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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Berkshire
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 268 313 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.86% 12.81% 11.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.17% 16.34% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 193 178
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £322 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 93 £413 +3.12% 26
Bracknell +22 47 £450 +12.50% 12
Maidenhead +3 29 £350 -20.00% 8
Slough -1 20 £400 +5.26% 8
Newbury +1 6 £388 +6.89% 15
Windsor -5 2 £425 +13.33%
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 167 (31.33%) Scrum
2 123 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 122 (22.89%) TDD
4 118 (22.14%) Java
5 117 (21.95%) HTML
6 102 (19.14%) CSS
7 83 (15.57%) SQL
8 79 (14.82%) .NET
9 77 (14.45%) C#
10 73 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (13.32%) Waterfall
12 70 (13.13%) User Experience
13 63 (11.82%) E-Commerce
14 59 (11.07%) BDD
14 59 (11.07%) AngularJS
15 55 (10.32%) XML
16 54 (10.13%) Project Management
16 54 (10.13%) HTML5
17 53 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (9.94%) Finance
18 52 (9.76%) Web Services
18 52 (9.76%) User Stories
19 51 (9.57%) Oracle
20 49 (9.19%) JIRA
20 49 (9.19%) Jenkins
21 47 (8.82%) Kanban
21 47 (8.82%) Telecoms
22 46 (8.63%) QA
22 46 (8.63%) REST
23 45 (8.44%) DevOps

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 32 (6.00%) CMS
2 27 (5.07%) Apache
3 19 (3.56%) Confluence
4 17 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.88%) JBoss
6 10 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.50%) Commerce Server
8 8 (1.50%) Drupal
8 8 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.94%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.94%) Liferay
10 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 18 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (2.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.50%) MS Office
5 7 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.75%) MS Project
6 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.50%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.25%) GitHub
3 11 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (1.88%) SaaS
5 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.56%) Office 365
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Force.com
9 1 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.81%) HTTP
2 13 (2.44%) Internet
3 4 (0.75%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) RTP
4 3 (0.56%) VoIP
5 2 (0.38%) 3G
5 2 (0.38%) 4G
5 2 (0.38%) Network Security
5 2 (0.38%) Skype
5 2 (0.38%) SNMP
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) DVB
6 1 (0.19%) Extranet
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.81%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 14 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.44%) DB2
5 11 (2.06%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.69%) Big Data
7 9 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.69%) MySQL
8 8 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.31%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.13%) HBase
10 6 (1.13%) Redis
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (9.19%) Jenkins
1 49 (9.19%) JIRA
2 41 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.50%) Selenium
4 28 (5.25%) WebDriver
5 25 (4.69%) Maven
6 20 (3.75%) Gradle
7 17 (3.19%) JUnit
7 17 (3.19%) Subversion
8 15 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.81%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.81%) Gatling
9 14 (2.63%) Axure RP
9 14 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 13 (2.44%) Ant
10 13 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 13 (2.44%) JMeter
11 11 (2.06%) eggPlant
11 11 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 53 (9.94%) Finance
2 47 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.82%) Marketing
4 27 (5.07%) Retail
5 13 (2.44%) Banking
6 10 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.88%) Publishing
7 6 (1.13%) Legal
8 5 (0.94%) Games
8 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.75%) Advertising
9 4 (0.75%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 197 (36.96%) Developer
2 79 (14.82%) Analyst
3 40 (7.50%) Designer
4 39 (7.32%) Architect
5 36 (6.75%) Business Analyst
6 34 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 31 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 29 (5.44%) .NET Developer
9 29 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 26 (4.88%) Project Manager
10 26 (4.88%) UX Designer
11 25 (4.69%) Scrum Master
11 25 (4.69%) SQL Developer
12 19 (3.56%) UI Developer
13 18 (3.38%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (3.19%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.19%) Test Analyst
15 13 (2.44%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (21.95%) HTML
2 102 (19.14%) CSS
3 79 (14.82%) .NET
4 59 (11.07%) AngularJS
5 55 (10.32%) XML
6 54 (10.13%) HTML5
7 52 (9.76%) Web Services
8 46 (8.63%) REST
9 44 (8.26%) CSS3
10 34 (6.38%) jQuery
11 33 (6.19%) RESTful
11 33 (6.19%) Sass
12 31 (5.82%) Node.js
12 31 (5.82%) Spring
13 30 (5.63%) JSON
14 24 (4.50%) SOAP
15 21 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (3.38%) LESS
17 17 (3.19%) Ajax
18 15 (2.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.13%) User Experience
2 36 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.31%) Social Media
9 5 (0.94%) Cryptography
9 5 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.75%) Life Science
10 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.56%) Replication
11 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.19%) Android
2 26 (4.88%) Linux
3 23 (4.32%) Windows
4 19 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.44%) Unix
6 8 (1.50%) AIX
6 8 (1.50%) Solaris
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.56%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (31.33%) Scrum
2 122 (22.89%) TDD
3 73 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (13.32%) Waterfall
5 63 (11.82%) E-Commerce
6 59 (11.07%) BDD
7 54 (10.13%) Project Management
8 53 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 52 (9.76%) User Stories
10 47 (8.82%) Kanban
11 45 (8.44%) DevOps
12 43 (8.07%) ITIL
12 43 (8.07%) SDLC
12 43 (8.07%) Web Development
13 42 (7.88%) Open Source
14 41 (7.69%) MVC
15 39 (7.32%) Front End Development
16 37 (6.94%) Software Engineering
16 37 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (6.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 118 (22.14%) Java
3 83 (15.57%) SQL
4 77 (14.45%) C#
5 31 (5.82%) Python
6 25 (4.69%) C++
7 23 (4.32%) Groovy
8 21 (3.94%) Scala
9 20 (3.75%) PHP
10 18 (3.38%) Ruby
11 10 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.69%) Apex Code
12 9 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.50%) C
13 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.13%) Perl
14 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.94%) VBScript
16 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (6.94%) Degree
2 36 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.88%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.69%) ISEB
6 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.94%) CIPD
8 5 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.94%) PMP
9 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.75%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.56%) MCITP
11 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) APMG
12 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.19%) MBA
12 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.63%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.38%) SDET
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (1.31%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.94%) vSphere
3 4 (0.75%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) Ansible
2 6 (1.13%) Puppet
2 6 (1.13%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.75%) Oozie
5 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.56%) logstash
5 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.19%) Rancher
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (9.57%) Oracle
2 39 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.19%) Splunk
4 15 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 13 (2.44%) Adobe
6 12 (2.25%) IBM
7 11 (2.06%) Citrix
8 10 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.50%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.50%) VMware
10 7 (1.31%) HP
10 7 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.13%) Cognos
12 5 (0.94%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.94%) Capita
12 5 (0.94%) GigaSpaces
12 5 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.94%) SAP
13 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £160 - £175 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago