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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 264 194 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 7.52% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.62% 11.05% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 117 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 83 £406 +1.56% 30
Slough +8 51 £350 +7.69% 12
Bracknell +28 35 £369 +5.35% 2
Maidenhead +9 23 £349 +10.71% 2
Windsor +4 5 £450 +50.00% 1
Newbury -2 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Wokingham +2 1 - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 158 (29.26%) Scrum
2 130 (24.07%) HTML
3 109 (20.19%) CSS
4 103 (19.07%) JavaScript
5 97 (17.96%) Java
5 97 (17.96%) .NET
6 80 (14.81%) User Experience
7 76 (14.07%) SQL
8 75 (13.89%) Telecoms
9 74 (13.70%) Finance
10 73 (13.52%) HTML5
11 70 (12.96%) C#
12 68 (12.59%) Linux
13 62 (11.48%) MVC
13 62 (11.48%) TDD
14 61 (11.30%) SQL Server
14 61 (11.30%) E-Commerce
15 55 (10.19%) Project Management
15 55 (10.19%) OO
16 54 (10.00%) jQuery
17 52 (9.63%) Marketing
18 51 (9.44%) Waterfall
19 50 (9.26%) CSS3
19 50 (9.26%) XML
20 48 (8.89%) User Stories
21 45 (8.33%) Mobile App
21 45 (8.33%) CRM
22 44 (8.15%) Web Services
23 43 (7.96%) Business Analysis
24 42 (7.78%) Git (software)

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (4.07%) CMS
2 20 (3.70%) Drupal
3 18 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.15%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.78%) Apache
6 13 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.85%) Confluence
8 8 (1.48%) IIS
9 6 (1.11%) Liferay
10 5 (0.93%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.74%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.37%) WordPress
14 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.19%) Mule
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 22 (4.07%) MS Office
3 20 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
4 15 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.59%) MS Project
6 11 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.30%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.74%) Misys Midas
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Magento
5 3 (0.56%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.56%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.67%) PaaS
2 9 (1.67%) Force.com
3 8 (1.48%) SaaS
4 6 (1.11%) GitHub
4 6 (1.11%) IaaS
5 3 (0.56%) Office 365
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.63%) HTTP
2 8 (1.48%) DNS
3 7 (1.30%) SAN
3 7 (1.30%) Internet
4 5 (0.93%) NAS
5 4 (0.74%) Firewall
5 4 (0.74%) NFC
6 3 (0.56%) MVNO
6 3 (0.56%) ATM
6 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) 3G
7 2 (0.37%) Wireless
7 2 (0.37%) IPv6
7 2 (0.37%) GPRS
7 2 (0.37%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.37%) UMTS
7 2 (0.37%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.37%) 4G
7 2 (0.37%) HSPA
8 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.19%) MySQL
3 24 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.59%) DB2
6 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.22%) QlikView
8 11 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.74%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.56%) Triplestore
13 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.56%) Star Schema
14 2 (0.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 42 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.30%) JIRA
3 26 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.44%) Axure RP
5 23 (4.26%) Subversion
6 21 (3.89%) JUnit
7 19 (3.52%) Selenium
8 18 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.22%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.04%) Ant
12 10 (1.85%) TestDirector
12 10 (1.85%) Maven
12 10 (1.85%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.85%) Grunt
13 9 (1.67%) QUnit
14 8 (1.48%) Gradle
15 7 (1.30%) JBehave
15 7 (1.30%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 75 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 74 (13.70%) Finance
3 52 (9.63%) Marketing
4 29 (5.37%) Retail
5 14 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.41%) Advertising
7 12 (2.22%) Billing
8 11 (2.04%) Electronics
9 8 (1.48%) Publishing
10 7 (1.30%) Automotive
11 6 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.11%) Back Office
11 6 (1.11%) French Language
12 5 (0.93%) Banking
