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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 79 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.12% 10.96% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.10% 14.31% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 83 (46.11%) Finance
2 79 (43.89%) .NET
3 74 (41.11%) Scrum
4 73 (40.56%) C#
5 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
6 45 (25.00%) MVC
7 44 (24.44%) TDD
8 43 (23.89%) SQL
8 43 (23.89%) OO
9 38 (21.11%) Oracle
10 37 (20.56%) WCF
11 36 (20.00%) jQuery
11 36 (20.00%) BDD
12 34 (18.89%) HTML
13 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 28 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (15.00%) CSS
16 26 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
18 24 (13.33%) Visual Studio
18 24 (13.33%) Project Management
19 23 (12.78%) Java
19 23 (12.78%) .NET Framework
19 23 (12.78%) Waterfall
20 22 (12.22%) Selenium
21 21 (11.67%) E-Commerce
21 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
22 20 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (11.11%) Windows
22 20 (11.11%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.44%) Kentico
3 8 (4.44%) CMS
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.11%) Drupal
5 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Project
2 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Intranet
1 4 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 16 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.78%) DB2
3 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.67%) UniData
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.11%) Ingres
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.22%) Selenium
3 16 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.22%) TeamCity
5 12 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 12 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (5.56%) NUnit
8 8 (4.44%) JMeter
9 6 (3.33%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.22%) Xcode
11 3 (1.67%) Toad
12 2 (1.11%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.56%) Ant
13 1 (0.56%) JUnit
13 1 (0.56%) JIRA
13 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 83 (46.11%) Finance
2 10 (5.56%) Marketing
2 10 (5.56%) Automotive
3 9 (5.00%) Electronics
3 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.44%) Spanish Language
4 8 (4.44%) Banking
5 7 (3.89%) Retail
6 5 (2.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (43.89%) Developer
2 48 (26.67%) Analyst
3 34 (18.89%) .NET Developer
4 32 (17.78%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 18 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 17 (9.44%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Financial Business Analyst
9 11 (6.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 9 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.78%) Tester
13 5 (2.78%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (43.89%) .NET
2 37 (20.56%) WCF
3 36 (20.00%) jQuery
4 34 (18.89%) HTML
5 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 28 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
7 27 (15.00%) CSS
8 26 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.78%) .NET Framework
10 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (8.33%) Web Services
12 14 (7.78%) NHibernate
13 13 (7.22%) Backbone.js
14 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (5.56%) HTML5
16 9 (5.00%) XSL
16 9 (5.00%) XHTML
17 7 (3.89%) CSS3
18 6 (3.33%) Ajax
18 6 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) DTV
2 8 (4.44%) User Experience
3 7 (3.89%) EPoS
4 5 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.22%) iPad
5 4 (2.22%) iPhone
5 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.56%) BBC
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (6.67%) UNIX
3 8 (4.44%) Windows NT
4 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.67%) Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.11%) Scrum
2 45 (25.00%) MVC
3 44 (24.44%) TDD
4 43 (23.89%) OO
5 36 (20.00%) BDD
6 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 24 (13.33%) Project Management
8 23 (12.78%) Waterfall
9 21 (11.67%) E-Commerce
10 20 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.11%) Web Development
11 17 (9.44%) SOA
12 16 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (8.89%) User Stories
13 15 (8.33%) Business Analysis
14 14 (7.78%) Automated Testing
15 13 (7.22%) OOD
16 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
17 10 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.56%) C#
2 47 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.89%) SQL
4 23 (12.78%) Java
5 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.56%) VBScript
7 7 (3.89%) C
8 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.33%) PHP
9 5 (2.78%) VB
10 4 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.22%) COBOL
11 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.67%) PHP5
12 2 (1.11%) VB6
12 2 (1.11%) JCL
12 2 (1.11%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.33%) ISEB
3 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.67%) HNC
4 3 (1.67%) HND
4 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) BS15000
2 1 (0.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (21.11%) Oracle
2 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.22%) SAP
4 5 (2.78%) Apple
4 5 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.67%) Siebel
6 2 (1.11%) Northgate
6 2 (1.11%) IBM
6 2 (1.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) HP
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