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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.54% 3.57% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 5.06% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £388 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +9.47%
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
220 178 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.18% 70.63% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 94 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) OO
3 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) CSS
3 11 (28.21%) jQuery
4 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.64%) HTML5
5 9 (23.08%) CSS3
5 9 (23.08%) Sass
5 9 (23.08%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) QA
6 8 (20.51%) QUnit
6 8 (20.51%) Jasmine
6 8 (20.51%) Grunt
7 7 (17.95%) Release Management
7 7 (17.95%) Workflow
7 7 (17.95%) Metastorm
7 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (15.38%) CRM
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.82%) Lotus
9 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
9 5 (12.82%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.26%) BDD
10 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.82%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) QUnit
2 8 (20.51%) Jasmine
2 8 (20.51%) Grunt
3 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) JBehave
5 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
6 6 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (15.38%) Technical Manager
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
2 11 (28.21%) jQuery
2 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) CSS3
4 9 (23.08%) Sass
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) LAMP
8 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.56%) XML-RPC
9 1 (2.56%) WinForms
9 1 (2.56%) Ajax
9 1 (2.56%) JSON
9 1 (2.56%) WCF
9 1 (2.56%) XML
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
1 2 (5.13%) Open Source
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) AS400
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) OO
2 9 (23.08%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Workflow
3 7 (17.95%) Release Management
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Code Coverage
7 2 (5.13%) BPR
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) RPG
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (17.95%) Metastorm
2 5 (12.82%) Lotus
3 2 (5.13%) Siebel
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Akamai