Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.22% 15.22% 13.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.86% 18.10% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 53
Slough median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +12.70%
10th Percentile £305 £268 £290
90th Percentile £456 £524 £455
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.00 £44.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -12.36% +2.30% +2.35%

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 202 232 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 73.72% 84.06% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 160 247
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +15.24%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +117.14% -16.67%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £72.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (28.57%) Scrum
1 8 (28.57%) Analytics
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Tableau
4 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Ansible
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.29%) SaaS
5 4 (14.29%) Puppet
6 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) User Experience
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment

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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Commercial Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
2 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Transformation Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) UI Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Designer
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) EJB
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) JPA
2 2 (7.14%) JSF
2 2 (7.14%) JSP
2 2 (7.14%) Laravel
2 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
2 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.14%) Servlets
2 2 (7.14%) Silex
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) Struts
2 2 (7.14%) Symfony
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) FMCG
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
2 2 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Analytics
1 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Diagram
6 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 4 (14.29%) Puppet
3 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Tableau
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
5 1 (3.57%) ClickTale
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat