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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 139 94 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.58% 8.63% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 11.49% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 62
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£355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £468 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
928 818 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.33% 75.11% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 468 325
Average daily rate £365 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.19% -17.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 96 £365 +3.03% 50
Aylesbury +4 3 £313 -22.36%
High Wycombe -4 3 £313 +19.04% 2
Marlow -3 1 £225 +80.00%
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - - 2
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 95 (38.62%) Finance
2 93 (37.80%) Scrum
3 76 (30.89%) C#
4 73 (29.67%) .NET
5 66 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 57 (23.17%) HTML
7 52 (21.14%) CSS
8 49 (19.92%) MVC
9 47 (19.11%) TDD
10 46 (18.70%) jQuery
11 41 (16.67%) OO
12 40 (16.26%) AngularJS
13 38 (15.45%) WCF
13 38 (15.45%) SQL
13 38 (15.45%) Oracle
13 38 (15.45%) ASP.NET
14 35 (14.23%) Project Management
15 34 (13.82%) PRINCE2
16 33 (13.41%) Waterfall
17 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
17 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
18 29 (11.79%) E-Commerce
18 29 (11.79%) Visual Studio
18 29 (11.79%) BDD
19 28 (11.38%) HTML5
20 27 (10.98%) Java
20 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
21 26 (10.57%) User Stories
21 26 (10.57%) Web Services
22 24 (9.76%) User Experience

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
1 14 (5.69%) CMS
1 14 (5.69%) Kentico
2 9 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.63%) Node.js
4 4 (1.63%) Confluence
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.22%) IIS
5 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.81%) Drupal
6 2 (0.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Moodle
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) MS Project
2 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.25%) MS Office
4 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) Internet
2 4 (1.63%) AMQP
3 2 (0.81%) X.500
3 2 (0.81%) LDAP
3 2 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.47%) MySQL
3 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.85%) UniData
6 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.03%) DB2
7 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.63%) Big Data
8 4 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (11.79%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.69%) JIRA
2 14 (5.69%) Selenium
3 12 (4.88%) NUnit
3 12 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.47%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.66%) Xcode
5 9 (3.66%) Subversion
6 7 (2.85%) Toad
7 6 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.44%) Ant
7 6 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.03%) JUnit
9 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.63%) Gradle
9 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 95 (38.62%) Finance
2 20 (8.13%) Banking
3 13 (5.28%) Automotive
4 11 (4.47%) Retail
5 7 (2.85%) Marketing
5 7 (2.85%) Spanish Language
5 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.44%) Back Office
6 6 (2.44%) Electronics
7 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Legal
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (43.90%) Developer
2 44 (17.89%) Analyst
3 34 (13.82%) Project Manager
4 33 (13.41%) .NET Developer
5 28 (11.38%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.69%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (5.28%) Designer
10 12 (4.88%) Test Manager
11 11 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.66%) iOS Developer
12 9 (3.66%) Financial Business Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 8 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.25%) AWS Developer
14 7 (2.85%) Tester
14 7 (2.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.67%) .NET
2 57 (23.17%) HTML
3 52 (21.14%) CSS
4 46 (18.70%) jQuery
5 40 (16.26%) AngularJS
6 38 (15.45%) WCF
6 38 (15.45%) ASP.NET
7 28 (11.38%) HTML5
8 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (10.57%) Web Services
10 23 (9.35%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (8.54%) CSS3
12 19 (7.72%) .NET Framework
13 15 (6.10%) NHibernate
14 11 (4.47%) Ajax
15 9 (3.66%) iOS SDK
15 9 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (3.66%) XML
15 9 (3.66%) J2EE
16 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.76%) User Experience
2 15 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.66%) iPhone
3 9 (3.66%) iPad
4 8 (3.25%) Open Source
5 6 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.03%) DTV
7 4 (1.63%) EPoS
7 4 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.94%) Windows
2 15 (6.10%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.07%) Linux
4 8 (3.25%) UNIX
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.22%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.80%) Scrum
2 49 (19.92%) MVC
3 47 (19.11%) TDD
4 41 (16.67%) OO
5 35 (14.23%) Project Management
6 34 (13.82%) PRINCE2
7 33 (13.41%) Waterfall
8 29 (11.79%) BDD
8 29 (11.79%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.57%) User Stories
10 24 (9.76%) Web Development
11 22 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.72%) Project Planning
13 18 (7.32%) SOA
14 17 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.50%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.69%) Automated Testing
16 14 (5.69%) Domain-Driven Design
17 13 (5.28%) Unit Testing
18 12 (4.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (30.89%) C#
2 66 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.45%) SQL
4 27 (10.98%) Java
5 15 (6.10%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.10%) PHP
6 9 (3.66%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.44%) C
7 6 (2.44%) COBOL
8 4 (1.63%) VBScript
8 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.63%) PHP5
9 3 (1.22%) Ruby
9 3 (1.22%) VB
9 3 (1.22%) C++
9 3 (1.22%) RPG
10 2 (0.81%) Perl
10 2 (0.81%) VB6
10 2 (0.81%) JCL
10 2 (0.81%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.07%) DV Cleared
2 10 (4.07%) Degree
3 9 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PMP
5 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) HNC
5 2 (0.81%) HND
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) APMP
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Puppet
1 4 (1.63%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (15.45%) Oracle
2 32 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.07%) Apple
4 7 (2.85%) SAP
5 6 (2.44%) Twitter
6 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator
6 4 (1.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.63%) Primavera
6 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.22%) Siebel
7 3 (1.22%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) Northgate
9 1 (0.41%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) RightFax
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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