The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 47 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.41% 11.43% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.27% 16.00% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
Agile Software Development
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.18% 71.43% 73.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 92
Average daily rate £350 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 45 (39.82%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) TDD
3 43 (38.05%) Scrum
4 23 (20.35%) HTML
5 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
6 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 17 (15.04%) QA
7 16 (14.16%) SOAP
8 15 (13.27%) CSS
8 15 (13.27%) OO
8 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 15 (13.27%) Selenium
9 14 (12.39%) RESTful
9 14 (12.39%) HTML5
10 13 (11.50%) Waterfall
10 13 (11.50%) WebDriver
10 13 (11.50%) CSS3
10 13 (11.50%) User Stories
10 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
10 13 (11.50%) JIRA
11 12 (10.62%) jQuery
11 12 (10.62%) AngularJS
11 12 (10.62%) Extreme Programming
11 12 (10.62%) Pair Programming
12 11 (9.73%) HTTP
12 11 (9.73%) SQL
12 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
12 11 (9.73%) BDD
12 11 (9.73%) Sass
12 11 (9.73%) Grunt

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (3.54%) Node.js
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.77%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.77%) Liferay
3 2 (1.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Project
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Force.com
2 2 (1.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 4 (3.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) MVNO
4 1 (0.88%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) PBX
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.54%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) DB2
5 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Selenium
2 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.50%) JIRA
2 13 (11.50%) WebDriver
3 11 (9.73%) Grunt
4 9 (7.96%) QUnit
4 9 (7.96%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.42%) Subversion
6 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.65%) ERwin
8 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.77%) JBehave
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.77%) Hudson
9 1 (0.88%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.88%) JMeter
9 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 6 (5.31%) Advertising
4 5 (4.42%) Billing
5 4 (3.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (46.02%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) Java Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 9 (7.96%) ScrumMaster
7 8 (7.08%) Designer
7 8 (7.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Tester
9 4 (3.54%) Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.54%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.35%) HTML
2 16 (14.16%) SOAP
3 15 (13.27%) CSS
4 14 (12.39%) RESTful
4 14 (12.39%) HTML5
5 13 (11.50%) CSS3
6 12 (10.62%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.62%) jQuery
7 11 (9.73%) Sass
8 9 (7.96%) Backbone.js
8 9 (7.96%) Visualforce
9 8 (7.08%) REST
10 6 (5.31%) Velocity
10 6 (5.31%) Web Services
11 5 (4.42%) J2EE
12 4 (3.54%) JSON
13 3 (2.65%) LAMP
13 3 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (1.77%) Spring
14 2 (1.77%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) User Experience
2 7 (6.19%) Web 2.0
3 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) Open Source
4 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.65%) PMI
6 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.77%) AS400
6 2 (1.77%) iSeries
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Linux
2 3 (2.65%) UNIX
3 2 (1.77%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) TDD
2 43 (38.05%) Scrum
3 15 (13.27%) OO
3 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.50%) Waterfall
4 13 (11.50%) User Stories
5 12 (10.62%) Extreme Programming
5 12 (10.62%) Pair Programming
6 11 (9.73%) BDD
7 10 (8.85%) SOA
7 10 (8.85%) Code Coverage
8 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.19%) Feature Driven Development
10 7 (6.19%) Analytics
10 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.19%) Web Analytics
10 7 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (6.19%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.82%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.73%) SQL
4 9 (7.96%) Groovy
4 9 (7.96%) Scala
4 9 (7.96%) Apex Code
5 4 (3.54%) Ruby
5 4 (3.54%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) RPG
7 2 (1.77%) RPG/400
7 2 (1.77%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 2 (1.77%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (7.96%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.54%) Ab Initio
2 4 (3.54%) Teradata
3 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle
4 2 (1.77%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (1.77%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) Zend
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday