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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 20 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.75% 4.29% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 5.95% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.78% 72.10% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 89 81
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 24 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 24 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 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) .NET
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) OO
4 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 10 (23.26%) jQuery
5 10 (23.26%) HTML5
6 9 (20.93%) CSS3
6 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
6 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Workflow
7 8 (18.60%) Metastorm
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Release Management
7 8 (18.60%) Sass
8 7 (16.28%) Grunt
8 7 (16.28%) QA
8 7 (16.28%) QUnit
8 7 (16.28%) Jasmine
8 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) CRM
9 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.63%) Lotus
10 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
10 5 (11.63%) MySQL

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.63%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) DataStage
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Grunt
2 7 (16.28%) QUnit
2 7 (16.28%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
3 10 (23.26%) HTML5
4 9 (20.93%) CSS3
5 8 (18.60%) Sass
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.98%) RESTful
8 3 (6.98%) LAMP
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.65%) XML
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.65%) Ajax
10 1 (2.33%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (2.33%) OOCSS
10 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
1 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) AS400
2 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) OO
2 9 (20.93%) TDD
3 8 (18.60%) Workflow
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
3 8 (18.60%) Release Management
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) SOA
5 5 (11.63%) User Stories
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) BDD
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) BPR
8 2 (4.65%) Code Coverage
8 2 (4.65%) Use Case
8 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.63%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Golang
5 1 (2.33%) PHP5
5 1 (2.33%) RPG
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Metastorm
2 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.63%) Lotus
4 2 (4.65%) Siebel
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Akamai
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) Teradata
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe