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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 104 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.14% 8.06% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.93% 10.84% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 32
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£363 £359 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
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
653 618 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.20% 74.37% 70.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 349 202
Average daily rate £366 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 59 (34.71%) Scrum
3 53 (31.18%) C#
4 50 (29.41%) .NET
5 41 (24.12%) JavaScript
6 37 (21.76%) MVC
6 37 (21.76%) jQuery
7 35 (20.59%) HTML
8 33 (19.41%) OO
8 33 (19.41%) TDD
9 31 (18.24%) Oracle
9 31 (18.24%) CSS
10 28 (16.47%) Waterfall
11 26 (15.29%) SQL
11 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
11 26 (15.29%) WCF
12 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
13 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET
14 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
14 22 (12.94%) PRINCE2
15 21 (12.35%) Windows
15 21 (12.35%) Project Management
15 21 (12.35%) User Stories
16 20 (11.76%) Web Development
16 20 (11.76%) Java
17 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
17 19 (11.18%) Web Services
17 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (10.59%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) CMS
2 8 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.71%) Kentico
3 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.35%) Confluence
5 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.76%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Project
2 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) Internet
2 4 (2.35%) AMQP
3 2 (1.18%) X.500
3 2 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.12%) UniData
4 6 (3.53%) MySQL
5 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.35%) Big Data
6 4 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.76%) DB2
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) SQLite
9 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.88%) Xcode
3 9 (5.29%) NUnit
3 9 (5.29%) Selenium
4 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.12%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.12%) Subversion
5 7 (4.12%) JIRA
6 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.94%) Ant
6 5 (2.94%) JUnit
6 5 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.35%) Gradle
7 4 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.35%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.35%) Toad
8 3 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Banking
3 11 (6.47%) Automotive
4 9 (5.29%) Retail
5 6 (3.53%) Marketing
6 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.94%) Electronics
6 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.35%) Back Office
8 3 (1.76%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (45.29%) Developer
2 34 (20.00%) Analyst
3 24 (14.12%) Project Manager
4 21 (12.35%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.35%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.24%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 11 (6.47%) Test Manager
8 10 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.88%) iOS Developer
9 9 (5.29%) Designer
10 8 (4.71%) AWS Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Financial Business Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Pick Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.53%) Architect
12 6 (3.53%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.41%) .NET
2 37 (21.76%) jQuery
3 35 (20.59%) HTML
4 31 (18.24%) CSS
5 26 (15.29%) WCF
6 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET
8 19 (11.18%) Web Services
8 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.41%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (8.24%) HTML5
11 13 (7.65%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.88%) iOS SDK
13 9 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (5.29%) NHibernate
14 8 (4.71%) JSON
14 8 (4.71%) XML
14 8 (4.71%) CSS3
15 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (4.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) User Experience
2 10 (5.88%) iPhone
2 10 (5.88%) iPad
3 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.53%) Open Source
5 5 (2.94%) DTV
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.76%) EPoS
7 3 (1.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) BBC
8 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.59%) CMDB
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.35%) Windows
2 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.88%) Linux
4 5 (2.94%) UNIX
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.18%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.71%) Scrum
2 37 (21.76%) MVC
3 33 (19.41%) TDD
3 33 (19.41%) OO
4 28 (16.47%) Waterfall
5 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.94%) PRINCE2
7 21 (12.35%) Project Management
7 21 (12.35%) User Stories
8 20 (11.76%) Web Development
9 18 (10.59%) BDD
10 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.65%) SOA
12 12 (7.06%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.47%) Business Analysis
13 11 (6.47%) Project Planning
14 10 (5.88%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.88%) iOS Development
15 9 (5.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.18%) C#
2 41 (24.12%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.29%) SQL
4 20 (11.76%) Java
5 10 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 9 (5.29%) PHP
7 5 (2.94%) C
8 4 (2.35%) COBOL
9 3 (1.76%) RPG
9 3 (1.76%) Ruby
9 3 (1.76%) PHP5
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PL/1
10 2 (1.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) XQuery
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) VB6
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.18%) HNC
5 2 (1.18%) HND
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) APMP
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) PMP
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) HL7
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Puppet
1 4 (2.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (18.24%) Oracle
2 19 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.47%) Apple
4 6 (3.53%) SAP
4 6 (3.53%) Twitter
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.35%) Primavera
6 3 (1.76%) Siebel
6 3 (1.76%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) RightFax
8 1 (0.59%) Northgate
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