The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 4 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 5.88% 19.70% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 22.41% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 92.65% 87.88% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 25
Average daily rate £463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) QUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
5 2 (15.38%) Workday HCM
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
5 2 (15.38%) Grails
5 2 (15.38%) Django
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Workday HCM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) JBehave
3 2 (15.38%) Mocha
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
3 2 (15.38%) QUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Grails
1 2 (15.38%) Django
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) CSS3
1 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Icinga
2 1 (7.69%) FreeIPA
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) ATG
1 1 (7.69%) VMware