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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 254 290 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.57% 11.29% 12.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.20% 14.58% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 176 166
Median daily rate £404 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +6.66%
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
1924 1989 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.03% 77.42% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1053 897
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 July 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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -1 84 £400 - 39
Maidenhead +3 44 £408 +16.42% 3
Bracknell -17 18 £525 +63.04% 10
Newbury +5 16 £388 -3.12% 11
Wokingham -2 8 £350 - 1
Slough -14 8 £328 -18.12% 9
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 141 (27.70%) Scrum
2 113 (22.20%) Waterfall
3 93 (18.27%) Java
4 76 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 75 (14.73%) TDD
6 72 (14.15%) SQL
6 72 (14.15%) C#
7 70 (13.75%) SDLC
8 65 (12.77%) .NET
9 64 (12.57%) Project Management
10 63 (12.38%) Telecoms
10 63 (12.38%) Finance
10 63 (12.38%) Jenkins
11 62 (12.18%) HTML
12 60 (11.79%) Microsoft
13 53 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (10.22%) Git (software)
15 51 (10.02%) Linux
15 51 (10.02%) Business Analysis
15 51 (10.02%) DevOps
16 48 (9.43%) MVC
17 46 (9.04%) CSS
17 46 (9.04%) BDD
18 45 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (8.64%) User Stories
20 43 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
21 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
21 42 (8.25%) QA
22 41 (8.06%) Software Engineering

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 18 (3.54%) CMS
2 14 (2.75%) JBoss
3 13 (2.55%) Confluence
4 12 (2.36%) Apache
4 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.38%) IIS
9 6 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.98%) Drupal
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.39%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.14%) MS Project
4 9 (1.77%) MS Office
5 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.39%) InVision
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.38%) Office 365
4 6 (1.18%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Force.com
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Yammer
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.55%) Internet
2 11 (2.16%) HTTP
3 9 (1.77%) SSL
4 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.98%) DNS
5 5 (0.98%) H.323
5 5 (0.98%) Telepresence
6 4 (0.79%) SNMP
6 4 (0.79%) SSH
7 3 (0.59%) 802.15
7 3 (0.59%) IPv6
7 3 (0.59%) VoIP
7 3 (0.59%) VPN
7 3 (0.59%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.39%) 3G
8 2 (0.39%) BGP
8 2 (0.39%) DOCSIS
8 2 (0.39%) MPLS
8 2 (0.39%) OSPF
8 2 (0.39%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.32%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.14%) MySQL
5 14 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.57%) GIS
9 8 (1.57%) Power BI
9 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.38%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.38%) Redis
10 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.98%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 63 (12.38%) Jenkins
2 52 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (6.68%) JIRA
5 33 (6.48%) Selenium
6 15 (2.95%) MSBuild
6 15 (2.95%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.36%) Artifactory
9 12 (2.36%) NuGet
10 11 (2.16%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.96%) Maven
11 10 (1.96%) Subversion
11 10 (1.96%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.57%) JUnit
13 6 (1.18%) Hudson
14 5 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (12.38%) Finance
1 63 (12.38%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.48%) Retail
3 24 (4.72%) Marketing
4 12 (2.36%) Banking
5 8 (1.57%) Automotive
5 8 (1.57%) Games
5 8 (1.57%) Publishing
6 5 (0.98%) Billing
6 5 (0.98%) Electronics
6 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (23.38%) Developer
2 105 (20.63%) Analyst
3 67 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 52 (10.22%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.45%) Architect
6 32 (6.29%) Systems Analyst
7 22 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 21 (4.13%) C# Developer
9 19 (3.73%) Product Owner
10 18 (3.54%) Scrum Master
10 18 (3.54%) Tester
11 17 (3.34%) Consultant
11 17 (3.34%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.14%) Designer
12 16 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.95%) Business Systems Analyst
14 14 (2.75%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.75%) Agile Business Analyst
15 13 (2.55%) Technical Manager
16 12 (2.36%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.77%) .NET
2 62 (12.18%) HTML
3 46 (9.04%) CSS
4 41 (8.06%) Web Services
5 40 (7.86%) REST
6 34 (6.68%) XML
7 28 (5.50%) Spring
8 23 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 23 (4.52%) HTML5
9 21 (4.13%) Hibernate
10 18 (3.54%) ASP.NET
10 18 (3.54%) JSP
11 17 (3.34%) jQuery
12 15 (2.95%) Node.js
12 15 (2.95%) SOAP
13 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.75%) RESTful
14 13 (2.55%) CSS3
14 13 (2.55%) J2EE
15 12 (2.36%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.27%) User Experience
3 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.96%) Cryptography
5 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.38%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.98%) PKI
9 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.79%) iPad
9 4 (0.79%) PMI
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.59%) DataPower
10 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.02%) Linux
2 17 (3.34%) Windows
3 15 (2.95%) Unix
4 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.98%) Android
6 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.59%) Solaris
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Fedora
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) RancherOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (27.70%) Scrum
2 113 (22.20%) Waterfall
3 75 (14.73%) TDD
4 70 (13.75%) SDLC
5 64 (12.57%) Project Management
6 53 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (10.02%) Business Analysis
7 51 (10.02%) DevOps
8 48 (9.43%) MVC
9 46 (9.04%) BDD
10 45 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (8.64%) User Stories
12 41 (8.06%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.86%) Data Protection
13 40 (7.86%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.66%) Open Source
15 38 (7.47%) Kanban
16 34 (6.68%) PRINCE2
17 33 (6.48%) CRM
18 30 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 93 (18.27%) Java
2 76 (14.93%) JavaScript
3 72 (14.15%) C#
3 72 (14.15%) SQL
4 36 (7.07%) Python
5 19 (3.73%) C
5 19 (3.73%) C++
5 19 (3.73%) PHP
6 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.96%) VB
7 9 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.18%) Perl
9 5 (0.98%) Ruby
10 4 (0.79%) VBScript
11 3 (0.59%) Groovy
11 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.39%) ES6
12 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.39%) XPath
13 1 (0.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 37 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.09%) Degree
3 23 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.55%) ISEB
5 9 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.38%) PMP
7 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.59%) CISSP
9 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CCNA
10 2 (0.39%) CISA
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CISM
10 2 (0.39%) CRISC
10 2 (0.39%) GIAC
10 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.25%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) SDET
3 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (2.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.59%) KVM
5 2 (0.39%) NFS
5 2 (0.39%) oVirt
5 2 (0.39%) RHEV
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Postfix
6 1 (0.20%) qmail
6 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (4.91%) Puppet
2 17 (3.34%) Ansible
3 15 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.96%) Nagios
5 6 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.59%) logstash
7 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.39%) Nessus
7 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) Bacula
8 1 (0.20%) cPanel
8 1 (0.20%) Graphite
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) Salt
8 1 (0.20%) Scalr
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 60 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.29%) Oracle
3 21 (4.13%) IBM
4 12 (2.36%) SAP
5 11 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.96%) Adobe
7 9 (1.77%) HP
7 9 (1.77%) hybris
7 9 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.57%) ATG
9 7 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.38%) Capita
9 7 (1.38%) VMware
10 6 (1.18%) Percussion
11 5 (0.98%) CA
11 5 (0.98%) Cognos
11 5 (0.98%) Pega
12 4 (0.79%) Informatica
12 4 (0.79%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.59%) Teradata
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