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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 247 229 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.27% 8.92% 10.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 11.68% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 147 150
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1899 1961 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.96% 76.36% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 1009 942
Median daily rate £420 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 106 £400 +6.66% 33
Maidenhead +9 41 £400 +40.35% 2
Newbury +7 19 £500 +33.33% 8
Bracknell -14 13 £463 +12.12% 9
Slough -2 10 £375 -6.25% 13
Wokingham - 2 £270 - 3
Windsor +6 1 - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 (30.40%) Scrum
2 115 (20.68%) Waterfall
3 113 (20.32%) Java
4 108 (19.42%) JavaScript
5 96 (17.27%) Linux
6 83 (14.93%) Telecoms
7 77 (13.85%) HTML
8 76 (13.67%) TDD
9 74 (13.31%) Python
10 73 (13.13%) C#
11 70 (12.59%) CSS
12 66 (11.87%) Web Services
13 64 (11.51%) .NET
13 64 (11.51%) Jenkins
14 63 (11.33%) DevOps
15 60 (10.79%) Git (software)
15 60 (10.79%) Finance
16 57 (10.25%) Project Management
16 57 (10.25%) SDLC
17 56 (10.07%) SQL
17 56 (10.07%) Microsoft
18 55 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (9.53%) E-Commerce
20 46 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
21 45 (8.09%) User Experience
22 43 (7.73%) REST
22 43 (7.73%) Business Analysis
23 42 (7.55%) SQL Server
24 41 (7.37%) Kanban
25 40 (7.19%) Puppet

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 (5.58%) CMS
2 23 (4.14%) Node.js
3 17 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.70%) Apache
4 15 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (1.98%) JBoss
6 11 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.80%) IIS
8 9 (1.62%) Confluence
9 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.54%) Drupal
13 3 (0.54%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.54%) nginx
13 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.70%) MS Project
4 5 (0.90%) MS Office
4 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.70%) Force.com
4 5 (0.90%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.54%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.06%) H.323
2 15 (2.70%) Internet
3 13 (2.34%) Telepresence
4 10 (1.80%) HTTP
5 9 (1.62%) SSL
6 7 (1.26%) ZigBee
7 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.90%) DNS
9 4 (0.72%) 802.15
9 4 (0.72%) Network Security
9 4 (0.72%) VoIP
10 3 (0.54%) 3G
10 3 (0.54%) 4G
10 3 (0.54%) IPv6
10 3 (0.54%) SNMP
10 3 (0.54%) SSH
11 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.36%) FTP
11 2 (0.36%) LDAP
11 2 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.78%) Big Data
3 18 (3.24%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.88%) MySQL
5 15 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.16%) GIS
8 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.44%) Riak
9 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (11.51%) Jenkins
2 60 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.76%) JIRA
5 26 (4.68%) Selenium
6 25 (4.50%) Maven
7 21 (3.78%) Ant
8 16 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.70%) MSBuild
10 14 (2.52%) Subversion
11 13 (2.34%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.34%) Visual Studio
11 13 (2.34%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.16%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.16%) NuGet
13 9 (1.62%) JUnit
14 7 (1.26%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.90%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.90%) gulp
15 5 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 83 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 60 (10.79%) Finance
3 39 (7.01%) Retail
4 34 (6.12%) Marketing
5 9 (1.62%) Banking
6 7 (1.26%) Publishing
7 6 (1.08%) Automotive
8 5 (0.90%) Billing
8 5 (0.90%) Legal
9 4 (0.72%) Electronics
9 4 (0.72%) Local Government
9 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (27.52%) Developer
2 94 (16.91%) Analyst
3 72 (12.95%) Business Analyst
4 52 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 50 (8.99%) Architect
6 34 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.14%) Consultant
8 23 (4.14%) Product Owner
9 22 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.78%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
11 20 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (3.60%) Python Developer
12 19 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (3.42%) Tester
13 17 (3.06%) Scrum Master
14 15 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.85%) HTML
2 70 (12.59%) CSS
3 66 (11.87%) Web Services
4 64 (11.51%) .NET
5 43 (7.73%) REST
6 34 (6.12%) RESTful
6 34 (6.12%) XML
7 31 (5.58%) AngularJS
7 31 (5.58%) HTML5
8 27 (4.86%) jQuery
9 24 (4.32%) Spring
10 22 (3.96%) J2EE
11 20 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 19 (3.42%) CSS3
12 19 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (3.24%) SOAP
14 17 (3.06%) ASP.NET
15 16 (2.88%) Django
16 15 (2.70%) JSON
17 14 (2.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.09%) User Experience
2 33 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.44%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 5 (0.90%) Cryptography
6 5 (0.90%) PKI
7 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.54%) Animation
8 3 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.54%) DataPower
8 3 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.54%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (0.54%) PMI
8 3 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.27%) Linux
2 23 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (3.78%) Windows
4 19 (3.42%) Ubuntu
5 17 (3.06%) Unix
6 14 (2.52%) CentOS
7 9 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.90%) Android
8 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (30.40%) Scrum
2 115 (20.68%) Waterfall
3 76 (13.67%) TDD
4 63 (11.33%) DevOps
5 57 (10.25%) Project Management
5 57 (10.25%) SDLC
6 55 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (9.53%) E-Commerce
8 43 (7.73%) Business Analysis
9 41 (7.37%) Kanban
10 38 (6.83%) BDD
10 38 (6.83%) User Stories
11 37 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (6.47%) PRINCE2
13 35 (6.29%) Open Source
14 34 (6.12%) Data Protection
15 33 (5.94%) Migration
16 32 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (5.40%) CRM
18 29 (5.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (20.32%) Java
2 108 (19.42%) JavaScript
3 74 (13.31%) Python
4 73 (13.13%) C#
5 56 (10.07%) SQL
6 29 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.24%) PHP
8 15 (2.70%) Ruby
9 14 (2.52%) Apex Code
10 13 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.16%) C++
12 8 (1.44%) C
12 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.90%) Erlang
13 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.72%) Perl
14 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.54%) ES6
16 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.29%) Degree
3 18 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.88%) ISEB
5 12 (2.16%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.80%) PMP
8 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CISSP
12 2 (0.36%) CCNA
12 2 (0.36%) CISA
12 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.36%) CISM
12 2 (0.36%) GIAC
12 2 (0.36%) MCIPD
12 2 (0.36%) MCSD
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.76%) QA
2 12 (2.16%) FedRAMP
3 8 (1.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.72%) SDET
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (1.98%) Docker
2 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.54%) KVM
5 2 (0.36%) NFS
5 2 (0.36%) oVirt
5 2 (0.36%) RHEV
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
6 1 (0.18%) qmail
6 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (7.19%) Puppet
2 32 (5.76%) Ansible
3 16 (2.88%) logstash
4 14 (2.52%) Graphite
5 13 (2.34%) Terraform
6 12 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.80%) Nagios
8 5 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.18%) MOM
10 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.18%) Plesk
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.18%) SCOM
10 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.40%) Oracle
3 23 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (3.96%) hybris
5 16 (2.88%) IBM
6 11 (1.98%) ATG
7 9 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.62%) SAP
8 8 (1.44%) HP
9 7 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.08%) Google
10 6 (1.08%) VMware
11 5 (0.90%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.90%) Pega
11 5 (0.90%) Percussion
11 5 (0.90%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.72%) Capita
12 4 (0.72%) LANDesk
12 4 (0.72%) Teradata
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