Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 409 613 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.68% 25.92% 16.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.10% 31.44% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 321 144
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £322 £305 £307
90th Percentile £634 £525 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% -22.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41.00 £27.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £31.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +11.77%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,509 1,950 1,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.38% 82.45% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 916 805
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 94 65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £16.58 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +10.53% -7.06%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.51 £9.41
90th Percentile £37.55 £48.75 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 271 £450 +12.50% 91
High Wycombe +1 25 £408 +12.41% 12
Beaconsfield +1 10 £525 +75.00%
Aylesbury +3 8 £325 -7.14% 11
Marlow 0 8 £375 -11.76% 2
Chesham 0 1 £250 - 1
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 109 (26.65%) Scrum
2 104 (25.43%) JavaScript
3 102 (24.94%) Finance
4 92 (22.49%) Java
5 90 (22.00%) Git (software)
6 77 (18.83%) .NET
7 73 (17.85%) TDD
8 67 (16.38%) DevOps
9 66 (16.14%) SQL
10 65 (15.89%) C#
11 63 (15.40%) Test Automation
12 58 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (13.45%) HTML
14 54 (13.20%) JIRA
15 53 (12.96%) BDD
16 52 (12.71%) Jenkins
17 48 (11.74%) CSS
18 45 (11.00%) Project Management
19 43 (10.51%) Spring
20 42 (10.27%) AngularJS
21 40 (9.78%) Mobile App
22 39 (9.54%) User Experience
22 39 (9.54%) QA
23 38 (9.29%) Microsoft
23 38 (9.29%) Android
24 37 (9.05%) Docker
25 36 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
25 36 (8.80%) Banking
26 35 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
27 34 (8.31%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (6.60%) Confluence
2 17 (4.16%) CMS
3 15 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.69%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.20%) Drupal
6 9 (2.20%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.96%) IIS
8 7 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.73%) Apache
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.73%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) InVision
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Magento
2 4 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.98%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (0.73%) Primavera
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.62%) OpenShift
4 18 (4.40%) GitHub
5 15 (3.67%) PaaS
6 12 (2.93%) IaaS
6 12 (2.93%) SaaS
7 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.49%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) npm
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.91%) Internet
2 11 (2.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.49%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) MQTT
4 1 (0.24%) RFID
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.91%) NuoDB
5 14 (3.42%) Redis
6 11 (2.69%) Big Data
7 7 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.73%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
10 2 (0.49%) MySQL
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 90 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 54 (13.20%) JIRA
3 52 (12.71%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.82%) Selenium
5 21 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (4.89%) Visual Studio
7 18 (4.40%) GitLab
8 16 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.67%) Appium
10 11 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.20%) Android Studio
11 9 (2.20%) git-flow
12 8 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (1.71%) Calabash
13 7 (1.71%) Maven
14 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.47%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.47%) Xcode
15 5 (1.22%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 102 (24.94%) Finance
2 36 (8.80%) Banking
3 25 (6.11%) Retail
4 11 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.96%) Marketing
6 7 (1.71%) Automotive
7 6 (1.47%) Law
8 5 (1.22%) German Language
9 4 (0.98%) Legal
10 3 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (39.61%) Developer
2 39 (9.54%) Analyst
3 33 (8.07%) Project Manager
4 31 (7.58%) Architect
5 29 (7.09%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (6.85%) Tester
7 24 (5.87%) Business Analyst
8 23 (5.62%) Automation Tester
8 23 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.38%) Android Developer
10 20 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (4.40%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.16%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.42%) QA Tester
13 14 (3.42%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.93%) React Developer
14 12 (2.93%) Release Manager
14 12 (2.93%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.83%) .NET
2 55 (13.45%) HTML
3 48 (11.74%) CSS
4 43 (10.51%) Spring
5 42 (10.27%) AngularJS
6 31 (7.58%) Spring Boot
7 28 (6.85%) Node.js
8 27 (6.60%) React
9 26 (6.36%) REST
10 22 (5.38%) SOAP
11 21 (5.13%) HTML5
12 20 (4.89%) XML
13 19 (4.65%) Web Services
14 16 (3.91%) .NET Framework
15 15 (3.67%) CSS3
15 15 (3.67%) jQuery
16 14 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (3.18%) ASP.NET
17 13 (3.18%) JSON
18 11 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 39 (9.54%) User Experience
3 25 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.20%) iPad
8 8 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.98%) Smart Energy
11 3 (0.73%) Fintech
11 3 (0.73%) Life Science
11 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.49%) Replication
13 1 (0.24%) Clustering
13 1 (0.24%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.29%) Android
2 22 (5.38%) Linux
3 20 (4.89%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.91%) Windows
5 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.22%) Unix
5 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.65%) Scrum
2 73 (17.85%) TDD
3 67 (16.38%) DevOps
4 63 (15.40%) Test Automation
5 58 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (12.96%) BDD
7 45 (11.00%) Project Management
8 35 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 33 (8.07%) PRINCE2
9 33 (8.07%) SDLC
10 30 (7.33%) Waterfall
11 27 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (6.11%) Front End Development
13 24 (5.87%) Android Development
13 24 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 24 (5.87%) Web Development
14 23 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (5.38%) Microservices
15 22 (5.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 104 (25.43%) JavaScript
2 92 (22.49%) Java
3 66 (16.14%) SQL
4 65 (15.89%) C#
5 19 (4.65%) Python
6 10 (2.44%) C++
6 10 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.44%) Ruby
7 9 (2.20%) PHP
8 7 (1.71%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.22%) VB
10 5 (1.22%) XPath
11 4 (0.98%) Scala
12 3 (0.73%) Groovy
12 3 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (4.65%) Degree
2 17 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.18%) APMP
4 12 (2.93%) ISEB
4 12 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.22%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.22%) PMP
6 5 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.54%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) GxP
3 2 (0.49%) GDPR
3 2 (0.49%) PMO
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (9.05%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) HDFS
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (2.20%) Ansible
2 6 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.73%) Terraform
4 2 (0.49%) Control-M
4 2 (0.49%) Kibana
4 2 (0.49%) SCOM
4 2 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.31%) Oracle
3 16 (3.91%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.18%) IBM
5 11 (2.69%) hybris
6 9 (2.20%) ATG
6 9 (2.20%) Demandware
6 9 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.47%) SAP
8 5 (1.22%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.22%) Pega
8 5 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.73%) Apple
10 3 (0.73%) Informatica
10 3 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.49%) Adobe
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com