13 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.56%) Legal
14 2 (0.37%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (37.22%) Developer
2 101 (18.70%) Analyst
3 68 (12.59%) Business Analyst
4 57 (10.56%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.30%) Java Developer
5 34 (6.30%) Designer
6 28 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
7 24 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
8 23 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.07%) Web Developer
10 21 (3.89%) Consultant
11 20 (3.70%) User Experience Designer
12 19 (3.52%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.33%) Test Analyst
14 17 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (2.78%) Architect
16 13 (2.41%) Digital Project Manager
16 13 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (24.07%) HTML
2 109 (20.19%) CSS
3 97 (17.96%) .NET
4 73 (13.52%) HTML5
5 54 (10.00%) jQuery
6 50 (9.26%) CSS3
6 50 (9.26%) XML
7 44 (8.15%) Web Services
8 38 (7.04%) RESTful
9 36 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 35 (6.48%) ASP.NET
11 33 (6.11%) SOAP
12 30 (5.56%) J2EE
13 29 (5.37%) Spring
13 29 (5.37%) Backbone.js
14 26 (4.81%) Ajax
15 23 (4.26%) .NET Framework
16 22 (4.07%) DOM
17 21 (3.89%) Sass
18 20 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.81%) User Experience
2 45 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 34 (6.30%) Open Source
4 33 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.04%) iPad
8 10 (1.85%) DTV
9 9 (1.67%) Social Media
10 8 (1.48%) iSeries
11 7 (1.30%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.30%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.11%) Life Science
12 6 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.11%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.93%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.93%) DataPower
13 5 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.59%) Linux
2 35 (6.48%) Windows
3 32 (5.93%) UNIX
4 22 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.89%) Android
6 9 (1.67%) Solaris
7 7 (1.30%) AIX
8 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (29.26%) Scrum
2 62 (11.48%) MVC
2 62 (11.48%) TDD
3 61 (11.30%) E-Commerce
4 55 (10.19%) Project Management
4 55 (10.19%) OO
5 51 (9.44%) Waterfall
6 48 (8.89%) User Stories
7 45 (8.33%) CRM
8 43 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 33 (6.11%) SOA
10 32 (5.93%) ITIL
10 32 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (5.93%) Kanban
11 31 (5.74%) BDD
11 31 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.37%) PRINCE2
13 27 (5.00%) B2C
13 27 (5.00%) Migration
14 25 (4.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 103 (19.07%) JavaScript
2 97 (17.96%) Java
3 76 (14.07%) SQL
4 70 (12.96%) C#
5 22 (4.07%) PHP
6 20 (3.70%) Python
7 16 (2.96%) Ruby
8 13 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.22%) Perl
9 12 (2.22%) Scala
10 11 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.85%) C++
11 10 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.85%) Groovy
12 9 (1.67%) RPG
13 8 (1.48%) C
14 7 (1.30%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.11%) VB
15 6 (1.11%) RPG IV
16 5 (0.93%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.00%) Degree
2 9 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (1.67%) ISEB
2 9 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.48%) PMP
3 8 (1.48%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.74%) IBM Certification
5 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) CCA
7 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.37%) CISA
7 2 (0.37%) CISM
7 2 (0.37%) CRISC
7 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) CBAP
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) KVM
2 3 (0.56%) NFS
2 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.52%) Puppet
3 6 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) YUM
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.30%) Oracle
2 34 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (4.81%) Adobe
4 25 (4.63%) SAP
5 22 (4.07%) IBM
6 14 (2.59%) Siebel
7 10 (1.85%) hybris
8 9 (1.67%) HP
8 9 (1.67%) Metastorm
9 7 (1.30%) Google
10 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.93%) Lotus
12 4 (0.74%) Informatica
12 4 (0.74%) JBoss
12 4 (0.74%) Open Text
12 4 (0.74%) VMware
12 4 (0.74%) Teradata
12 4 (0.74%) Appcelerator
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