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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 166 163 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.01% 15.58% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.84% 20.84% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 81 45
Average daily rate
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£399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
881 782 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.35% 74.76% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 405 357
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 +2 133 £400 +0.31% 14
Marlow +4 2 - - 1
Aylesbury 0 2 £415 +0.60% 1
High Wycombe -3 2 £335 +14.52% 3
Amersham - 1 - - 2
Beaconsfield - 1 £275 -
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 3
Bletchley - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (39.93%) .NET
2 112 (38.89%) C#
2 112 (38.89%) Scrum
3 109 (37.85%) Finance
4 82 (28.47%) TDD
5 80 (27.78%) OO
6 74 (25.69%) Oracle
7 67 (23.26%) SQL
8 62 (21.53%) MVC
9 61 (21.18%) BDD
10 56 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (19.10%) ASP.NET
12 54 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 51 (17.71%) PRINCE2
14 50 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 45 (15.63%) Waterfall
16 43 (14.93%) Java
17 42 (14.58%) Project Management
17 42 (14.58%) Web Development
18 41 (14.24%) HTML
19 38 (13.19%) CSS
19 38 (13.19%) .NET Framework
19 38 (13.19%) Oracle Database
20 37 (12.85%) jQuery
20 37 (12.85%) SOA
21 36 (12.50%) WCF
22 35 (12.15%) Selenium
22 35 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
23 34 (11.81%) Visual Studio

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.39%) Content Management Server
5 4 (1.39%) CMS
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!
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) Moodle
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Kentico
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (7.99%) MS Project
2 15 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.13%) MS Office
4 8 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
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%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.82%) Internet
2 5 (1.74%) Intranet
3 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) WEP
4 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.19%) Oracle Database
2 31 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.74%) DB2
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.04%) MySQL
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (12.15%) Selenium
1 35 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.81%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.68%) NUnit
4 17 (5.90%) WebDriver
5 12 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (3.82%) JMeter
7 9 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.13%) JIRA
8 7 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.74%) JUnit
10 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.39%) Subversion
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.69%) Maven
13 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 109 (37.85%) Finance
2 24 (8.33%) Retail
3 20 (6.94%) Banking
4 15 (5.21%) Automotive
5 13 (4.51%) Marketing
6 12 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.47%) Spanish Language
8 9 (3.13%) Electronics
8 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.74%) Advertising
10 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) International Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 91 (31.60%) Developer
2 72 (25.00%) Analyst
3 48 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.07%) Project Manager
4 29 (10.07%) .NET Developer
5 22 (7.64%) Development Manager
6 20 (6.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 17 (5.90%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.56%) Web Manager
8 16 (5.56%) Web Development Manager
9 14 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Programmer
10 12 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 11 (3.82%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.93%) .NET
2 55 (19.10%) ASP.NET
3 50 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (14.24%) HTML
5 38 (13.19%) CSS
5 38 (13.19%) .NET Framework
6 37 (12.85%) jQuery
7 36 (12.50%) WCF
8 23 (7.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 22 (7.64%) HTML5
10 19 (6.60%) AngularJS
10 19 (6.60%) J2EE
11 16 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (5.21%) Backbone.js
13 14 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (4.51%) CSS3
15 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (4.17%) NHibernate
15 12 (4.17%) XHTML
16 11 (3.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.38%) N-Tier
2 12 (4.17%) User Experience
3 9 (3.13%) DTV
4 8 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.43%) EPoS
6 6 (2.08%) PMI
6 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.39%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.04%) Open Source
9 2 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) Animation
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.21%) UNIX
1 15 (5.21%) Windows
2 12 (4.17%) Windows NT
3 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (38.89%) Scrum
2 82 (28.47%) TDD
3 80 (27.78%) OO
4 62 (21.53%) MVC
5 61 (21.18%) BDD
6 56 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (17.71%) PRINCE2
8 45 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 42 (14.58%) Project Management
9 42 (14.58%) Web Development
10 37 (12.85%) SOA
11 33 (11.46%) Business Analysis
12 30 (10.42%) Automated Testing
13 27 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
14 25 (8.68%) Coaching
15 20 (6.94%) ITIL
15 20 (6.94%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.25%) Programme Management
16 18 (6.25%) Test Automation
17 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 112 (38.89%) C#
2 67 (23.26%) SQL
3 45 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 43 (14.93%) Java
5 21 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.56%) Ruby
7 14 (4.86%) VBScript
8 9 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.13%) PHP
9 8 (2.78%) VB
10 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.39%) C
12 2 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.69%) COBOL
12 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.35%) JCL
13 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.35%) VB6
13 1 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (5.56%) ISEB
1 16 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 16 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.21%) Degree
3 9 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.74%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.04%) PMP
6 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.69%) HNC
6 2 (0.69%) HND
6 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) APMP
7 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) P3O
3 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) BS15000
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
Systems Management
1 10 (3.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (25.69%) Oracle
2 54 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.86%) SAP
4 5 (1.74%) Sun
5 4 (1.39%) IBM
6 3 (1.04%) Dundas
7 2 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.35%) Northgate
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Apple
8 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
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