Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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 > Slough
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 38 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.88% 9.32% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.10% 11.87% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 14
Slough median daily rate £525 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £408 £279 £276
90th Percentile £613 £493 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £22.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +88.64% -31.25% -61.79%

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 236 219 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 80.00% 78.49% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 159 181
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £208 £246 £231
90th Percentile £538 £593 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Slough median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -35.63%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -11.76% -22.73%

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 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Product Management
4 5 (13.16%) RESTful
5 4 (10.53%) React
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) React Native
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Economy
5 4 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (7.89%) Value Proposition
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow

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 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) TestRail
2 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Economy
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
5 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (10.53%) React Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Capability Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) RESTful
2 4 (10.53%) React
2 4 (10.53%) React Native
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) TDD
4 5 (13.16%) Product Management
5 4 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Value Proposition
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) APMP
1 2 (5.26%) CIPD
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Ariba
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau