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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 104 107 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.96% 10.13% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.44% 14.29% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 52
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
996 749 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.26% 70.93% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 412 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 40
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 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 -7 71 £375 -6.25% 14
High Wycombe +4 7 £375 - 3
Marlow +4 1 £251 -33.20%
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 104 (39.85%) Finance
1 104 (39.85%) Scrum
2 101 (38.70%) .NET
3 97 (37.16%) C#
4 64 (24.52%) TDD
4 64 (24.52%) BDD
5 58 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 57 (21.84%) OO
7 55 (21.07%) SQL
8 52 (19.92%) MVC
9 48 (18.39%) jQuery
10 46 (17.62%) HTML
11 45 (17.24%) Oracle
12 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET
13 43 (16.48%) Java
14 39 (14.94%) CSS
14 39 (14.94%) PRINCE2
15 38 (14.56%) Selenium
15 38 (14.56%) WCF
16 37 (14.18%) Web Development
16 37 (14.18%) Project Management
17 35 (13.41%) .NET Framework
18 34 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (13.03%) Waterfall
19 32 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (12.26%) Visual Studio
19 32 (12.26%) Business Analysis
20 30 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (11.49%) User Stories
21 29 (11.11%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.60%) CMS
3 11 (4.21%) Kentico
4 9 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.77%) SAS
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) Node.js
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.38%) Moodle
7 1 (0.38%) WordPress
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) MS Project
1 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Office
2 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.77%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) Intranet
1 5 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.96%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.53%) DB2
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.15%) MySQL
7 2 (0.77%) UniData
7 2 (0.77%) Ingres
7 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (14.56%) Selenium
2 32 (12.26%) Visual Studio
3 30 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (8.43%) WebDriver
5 16 (6.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (5.36%) JMeter
7 12 (4.60%) NUnit
7 12 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.21%) JIRA
9 9 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.07%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.30%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.53%) Subversion
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.77%) Maven
14 2 (0.77%) Xcode
14 2 (0.77%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.77%) Ant
14 2 (0.77%) JUnit
14 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
General
1 104 (39.85%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Automotive
3 14 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.36%) Marketing
4 12 (4.60%) Electronics
5 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.83%) Banking
6 10 (3.83%) Retail
7 9 (3.45%) Spanish Language
8 6 (2.30%) Back Office
9 5 (1.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 90 (34.48%) Developer
2 75 (28.74%) Analyst
3 51 (19.54%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.88%) .NET Developer
4 31 (11.88%) Project Manager
5 30 (11.49%) Agile Business Analyst
6 19 (7.28%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.13%) Financial Business Analyst
7 16 (6.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Test Manager
9 13 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.60%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.83%) Tester
13 9 (3.45%) Test Engineer
13 9 (3.45%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.07%) Programmer
14 8 (3.07%) Development Manager
14 8 (3.07%) Agile .NET Developer
15 7 (2.68%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.70%) .NET
2 48 (18.39%) jQuery
3 46 (17.62%) HTML
4 44 (16.86%) ASP.NET
5 39 (14.94%) CSS
6 38 (14.56%) WCF
7 35 (13.41%) .NET Framework
8 34 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (10.34%) AngularJS
10 23 (8.81%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (6.90%) HTML5
12 17 (6.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (6.51%) Web Services
13 15 (5.75%) Backbone.js
14 14 (5.36%) J2EE
15 13 (4.98%) Ajax
15 13 (4.98%) XHTML
16 12 (4.60%) XML
16 12 (4.60%) CSS3
16 12 (4.60%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.36%) User Experience
2 11 (4.21%) DTV
3 10 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.07%) EPoS
5 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.68%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.92%) Open Source
6 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.15%) iPhone
8 3 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.77%) PMI
9 2 (0.77%) iPad
9 2 (0.77%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.05%) Windows
2 19 (7.28%) UNIX
3 15 (5.75%) Windows NT
4 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.77%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.85%) Scrum
2 64 (24.52%) TDD
2 64 (24.52%) BDD
3 57 (21.84%) OO
4 52 (19.92%) MVC
5 39 (14.94%) PRINCE2
6 37 (14.18%) Web Development
6 37 (14.18%) Project Management
7 34 (13.03%) Waterfall
8 32 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (12.26%) Business Analysis
9 30 (11.49%) User Stories
10 28 (10.73%) E-Commerce
11 25 (9.58%) Test Automation
12 22 (8.43%) SOA
13 19 (7.28%) Automated Testing
14 17 (6.51%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (5.75%) OOD
16 13 (4.98%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.16%) C#
2 58 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.07%) SQL
4 43 (16.48%) Java
5 17 (6.51%) VBScript
6 11 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.83%) C
8 9 (3.45%) VB
9 8 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.68%) PHP
10 7 (2.68%) Ruby
11 6 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.92%) COBOL
13 4 (1.53%) C++
13 4 (1.53%) Perl
13 4 (1.53%) PHP5
14 3 (1.15%) JCL
14 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.98%) Degree
2 9 (3.45%) ISEB
3 5 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.15%) PMP
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) HNC
6 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.05%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.38%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) SCCM
2 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 45 (17.24%) Oracle
2 27 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.90%) SAP
4 5 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.53%) IBM
5 4 (1.53%) Apple
6 3 (1.15%) Siebel
7 2 (0.77%) Northgate
8 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) HP
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