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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 299 238 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.41% 9.05% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.45% 12.36% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 148 76
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +2.85%
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
1818 1926 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.36% 73.20% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 971 634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 27 January 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 +5 83 £400 +3.22% 64
Slough +5 62 £338 -10.00% 13
Bracknell -6 20 £330 -12.00% 7
Maidenhead +8 11 £225 -40.00% 6
Newbury -5 11 £275 -25.67% 10
Windsor - 10 £475 - 1
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 9
Wokingham - - - - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 190 (33.81%) Scrum
2 119 (21.17%) Java
3 111 (19.75%) JavaScript
4 110 (19.57%) HTML
5 107 (19.04%) TDD
6 87 (15.48%) CSS
7 82 (14.59%) Telecoms
7 82 (14.59%) .NET
8 80 (14.23%) Waterfall
9 74 (13.17%) C#
10 70 (12.46%) Project Management
11 61 (10.85%) MVC
11 61 (10.85%) Linux
12 60 (10.68%) SQL
13 59 (10.50%) OO
14 57 (10.14%) HTML5
15 56 (9.96%) PRINCE2
16 53 (9.43%) User Experience
17 49 (8.72%) User Stories
18 48 (8.54%) Git (software)
18 48 (8.54%) JIRA
18 48 (8.54%) jQuery
19 46 (8.19%) E-Commerce
19 46 (8.19%) REST
20 45 (8.01%) SQL Server
20 45 (8.01%) Finance
21 42 (7.47%) Python
21 42 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (7.47%) QA
22 40 (7.12%) Kanban

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (3.74%) Apache
2 20 (3.56%) Drupal
3 18 (3.20%) CMS
4 14 (2.49%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.60%) Node.js
6 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.89%) WordPress
7 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.89%) Confluence
8 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.71%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.71%) JBoss
8 4 (0.71%) ArcSDE
8 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.53%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 26 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.85%) MS Project
4 14 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.96%) MS Office
6 5 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.67%) SaaS
2 9 (1.60%) Force.com
2 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.42%) PaaS
4 7 (1.25%) GitHub
5 6 (1.07%) IaaS
6 3 (0.53%) Office 365
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.38%) HTTP
2 16 (2.85%) Internet
3 10 (1.78%) NAS
4 9 (1.60%) SAN
5 6 (1.07%) Firewall
6 4 (0.71%) DNS
7 3 (0.53%) MVNO
8 2 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.36%) 4G
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 2 (0.36%) 3G
8 2 (0.36%) Broadband
8 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 2 (0.36%) FTP
8 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.18%) NFC
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.09%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.67%) MySQL
5 13 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.78%) QlikView
8 8 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.07%) DB2
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (8.54%) Git (software)
1 48 (8.54%) JIRA
2 38 (6.76%) Selenium
3 35 (6.23%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.56%) Eclipse
5 19 (3.38%) WebDriver
6 18 (3.20%) Subversion
7 17 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.85%) Grunt
9 11 (1.96%) JUnit
10 10 (1.78%) QUnit
10 10 (1.78%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.78%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.78%) TestDirector
11 9 (1.60%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (1.07%) Maven
General
1 82 (14.59%) Telecoms
2 45 (8.01%) Finance
3 33 (5.87%) Marketing
4 22 (3.91%) Billing
5 16 (2.85%) Retail
6 14 (2.49%) Advertising
7 10 (1.78%) Legal
8 8 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.25%) French Language
9 7 (1.25%) Banking
10 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.89%) Publishing
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
11 3 (0.53%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 194 (34.52%) Developer
2 87 (15.48%) Analyst
3 54 (9.61%) Project Manager
4 51 (9.07%) Business Analyst
5 38 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 28 (4.98%) Test Analyst
7 27 (4.80%) Architect
8 24 (4.27%) Front-End Developer
8 24 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (3.91%) ScrumMaster
10 20 (3.56%) Agile Business Analyst
11 19 (3.38%) C# Developer
12 18 (3.20%) Technical Manager
13 17 (3.02%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.85%) .NET Developer
14 16 (2.85%) Release Manager
15 15 (2.67%) Designer
16 14 (2.49%) Tester
17 13 (2.31%) Delivery Manager
17 13 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (19.57%) HTML
2 87 (15.48%) CSS
3 82 (14.59%) .NET
4 57 (10.14%) HTML5
5 48 (8.54%) jQuery
6 46 (8.19%) REST
7 40 (7.12%) CSS3
8 39 (6.94%) AngularJS
8 39 (6.94%) SOAP
9 37 (6.58%) ASP.NET
10 35 (6.23%) Web Services
11 33 (5.87%) XML
12 30 (5.34%) Sass
13 25 (4.45%) RESTful
14 24 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (3.91%) Spring
15 22 (3.91%) Backbone.js
16 21 (3.74%) JSON
17 20 (3.56%) .NET Framework
18 17 (3.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.43%) User Experience
2 38 (6.76%) Open Source
3 30 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.45%) PMI
6 19 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.60%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.07%) iPad
9 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.07%) EFT
9 6 (1.07%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.89%) GIS
11 4 (0.71%) iPhone
11 4 (0.71%) New Media
11 4 (0.71%) Life Science
12 3 (0.53%) Ontologies
12 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.85%) Linux
2 23 (4.09%) UNIX
3 20 (3.56%) Windows
4 10 (1.78%) Android
4 10 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.53%) Solaris
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (33.81%) Scrum
2 107 (19.04%) TDD
3 80 (14.23%) Waterfall
4 70 (12.46%) Project Management
5 61 (10.85%) MVC
6 59 (10.50%) OO
7 56 (9.96%) PRINCE2
8 49 (8.72%) User Stories
9 46 (8.19%) E-Commerce
10 42 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.12%) Kanban
12 39 (6.94%) ITIL
13 37 (6.58%) Release Management
14 36 (6.41%) DevOps
15 35 (6.23%) BDD
16 33 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (5.34%) CRM
18 29 (5.16%) SOA
19 28 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
20 26 (4.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 119 (21.17%) Java
2 111 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 74 (13.17%) C#
4 60 (10.68%) SQL
5 42 (7.47%) Python
6 26 (4.63%) PHP
7 16 (2.85%) Scala
7 16 (2.85%) Bash Shell
8 15 (2.67%) Ruby
9 14 (2.49%) Perl
9 14 (2.49%) C++
9 14 (2.49%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.14%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.60%) Groovy
12 7 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.07%) C
14 5 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.89%) RPG
15 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (5.34%) Degree
2 28 (4.98%) PMI Certification
3 17 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.49%) ISEB
6 12 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.53%) PMP
10 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) CRISC
10 2 (0.36%) CISA
10 2 (0.36%) CISM
10 2 (0.36%) HND
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) MCTS
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.47%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (1.78%) KVM
2 9 (1.60%) vSphere
3 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) LXC
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 23 (4.09%) Puppet
2 22 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.78%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.53%) WSUS
5 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.36%) logstash
5 2 (0.36%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) MOM
6 1 (0.18%) Netcool
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) SELinux
6 1 (0.18%) cPanel
Vendors
1 40 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.16%) Oracle
3 17 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.25%) Adobe
5 6 (1.07%) SAP
5 6 (1.07%) IBM
6 5 (0.89%) Hitachi
6 5 (0.89%) Ab Initio
6 5 (0.89%) VMware
6 5 (0.89%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.71%) Facebook
7 4 (0.71%) ESRI
7 4 (0.71%) Mapinfo
7 4 (0.71%) HP
7 4 (0.71%) Cisco
7 4 (0.71%) BMC
7 4 (0.71%) Teradata
8 3 (0.53%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
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