The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 318 310 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.51% 11.71% 9.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.96% 15.97% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 187 152
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.62% +0.41%
Agile Software Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Berkshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Berkshire region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 171 £400 -3.90% 48
Slough -2 29 £380 +20.06% 12
Bracknell -4 18 £338 -12.90% 18
Newbury +14 14 £400 +45.45% 13
Maidenhead +2 10 £444 +85.86% 11
Windsor +2 9 £375 -21.05% 2
Wokingham - 1 £525 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 161 (28.45%) Scrum
2 143 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 104 (18.37%) HTML
4 103 (18.20%) Waterfall
5 102 (18.02%) CSS
6 97 (17.14%) Linux
7 93 (16.43%) Java
8 90 (15.90%) TDD
9 85 (15.02%) Telecoms
10 84 (14.84%) Python
11 75 (13.25%) User Experience
12 68 (12.01%) SDLC
13 66 (11.66%) Web Services
13 66 (11.66%) C#
13 66 (11.66%) SQL
14 65 (11.48%) Finance
14 65 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (10.95%) .NET
16 51 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (8.83%) Marketing
18 49 (8.66%) AngularJS
19 48 (8.48%) E-Commerce
19 48 (8.48%) Project Management
20 45 (7.95%) User Stories
21 44 (7.77%) jQuery
22 42 (7.42%) ITIL
23 41 (7.24%) Microsoft
23 41 (7.24%) REST
24 40 (7.07%) HTML5
25 39 (6.89%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.30%) CMS
2 22 (3.89%) Node.js
3 20 (3.53%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.83%) Apache
6 14 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.59%) IIS
9 6 (1.06%) Commerce Server
9 6 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.53%) SAS
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) JBoss
12 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.77%) MS Project
3 8 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.06%) MS Office
4 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.71%) Force.com
3 13 (2.30%) SaaS
4 6 (1.06%) PaaS
5 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.53%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.35%) IaaS
8 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.71%) Internet
2 16 (2.83%) H.323
3 15 (2.65%) HTTP
4 8 (1.41%) LDAP
4 8 (1.41%) SSH
4 8 (1.41%) Telepresence
5 7 (1.24%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.24%) SSL
6 5 (0.88%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.71%) FTP
7 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) VPN
8 3 (0.53%) BGP
8 3 (0.53%) DOCSIS
8 3 (0.53%) LAN
8 3 (0.53%) MPLS
8 3 (0.53%) RIP
8 3 (0.53%) SNMP
8 3 (0.53%) Telnet
8 3 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.42%) Big Data
2 25 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.47%) DB2
5 14 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.77%) GIS
9 9 (1.59%) MySQL
10 8 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.41%) Riak
11 7 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 35 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.24%) Ant
4 21 (3.71%) JIRA
4 21 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.53%) Maven
5 20 (3.53%) Selenium
6 15 (2.65%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.65%) Subversion
7 11 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.59%) JUnit
9 8 (1.41%) Axure RP
9 8 (1.41%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.88%) RSpec
10 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.71%) Toad
12 3 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 85 (15.02%) Telecoms
2 65 (11.48%) Finance
3 50 (8.83%) Marketing
4 32 (5.65%) Retail
5 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.24%) Electronics
7 6 (1.06%) Games
7 6 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.71%) Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Billing
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (35.69%) Developer
2 114 (20.14%) Analyst
3 62 (10.95%) Business Analyst
4 41 (7.24%) Project Manager
5 39 (6.89%) Architect
6 38 (6.71%) Python Developer
7 29 (5.12%) C# Developer
8 28 (4.95%) .NET Developer
8 28 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (4.77%) Product Owner
10 24 (4.24%) Consultant
11 21 (3.71%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 21 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (3.36%) HTML Developer
14 17 (3.00%) SQL Developer
14 17 (3.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.37%) HTML
2 102 (18.02%) CSS
3 66 (11.66%) Web Services
4 62 (10.95%) .NET
5 49 (8.66%) AngularJS
6 44 (7.77%) jQuery
7 41 (7.24%) REST
8 40 (7.07%) HTML5
9 30 (5.30%) RESTful
10 29 (5.12%) CSS3
11 28 (4.95%) XML
12 27 (4.77%) Django
12 27 (4.77%) JSON
13 25 (4.42%) SOAP
14 21 (3.71%) J2EE
14 21 (3.71%) Visualforce
15 19 (3.36%) ASP.NET
16 16 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (2.65%) Sass
18 14 (2.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.25%) User Experience
2 51 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.94%) DataPower
5 10 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.24%) Animation
7 7 (1.24%) Motion Graphics
7 7 (1.24%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.71%) IPTV
10 4 (0.71%) PMI
10 4 (0.71%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.53%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 97 (17.14%) Linux
2 27 (4.77%) Windows
3 23 (4.06%) Unix
4 17 (3.00%) Ubuntu
5 13 (2.30%) CentOS
5 13 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.94%) AIX
7 10 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.41%) Android
8 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.88%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.45%) Scrum
2 103 (18.20%) Waterfall
3 90 (15.90%) TDD
4 68 (12.01%) SDLC
5 65 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (8.48%) E-Commerce
6 48 (8.48%) Project Management
7 45 (7.95%) User Stories
8 42 (7.42%) ITIL
9 38 (6.71%) Data Protection
10 36 (6.36%) MVC
11 33 (5.83%) Business Analysis
11 33 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (5.48%) BDD
13 30 (5.30%) OOP
13 30 (5.30%) PRINCE2
14 29 (5.12%) OO
15 28 (4.95%) CRM
16 27 (4.77%) Automated Testing
16 27 (4.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 143 (25.27%) JavaScript
2 93 (16.43%) Java
3 84 (14.84%) Python
4 66 (11.66%) C#
4 66 (11.66%) SQL
5 23 (4.06%) Bash Shell
6 21 (3.71%) Apex Code
6 21 (3.71%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.00%) Ruby
8 12 (2.12%) C++
9 11 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.59%) Erlang
10 9 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.06%) PHP
12 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.88%) C
14 4 (0.71%) R
15 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (6.01%) Degree
2 24 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.71%) ISEB
4 13 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.77%) PMP
6 9 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.88%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.53%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.35%) MCSD
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.18%) MCIPD
11 1 (0.18%) PhD
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.18%) QA
2 14 (2.47%) FedRAMP
3 8 (1.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.71%) Puppet
2 20 (3.53%) Ansible
3 14 (2.47%) Graphite
3 14 (2.47%) logstash
4 13 (2.30%) Terraform
5 8 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.71%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) collectd
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.18%) Mesos
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
3 28 (4.95%) Oracle
4 22 (3.89%) IBM
5 15 (2.65%) Ab Initio
5 15 (2.65%) hybris
6 12 (2.12%) HP
7 11 (1.94%) Adobe
7 11 (1.94%) SAP
8 7 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.06%) Google
10 5 (0.88%) ATG
10 5 (0.88%) CA
10 5 (0.88%) Endeca
10 5 (0.88%) Sony
10 5 (0.88%) Teradata
11 4 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.71%) Apple
11 4 (0.71%) Informatica
11 4 (0.71%) LANDesk
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