The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 124 112 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.04% 10.85% 10.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.34% 14.40% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 54
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£388 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £305 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
Agile Software Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
865 778 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.03% 75.39% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 275
Average daily rate £375 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Buckinghamshire region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 79 £375 -6.25% 27
High Wycombe +3 8 £369 -1.66% 3
Aylesbury +2 1 - - 4
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 2
Bletchley - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 107 (42.29%) Finance
2 104 (41.11%) Scrum
3 101 (39.92%) .NET
4 97 (38.34%) C#
5 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 60 (23.72%) TDD
7 57 (22.53%) MVC
8 56 (22.13%) SQL
9 54 (21.34%) HTML
10 50 (19.76%) OO
11 49 (19.37%) jQuery
11 49 (19.37%) BDD
12 48 (18.97%) CSS
13 47 (18.58%) WCF
14 45 (17.79%) ASP.NET
15 43 (17.00%) Oracle
16 38 (15.02%) Project Management
16 38 (15.02%) PRINCE2
17 36 (14.23%) AngularJS
18 33 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
18 33 (13.04%) .NET Framework
18 33 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (13.04%) Visual Studio
19 32 (12.65%) Java
19 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
20 29 (11.46%) SQL Server
20 29 (11.46%) Waterfall
20 29 (11.46%) Selenium
21 27 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (9.49%) E-Commerce

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.93%) CMS
3 14 (5.53%) Kentico
4 10 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.58%) Node.js
5 4 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) SAS
7 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.79%) Drupal
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) Moodle
8 1 (0.40%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
1 15 (5.93%) MS Project
2 10 (3.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) Internet
2 4 (1.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.37%) DB2
4 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) MySQL
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.19%) UniData
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.79%) Ingres
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 29 (11.46%) Selenium
3 21 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (7.51%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (5.53%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.74%) NUnit
7 11 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (4.35%) JIRA
8 10 (3.95%) JMeter
9 7 (2.77%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.37%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.98%) Toad
11 5 (1.98%) Subversion
12 4 (1.58%) Xcode
13 3 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
14 2 (0.79%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.79%) Ant
14 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.40%) Moq
General
1 107 (42.29%) Finance
2 14 (5.53%) Banking
3 12 (4.74%) Automotive
3 12 (4.74%) Marketing
4 11 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 11 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.95%) Electronics
6 9 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.77%) Retail
8 6 (2.37%) Back Office
9 4 (1.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (41.90%) Developer
2 61 (24.11%) Analyst
3 42 (16.60%) .NET Developer
4 40 (15.81%) Business Analyst
5 26 (10.28%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 19 (7.51%) Agile Business Analyst
8 17 (6.72%) Web Developer
9 16 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.93%) Test Manager
11 13 (5.14%) Agile .NET Developer
12 12 (4.74%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 11 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
14 8 (3.16%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.16%) Tester
14 8 (3.16%) Designer
15 7 (2.77%) Test Analyst
16 6 (2.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.92%) .NET
2 54 (21.34%) HTML
3 49 (19.37%) jQuery
4 48 (18.97%) CSS
5 47 (18.58%) WCF
6 45 (17.79%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.23%) AngularJS
8 33 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
8 33 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 33 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (9.09%) Web Services
9 23 (9.09%) HTML5
10 18 (7.11%) CSS3
11 17 (6.72%) NHibernate
12 16 (6.32%) Backbone.js
13 13 (5.14%) Ajax
13 13 (5.14%) XHTML
14 12 (4.74%) XML
14 12 (4.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.51%) User Experience
2 9 (3.56%) DTV
3 8 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.77%) EPoS
5 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.58%) iPhone
7 4 (1.58%) Open Source
7 4 (1.58%) iPad
8 3 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.70%) Windows
2 16 (6.32%) UNIX
3 10 (3.95%) Windows NT
4 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.19%) Linux
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.11%) Scrum
2 60 (23.72%) TDD
3 57 (22.53%) MVC
4 50 (19.76%) OO
5 49 (19.37%) BDD
6 38 (15.02%) Project Management
6 38 (15.02%) PRINCE2
7 29 (11.46%) Waterfall
8 27 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.49%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.09%) User Stories
11 21 (8.30%) SOA
11 21 (8.30%) Test Automation
11 21 (8.30%) Web Development
12 19 (7.51%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (7.11%) Automated Testing
14 17 (6.72%) OOD
15 16 (6.32%) Business Analysis
16 14 (5.53%) Project Planning
17 13 (5.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (38.34%) C#
2 69 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 56 (22.13%) SQL
4 32 (12.65%) Java
5 18 (7.11%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.74%) VBScript
7 9 (3.56%) C
8 8 (3.16%) PHP
9 6 (2.37%) VB
9 6 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.98%) COBOL
10 5 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.58%) Perl
11 4 (1.58%) PHP5
12 3 (1.19%) C++
12 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.19%) JCL
13 2 (0.79%) VB6
13 2 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (5.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (3.95%) Degree
4 6 (2.37%) ISEB
4 6 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.19%) HNC
6 3 (1.19%) HND
6 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.79%) PMP
7 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.11%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) cPanel
Vendors
1 43 (17.00%) Oracle
2 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.14%) SAP
4 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
4 5 (1.98%) Apple
5 3 (1.19%) Siebel
6 2 (0.79%) Northgate
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.40%) HP
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