The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 37 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 56 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.61% 5.76% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 7.92% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 619 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.48% 72.74% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 355 387
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £149.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Agile Software Development
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 48 £350 -4.10% 5
High Wycombe +2 4 £263 -22.22% 2
Marlow 0 1 £125 -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 72 (61.54%) C#
2 60 (51.28%) TDD
3 58 (49.57%) .NET
4 55 (47.01%) OO
5 54 (46.15%) Scrum
6 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (34.19%) Visual Studio
8 39 (33.33%) Finance
9 36 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
11 28 (23.93%) Automated Testing
12 27 (23.08%) NUnit
13 26 (22.22%) SQL
14 24 (20.51%) WCF
15 23 (19.66%) HTML
16 22 (18.80%) Oracle
16 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
16 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
16 22 (18.80%) SOA
16 22 (18.80%) BDD
17 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
18 20 (17.09%) jQuery
19 19 (16.24%) MVC
19 19 (16.24%) Java
19 19 (16.24%) HTML5
20 18 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
21 17 (14.53%) Oracle Database 11g
21 17 (14.53%) .NET Framework
22 16 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.55%) Kentico
3 6 (5.13%) CMS
4 5 (4.27%) Content Management Server
5 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.56%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.85%) Documentum
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (34.19%) Visual Studio
2 36 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (23.08%) NUnit
4 15 (12.82%) Selenium
5 13 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 11 (9.40%) PhantomJS
6 11 (9.40%) SoapUI
7 10 (8.55%) JMeter
8 5 (4.27%) MSI
8 5 (4.27%) WiX
9 3 (2.56%) Subversion
9 3 (2.56%) JIRA
10 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.71%) JUnit
11 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (54.70%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
4 20 (17.09%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Business Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.98%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (5.98%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
12 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.27%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Developer
13 4 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (49.57%) .NET
2 24 (20.51%) WCF
3 23 (19.66%) HTML
4 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
5 20 (17.09%) jQuery
6 19 (16.24%) HTML5
7 18 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (14.53%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.82%) CSS
10 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.26%) JSON
12 12 (10.26%) SOAP
13 10 (8.55%) Backbone.js
13 10 (8.55%) NHibernate
13 10 (8.55%) J2EE
14 9 (7.69%) Ajax
15 8 (6.84%) DOM
16 7 (5.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.98%) EPoS
3 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Life Science
4 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.85%) Social Network
4 1 (0.85%) FMCG
4 1 (0.85%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) TDD
2 55 (47.01%) OO
3 54 (46.15%) Scrum
4 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.93%) Automated Testing
6 22 (18.80%) SOA
6 22 (18.80%) BDD
7 19 (16.24%) MVC
8 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.26%) Project Management
10 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Use Case
12 8 (6.84%) Software Architecture
12 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.84%) Product Management
12 8 (6.84%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) C#
2 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.22%) SQL
4 19 (16.24%) Java
5 8 (6.84%) PHP
6 7 (5.98%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) VC++
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.56%) Dundas
4 2 (1.71%) Cadence
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe
5 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.85%) Sun
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.85%) hybris
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago