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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 10 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 59 75 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.17% 10.00% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 13.61% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 16
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£400 £388 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
626 551 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.06% 73.47% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 301 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 48 (47.52%) C#
2 44 (43.56%) Scrum
3 43 (42.57%) .NET
4 38 (37.62%) OO
5 36 (35.64%) Finance
6 35 (34.65%) TDD
7 34 (33.66%) Visual Studio
8 31 (30.69%) Oracle
8 31 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (28.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (23.76%) Oracle Database
11 23 (22.77%) BDD
12 22 (21.78%) NUnit
13 21 (20.79%) Automated Testing
13 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
14 20 (19.80%) MVC
14 20 (19.80%) Selenium
15 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
16 18 (17.82%) Java
16 18 (17.82%) WCF
17 17 (16.83%) Web Development
18 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
18 16 (15.84%) SQL
18 16 (15.84%) Project Management
19 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (13.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 14 (13.86%) Business Analysis
20 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
21 13 (12.87%) SOA
21 13 (12.87%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.96%) Content Management Server
3 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Kentico
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle Database
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Visual Studio
2 29 (28.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (21.78%) NUnit
4 20 (19.80%) Selenium
5 8 (7.92%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.94%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.94%) PhantomJS
6 6 (5.94%) JMeter
7 5 (4.95%) JUnit
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.98%) Maven
10 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.99%) MyEclipse
10 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Automotive
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Electronics
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Developer
2 27 (26.73%) Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (5.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Financial Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (4.95%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
3 18 (17.82%) WCF
4 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (13.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (11.88%) jQuery
6 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.91%) J2EE
8 7 (6.93%) JSP
8 7 (6.93%) Web Services
9 6 (5.94%) Java EE
9 6 (5.94%) SOAP
9 6 (5.94%) Struts
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (5.94%) Velocity
10 5 (4.95%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (4.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) EPoS
3 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) iPhone
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) UNIX
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows NT
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Scrum
2 38 (37.62%) OO
3 35 (34.65%) TDD
4 31 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (22.77%) BDD
6 21 (20.79%) Automated Testing
7 20 (19.80%) MVC
8 17 (16.83%) Web Development
9 16 (15.84%) Project Management
10 14 (13.86%) Business Analysis
11 13 (12.87%) SOA
12 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
12 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.94%) Product Management
13 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.95%) Kanban
14 5 (4.95%) User Stories
14 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) C#
2 18 (17.82%) Java
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.84%) SQL
4 5 (4.95%) Ruby
5 4 (3.96%) VBScript
6 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) HL7
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Oracle
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) SAP
4 5 (4.95%) Sun
5 3 (2.97%) Dundas
6 1 (0.99%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) Apple
6 1 (0.99%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago