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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 224 274 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.13% 11.23% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.32% 15.21% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 144 96
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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 1801 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.08% 73.81% 70.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 850 716
Average daily rate £378 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 110 £375 -7.69% 56
Slough -4 24 £400 +23.07% 8
Bracknell +5 18 £425 +15.25% 7
Newbury -1 6 £413 +65.00% 14
Maidenhead -5 6 £350 - 7
Windsor - 3 - - 3
Wokingham -2 1 - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 182 (33.27%) Scrum
2 121 (22.12%) JavaScript
3 108 (19.74%) TDD
4 105 (19.20%) HTML
5 92 (16.82%) Java
6 84 (15.36%) C#
6 84 (15.36%) CSS
7 83 (15.17%) .NET
8 81 (14.81%) Telecoms
9 70 (12.80%) SQL
10 63 (11.52%) Waterfall
11 62 (11.33%) Project Management
12 57 (10.42%) Selenium
13 56 (10.24%) PRINCE2
14 55 (10.05%) JIRA
15 51 (9.32%) Finance
15 51 (9.32%) User Experience
15 51 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
16 50 (9.14%) E-Commerce
16 50 (9.14%) SQL Server
17 48 (8.78%) Python
17 48 (8.78%) MVC
18 47 (8.59%) Web Services
19 45 (8.23%) WebSphere
19 45 (8.23%) User Stories
20 44 (8.04%) Linux
21 43 (7.86%) AngularJS
22 41 (7.50%) Microsoft
23 40 (7.31%) QA
24 39 (7.13%) Security Cleared

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (8.23%) WebSphere
2 33 (6.03%) CMS
3 19 (3.47%) Node.js
4 14 (2.56%) Commerce Server
5 13 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.01%) Apache
7 11 (2.01%) Confluence
8 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.10%) Drupal
11 5 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.37%) ArcSDE
14 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.38%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) MS Project
4 10 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.55%) Optimost
3 3 (0.55%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.11%) SaaS
2 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.10%) GitHub
4 6 (1.10%) Force.com
5 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.55%) IaaS
7 3 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.57%) Internet
2 20 (3.66%) HTTP
3 8 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.91%) IPv6
4 5 (0.91%) Broadband
5 3 (0.55%) UMTS
5 3 (0.55%) ATM
5 3 (0.55%) Wireless
5 3 (0.55%) NAS
5 3 (0.55%) Network Security
5 3 (0.55%) FTP
6 2 (0.37%) HSPA
6 2 (0.37%) 4G
6 2 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.37%) SSH
6 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.37%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.37%) NFC
6 2 (0.37%) Telnet
6 2 (0.37%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.95%) DB2
3 23 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.84%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.66%) MySQL
6 15 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.01%) Big Data
9 10 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.55%) DataStage
14 3 (0.55%) DbVisualizer
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.37%) OLAP
15 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (10.42%) Selenium
2 55 (10.05%) JIRA
3 29 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.84%) WebDriver
6 20 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.74%) HP UFT
8 12 (2.19%) Subversion
9 11 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.83%) Grunt
11 9 (1.65%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.46%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.46%) NUnit
13 7 (1.28%) JUnit
13 7 (1.28%) MSTest
14 6 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 6 (1.10%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.10%) Maven
15 5 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 81 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 51 (9.32%) Finance
3 31 (5.67%) Marketing
4 27 (4.94%) Retail
5 12 (2.19%) Billing
6 8 (1.46%) Banking
6 8 (1.46%) Legal
6 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.28%) Electronics
7 7 (1.28%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.91%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.91%) Games
8 5 (0.91%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.55%) Danish Language
9 3 (0.55%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.55%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Military
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (33.64%) Developer
2 106 (19.38%) Analyst
3 63 (11.52%) Project Manager
4 55 (10.05%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.22%) Test Analyst
6 29 (5.30%) Architect
7 28 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 26 (4.75%) C# Developer
9 21 (3.84%) .NET Developer
9 21 (3.84%) Tester
10 19 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 19 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
11 17 (3.11%) ScrumMaster
11 17 (3.11%) Consultant
11 17 (3.11%) Python Developer
12 16 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (2.93%) Web Developer
13 15 (2.74%) Technical Manager
13 15 (2.74%) Designer
14 13 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (19.20%) HTML
2 84 (15.36%) CSS
3 83 (15.17%) .NET
4 47 (8.59%) Web Services
5 43 (7.86%) AngularJS
6 39 (7.13%) HTML5
6 39 (7.13%) ASP.NET
7 38 (6.95%) XML
8 37 (6.76%) SOAP
8 37 (6.76%) RESTful
9 35 (6.40%) CSS3
10 33 (6.03%) jQuery
11 27 (4.94%) JSON
12 25 (4.57%) Sass
13 24 (4.39%) REST
14 21 (3.84%) Django
14 21 (3.84%) WebSphere MQ
14 21 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (3.66%) .NET Framework
15 20 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.32%) User Experience
1 51 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.84%) DataPower
5 13 (2.38%) PMI
6 10 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.65%) DTV
8 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.46%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.28%) GIS
9 7 (1.28%) Clustering
10 6 (1.10%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.10%) Social Media
11 5 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.73%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.04%) Linux
2 32 (5.85%) UNIX
3 30 (5.48%) Windows
4 21 (3.84%) AIX
5 12 (2.19%) Android
6 11 (2.01%) Solaris
7 7 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (33.27%) Scrum
2 108 (19.74%) TDD
3 63 (11.52%) Waterfall
4 62 (11.33%) Project Management
5 56 (10.24%) PRINCE2
6 50 (9.14%) E-Commerce
7 48 (8.78%) MVC
8 45 (8.23%) User Stories
9 37 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (6.58%) BDD
11 34 (6.22%) Migration
12 33 (6.03%) OO
12 33 (6.03%) Test Scripting
13 32 (5.85%) Kanban
13 32 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.67%) ITIL
15 30 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (5.30%) Software Engineering
16 29 (5.30%) SDLC
17 24 (4.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (22.12%) JavaScript
2 92 (16.82%) Java
3 84 (15.36%) C#
4 70 (12.80%) SQL
5 48 (8.78%) Python
6 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.38%) PHP
7 10 (1.83%) Ruby
8 7 (1.28%) Groovy
8 7 (1.28%) Scala
8 7 (1.28%) Perl
8 7 (1.28%) C
9 6 (1.10%) C++
9 6 (1.10%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 39 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.39%) Degree
3 20 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.29%) PMI Certification
5 15 (2.74%) ISEB
6 12 (2.19%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.28%) IBM Certification
9 6 (1.10%) PMP
10 2 (0.37%) HND
10 2 (0.37%) MCTS
10 2 (0.37%) MCITP
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ACCA
11 1 (0.18%) CIMA
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.31%) QA
2 8 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.73%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.73%) Puppet
2 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) SELinux
3 2 (0.37%) MOM
3 2 (0.37%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 41 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.58%) IBM
3 29 (5.30%) Oracle
4 19 (3.47%) Ab Initio
5 15 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.38%) Adobe
7 11 (2.01%) SAP
8 10 (1.83%) Telerik
9 8 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.10%) VMware
10 6 (1.10%) Remedy
10 6 (1.10%) Cognos
11 5 (0.91%) HP
11 5 (0.91%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.73%) Pega
12 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.73%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.73%) Amdocs
12 4 (0.73%) FatWire
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 3 Months Contract
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Slough
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Bracknell
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