Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 January 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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.20% 10.60% 14.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 14.22% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 28
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.07% -5.67%
10th Percentile £259 £302 £305
90th Percentile £550 £468 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -10.26% -12.36% +2.30%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 292 211 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 83.91% 74.56% 85.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 141 159
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79% -6.45%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £245
90th Percentile £550 £575 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +7.89% +149.18%
10th Percentile £12.27 £40.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £14.50 £18.28
% change year-on-year +43.10% -20.66% -27.67%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Slough

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Slough

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Slough over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Slough region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 10 (31.25%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) User Experience
4 6 (18.75%) User Stories
4 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) JIRA
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Finance
6 4 (12.50%) Marketing
6 4 (12.50%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) TestRail
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (9.38%) Lean Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) BGP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) GGSN
1 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.13%) MPLS
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
1 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.13%) SNMP
1 1 (3.13%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) VXLAN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) TestRail
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Business Process Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Onboarding Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) React
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) React Native
4 1 (3.13%) Redux
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (18.75%) User Stories
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Lean Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) Java 8
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) PMO
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) BIND 9
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.13%) NFS
2 1 (3.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Netcool
2 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) BMC
2 1 (3.13%) Dell
2 1 (3.13%) EMC
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Mirantis
2 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software