Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 242 141 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.20% 11.06% 9.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.73% 13.26% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 114 104
Reading median daily rate £438 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £319 £308 £322
90th Percentile £575 £548 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +34.00% -24.24%
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +8.70% +7.81% -12.93%

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 1,292 1,063 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.48% 83.37% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 623 629
Reading median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £275 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 49
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.39% -34.44% -27.18%
10th Percentile £17.40 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £63.15 £45.18 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.98% -15.71% -41.67%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 76 (31.40%) Scrum
2 59 (24.38%) C#
3 57 (23.55%) .NET
4 56 (23.14%) SQL
5 53 (21.90%) Java
6 49 (20.25%) JavaScript
7 45 (18.60%) TDD
8 43 (17.77%) Test Automation
9 40 (16.53%) MVC
10 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
11 36 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 34 (14.05%) DevOps
13 33 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 33 (13.64%) CSS
14 31 (12.81%) HTML
15 26 (10.74%) SQL Server
15 26 (10.74%) Telecoms
15 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (10.74%) BDD
15 26 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (10.33%) Git (software)
16 25 (10.33%) OO
17 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (9.50%) Security Cleared
19 22 (9.09%) Microservices
20 21 (8.68%) Kanban
21 20 (8.26%) SDLC
21 20 (8.26%) AngularJS
21 20 (8.26%) Windows
22 19 (7.85%) Oracle

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 (3.31%) CMS
2 7 (2.89%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.83%) JBoss
4 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) InVision
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.13%) IaaS
3 10 (4.13%) PaaS
4 6 (2.48%) SaaS
5 5 (2.07%) GitHub
5 5 (2.07%) Office 365
6 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.24%) BrowserStack
7 3 (1.24%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.83%) Boomi
8 2 (0.83%) npm
8 2 (0.83%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.41%) Apigee
9 1 (0.41%) Datadog
9 1 (0.41%) NuGet
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) WAN
2 5 (2.07%) SMPP
2 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.65%) LAN
4 3 (1.24%) Skype
5 2 (0.83%) BGP
5 2 (0.83%) DHCP
5 2 (0.83%) DNS
5 2 (0.83%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) OSPF
5 2 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) DVB
6 1 (0.41%) HTTP
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.13%) Power BI
5 9 (3.72%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.31%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.31%) HDInsight
6 8 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.65%) Big Data
8 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.24%) MySQL
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.79%) JIRA
5 13 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.37%) Selenium
6 12 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.13%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.31%) JMeter
8 8 (3.31%) Maven
9 5 (2.07%) DbUnit
9 5 (2.07%) jMock
9 5 (2.07%) JUnit
9 5 (2.07%) Mockito
9 5 (2.07%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.07%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.07%) Subversion
10 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.65%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (10.74%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.20%) Finance
2 15 (6.20%) Marketing
3 10 (4.13%) Retail
4 7 (2.89%) Back Office
4 7 (2.89%) Front Office
5 5 (2.07%) Advertising
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (38.84%) Developer
2 33 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 24 (9.92%) Analyst
5 23 (9.50%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.26%) Architect
7 17 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.37%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Tester
11 8 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Angular Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Software Project Manager
12 7 (2.89%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.55%) .NET
2 33 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 33 (13.64%) CSS
3 31 (12.81%) HTML
4 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (8.26%) AngularJS
6 18 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (7.44%) SOAP
7 17 (7.02%) J2EE
8 16 (6.61%) Web Services
9 14 (5.79%) HTML5
9 14 (5.79%) XML
10 13 (5.37%) jQuery
10 13 (5.37%) RESTful
11 12 (4.96%) Spring
12 11 (4.55%) React
13 10 (4.13%) REST
14 9 (3.72%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.72%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.44%) User Experience
2 9 (3.72%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.89%) Robotics
4 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.24%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) RIA
7 2 (0.83%) Social Media
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.26%) Windows
2 7 (2.89%) Unix
3 6 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.24%) Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.40%) Scrum
2 45 (18.60%) TDD
3 43 (17.77%) Test Automation
4 40 (16.53%) MVC
5 34 (14.05%) DevOps
6 26 (10.74%) BDD
6 26 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.33%) OO
8 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (9.09%) Microservices
10 21 (8.68%) Kanban
11 20 (8.26%) SDLC
12 18 (7.44%) Service Management
12 18 (7.44%) Waterfall
13 17 (7.02%) ITIL
14 15 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.20%) User Stories
15 14 (5.79%) Analytics
15 14 (5.79%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.38%) C#
2 56 (23.14%) SQL
3 53 (21.90%) Java
4 49 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.55%) C++
5 11 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.55%) Python
6 6 (2.48%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.07%) C
8 4 (1.65%) VBScript
9 3 (1.24%) F#
9 3 (1.24%) Ruby
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) Go
10 2 (0.83%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.13%) Degree
4 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.83%) MBA
5 2 (0.83%) MCSE
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) SLA
2 9 (3.72%) QA
3 6 (2.48%) PMO
4 4 (1.65%) GDPR
5 3 (1.24%) COBIT
5 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.48%) Docker
2 6 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.83%) Grafana
3 2 (0.83%) Graphite
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Suricata
4 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.85%) Oracle
3 10 (4.13%) Amdocs
3 10 (4.13%) Cramer
4 9 (3.72%) VMware
5 7 (2.89%) BMC
5 7 (2.89%) ComArch
5 7 (2.89%) Remedy
5 7 (2.89%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.89%) UiPath
6 6 (2.48%) Google
6 6 (2.48%) SAP
7 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.65%) Cisco
8 4 (1.65%) HP
8 4 (1.65%) Huawei
8 4 (1.65%) IBM
8 4 (1.65%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.83%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.83%) Marketo