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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 322 283 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.35% 11.66% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.94% 15.58% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 170 122
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £285 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 146 £420 +5.00% 44
Slough -1 40 £375 +7.14% 5
Bracknell -1 34 £300 -18.64% 15
Maidenhead +1 22 £338 -3.22% 3
Newbury -5 10 £350 -4.76% 9
Windsor +3 4 £385 -14.44% 1
Wokingham -2 2 £300 +9.09% 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 147 (27.12%) Scrum
2 119 (21.96%) TDD
3 110 (20.30%) JavaScript
4 100 (18.45%) HTML
5 89 (16.42%) CSS
6 84 (15.50%) Telecoms
7 83 (15.31%) C#
8 78 (14.39%) .NET
9 76 (14.02%) Java
10 68 (12.55%) SQL
11 67 (12.36%) Finance
12 66 (12.18%) WebSphere
13 63 (11.62%) Waterfall
14 62 (11.44%) MVC
15 59 (10.89%) SQL Server
16 58 (10.70%) IBM
16 58 (10.70%) Project Management
16 58 (10.70%) BDD
17 55 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (9.59%) Oracle
19 51 (9.41%) DB2
19 51 (9.41%) User Stories
20 50 (9.23%) Linux
20 50 (9.23%) E-Commerce
21 49 (9.04%) Python
21 49 (9.04%) UNIX
21 49 (9.04%) Migration
21 49 (9.04%) AngularJS
22 46 (8.49%) Marketing
23 44 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (12.18%) WebSphere
2 28 (5.17%) CMS
3 18 (3.32%) Commerce Server
4 17 (3.14%) Oracle Spatial
5 16 (2.95%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.95%) Apache
6 15 (2.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (2.40%) Node.js
8 8 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.11%) Confluence
9 6 (1.11%) Drupal
9 6 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.55%) Lync
13 2 (0.37%) nginx
13 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.40%) MS Office
3 12 (2.21%) MS Project
4 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.74%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.55%) Optimost
4 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Unica
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.40%) SaaS
3 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.92%) GitHub
6 3 (0.55%) Force.com
6 3 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.69%) Internet
2 15 (2.77%) HTTP
3 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.29%) FTP
4 7 (1.29%) SSH
5 6 (1.11%) SSL
6 5 (0.92%) IPv6
6 5 (0.92%) 4G
7 4 (0.74%) DNS
7 4 (0.74%) 3G
7 4 (0.74%) LDAP
7 4 (0.74%) UMTS
8 3 (0.55%) GPRS
8 3 (0.55%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.55%) 802.15
8 3 (0.55%) Wireless
8 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.55%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.55%) HSPA
9 2 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.41%) DB2
3 33 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.58%) MySQL
6 11 (2.03%) Big Data
7 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.66%) OLAP
9 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.11%) DataStage
12 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (6.83%) Selenium
1 37 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.72%) JIRA
3 28 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 18 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.14%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.40%) Grunt
8 11 (2.03%) Subversion
9 9 (1.66%) Maven
10 8 (1.48%) NUnit
11 7 (1.29%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.29%) MSTest
11 7 (1.29%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.11%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.11%) Ant
12 6 (1.11%) JUnit
12 6 (1.11%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 84 (15.50%) Telecoms
2 67 (12.36%) Finance
3 46 (8.49%) Marketing
4 24 (4.43%) Retail
5 12 (2.21%) Billing
6 8 (1.48%) Banking
6 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 7 (1.29%) Electronics
8 4 (0.74%) Advertising
8 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.55%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.55%) Swedish Language
9 3 (0.55%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.55%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.55%) Danish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 168 (31.00%) Developer
2 119 (21.96%) Analyst
3 57 (10.52%) Business Analyst
4 55 (10.15%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.54%) .NET Developer
6 29 (5.35%) Test Analyst
7 28 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 26 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.61%) Architect
10 22 (4.06%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.87%) Agile Business Analyst
12 20 (3.69%) Ab Initio Developer
13 18 (3.32%) Tester
13 18 (3.32%) ScrumMaster
14 17 (3.14%) Designer
15 16 (2.95%) Consultant
16 15 (2.77%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
17 14 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
18 13 (2.40%) Business Systems Analyst
18 13 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.45%) HTML
2 89 (16.42%) CSS
3 78 (14.39%) .NET
4 49 (9.04%) AngularJS
5 38 (7.01%) Web Services
6 36 (6.64%) XML
6 36 (6.64%) ASP.NET
7 35 (6.46%) jQuery
8 33 (6.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 29 (5.35%) SOAP
10 28 (5.17%) REST
11 27 (4.98%) RESTful
11 27 (4.98%) HTML5
12 24 (4.43%) CSS3
12 24 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (4.24%) JSON
14 22 (4.06%) Spring
15 19 (3.51%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.51%) JMS
15 19 (3.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.56%) User Experience
3 37 (6.83%) DataPower
4 22 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.32%) GIS
6 15 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.58%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.21%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.85%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.85%) Clustering
11 9 (1.66%) DTV
12 8 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (1.48%) Social Media
13 6 (1.11%) Replication
13 6 (1.11%) Statistics
14 5 (0.92%) PMI
14 5 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.23%) Linux
2 49 (9.04%) UNIX
3 32 (5.90%) AIX
4 27 (4.98%) Windows
5 19 (3.51%) Solaris
6 10 (1.85%) Android
7 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (27.12%) Scrum
2 119 (21.96%) TDD
3 63 (11.62%) Waterfall
4 62 (11.44%) MVC
5 58 (10.70%) Project Management
5 58 (10.70%) BDD
6 51 (9.41%) User Stories
7 50 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 49 (9.04%) Migration
9 44 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (7.93%) PRINCE2
11 41 (7.56%) ITIL
12 40 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (7.01%) Data Protection
14 36 (6.64%) SDLC
15 34 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (5.17%) ETL
17 27 (4.98%) Test Scripting
18 25 (4.61%) Digital Marketing
19 24 (4.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.30%) JavaScript
2 83 (15.31%) C#
3 76 (14.02%) Java
4 68 (12.55%) SQL
5 49 (9.04%) Python
6 27 (4.98%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.95%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.58%) C
9 8 (1.48%) PHP
9 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.29%) Scala
10 7 (1.29%) Perl
11 6 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.11%) C++
11 6 (1.11%) Ruby
11 6 (1.11%) Groovy
12 4 (0.74%) C-shell
13 3 (0.55%) RPG
13 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.35%) Degree
3 21 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.21%) ISEB
5 10 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.85%) IBM Certification
5 10 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.11%) PMP
8 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.92%) HNC
8 5 (0.92%) HND
9 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
11 1 (0.18%) CIMA
11 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.20%) QA
2 10 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.74%) Netcool
3 4 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.18%) collectd
5 1 (0.18%) SELinux
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) Graphite
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Cacti
5 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 58 (10.70%) IBM
2 52 (9.59%) Oracle
3 40 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.35%) Ab Initio
5 21 (3.87%) Adobe
6 14 (2.58%) Cognos
7 10 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.85%) Endeca
8 9 (1.66%) Telerik
8 9 (1.66%) SAP
8 9 (1.66%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.29%) CA
10 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.11%) Remedy
11 6 (1.11%) Amdocs
11 6 (1.11%) Informatica
11 6 (1.11%) HP
11 6 (1.11%) Pega
12 5 (0.92%) VMware
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