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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 83 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.33% 11.66% 10.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 16.40% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 32
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £283 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
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
663 506 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.68% 71.07% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 247 188
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 97 (47.32%) Finance
2 84 (40.98%) .NET
3 82 (40.00%) Scrum
4 75 (36.59%) C#
5 54 (26.34%) BDD
6 52 (25.37%) OO
7 50 (24.39%) TDD
8 47 (22.93%) Oracle
9 43 (20.98%) MVC
9 43 (20.98%) Web Development
10 41 (20.00%) SQL
10 41 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 39 (19.02%) JavaScript
12 37 (18.05%) Project Management
13 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET
14 34 (16.59%) Waterfall
14 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (15.12%) Java
16 30 (14.63%) Business Analysis
17 28 (13.66%) WCF
17 28 (13.66%) HTML
18 27 (13.17%) jQuery
19 26 (12.68%) Selenium
20 24 (11.71%) E-Commerce
20 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
21 23 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
22 22 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (10.73%) User Stories
22 22 (10.73%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.98%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
1 9 (4.39%) MS Project
2 8 (3.90%) MS Office
2 8 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (6.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.98%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) IaaS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) PaaS
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) Intranet
1 5 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.98%) Ingres
5 2 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Selenium
2 22 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (8.29%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (4.88%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.39%) JMeter
6 8 (3.90%) NUnit
6 8 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.93%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.98%) JUnit
10 2 (0.98%) Maven
11 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.49%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
General
1 97 (47.32%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Automotive
3 16 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.32%) Marketing
5 13 (6.34%) Electronics
5 13 (6.34%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.37%) Retail
7 7 (3.41%) Spanish Language
8 6 (2.93%) Banking
9 5 (2.44%) Back Office
10 4 (1.95%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) International Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (31.22%) Analyst
2 58 (28.29%) Developer
3 44 (21.46%) Business Analyst
4 27 (13.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 25 (12.20%) .NET Developer
6 22 (10.73%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.80%) Financial Business Analyst
7 16 (7.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 14 (6.83%) Development Manager
8 14 (6.83%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.85%) Web Manager
9 12 (5.85%) Web Development Manager
10 10 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.90%) Test Analyst
13 7 (3.41%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Lead Business Analyst
13 7 (3.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (40.98%) .NET
2 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET
3 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (13.66%) WCF
4 28 (13.66%) HTML
5 27 (13.17%) jQuery
6 21 (10.24%) .NET Framework
7 20 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (9.27%) CSS
9 17 (8.29%) AngularJS
10 14 (6.83%) Backbone.js
11 12 (5.85%) J2EE
12 11 (5.37%) NHibernate
13 9 (4.39%) HTML5
13 9 (4.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (4.39%) XHTML
13 9 (4.39%) Web Services
14 8 (3.90%) XSL
14 8 (3.90%) Java EE
15 6 (2.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) N-Tier
2 13 (6.34%) DTV
3 7 (3.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.41%) EPoS
4 5 (2.44%) User Experience
5 4 (1.95%) PMI
5 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.32%) Windows
2 11 (5.37%) UNIX
3 9 (4.39%) Windows NT
4 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.98%) Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.00%) Scrum
2 54 (26.34%) BDD
3 52 (25.37%) OO
4 50 (24.39%) TDD
5 43 (20.98%) MVC
5 43 (20.98%) Web Development
6 41 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 37 (18.05%) Project Management
8 34 (16.59%) Waterfall
9 31 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (14.63%) Business Analysis
11 24 (11.71%) E-Commerce
12 23 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
13 22 (10.73%) User Stories
13 22 (10.73%) SOA
14 15 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (6.83%) Programme Management
16 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (5.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.59%) C#
2 41 (20.00%) SQL
3 39 (19.02%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.12%) Java
5 13 (6.34%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.37%) VBScript
7 9 (4.39%) C
8 6 (2.93%) VB
8 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.44%) PHP
10 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.95%) COBOL
10 4 (1.95%) Ruby
11 3 (1.46%) PHP5
11 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.98%) JCL
12 2 (0.98%) C++
12 2 (0.98%) Perl
12 2 (0.98%) VB6
13 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
2 7 (3.41%) ISEB
3 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.98%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) HNC
8 1 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) BS15000
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (22.93%) Oracle
2 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.27%) SAP
4 5 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.46%) Siebel
7 2 (0.98%) Sun
7 2 (0.98%) Apple
7 2 (0.98%) Northgate
8 1 (0.49%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £31000 - £37500 Per Annum Outstanding benefits, 33 days holi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago