Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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 > Slough
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 20 10
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.35% 6.52% 10.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.21% 8.33% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 30
Slough median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +19.40%
10th Percentile £276 £280 £323
90th Percentile £480 £475 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £42.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £32.00 £83.75
% change year-on-year -31.25% -61.79% -

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 276 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 76.62% 78.19% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 168 280
Slough median daily rate £417 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +14.29% -1.69%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £204
90th Percentile £570 £508 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -47.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.85 £15.25
90th Percentile £16.73 £19.73 £42.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year - -37.66% +37.49%

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 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Big Data
6 4 (15.38%) ISEB
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Service Design
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (11.54%) PMO
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (7.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Pentaho
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Product Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Development Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) RESTful
2 3 (11.54%) Visualforce
2 3 (11.54%) WSDL
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) AutoMapper
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) Velocity
4 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Service Design
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Apex Code
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) vCloud
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (7.69%) Marketo
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Elavon
3 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.85%) VMware