The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 29 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +46
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 141 130 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.94% 5.29% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.97% 7.74% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 43 £341 -9.00% 16
Slough +10 22 £425 +21.42% 5
Bracknell +8 17 £400 +3.22%
Newbury +1 7 £400 -5.88% 3
Maidenhead -8 5 £350 +59.09% 1
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (26.87%) Scrum
2 67 (25.00%) HTML
3 56 (20.90%) SQL
3 56 (20.90%) CSS
4 55 (20.52%) Finance
5 45 (16.79%) Mobile App
6 43 (16.04%) HTML5
7 42 (15.67%) JavaScript
8 41 (15.30%) E-Commerce
9 39 (14.55%) .NET
10 36 (13.43%) Retail
11 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
12 34 (12.69%) Java
12 34 (12.69%) UNIX
12 34 (12.69%) CSS3
12 34 (12.69%) jQuery
13 33 (12.31%) Apple iOS
13 33 (12.31%) TDD
14 31 (11.57%) C#
14 31 (11.57%) Android
15 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 27 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (9.70%) IBM
17 26 (9.70%) Project Management
17 26 (9.70%) DB2
17 26 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (8.96%) Axure RP
18 24 (8.96%) BDD
18 24 (8.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 24 (8.96%) Ab Initio

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (7.46%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.22%) CMS
3 12 (4.48%) IIS
4 9 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.61%) Confluence
6 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.49%) Apache
9 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.12%) Drupal
9 3 (1.12%) Node.js
10 2 (0.75%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) MS Office
2 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) LDAP
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.70%) DB2
2 26 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.34%) MySQL
4 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.24%) Star Schema
6 5 (1.87%) OLAP
6 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Triplestore
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) DataStage
8 2 (0.75%) OLTP
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (8.96%) Axure RP
1 24 (8.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 15 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.85%) Subversion
4 12 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.10%) JIRA
6 10 (3.73%) Selenium
7 8 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.99%) JUnit
8 7 (2.61%) ERwin
8 7 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.24%) NUnit
10 5 (1.87%) Maven
10 5 (1.87%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.87%) Grunt
11 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.49%) QUnit
11 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (20.52%) Finance
2 36 (13.43%) Retail
3 19 (7.09%) Automotive
4 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.73%) Banking
6 9 (3.36%) Billing
6 9 (3.36%) Marketing
7 7 (2.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.87%) Publishing
9 4 (1.49%) French Language
9 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 97 (36.19%) Developer
2 69 (25.75%) Analyst
3 34 (12.69%) Business Analyst
4 26 (9.70%) Designer
5 24 (8.96%) User Experience Designer
6 22 (8.21%) Test Analyst
7 18 (6.72%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.97%) Ab Initio Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.73%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.36%) Tester
12 9 (3.36%) Consultant
12 9 (3.36%) Oracle Analyst
12 9 (3.36%) Senior Designer
12 9 (3.36%) Senior User Experience Designer
13 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.00%) HTML
2 56 (20.90%) CSS
3 43 (16.04%) HTML5
4 39 (14.55%) .NET
5 34 (12.69%) CSS3
5 34 (12.69%) jQuery
6 22 (8.21%) Web Services
7 17 (6.34%) Ajax
8 15 (5.60%) XML
8 15 (5.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (5.22%) Spring
10 12 (4.48%) WCF
10 12 (4.48%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.36%) XSD
12 8 (2.99%) REST
12 8 (2.99%) JSON
12 8 (2.99%) J2EE
12 8 (2.99%) SOAP
13 7 (2.61%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.79%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.22%) DataPower
3 10 (3.73%) Visualisation
3 10 (3.73%) iPad
4 8 (2.99%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.24%) Open Source
6 4 (1.49%) PMI
7 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.75%) Social Media
8 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.75%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.75%) IPTV
8 2 (0.75%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.75%) Social Network
8 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.75%) Life Science
8 2 (0.75%) W3C
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.69%) UNIX
2 33 (12.31%) Apple iOS
3 31 (11.57%) Android
4 18 (6.72%) Windows
5 17 (6.34%) AIX
6 15 (5.60%) Solaris
7 7 (2.61%) Linux
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.87%) Scrum
2 41 (15.30%) E-Commerce
3 33 (12.31%) TDD
4 27 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.70%) Project Management
6 24 (8.96%) BDD
7 23 (8.58%) MVC
8 22 (8.21%) OO
9 21 (7.84%) ETL
10 19 (7.09%) SOA
11 17 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.34%) Analytics
12 15 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.22%) CRM
14 13 (4.85%) User Stories
15 12 (4.48%) Waterfall
15 12 (4.48%) B2C
16 11 (4.10%) Data Modelling
16 11 (4.10%) Automated Testing
17 10 (3.73%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.90%) SQL
2 42 (15.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.69%) Java
4 31 (11.57%) C#
5 20 (7.46%) Shell Script
6 17 (6.34%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.73%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.36%) PHP
9 5 (1.87%) PHP5
10 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.12%) Korn
12 2 (0.75%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.75%) R
13 1 (0.37%) RPG
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.37%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (4.85%) Degree
2 9 (3.36%) ISEB
3 7 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CBAP
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
7 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Puppet
1 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.37%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 35 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.70%) IBM
3 24 (8.96%) Ab Initio
4 23 (8.58%) Appcelerator
5 22 (8.21%) Oracle
6 20 (7.46%) Adobe
7 11 (4.10%) Cognos
7 11 (4.10%) SAP
7 11 (4.10%) hybris
8 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.12%) Apple
10 3 (1.12%) Metastorm
10 3 (1.12%) Zend
11 2 (0.75%) Sencha
11 2 (0.75%) Demandware
11 2 (0.75%) Google
11 2 (0.75%) Planview
11 2 (0.75%) ATG
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