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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 145 164 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.39% 15.72% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.63% 21.11% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 82 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
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 £38.75 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +12.00%
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
872 777 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.53% 74.50% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 405 317
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £472 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +1 116 £400 -5.88% 18
Aylesbury -3 3 £325 -24.63% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £375 - 9
Marlow +5 2 - - 3
Bletchley - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 3
Amersham - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 116 (40.28%) .NET
2 112 (38.89%) Finance
3 110 (38.19%) C#
4 107 (37.15%) Scrum
5 80 (27.78%) TDD
6 77 (26.74%) OO
7 71 (24.65%) Oracle
8 64 (22.22%) SQL
8 64 (22.22%) BDD
9 62 (21.53%) MVC
10 55 (19.10%) ASP.NET
11 52 (18.06%) JavaScript
11 52 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (17.71%) PRINCE2
13 50 (17.36%) Waterfall
14 49 (17.01%) Java
15 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 48 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (16.32%) HTML
17 42 (14.58%) Web Development
18 40 (13.89%) Project Management
19 38 (13.19%) CSS
19 38 (13.19%) jQuery
20 37 (12.85%) .NET Framework
21 35 (12.15%) Business Analysis
21 35 (12.15%) Selenium
21 35 (12.15%) Oracle Database
22 33 (11.46%) WCF
23 31 (10.76%) SOA
24 29 (10.07%) Domain-Driven Design

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.39%) CMS
5 4 (1.39%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Kentico
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) Moodle
6 1 (0.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (7.29%) MS Project
2 16 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.13%) MS Office
3 9 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.82%) Internet
2 6 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.15%) Oracle Database
2 26 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.43%) DB2
5 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.04%) MySQL
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (12.15%) Selenium
2 29 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.94%) NUnit
5 18 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 14 (4.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (4.17%) JMeter
8 10 (3.47%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.78%) JIRA
10 7 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.08%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.08%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.74%) JUnit
12 5 (1.74%) Subversion
13 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.04%) Maven
14 2 (0.69%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
15 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 112 (38.89%) Finance
2 22 (7.64%) Banking
2 22 (7.64%) Retail
3 17 (5.90%) Automotive
4 13 (4.51%) Marketing
5 12 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.17%) Spanish Language
6 9 (3.13%) Electronics
6 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.74%) Advertising
8 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (30.21%) Developer
2 77 (26.74%) Analyst
3 53 (18.40%) Business Analyst
4 30 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 24 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.64%) Agile Business Analyst
6 22 (7.64%) Development Manager
7 16 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 16 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
7 16 (5.56%) Web Manager
8 15 (5.21%) Programmer
9 14 (4.86%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.17%) Test Manager
12 11 (3.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 11 (3.82%) ScrumMaster
12 11 (3.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 11 (3.82%) Ruby Developer
12 11 (3.82%) Financial Business Analyst
13 10 (3.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (40.28%) .NET
2 55 (19.10%) ASP.NET
3 52 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (16.32%) HTML
5 38 (13.19%) CSS
5 38 (13.19%) jQuery
6 37 (12.85%) .NET Framework
7 33 (11.46%) WCF
8 24 (8.33%) HTML5
9 23 (7.99%) AngularJS
10 21 (7.29%) J2EE
11 20 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (5.90%) Backbone.js
14 14 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (4.51%) CSS3
15 13 (4.51%) NHibernate
16 12 (4.17%) XHTML
16 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 11 (3.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 12 (4.17%) User Experience
3 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.13%) DTV
4 8 (2.78%) EPoS
5 6 (2.08%) PMI
5 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.39%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) Open Source
7 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.60%) UNIX
2 17 (5.90%) Windows
3 14 (4.86%) Windows NT
4 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (37.15%) Scrum
2 80 (27.78%) TDD
3 77 (26.74%) OO
4 64 (22.22%) BDD
5 62 (21.53%) MVC
6 51 (17.71%) PRINCE2
7 50 (17.36%) Waterfall
8 48 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (14.58%) Web Development
10 40 (13.89%) Project Management
11 35 (12.15%) Business Analysis
12 31 (10.76%) SOA
13 29 (10.07%) Domain-Driven Design
14 25 (8.68%) Automated Testing
15 22 (7.64%) Test Automation
15 22 (7.64%) Coaching
16 21 (7.29%) E-Commerce
16 21 (7.29%) User Stories
17 18 (6.25%) ITIL
17 18 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (38.19%) C#
2 64 (22.22%) SQL
3 52 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 49 (17.01%) Java
5 21 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.56%) VBScript
6 16 (5.56%) Ruby
7 9 (3.13%) PHP
8 8 (2.78%) VB
9 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.08%) C
9 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.39%) C++
10 4 (1.39%) COBOL
10 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.04%) JCL
11 3 (1.04%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (5.21%) Degree
1 15 (5.21%) ISEB
2 14 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 14 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.74%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.69%) HNC
8 2 (0.69%) HND
8 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.69%) PMP
9 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) P3O
3 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) SCCM
2 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (24.65%) Oracle
2 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.21%) SAP
4 5 (1.74%) Sun
5 4 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.35%) HP
6 1 (0.35%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Northgate
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