Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 26 38 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.06% 12.34% 15.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 15.38% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 57
Slough median daily rate £369 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.60% -12.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £302 £303 £292
90th Percentile £459 £516 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.19% -20.00% -5.88%

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 210 247 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 73.17% 80.19% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 160 271
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £513 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.18% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% -32.08% +39.47%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 December 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%) Test Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) Ansible
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) QA
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (15.38%) SaaS
4 4 (15.38%) Puppet
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
3 3 (11.54%) UI Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
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%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) JPA
3 2 (7.69%) JSF
3 2 (7.69%) Laravel
3 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) Silex
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) OOD
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Deployment Diagram
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (7.69%) MSF
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.69%) SOLID
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) ClickTale
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SAP