3 6 (4.26%) Apache
4 4 (2.84%) nginx
4 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
6 2 (1.42%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.71%) Confluence
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (1.42%) PaaS
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) DNS
2 10 (7.09%) HTTP
3 6 (4.26%) Firewall
3 6 (4.26%) SMTP
4 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (2.13%) SSH
5 2 (1.42%) 3G
5 2 (1.42%) Skype
6 1 (0.71%) 4G
6 1 (0.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.71%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
6 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.13%) Big Data
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.42%) Redis
5 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.71%) OLTP
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.80%) Maven
3 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.67%) JIRA
5 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.55%) Ant
6 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.55%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.55%) Selenium
7 4 (2.84%) JUnit
8 3 (2.13%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.71%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.71%) Mockito
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Marketing
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.84%) Games
4 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
3 11 (7.80%) Analyst
4 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (6.38%) Agile Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Architect
5 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Scrum Master
8 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) .NET
2 24 (17.02%) CSS
2 24 (17.02%) HTML
3 19 (13.48%) Web Services
4 17 (12.06%) REST
5 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.22%) JSON
7 12 (8.51%) RESTful
8 11 (7.80%) CSS3
8 11 (7.80%) HTML5
8 11 (7.80%) Spring
8 11 (7.80%) XML
9 10 (7.09%) SOAP
10 9 (6.38%) Angular 2
10 9 (6.38%) J2EE
11 8 (5.67%) Node.js
12 7 (4.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (4.96%) Unity DI Container
12 7 (4.96%) Unreal Engine
13 5 (3.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
1 10 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) Life Science
6 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) AS400
7 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) PMI
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) W3C
7 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Windows
2 18 (12.77%) Linux
2 18 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.55%) Debian
6 4 (2.84%) Android
6 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.13%) Unix
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.08%) Scrum
2 33 (23.40%) TDD
3 27 (19.15%) BDD
4 24 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 20 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.64%) DevOps
6 15 (10.64%) User Stories
7 13 (9.22%) Front End Development
7 13 (9.22%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.51%) Load Balancing
9 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.38%) Functional Testing
10 9 (6.38%) OO
10 9 (6.38%) SDLC
10 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.38%) UML
11 8 (5.67%) Project Management
11 8 (5.67%) Web Application Development
12 7 (4.96%) Patch Management
12 7 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.82%) Java
2 30 (21.28%) C#
3 29 (20.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.89%) SQL
5 19 (13.48%) Python
6 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.38%) C++
8 7 (4.96%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.55%) Scala
11 4 (2.84%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.13%) C
13 2 (1.42%) PHP
13 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.71%) R
14 1 (0.71%) VB
14 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) ISEB
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.42%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) HNC
6 1 (0.71%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) GDPR
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) Ansible
2 6 (4.26%) Puppet
3 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) CloudForms
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.71%) Terraform
4 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Oracle
3 8 (5.67%) Apigee
4 6 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.84%) VMware
6 3 (2.13%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) Remedy
7 2 (1.42%) BMC
7 2 (1.42%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) Informatica
7 2 (1.42%) Maxymiser
7 2 (1.42%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Axway
8 1 (0.71%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.71%) Pega
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
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