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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 253 262 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.06% 9.73% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.84% 13.69% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 156 105
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 £298 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £83.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.41%
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
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
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 4 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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 +12 102 £400 +19.40% 59
Slough -4 24 £406 +23.10% 10
Bracknell +2 21 £400 - 1
Newbury -2 15 £375 -11.76% 6
Maidenhead -5 12 £345 -1.42% 11
Windsor +1 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £163 -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 203 (36.06%) Scrum
2 127 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 120 (21.31%) HTML
4 109 (19.36%) TDD
5 103 (18.29%) Telecoms
6 101 (17.94%) Java
7 91 (16.16%) CSS
8 86 (15.28%) C#
9 85 (15.10%) Waterfall
10 83 (14.74%) .NET
11 69 (12.26%) Project Management
12 66 (11.72%) SQL
13 65 (11.55%) Selenium
14 59 (10.48%) HTML5
15 58 (10.30%) User Experience
16 55 (9.77%) MVC
17 54 (9.59%) PRINCE2
18 53 (9.41%) JIRA
19 51 (9.06%) Web Services
20 49 (8.70%) OO
20 49 (8.70%) CSS3
21 47 (8.35%) User Stories
21 47 (8.35%) E-Commerce
21 47 (8.35%) QA
22 45 (7.99%) Release Management
23 44 (7.82%) Linux
24 43 (7.64%) RESTful
25 42 (7.46%) SOAP
26 41 (7.28%) Python
26 41 (7.28%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 34 (6.04%) CMS
2 23 (4.09%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.37%) Node.js
4 13 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.95%) Apache
5 11 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.78%) Confluence
7 9 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.42%) Commerce Server
9 7 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.07%) Drupal
11 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.71%) ArcSDE
12 4 (0.71%) JBoss
12 4 (0.71%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.36%) IIS
14 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.60%) MS Project
3 9 (1.60%) MS Office
4 6 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.53%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.95%) SaaS
3 7 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) IaaS
5 3 (0.53%) GitHub
5 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 3 (0.53%) Force.com
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.26%) HTTP
2 20 (3.55%) Internet
3 8 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.07%) Broadband
5 4 (0.71%) NAS
5 4 (0.71%) FTP
6 3 (0.53%) VoIP
6 3 (0.53%) IPv6
6 3 (0.53%) Network Security
7 2 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.36%) 4G
7 2 (0.36%) SSH
7 2 (0.36%) NFC
7 2 (0.36%) Intranet
7 2 (0.36%) ATM
7 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) RIP
7 2 (0.36%) SNMP
7 2 (0.36%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.91%) MySQL
3 21 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.02%) DB2
5 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.24%) Big Data
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.53%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.18%) QlikView
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (11.55%) Selenium
2 53 (9.41%) JIRA
3 34 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.51%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 20 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.55%) Subversion
7 19 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (2.13%) Grunt
10 11 (1.95%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (1.42%) NUnit
12 8 (1.42%) Maven
12 8 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.42%) JUnit
13 7 (1.24%) MSTest
14 5 (0.89%) JMeter
14 5 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 103 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 39 (6.93%) Finance
3 23 (4.09%) Retail
4 21 (3.73%) Marketing
5 18 (3.20%) Billing
6 11 (1.95%) Advertising
7 9 (1.60%) Legal
8 7 (1.24%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.89%) Games
10 5 (0.89%) Electronics
10 5 (0.89%) Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.36%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 190 (33.75%) Developer
2 103 (18.29%) Analyst
3 61 (10.83%) Business Analyst
4 59 (10.48%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.33%) Test Analyst
5 30 (5.33%) Architect
6 29 (5.15%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 23 (4.09%) Agile Business Analyst
9 22 (3.91%) Tester
10 20 (3.55%) ScrumMaster
10 20 (3.55%) Technical Manager
11 19 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.20%) Web Developer
13 17 (3.02%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.02%) Python Developer
13 17 (3.02%) Front-End Developer
14 16 (2.84%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.66%) Release Manager
15 15 (2.66%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (21.31%) HTML
2 91 (16.16%) CSS
3 83 (14.74%) .NET
4 59 (10.48%) HTML5
5 51 (9.06%) Web Services
6 49 (8.70%) CSS3
7 43 (7.64%) RESTful
8 42 (7.46%) SOAP
9 41 (7.28%) jQuery
9 41 (7.28%) AngularJS
10 40 (7.10%) ASP.NET
11 29 (5.15%) XML
12 27 (4.80%) Sass
13 26 (4.62%) JSON
14 25 (4.44%) Backbone.js
15 24 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (3.91%) REST
17 19 (3.37%) .NET Framework
17 19 (3.37%) Django
18 17 (3.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.30%) User Experience
2 37 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.91%) PMI
5 20 (3.55%) Open Source
6 11 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.24%) DTV
8 7 (1.24%) DataPower
9 6 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.07%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.89%) GIS
10 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.89%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.71%) iPad
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.82%) Linux
2 26 (4.62%) Windows
3 22 (3.91%) UNIX
4 10 (1.78%) Android
5 9 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.24%) AIX
7 3 (0.53%) Solaris
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (36.06%) Scrum
2 109 (19.36%) TDD
3 85 (15.10%) Waterfall
4 69 (12.26%) Project Management
5 55 (9.77%) MVC
6 54 (9.59%) PRINCE2
7 49 (8.70%) OO
8 47 (8.35%) User Stories
8 47 (8.35%) E-Commerce
9 45 (7.99%) Release Management
10 38 (6.75%) Kanban
11 36 (6.39%) BDD
12 35 (6.22%) ITIL
12 35 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (6.22%) Test Scripting
13 34 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (5.68%) Software Engineering
15 28 (4.97%) Software Delivery
16 26 (4.62%) CRM
17 25 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (22.56%) JavaScript
2 101 (17.94%) Java
3 86 (15.28%) C#
4 66 (11.72%) SQL
5 41 (7.28%) Python
6 22 (3.91%) PHP
7 12 (2.13%) Ruby
8 11 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.95%) C++
9 10 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.60%) Perl
11 8 (1.42%) C
12 7 (1.24%) Scala
13 6 (1.07%) Groovy
14 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.53%) Erlang
17 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (4.97%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 25 (4.44%) Degree
4 20 (3.55%) ISEB
5 13 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.71%) PMP
9 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.53%) HND
9 3 (0.53%) MCTS
9 3 (0.53%) MCITP
10 1 (0.18%) ACCA
10 1 (0.18%) CIMA
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.35%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) vSphere
1 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.78%) Puppet
3 9 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.36%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.36%) SELinux
5 2 (0.36%) logstash
5 2 (0.36%) MOM
6 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (6.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.26%) Oracle
3 18 (3.20%) IBM
4 15 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.60%) SAP
6 8 (1.42%) Telerik
7 7 (1.24%) Adobe
7 7 (1.24%) Appcelerator
8 5 (0.89%) VMware
8 5 (0.89%) HP
8 5 (0.89%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.71%) Mapinfo
9 4 (0.71%) ESRI
9 4 (0.71%) Remedy
9 4 (0.71%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.71%) FatWire
10 3 (0.53%) Apple
10 3 (0.53%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.53%) Facebook
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £320 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago