The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Slough 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.60% 4.37% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 6.29% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
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£328 £313 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 175 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.40% 69.44% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 94 87
Average daily rate £345 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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 11 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) .NET
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
4 10 (23.81%) OO
4 10 (23.81%) jQuery
5 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) Workflow
6 8 (19.05%) Metastorm
6 8 (19.05%) Release Management
6 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 7 (16.67%) CSS3
7 7 (16.67%) Sass
7 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (16.67%) Web Services
7 7 (16.67%) Grunt
8 6 (14.29%) CRM
8 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.29%) QA
8 6 (14.29%) QUnit
8 6 (14.29%) Jasmine
9 5 (11.90%) User Stories
9 5 (11.90%) Lotus
9 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) DataStage
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Grunt
2 6 (14.29%) QUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) jQuery
3 8 (19.05%) HTML5
4 7 (16.67%) CSS3
4 7 (16.67%) Sass
4 7 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.14%) LAMP
5 3 (7.14%) RESTful
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (4.76%) Ajax
6 2 (4.76%) XML
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
1 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
2 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) Release Management
3 8 (19.05%) Workflow
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.76%) UML
9 2 (4.76%) BPR
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Use Case
9 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) PHP
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) PHP5
5 1 (2.38%) Golang
5 1 (2.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Metastorm
2 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.90%) Lotus
4 2 (4.76%) Siebel
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Zend