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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 107 128 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.64% 12.38% 10.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.32% 17.61% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 66 44
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£383 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
945 727 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.33% 70.31% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 380 268
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 50
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £64.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -4 85 £375 +0.33% 14
High Wycombe -2 4 £391 +4.33% 1
Marlow +5 2 £251 -33.20% 2
Aylesbury -3 2 £313 -16.94% 1
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 115 (41.97%) Finance
2 108 (39.42%) .NET
3 105 (38.32%) Scrum
4 98 (35.77%) C#
5 69 (25.18%) TDD
6 66 (24.09%) BDD
7 65 (23.72%) OO
8 63 (22.99%) Oracle
9 59 (21.53%) SQL
10 57 (20.80%) MVC
11 51 (18.61%) JavaScript
11 51 (18.61%) ASP.NET
11 51 (18.61%) PRINCE2
12 46 (16.79%) Java
12 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (16.79%) Web Development
13 45 (16.42%) HTML
13 45 (16.42%) Project Management
14 44 (16.06%) Waterfall
15 42 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (14.60%) CSS
17 35 (12.77%) Business Analysis
17 35 (12.77%) jQuery
17 35 (12.77%) Selenium
18 34 (12.41%) Microsoft
19 33 (12.04%) .NET Framework
20 31 (11.31%) Oracle Database
21 29 (10.58%) WCF
22 27 (9.85%) SOA
22 27 (9.85%) Domain-Driven Design

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.46%) CMS
4 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
6 1 (0.36%) Moodle
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.38%) MS Project
2 11 (4.01%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.28%) MS Office
3 9 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) SaaS
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.65%) Internet
2 7 (2.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.31%) Oracle Database
2 24 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.19%) DB2
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.73%) Ingres
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (12.77%) Selenium
2 25 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (8.03%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.57%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (4.74%) NUnit
7 12 (4.38%) JMeter
8 11 (4.01%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.19%) JIRA
11 6 (2.19%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.46%) Subversion
13 3 (1.09%) Maven
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.09%) JUnit
13 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.73%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
General
1 115 (41.97%) Finance
2 20 (7.30%) Automotive
2 20 (7.30%) Retail
3 16 (5.84%) Marketing
3 16 (5.84%) Manufacturing
3 16 (5.84%) Banking
4 14 (5.11%) Electronics
5 13 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.74%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.82%) Back Office
7 4 (1.46%) Advertising
7 4 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (29.20%) Developer
2 75 (27.37%) Analyst
3 50 (18.25%) Business Analyst
4 32 (11.68%) Project Manager
5 28 (10.22%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.22%) Agile Business Analyst
6 19 (6.93%) Development Manager
7 16 (5.84%) Financial Business Analyst
7 16 (5.84%) Web Development Manager
7 16 (5.84%) Web Manager
7 16 (5.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 15 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.47%) Programmer
9 13 (4.74%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.38%) Test Manager
10 12 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.01%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 11 (4.01%) Ruby Developer
12 9 (3.28%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (39.42%) .NET
2 51 (18.61%) ASP.NET
3 46 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (16.42%) HTML
5 40 (14.60%) CSS
6 35 (12.77%) jQuery
7 33 (12.04%) .NET Framework
8 29 (10.58%) WCF
9 21 (7.66%) HTML5
9 21 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (7.30%) AngularJS
11 19 (6.93%) J2EE
12 14 (5.11%) CSS3
12 14 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (5.11%) Backbone.js
13 13 (4.74%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (4.74%) XHTML
14 12 (4.38%) NHibernate
15 11 (4.01%) XSL
16 10 (3.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.57%) N-Tier
2 13 (4.74%) DTV
3 9 (3.28%) User Experience
4 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.55%) EPoS
6 6 (2.19%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.82%) PMI
7 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.46%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Open Source
9 3 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.36%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.93%) Windows
2 18 (6.57%) UNIX
3 14 (5.11%) Windows NT
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.32%) Scrum
2 69 (25.18%) TDD
3 66 (24.09%) BDD
4 65 (23.72%) OO
5 57 (20.80%) MVC
6 51 (18.61%) PRINCE2
7 46 (16.79%) Web Development
8 45 (16.42%) Project Management
9 44 (16.06%) Waterfall
10 42 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (12.77%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.85%) SOA
12 27 (9.85%) Domain-Driven Design
13 26 (9.49%) E-Commerce
14 25 (9.12%) User Stories
15 22 (8.03%) Test Automation
16 19 (6.93%) Automated Testing
17 17 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (5.47%) Programme Management
18 15 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.77%) C#
2 59 (21.53%) SQL
3 51 (18.61%) JavaScript
4 46 (16.79%) Java
5 17 (6.20%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.84%) VBScript
7 13 (4.74%) Ruby
8 11 (4.01%) C
9 9 (3.28%) VB
10 8 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.55%) PHP
12 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.82%) COBOL
14 4 (1.46%) C++
14 4 (1.46%) Perl
14 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.46%) PHP5
15 3 (1.09%) JCL
16 2 (0.73%) VB6
16 2 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (5.11%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) ISEB
2 8 (2.92%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.09%) PMP
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) BS15000
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (22.99%) Oracle
2 34 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.30%) SAP
4 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.46%) IBM
6 3 (1.09%) Siebel
6 3 (1.09%) Sun
7 2 (0.73%) Apple
7 2 (0.73%) Northgate
8 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.36%) HP
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Austin Fraser
Rate: MARKET RATES
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Negotiable
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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