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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 25 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.23% 19.58% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 25.68% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
220 183 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.18% 76.25% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 81
Average daily rate £369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 27 (38.57%) TDD
2 26 (37.14%) Scrum
3 20 (28.57%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
5 13 (18.57%) SOAP
6 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) HTML
7 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.43%) OO
9 7 (10.00%) RAD
9 7 (10.00%) HTTP
9 7 (10.00%) JIRA
9 7 (10.00%) QA
9 7 (10.00%) RESTful
9 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (10.00%) Node.js
10 6 (8.57%) REST
10 6 (8.57%) Selenium
10 6 (8.57%) User Stories
10 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) RUP
10 6 (8.57%) CSS
10 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
11 5 (7.14%) JSON
11 5 (7.14%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Force.com
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) Grunt
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 2 (2.86%) JBehave
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) QUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) Capybara
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) Bower
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Designer
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) SOAP
2 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 7 (10.00%) RESTful
4 6 (8.57%) REST
4 6 (8.57%) CSS
5 5 (7.14%) JSON
5 5 (7.14%) Sass
6 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
6 4 (5.71%) XML
6 4 (5.71%) jQuery
6 4 (5.71%) .NET
6 4 (5.71%) J2EE
7 3 (4.29%) CSS3
7 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.86%) LESS
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) PMI
2 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Physics
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Solaris
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) TDD
2 26 (37.14%) Scrum
3 10 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.43%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) RAD
7 6 (8.57%) RUP
7 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) User Stories
8 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.14%) BDD
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) Groovy
3 5 (7.14%) Scala
4 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Tcl
6 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.86%) Teradata
4 1 (1.43%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Trillium
4 1 (1.43%) FatWire