Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 32 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.64% 11.42% 10.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.68% 13.88% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 30
Slough median daily rate £525 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £420 £261 £274
90th Percentile £590 £581 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £175.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +8.67% -16.67% -46.27%

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 218 209 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 79.27% 82.28% 84.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 153 221
Slough median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £235 £250
90th Percentile £562 £558 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +173.33% -31.82%
10th Percentile £40.50 £13.47 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.73% -9.09% -23.43%

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 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Tableau
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
6 5 (15.63%) Product Management
7 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.50%) Digital Economy
7 4 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (12.50%) Data Science
8 3 (9.38%) Value Proposition
8 3 (9.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (9.38%) SAP
8 3 (9.38%) Java
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Data Security
8 3 (9.38%) TDD

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 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.38%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Digital Economy
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (3.13%) French Language
5 1 (3.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Commercial Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Product Manager
4 3 (9.38%) React Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Transformation Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Capability Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) React
1 3 (9.38%) React Native
1 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) FMCG
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
1 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Product Management
4 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (12.50%) Data Science
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) Data Security
6 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Value Proposition
7 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) APMP
1 2 (6.25%) CIPD
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Tableau
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Ariba
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com