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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 26 33 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 131 129 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.32% 5.05% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 7.23% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 82 42
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£375 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £535 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
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
1805 1783 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.34% 69.84% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 799 797
Average daily rate £390 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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
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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 52 £400 -5.88% 15
Bracknell +24 22 £390 +4.00%
Slough +5 16 £351 +24.88% 7
Newbury +4 6 £368 -18.33% 4
Maidenhead -3 6 £338 +7.14% 3
Wokingham -3 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 67 (25.97%) HTML
2 60 (23.26%) Scrum
3 56 (21.71%) .NET
4 51 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 51 (19.77%) CSS
5 48 (18.60%) E-Commerce
5 48 (18.60%) HTML5
6 47 (18.22%) Java
7 46 (17.83%) jQuery
8 40 (15.50%) SQL
9 39 (15.12%) MVC
10 38 (14.73%) C#
11 37 (14.34%) Finance
12 33 (12.79%) TDD
13 30 (11.63%) Web Services
13 30 (11.63%) Project Management
14 28 (10.85%) XML
14 28 (10.85%) SQL Server
14 28 (10.85%) Mobile App
15 27 (10.47%) CSS3
16 26 (10.08%) Microsoft
16 26 (10.08%) OO
17 24 (9.30%) Git (software)
17 24 (9.30%) Windows
18 23 (8.91%) BDD
19 22 (8.53%) Unit Testing
19 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
19 22 (8.53%) B2C
20 21 (8.14%) MySQL
20 21 (8.14%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (5.43%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.65%) CMS
3 10 (3.88%) Apache
4 8 (3.10%) Confluence
4 8 (3.10%) IIS
4 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.94%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.94%) Drupal
7 2 (0.78%) Liferay
7 2 (0.78%) WordPress
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.43%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.26%) MS Office
3 9 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.55%) MS Project
6 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Magento
2 3 (1.16%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.16%) Force.com
3 3 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) NFC
1 4 (1.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.16%) ATM
2 3 (1.16%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) MVNO
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) SAN
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.14%) MySQL
3 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.71%) DB2
5 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.94%) Triplestore
6 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.16%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.78%) DataStage
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.14%) JIRA
3 17 (6.59%) JUnit
4 14 (5.43%) Selenium
4 14 (5.43%) Subversion
5 11 (4.26%) Axure RP
5 11 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.49%) Jasmine
8 8 (3.10%) Grunt
9 7 (2.71%) Maven
9 7 (2.71%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.71%) QUnit
9 7 (2.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (2.33%) Ant
10 6 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.94%) NUnit
11 5 (1.94%) JBehave
11 5 (1.94%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (14.34%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.36%) Marketing
3 16 (6.20%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Automotive
5 7 (2.71%) French Language
6 4 (1.55%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (41.86%) Developer
2 51 (19.77%) Analyst
3 39 (15.12%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.47%) Project Manager
5 25 (9.69%) Front-End Developer
6 19 (7.36%) Web Developer
7 18 (6.98%) Designer
8 16 (6.20%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.43%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) Front-End Web Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Consultant
12 8 (3.10%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.71%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Technical Manager
13 7 (2.71%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Technical Project Manager
13 7 (2.71%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.97%) HTML
2 56 (21.71%) .NET
3 51 (19.77%) CSS
4 48 (18.60%) HTML5
5 46 (17.83%) jQuery
6 30 (11.63%) Web Services
7 28 (10.85%) XML
8 27 (10.47%) CSS3
9 22 (8.53%) ASP.NET
10 19 (7.36%) Ajax
11 18 (6.98%) SOAP
12 13 (5.04%) J2EE
12 13 (5.04%) Spring
12 13 (5.04%) WCF
12 13 (5.04%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.04%) Sass
13 11 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (3.10%) JSON
15 8 (3.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.85%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.59%) Open Source
3 10 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.49%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.49%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.49%) iPad
5 5 (1.94%) W3C
5 5 (1.94%) Life Science
5 5 (1.94%) Ontologies
5 5 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.94%) DataPower
5 5 (1.94%) Semantic Web
5 5 (1.94%) Social Media
6 4 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.55%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.16%) Wiki
8 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.30%) Windows
2 20 (7.75%) Android
2 20 (7.75%) Apple iOS
2 20 (7.75%) Linux
3 19 (7.36%) UNIX
4 5 (1.94%) AIX
4 5 (1.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.39%) SUSE
5 1 (0.39%) Debian
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.26%) Scrum
2 48 (18.60%) E-Commerce
3 39 (15.12%) MVC
4 33 (12.79%) TDD
5 30 (11.63%) Project Management
6 26 (10.08%) OO
7 23 (8.91%) BDD
8 22 (8.53%) Unit Testing
8 22 (8.53%) B2C
9 17 (6.59%) Migration
9 17 (6.59%) Analytics
10 16 (6.20%) User Stories
10 16 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.81%) CRM
11 15 (5.81%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.43%) B2B
13 13 (5.04%) SOA
13 13 (5.04%) UML
13 13 (5.04%) Release Management
13 13 (5.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.77%) JavaScript
2 47 (18.22%) Java
3 40 (15.50%) SQL
4 38 (14.73%) C#
5 16 (6.20%) PHP
6 10 (3.88%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.94%) Python
8 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.94%) VB
8 5 (1.94%) C++
8 5 (1.94%) SPARQL
8 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.55%) R
9 4 (1.55%) PHP5
9 4 (1.55%) Ruby
9 4 (1.55%) Perl
10 3 (1.16%) C
11 2 (0.78%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) ISEB
3 5 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.55%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) PMP
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.94%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.94%) Puppet
3 3 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.43%) IBM
4 13 (5.04%) Adobe
4 13 (5.04%) SAP
5 11 (4.26%) hybris
6 10 (3.88%) Metastorm
7 9 (3.49%) Oracle
8 6 (2.33%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.94%) Lotus
9 5 (1.94%) Siebel
10 4 (1.55%) Informatica
11 3 (1.16%) ATG
11 3 (1.16%) HP
11 3 (1.16%) Omniture
11 3 (1.16%) Google
11 3 (1.16%) Demandware
11 3 (1.16%) Talend
12 2 (0.78%) Sencha
12 2 (0.78%) Zend
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