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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Berkshire
Rank 4 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 285 317 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.15% 12.59% 11.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.67% 15.52% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 187 193
Median daily rate £413 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 £45.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
1613 2043 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.09% 81.14% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1082 1052
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 93 £413 +3.12% 25
Bracknell +14 47 £450 +12.50% 7
Maidenhead +6 40 £388 -3.12% 3
Slough -3 16 £400 +5.26% 2
Newbury +6 15 £388 -10.14% 14
Wokingham +2 1 - - 1
Hungerford - 1 - - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 169 (31.41%) Scrum
2 116 (21.56%) Java
3 113 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 111 (20.63%) TDD
5 104 (19.33%) HTML
6 94 (17.47%) CSS
7 79 (14.68%) SQL
8 73 (13.57%) .NET
9 72 (13.38%) C#
10 66 (12.27%) User Experience
11 64 (11.90%) Telecoms
12 63 (11.71%) Project Management
12 63 (11.71%) Waterfall
13 61 (11.34%) BDD
13 61 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (10.41%) Finance
14 56 (10.41%) E-Commerce
15 54 (10.04%) Oracle
15 54 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (9.67%) JIRA
17 51 (9.48%) Web Services
17 51 (9.48%) AngularJS
18 49 (9.11%) DevOps
18 49 (9.11%) User Stories
19 47 (8.74%) XML
20 46 (8.55%) REST
21 44 (8.18%) HTML5
21 44 (8.18%) Web Development
22 43 (7.99%) SDLC
23 42 (7.81%) Jenkins

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 31 (5.76%) CMS
2 22 (4.09%) Apache
3 19 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.16%) Confluence
5 14 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (1.86%) JBoss
9 9 (1.67%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.49%) Drupal
11 7 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.74%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.74%) Liferay
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) Photoshop
3 12 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.30%) MS Office
4 7 (1.30%) MS Project
4 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.74%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.19%) Primavera
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.19%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.86%) GitHub
3 9 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.67%) SaaS
4 7 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.74%) Office 365
7 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle CX
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.72%) HTTP
2 11 (2.04%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.56%) 3G
4 3 (0.56%) 4G
4 3 (0.56%) DNS
4 3 (0.56%) RTP
4 3 (0.56%) SMTP
4 3 (0.56%) VoIP
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.37%) SNMP
5 2 (0.37%) SSH
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) DVB
6 1 (0.19%) Extranet
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.42%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.86%) Big Data
6 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.49%) DB2
7 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.12%) Data Mart
9 6 (1.12%) MySQL
10 5 (0.93%) HBase
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (9.67%) JIRA
2 42 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 40 (7.43%) Selenium
4 39 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 30 (5.58%) WebDriver
6 27 (5.02%) Maven
7 22 (4.09%) Gradle
8 18 (3.35%) Bitbucket
8 18 (3.35%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.79%) Ant
9 15 (2.79%) JMeter
9 15 (2.79%) Subversion
10 14 (2.60%) Axure RP
10 14 (2.60%) eggPlant
10 14 (2.60%) JUnit
11 13 (2.42%) Apache Ivy
12 11 (2.04%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.04%) Gatling
12 11 (2.04%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 56 (10.41%) Finance
3 30 (5.58%) Retail
4 24 (4.46%) Marketing
5 17 (3.16%) Banking
6 11 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.86%) Publishing
8 6 (1.12%) Billing
9 5 (0.93%) Advertising
9 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.74%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 193 (35.87%) Developer
2 61 (11.34%) Analyst
3 38 (7.06%) Designer
4 37 (6.88%) Architect
5 35 (6.51%) Java Developer
6 30 (5.58%) Business Analyst
6 30 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (5.58%) Project Manager
7 29 (5.39%) C# Developer
8 28 (5.20%) Scrum Master
8 28 (5.20%) UX Designer
9 27 (5.02%) .NET Developer
10 25 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (4.28%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (3.16%) Senior Developer
13 16 (2.97%) UI Developer
14 15 (2.79%) Software Developer
14 15 (2.79%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.60%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (19.33%) HTML
2 94 (17.47%) CSS
3 73 (13.57%) .NET
4 51 (9.48%) AngularJS
4 51 (9.48%) Web Services
5 47 (8.74%) XML
6 46 (8.55%) REST
7 44 (8.18%) HTML5
8 38 (7.06%) CSS3
9 29 (5.39%) JSON
9 29 (5.39%) Spring
10 28 (5.20%) jQuery
11 27 (5.02%) RESTful
11 27 (5.02%) Sass
12 21 (3.90%) Node.js
13 20 (3.72%) SOAP
14 18 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (2.42%) Java EE
16 12 (2.23%) J2EE
16 12 (2.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.27%) User Experience
2 34 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.30%) Life Science
7 6 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.12%) Social Media
8 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.56%) IVR
10 3 (0.56%) Replication
10 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.76%) Android
2 23 (4.28%) Linux
3 21 (3.90%) Windows
4 16 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.67%) Unix
6 7 (1.30%) Solaris
7 5 (0.93%) AIX
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.41%) Scrum
2 111 (20.63%) TDD
3 63 (11.71%) Project Management
3 63 (11.71%) Waterfall
4 61 (11.34%) BDD
4 61 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (10.41%) E-Commerce
6 54 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 49 (9.11%) DevOps
7 49 (9.11%) User Stories
8 44 (8.18%) Web Development
9 43 (7.99%) SDLC
10 40 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (7.25%) Kanban
12 38 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (6.88%) ITIL
13 37 (6.88%) Wireframes
14 36 (6.69%) MVC
14 36 (6.69%) Software Delivery
15 34 (6.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (21.56%) Java
2 113 (21.00%) JavaScript
3 79 (14.68%) SQL
4 72 (13.38%) C#
5 36 (6.69%) Python
6 25 (4.65%) Groovy
7 24 (4.46%) C++
8 20 (3.72%) PHP
9 19 (3.53%) Ruby
10 18 (3.35%) Scala
11 9 (1.67%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.30%) C
14 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.74%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (7.06%) Degree
2 32 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.04%) ISEB
4 11 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.49%) CIPD
7 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.12%) PMP
8 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.56%) MCITP
10 3 (0.56%) PgMP
11 2 (0.37%) CCNA
11 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.37%) MCSE
11 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.06%) QA
2 10 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) SDET
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) P3O
4 1 (0.19%) RMADS
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (1.86%) Docker
2 8 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.74%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.23%) Ansible
2 6 (1.12%) Puppet
2 6 (1.12%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.74%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.74%) Oozie
4 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.56%) logstash
5 3 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.19%) Rancher
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (10.04%) Oracle
2 36 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.97%) Splunk
4 16 (2.97%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.42%) Adobe
7 11 (2.04%) Citrix
8 9 (1.67%) HP
9 8 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.12%) Cognos
10 6 (1.12%) IBM
10 6 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.12%) SAP
11 5 (0.93%) EXTOL
11 5 (0.93%) VMware
12 4 (0.74%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.74%) Capita
12 4 (0.74%) GigaSpaces
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