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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 211 269 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.70% 10.54% 7.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.04% 14.85% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 147 101
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
1752 1812 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.25% 70.98% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 879 681
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 38
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 90 £375 - 46
Slough -4 23 £400 +23.07% 8
Bracknell +3 19 £425 +21.42% 7
Newbury +3 12 £375 -12.79% 3
Maidenhead -4 7 £225 -35.71% 2
Windsor -3 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 179 (35.10%) Scrum
2 122 (23.92%) JavaScript
3 109 (21.37%) HTML
4 96 (18.82%) TDD
5 86 (16.86%) Java
5 86 (16.86%) CSS
6 85 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 83 (16.27%) C#
7 83 (16.27%) .NET
8 61 (11.96%) SQL
8 61 (11.96%) Waterfall
9 59 (11.57%) Selenium
10 58 (11.37%) Project Management
11 54 (10.59%) HTML5
12 53 (10.39%) User Experience
13 49 (9.61%) PRINCE2
14 48 (9.41%) JIRA
15 47 (9.22%) MVC
16 45 (8.82%) CSS3
17 44 (8.63%) SQL Server
18 43 (8.43%) Web Services
18 43 (8.43%) OO
18 43 (8.43%) RESTful
19 42 (8.24%) E-Commerce
19 42 (8.24%) User Stories
20 41 (8.04%) Finance
21 40 (7.84%) QA
22 39 (7.65%) Linux
22 39 (7.65%) ASP.NET
23 38 (7.45%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 35 (6.86%) CMS
2 29 (5.69%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.73%) Node.js
4 14 (2.75%) Commerce Server
5 12 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.16%) Apache
7 10 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.76%) Confluence
9 7 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.18%) Drupal
11 5 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.78%) ArcSDE
12 4 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.78%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.39%) IIS
13 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.39%) JBoss
14 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.16%) MS Project
2 11 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.96%) MS Office
4 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.59%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Unica
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.94%) SaaS
2 13 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.18%) Force.com
4 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.59%) IaaS
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
5 3 (0.59%) PaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.71%) HTTP
2 19 (3.73%) Internet
3 8 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.37%) Broadband
5 4 (0.78%) FTP
6 3 (0.59%) IPv6
6 3 (0.59%) ATM
6 3 (0.59%) NAS
6 3 (0.59%) Network Security
7 2 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.39%) 4G
7 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) NFC
7 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 2 (0.39%) Telnet
7 2 (0.39%) BGP
7 2 (0.39%) MPLS
7 2 (0.39%) OSPF
7 2 (0.39%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.12%) DB2
3 19 (3.73%) MySQL
3 19 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (1.57%) Big Data
5 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 59 (11.57%) Selenium
2 48 (9.41%) JIRA
3 28 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (4.12%) WebDriver
6 15 (2.94%) Subversion
7 14 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.76%) Grunt
9 9 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.57%) NUnit
11 7 (1.37%) MSTest
11 7 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 6 (1.18%) Maven
12 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.18%) JUnit
13 5 (0.98%) Ant
13 5 (0.98%) JBehave
General
1 85 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.04%) Finance
3 25 (4.90%) Retail
4 17 (3.33%) Marketing
5 11 (2.16%) Billing
6 9 (1.76%) Banking
7 8 (1.57%) Advertising
7 8 (1.57%) Legal
8 7 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.98%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) Electronics
11 3 (0.59%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.39%) Military
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 183 (35.88%) Developer
2 88 (17.25%) Analyst
3 55 (10.78%) Project Manager
4 51 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.88%) Architect
6 27 (5.29%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.90%) C# Developer
7 25 (4.90%) Test Analyst
8 21 (4.12%) Tester
9 20 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
10 19 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (3.73%) Web Developer
10 19 (3.73%) Agile Business Analyst
11 17 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
13 15 (2.94%) Consultant
13 15 (2.94%) Senior Developer
13 15 (2.94%) Technical Manager
13 15 (2.94%) Designer
14 14 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (21.37%) HTML
2 86 (16.86%) CSS
3 83 (16.27%) .NET
4 54 (10.59%) HTML5
5 45 (8.82%) CSS3
6 43 (8.43%) Web Services
6 43 (8.43%) RESTful
7 39 (7.65%) ASP.NET
8 38 (7.45%) jQuery
8 38 (7.45%) AngularJS
9 33 (6.47%) SOAP
10 30 (5.88%) XML
11 25 (4.90%) Backbone.js
12 24 (4.71%) Sass
13 23 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (4.31%) JSON
15 19 (3.73%) .NET Framework
16 18 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (3.33%) Django
17 17 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.39%) User Experience
2 35 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.35%) PMI
7 10 (1.96%) DataPower
8 8 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.18%) Streaming Video
9 6 (1.18%) DTV
9 6 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.98%) GIS
10 5 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.78%) iPad
11 4 (0.78%) iPhone
11 4 (0.78%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.65%) Linux
2 25 (4.90%) Windows
3 18 (3.53%) UNIX
4 10 (1.96%) Android
5 9 (1.76%) AIX
5 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.78%) Solaris
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (35.10%) Scrum
2 96 (18.82%) TDD
3 61 (11.96%) Waterfall
4 58 (11.37%) Project Management
5 49 (9.61%) PRINCE2
6 47 (9.22%) MVC
7 43 (8.43%) OO
8 42 (8.24%) E-Commerce
8 42 (8.24%) User Stories
9 35 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (6.47%) Kanban
11 31 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (5.69%) Test Scripting
12 29 (5.69%) BDD
13 28 (5.49%) ITIL
14 27 (5.29%) Software Engineering
15 26 (5.10%) SDLC
16 23 (4.51%) Web Development
16 23 (4.51%) Test Automation
16 23 (4.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (23.92%) JavaScript
2 86 (16.86%) Java
3 83 (16.27%) C#
4 61 (11.96%) SQL
5 34 (6.67%) Python
6 19 (3.73%) PHP
7 12 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.96%) Ruby
9 9 (1.76%) C++
10 8 (1.57%) Perl
10 8 (1.57%) C
11 7 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.78%) Groovy
14 4 (0.78%) Scala
14 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.59%) Erlang
16 2 (0.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 29 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.10%) Degree
3 16 (3.14%) ISEB
3 16 (3.14%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.78%) PMP
8 3 (0.59%) HND
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.59%) MCITP
8 3 (0.59%) MCTS
9 2 (0.39%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ACCA
10 1 (0.20%) CIMA
10 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.57%) Puppet
3 7 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.39%) SELinux
5 2 (0.39%) MOM
6 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.31%) Oracle
3 21 (4.12%) IBM
4 16 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.96%) Telerik
6 8 (1.57%) Adobe
7 7 (1.37%) SAP
7 7 (1.37%) Ab Initio
8 5 (0.98%) HP
8 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.98%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.78%) FatWire
9 4 (0.78%) ESRI
9 4 (0.78%) Remedy
9 4 (0.78%) Mapinfo
10 3 (0.59%) Apple
10 3 (0.59%) VMware
10 3 (0.59%) AppDynamics
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Prospero Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £45-£55k DOE + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £325 - £375 per day all inclusive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago