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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 310 295 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.55% 10.51% 9.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.11% 14.24% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 173 118
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £242 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £83.75 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 - £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.75 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +7 109 £400 +17.21% 41
Slough 0 38 £340 -9.33% 14
Bracknell 0 28 £389 +0.32% 4
Maidenhead +6 16 £400 +6.66% 9
Newbury -7 13 £345 -6.44% 12
Windsor -1 3 £421 +12.33% 1
Hungerford - 1 £370 - 3
Wokingham - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 212 (35.63%) Scrum
2 140 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 128 (21.51%) TDD
4 125 (21.01%) HTML
5 123 (20.67%) Java
6 98 (16.47%) Telecoms
7 97 (16.30%) CSS
8 89 (14.96%) .NET
8 89 (14.96%) Waterfall
9 83 (13.95%) C#
10 69 (11.60%) Project Management
11 62 (10.42%) SQL
12 59 (9.92%) OO
12 59 (9.92%) MVC
12 59 (9.92%) HTML5
12 59 (9.92%) User Experience
13 57 (9.58%) Selenium
14 56 (9.41%) JIRA
14 56 (9.41%) PRINCE2
15 54 (9.08%) jQuery
16 53 (8.91%) Linux
17 51 (8.57%) Web Services
17 51 (8.57%) User Stories
18 48 (8.07%) Python
18 48 (8.07%) QA
19 47 (7.90%) Kanban
19 47 (7.90%) ASP.NET
20 46 (7.73%) CSS3
21 43 (7.23%) AngularJS
22 42 (7.06%) SOAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (5.38%) CMS
2 19 (3.19%) Node.js
3 18 (3.03%) Drupal
3 18 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.86%) Apache
5 15 (2.52%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.02%) Confluence
7 11 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.18%) Commerce Server
8 7 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.84%) JBoss
11 4 (0.67%) ArcSDE
11 4 (0.67%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.50%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.50%) WordPress
12 3 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.18%) MS Project
4 10 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.51%) MS Office
6 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.69%) SaaS
2 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.18%) Force.com
4 4 (0.67%) PaaS
4 4 (0.67%) IaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Office 365
5 3 (0.50%) GitHub
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.20%) Internet
2 24 (4.03%) HTTP
3 7 (1.18%) NAS
4 6 (1.01%) Broadband
5 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.67%) SAN
7 3 (0.50%) VoIP
7 3 (0.50%) ATM
7 3 (0.50%) FTP
7 3 (0.50%) Firewall
7 3 (0.50%) IPv6
7 3 (0.50%) Network Security
8 2 (0.34%) NFC
8 2 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) 4G
8 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.34%) Intranet
8 2 (0.34%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.03%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.87%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.53%) MySQL
5 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.51%) DB2
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Big Data
10 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 57 (9.58%) Selenium
2 56 (9.41%) JIRA
3 39 (6.55%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.87%) WebDriver
6 18 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.69%) Subversion
7 16 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.18%) Grunt
10 12 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (1.85%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.68%) JUnit
13 9 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (1.18%) Maven
15 6 (1.01%) NUnit
15 6 (1.01%) TestDirector
15 6 (1.01%) MSTest
16 5 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 98 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 39 (6.55%) Finance
3 29 (4.87%) Marketing
4 19 (3.19%) Billing
5 18 (3.03%) Retail
6 11 (1.85%) Advertising
7 7 (1.18%) Legal
7 7 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.18%) Banking
8 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.50%) Games
10 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (34.12%) Developer
2 112 (18.82%) Analyst
3 67 (11.26%) Business Analyst
4 62 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 36 (6.05%) Java Developer
6 34 (5.71%) Architect
7 29 (4.87%) Test Analyst
8 27 (4.54%) Agile Business Analyst
9 22 (3.70%) Python Developer
10 21 (3.53%) Tester
10 21 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.53%) ScrumMaster
10 21 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
11 20 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (3.36%) Technical Manager
12 19 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.03%) Web Developer
14 17 (2.86%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.52%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (21.01%) HTML
2 97 (16.30%) CSS
3 89 (14.96%) .NET
4 59 (9.92%) HTML5
5 54 (9.08%) jQuery
6 51 (8.57%) Web Services
7 47 (7.90%) ASP.NET
8 46 (7.73%) CSS3
9 43 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 42 (7.06%) SOAP
11 39 (6.55%) REST
12 33 (5.55%) Sass
13 31 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (5.21%) JSON
14 30 (5.04%) RESTful
15 26 (4.37%) XML
16 23 (3.87%) Django
17 22 (3.70%) Backbone.js
18 21 (3.53%) .NET Framework
19 16 (2.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.92%) User Experience
2 35 (5.88%) Open Source
3 33 (5.55%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.03%) PMI
6 15 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.51%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.01%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.01%) EFT
11 5 (0.84%) DTV
11 5 (0.84%) GIS
11 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.84%) iPad
11 5 (0.84%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.67%) DataPower
12 4 (0.67%) RIA
12 4 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.91%) Linux
2 26 (4.37%) Windows
3 20 (3.36%) UNIX
4 9 (1.51%) Android
5 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.84%) AIX
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (35.63%) Scrum
2 128 (21.51%) TDD
3 89 (14.96%) Waterfall
4 69 (11.60%) Project Management
5 59 (9.92%) OO
5 59 (9.92%) MVC
6 56 (9.41%) PRINCE2
7 51 (8.57%) User Stories
8 47 (7.90%) Kanban
9 42 (7.06%) Release Management
10 40 (6.72%) ITIL
11 38 (6.39%) BDD
12 37 (6.22%) CRM
12 37 (6.22%) E-Commerce
12 37 (6.22%) Software Engineering
13 36 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (5.55%) Test Scripting
16 28 (4.71%) DevOps
17 27 (4.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 123 (20.67%) Java
3 83 (13.95%) C#
4 62 (10.42%) SQL
5 48 (8.07%) Python
6 30 (5.04%) PHP
7 15 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.35%) Perl
8 14 (2.35%) Ruby
9 13 (2.18%) C++
10 11 (1.85%) Scala
11 10 (1.68%) Apex Code
11 10 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.51%) C
13 7 (1.18%) Groovy
14 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 30 (5.04%) PMI Certification
2 28 (4.71%) Degree
3 26 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.52%) ISEB
5 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.01%) PMP
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MCTS
9 3 (0.50%) MCITP
9 3 (0.50%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.07%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.34%) vSphere
2 5 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.84%) KVM
3 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.86%) Puppet
2 16 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.34%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.34%) SELinux
5 2 (0.34%) logstash
5 2 (0.34%) MOM
5 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (6.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.71%) Oracle
3 19 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.02%) IBM
5 10 (1.68%) SAP
6 8 (1.34%) Adobe
7 7 (1.18%) Appcelerator
8 6 (1.01%) VMware
9 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.67%) Mapinfo
10 4 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.67%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.67%) ESRI
11 3 (0.50%) ATG
11 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.50%) HP
11 3 (0.50%) Facebook
11 3 (0.50%) hybris
11 3 (0.50%) Telerik
12 2 (0.34%) Huawei
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per day
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £500.00 per day
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Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
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Reading
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Rate: £450 - £451 per hour
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Reading
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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Slough
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Rate: £40 - £45 per annum + competitive
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Slough
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Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day + ASAP
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Reading
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Rate: £450 - £451 per day
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