The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 31 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 43 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.89% 5.12% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 6.99% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 16
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.03% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 66 (70.21%) C#
2 53 (56.38%) OO
2 53 (56.38%) TDD
3 47 (50.00%) Scrum
3 47 (50.00%) .NET
4 40 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (40.43%) Visual Studio
6 35 (37.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (36.17%) Finance
8 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.66%) NUnit
9 26 (27.66%) Automated Testing
10 24 (25.53%) WCF
11 22 (23.40%) Oracle
12 21 (22.34%) HTML
12 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
12 21 (22.34%) SOA
12 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database
13 19 (20.21%) jQuery
14 18 (19.15%) BDD
14 18 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
15 17 (18.09%) MVC
15 17 (18.09%) .NET Framework
15 17 (18.09%) HTML5
15 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (17.02%) Java
16 16 (17.02%) SQL
17 14 (14.89%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (17.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (10.64%) Kentico
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
4 5 (5.32%) Content Management Server
5 3 (3.19%) Drupal
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) Documentum
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database
2 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 35 (37.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (27.66%) NUnit
4 12 (12.77%) WebDriver
4 12 (12.77%) Selenium
5 11 (11.70%) SoapUI
5 11 (11.70%) PhantomJS
6 9 (9.57%) JMeter
7 5 (5.32%) MSI
7 5 (5.32%) WiX
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (36.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (61.70%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Analyst
4 18 (19.15%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Test Analyst
6 14 (14.89%) Senior Developer
7 13 (13.83%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (7.45%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
12 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (25.53%) WCF
3 21 (22.34%) HTML
3 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
4 19 (20.21%) jQuery
5 18 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (18.09%) .NET Framework
6 17 (18.09%) HTML5
7 13 (13.83%) CSS
7 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.77%) SOAP
9 11 (11.70%) JSON
10 10 (10.64%) Backbone.js
10 10 (10.64%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.57%) J2EE
12 8 (8.51%) Ajax
12 8 (8.51%) DOM
13 7 (7.45%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.45%) EPoS
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.06%) Social Network
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Life Science
4 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.38%) OO
1 53 (56.38%) TDD
2 47 (50.00%) Scrum
3 40 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (27.66%) Automated Testing
5 21 (22.34%) SOA
6 18 (19.15%) BDD
7 17 (18.09%) MVC
8 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.64%) Project Management
9 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.57%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Use Case
11 8 (8.51%) Software Architecture
11 8 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
13 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) C#
2 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.02%) Java
3 16 (17.02%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) PHP
5 5 (5.32%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.19%) C
7 3 (3.19%) VC++
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
1 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.19%) Dundas
4 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Sun
4 1 (1.06%) hybris
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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