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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.46% 14.52% 12.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.61% 19.67% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £261 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -4.53%
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
222 183 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.00% 73.79% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 101
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (35.11%) Scrum
1 33 (35.11%) Java
2 32 (34.04%) TDD
3 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (17.02%) SOAP
5 15 (15.96%) QA
6 13 (13.83%) HTML
6 13 (13.83%) Selenium
7 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (11.70%) OO
9 10 (10.64%) JIRA
9 10 (10.64%) RESTful
9 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
9 10 (10.64%) BDD
10 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
10 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
10 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.57%) HTTP
10 9 (9.57%) Pair Programming
11 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.51%) CSS
11 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.51%) REST
11 8 (8.51%) User Stories
11 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.45%) HTML5
12 7 (7.45%) RAD
12 7 (7.45%) RUP
12 7 (7.45%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (7.45%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (6.38%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.06%) Liferay
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Force.com
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.06%) PBX
4 1 (1.06%) VoIP
4 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.32%) MySQL
3 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Selenium
2 10 (10.64%) JIRA
2 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Grunt
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.19%) JBehave
6 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.13%) Hudson
7 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.13%) QUnit
7 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) Capybara
8 1 (1.06%) Gradle
8 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.06%) Bower
8 1 (1.06%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Advertising
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 4 (4.26%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Developer
2 18 (19.15%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (8.51%) Designer
6 8 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.19%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Tester
10 3 (3.19%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) SOAP
2 13 (13.83%) HTML
3 10 (10.64%) RESTful
4 8 (8.51%) CSS
4 8 (8.51%) REST
5 7 (7.45%) HTML5
5 7 (7.45%) JSON
6 6 (6.38%) Visualforce
6 6 (6.38%) jQuery
6 6 (6.38%) CSS3
7 5 (5.32%) Sass
7 5 (5.32%) Web Services
8 4 (4.26%) J2EE
8 4 (4.26%) XML
8 4 (4.26%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.19%) LESS
9 3 (3.19%) .NET
10 2 (2.13%) Ajax
10 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.26%) PMI
4 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Open Source
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Online Games
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
2 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Scrum
2 32 (34.04%) TDD
3 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (11.70%) OO
5 10 (10.64%) BDD
6 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.57%) Pair Programming
7 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.51%) User Stories
8 7 (7.45%) RAD
8 7 (7.45%) RUP
8 7 (7.45%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (6.38%) Code Coverage
9 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.32%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (5.32%) Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) Release Management
10 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.38%) Scala
3 6 (6.38%) Apex Code
3 6 (6.38%) Groovy
4 5 (5.32%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) PHP
5 3 (3.19%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.06%) Tcl
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.26%) Remedy
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Zend
5 1 (1.06%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Teradata
5 1 (1.06%) Ab Initio
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