The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 120 83 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.90% 10.27% 10.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.17% 13.07% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 47 48
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
Agile Software Development
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 635 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.80% 78.59% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 352 321
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 71 (30.74%) Finance
2 65 (28.14%) Scrum
3 64 (27.71%) C#
3 64 (27.71%) .NET
4 62 (26.84%) JavaScript
5 60 (25.97%) SQL
6 47 (20.35%) Java
6 47 (20.35%) SQL Server
7 46 (19.91%) HTML
7 46 (19.91%) TDD
8 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
9 38 (16.45%) Oracle
10 37 (16.02%) Banking
10 37 (16.02%) Waterfall
11 35 (15.15%) PRINCE2
12 34 (14.72%) Project Management
13 33 (14.29%) CSS
14 29 (12.55%) MVC
15 27 (11.69%) SOAP
16 25 (10.82%) SAP
16 25 (10.82%) Software Engineering
17 24 (10.39%) AngularJS
17 24 (10.39%) XML
18 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (9.96%) Retail
19 22 (9.52%) WCF
19 22 (9.52%) SDLC
20 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET
20 21 (9.09%) MS Office
21 20 (8.66%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (7.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.46%) SAS
3 7 (3.03%) Node.js
4 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.16%) Apache
5 5 (2.16%) IIS
6 4 (1.73%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (9.09%) MS Office
2 20 (8.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.33%) MS Project
4 7 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.30%) Primavera
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.16%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) Internet
2 6 (2.60%) HTTP
2 6 (2.60%) LDAP
3 5 (2.16%) SMTP
4 4 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.87%) Intranet
5 2 (0.87%) PBX
5 2 (0.87%) PSTN
5 2 (0.87%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) Big Data
3 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.90%) PowerCenter
3 9 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.46%) QlikView
4 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.60%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.16%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (1.73%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.73%) DB2
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Selenium
2 7 (3.03%) gulp
2 7 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.03%) webpack
3 6 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.60%) NUnit
4 5 (2.16%) Maven
4 5 (2.16%) Rational Rose
5 4 (1.73%) JUnit
5 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.73%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.30%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.30%) Moq
6 3 (1.30%) MSTest
6 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.87%) NMock
7 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (30.74%) Finance
2 37 (16.02%) Banking
3 23 (9.96%) Retail
4 9 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.46%) Electronics
5 8 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.46%) Marketing
6 4 (1.73%) Automotive
6 4 (1.73%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (38.53%) Developer
2 47 (20.35%) Analyst
3 32 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.82%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 21 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.63%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Architect
12 9 (3.90%) C# WPF Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Designer
12 9 (3.90%) Development Manager
12 9 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) WPF Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (3.46%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.71%) .NET
2 46 (19.91%) HTML
3 33 (14.29%) CSS
4 27 (11.69%) SOAP
5 24 (10.39%) AngularJS
5 24 (10.39%) XML
6 22 (9.52%) WCF
7 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 20 (8.66%) HTML5
9 19 (8.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (7.79%) jQuery
11 17 (7.36%) WPF
12 16 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (6.06%) REST
14 13 (5.63%) J2EE
14 13 (5.63%) JSP
15 11 (4.76%) .NET Framework
15 11 (4.76%) CSS3
15 11 (4.76%) Spring
16 9 (3.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) User Experience
2 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.16%) PMI
7 4 (1.73%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.73%) Cryptocurrency
8 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.87%) BYOD
9 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.36%) Windows
2 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.76%) Unix
4 10 (4.33%) Android
5 5 (2.16%) zOS
6 3 (1.30%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.87%) Linux
8 1 (0.43%) pSOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.14%) Scrum
2 46 (19.91%) TDD
3 37 (16.02%) Waterfall
4 35 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 34 (14.72%) Project Management
6 29 (12.55%) MVC
7 25 (10.82%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.52%) SDLC
10 19 (8.23%) DevOps
10 19 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.36%) ITIL
12 16 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.93%) OO
12 16 (6.93%) Web Development
13 15 (6.49%) MVVM
14 14 (6.06%) BDD
14 14 (6.06%) Front End Development
15 13 (5.63%) SOA
15 13 (5.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.71%) C#
2 62 (26.84%) JavaScript
3 60 (25.97%) SQL
4 47 (20.35%) Java
5 15 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.03%) VB
7 5 (2.16%) ES6
7 5 (2.16%) PHP
7 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.87%) ABAP
8 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.87%) Scala
8 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.06%) Degree
3 14 (6.06%) ISEB
4 11 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.03%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.73%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.30%) APMP
8 3 (1.30%) HNC
8 3 (1.30%) HND
8 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.30%) PMP
9 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.87%) MCSE
9 2 (0.87%) MCT
10 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) QA
2 10 (4.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.30%) SDET
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.45%) Oracle
3 25 (10.82%) SAP
4 13 (5.63%) IBM
5 8 (3.46%) Adobe
5 8 (3.46%) Informatica
6 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.73%) Google
7 4 (1.73%) Sun
8 3 (1.30%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.30%) Tableau
9 2 (0.87%) Aruba
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco
9 2 (0.87%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.87%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) BMC
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Compaq
10 1 (0.43%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.43%) Tealeaf
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