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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 23 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 74 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.70% 6.12% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 8.52% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 23
Average daily rate
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£364 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 728 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.50% 71.87% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 389 309
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 54 £363 -3.33% 9
High Wycombe +1 4 £300 +3.44% 4
Aylesbury - 2 £415 - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 53 (43.44%) C#
2 50 (40.98%) OO
3 46 (37.70%) Scrum
4 40 (32.79%) .NET
5 39 (31.97%) Finance
6 37 (30.33%) Visual Studio
7 36 (29.51%) TDD
7 36 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (26.23%) BDD
9 32 (26.23%) Oracle
10 27 (22.13%) SQL
11 24 (19.67%) Automated Testing
12 23 (18.85%) Selenium
12 23 (18.85%) NUnit
12 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
13 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
14 20 (16.39%) Java
14 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET
15 19 (15.57%) HTML
16 18 (14.75%) CSS
16 18 (14.75%) MVC
16 18 (14.75%) jQuery
17 17 (13.93%) Web Development
17 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
18 16 (13.11%) Project Management
18 16 (13.11%) HTML5
19 15 (12.30%) WCF
19 15 (12.30%) Retail
19 15 (12.30%) SOA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.28%) Content Management Server
2 4 (3.28%) Drupal
3 3 (2.46%) CMS
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Moodle
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) PaaS
1 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) Oracle Database
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.82%) DB2
6 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (30.33%) Visual Studio
2 34 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (18.85%) Selenium
3 23 (18.85%) NUnit
4 14 (11.48%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.02%) SoapUI
5 11 (9.02%) PhantomJS
6 9 (7.38%) JMeter
7 7 (5.74%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.92%) JUnit
9 3 (2.46%) JIRA
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.64%) Subversion
10 2 (1.64%) Maven
10 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.82%) MyEclipse
11 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (31.97%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 9 (7.38%) Automotive
4 6 (4.92%) Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Marketing
6 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Developer
2 35 (28.69%) Analyst
3 18 (14.75%) Business Analyst
4 16 (13.11%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Programmer
6 11 (9.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) .NET
2 20 (16.39%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.57%) HTML
4 18 (14.75%) jQuery
4 18 (14.75%) CSS
5 16 (13.11%) HTML5
6 15 (12.30%) WCF
7 14 (11.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.02%) CSS3
9 11 (9.02%) SOAP
10 9 (7.38%) XML
11 7 (5.74%) LAMP
11 7 (5.74%) Struts
11 7 (5.74%) JSP
11 7 (5.74%) J2EE
12 6 (4.92%) Servlets
12 6 (4.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.46%) EPoS
4 3 (2.46%) DTV
5 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Animation
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
5 1 (0.82%) Social Media
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) UNIX
2 3 (2.46%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Windows NT
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.98%) OO
2 46 (37.70%) Scrum
3 36 (29.51%) TDD
3 36 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (26.23%) BDD
5 24 (19.67%) Automated Testing
6 18 (14.75%) MVC
7 17 (13.93%) Web Development
8 16 (13.11%) Project Management
9 15 (12.30%) SOA
10 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
11 12 (9.84%) Product Management
12 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
13 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
13 9 (7.38%) WFM
14 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.74%) Test Scripting
15 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) C#
2 27 (22.13%) SQL
3 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.39%) Java
5 14 (11.48%) Ruby
6 9 (7.38%) PHP
7 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Oracle
2 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Sun
3 6 (4.92%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Dundas
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) IBM
5 1 (0.82%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) Apple
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe
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