The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 28 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 Milton Keynes 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.07% 7.87% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 10.89% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 13
Average daily rate
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£366 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.72% 72.25% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 276 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Agile Software Development
Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Milton Keynes region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Milton Keynes region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 45 (46.39%) C#
2 42 (43.30%) Scrum
3 39 (40.21%) OO
4 37 (38.14%) .NET
5 36 (37.11%) Finance
6 35 (36.08%) Visual Studio
7 34 (35.05%) TDD
8 33 (34.02%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (32.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (30.93%) Oracle
11 27 (27.84%) BDD
12 23 (23.71%) NUnit
13 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
13 22 (22.68%) Oracle Database
14 19 (19.59%) Selenium
14 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
15 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
16 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.49%) SQL
17 15 (15.46%) Java
17 15 (15.46%) Project Management
17 15 (15.46%) MVC
17 15 (15.46%) WCF
18 14 (14.43%) Web Development
18 14 (14.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
19 13 (13.40%) SOA
19 13 (13.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (13.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.12%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.03%) PaaS
1 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (36.08%) Visual Studio
2 32 (32.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (23.71%) NUnit
4 19 (19.59%) Selenium
5 12 (12.37%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.34%) SoapUI
6 11 (11.34%) PhantomJS
7 9 (9.28%) JMeter
8 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.19%) JUnit
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.06%) Maven
11 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.03%) MyEclipse
11 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Automotive
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.22%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.19%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Financial Business Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.14%) .NET
2 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.46%) WCF
4 14 (14.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (12.37%) jQuery
7 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.34%) SOAP
8 8 (8.25%) J2EE
9 7 (7.22%) JSP
9 7 (7.22%) Struts
10 6 (6.19%) Web Services
10 6 (6.19%) Hibernate
10 6 (6.19%) Spring
10 6 (6.19%) Servlets
10 6 (6.19%) HTML
10 6 (6.19%) CSS
10 6 (6.19%) Velocity
10 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (5.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.09%) EPoS
4 3 (3.09%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) UNIX
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Scrum
2 39 (40.21%) OO
3 34 (35.05%) TDD
4 33 (34.02%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.84%) BDD
6 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
7 15 (15.46%) MVC
7 15 (15.46%) Project Management
8 14 (14.43%) Web Development
9 13 (13.40%) SOA
10 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
11 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
13 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.19%) Product Management
14 6 (6.19%) Automation Testing
15 5 (5.15%) Kanban
15 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) C#
2 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.49%) SQL
3 15 (15.46%) Java
4 5 (5.15%) Ruby
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.06%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Sun Certification
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) Oracle
2 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) Sun
4 5 (5.15%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Dundas
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
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