The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.10% 4.19% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 6.21% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Average daily rate £400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 145 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 66.67% 67.44% 60.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 25
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Agile Software Development
Berkshire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bracknell region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 19 (47.50%) Android
2 19 (47.50%) Apple iOS
3 16 (40.00%) Appcelerator
3 16 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 15 (37.50%) Axure RP
5 13 (32.50%) HTML5
5 13 (32.50%) CSS3
5 13 (32.50%) HTML
5 13 (32.50%) CSS
5 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
6 12 (30.00%) MS Office
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 11 (27.50%) Retail
7 11 (27.50%) Adobe
8 10 (25.00%) Automotive
9 9 (22.50%) Usability Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Smartphone
11 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (15.00%) Test Management
12 6 (15.00%) Project Management
13 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
13 4 (10.00%) Budget Control
13 4 (10.00%) Change Control
14 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
14 3 (7.50%) TDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 15 (37.50%) Axure RP
3 6 (15.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Calabash
General
1 11 (27.50%) Retail
2 10 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Designer
1 15 (37.50%) User Experience Designer
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Office Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Office Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
1 13 (32.50%) HTML5
1 13 (32.50%) CSS3
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
3 2 (5.00%) WSDL
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Android
1 19 (47.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (27.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) Usability Testing
4 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Test Management
6 4 (10.00%) Budget Control
6 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) WFM
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Appcelerator
2 11 (27.50%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) SAP