Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 426 615 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.68% 27.46% 14.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.54% 33.19% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 311 132
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.52% +7.41%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £319
90th Percentile £583 £530 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 1,605 1,853 1,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.46% 82.72% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 859 855
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.85% +17.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% -10.87% +2.22%

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 18 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 September 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 0 308 £431 +7.81% 73
High Wycombe 0 21 £433 +19.31% 23
Aylesbury -2 9 £525 +34.19% 7
Marlow +1 8 £375 -11.76% 1
Beaconsfield +1 2 £425 +41.67% 1
Buckingham -1 1 £475 - 1
Chesham -3 1 £250 -
Bletchley - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 110 (25.82%) Scrum
2 107 (25.12%) Java
3 96 (22.54%) Finance
4 92 (21.60%) Git (software)
5 88 (20.66%) TDD
6 87 (20.42%) JavaScript
7 70 (16.43%) Test Automation
8 67 (15.73%) SQL
9 65 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (15.02%) JIRA
11 62 (14.55%) HTML
11 62 (14.55%) DevOps
12 61 (14.32%) Jenkins
12 61 (14.32%) .NET
13 59 (13.85%) Project Management
14 57 (13.38%) Banking
15 56 (13.15%) BDD
16 55 (12.91%) CSS
17 54 (12.68%) C#
18 53 (12.44%) AngularJS
19 50 (11.74%) QA
20 47 (11.03%) Spring
20 47 (11.03%) SDLC
21 45 (10.56%) User Experience
21 45 (10.56%) Mobile App
22 44 (10.33%) Waterfall
23 41 (9.62%) Microsoft
24 40 (9.39%) Docker
25 38 (8.92%) Spring Boot
26 36 (8.45%) Node.js

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 29 (6.81%) Confluence
2 18 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.29%) CMS
4 11 (2.58%) IIS
5 10 (2.35%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.11%) Drupal
6 9 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.88%) Apache
8 7 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.41%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.41%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.94%) InVision
5 4 (0.94%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.70%) Primavera
2 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.46%) OpenShift
4 12 (2.82%) GitHub
4 12 (2.82%) PaaS
5 9 (2.11%) SaaS
6 8 (1.88%) IaaS
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.70%) npm
7 3 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.47%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Office 365
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.23%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.76%) Internet
2 7 (1.64%) Firewall
3 4 (0.94%) HTTP
3 4 (0.94%) SAN
4 2 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.40%) MongoDB
3 21 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.82%) NuoDB
7 11 (2.58%) Big Data
7 11 (2.58%) Redis
7 11 (2.58%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.88%) DB2
11 7 (1.64%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.64%) MySQL
12 6 (1.41%) HBase
13 4 (0.94%) Impala
13 4 (0.94%) Power BI
14 3 (0.70%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 92 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 64 (15.02%) JIRA
3 61 (14.32%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.51%) Selenium
5 23 (5.40%) GitLab
6 21 (4.93%) Cucumber
7 18 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 17 (3.99%) Appium
9 14 (3.29%) Calabash
10 13 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.11%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.88%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.88%) Maven
15 7 (1.64%) git-flow
15 7 (1.64%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.64%) Subversion
16 6 (1.41%) Android Studio
16 6 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 96 (22.54%) Finance
2 57 (13.38%) Banking
3 20 (4.69%) Retail
4 11 (2.58%) Marketing
4 11 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.11%) Law
6 5 (1.17%) Automotive
6 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.17%) German Language
6 5 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.94%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (39.44%) Developer
2 49 (11.50%) Analyst
3 37 (8.69%) Java Developer
4 32 (7.51%) Project Manager
5 30 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 30 (7.04%) Tester
6 29 (6.81%) Automation Tester
7 27 (6.34%) .NET Developer
7 27 (6.34%) Architect
8 24 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (4.93%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 17 (3.99%) Android Developer
10 17 (3.99%) QA Automation Tester
10 17 (3.99%) QA Tester
11 16 (3.76%) Angular Developer
11 16 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.76%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.52%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.55%) HTML
2 61 (14.32%) .NET
3 55 (12.91%) CSS
4 53 (12.44%) AngularJS
5 47 (11.03%) Spring
6 38 (8.92%) Spring Boot
7 36 (8.45%) Node.js
8 35 (8.22%) REST
8 35 (8.22%) Web Services
9 26 (6.10%) CSS3
10 25 (5.87%) SOAP
11 23 (5.40%) RESTful
12 21 (4.93%) .NET Framework
12 21 (4.93%) HTML5
13 16 (3.76%) React
13 16 (3.76%) XML
14 15 (3.52%) ASP.NET
15 13 (3.05%) jQuery
16 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (2.58%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.56%) Mobile App
1 45 (10.56%) User Experience
2 35 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.40%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.88%) iPad
8 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.94%) Fintech
11 3 (0.70%) Blog
11 3 (0.70%) Life Science
11 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.47%) Replication
13 1 (0.23%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.45%) Android
2 27 (6.34%) Linux
3 25 (5.87%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.76%) Windows
5 8 (1.88%) Unix
6 7 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.94%) Solaris
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.94%) zOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.82%) Scrum
2 88 (20.66%) TDD
3 70 (16.43%) Test Automation
4 65 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (14.55%) DevOps
6 59 (13.85%) Project Management
7 56 (13.15%) BDD
8 47 (11.03%) SDLC
9 44 (10.33%) Waterfall
10 35 (8.22%) Microservices
11 33 (7.75%) PRINCE2
12 32 (7.51%) Business Analysis
13 31 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (5.87%) Web Development
15 24 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (5.40%) ITIL
16 23 (5.40%) MVC
16 23 (5.40%) User Stories
17 22 (5.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 107 (25.12%) Java
2 87 (20.42%) JavaScript
3 67 (15.73%) SQL
4 54 (12.68%) C#
5 28 (6.57%) Python
6 17 (3.99%) Ruby
7 12 (2.82%) C++
8 10 (2.35%) Apple Swift
8 10 (2.35%) PHP
8 10 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.35%) VB
9 9 (2.11%) Scala
10 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.94%) Groovy
12 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.70%) HiveQL
13 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (5.63%) Degree
2 20 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.29%) ISEB
5 12 (2.82%) APMP
6 10 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.17%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.17%) PMP
9 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MCP
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.74%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) PMO
3 5 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.17%) GDPR
3 5 (1.17%) GxP
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (9.39%) Docker
2 4 (0.94%) HDFS
3 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.11%) Ansible
2 7 (1.64%) Kibana
3 5 (1.17%) Terraform
4 4 (0.94%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.98%) Oracle
3 17 (3.99%) IBM
4 13 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.35%) Cloudera
5 10 (2.35%) hybris
6 8 (1.88%) ATG
6 8 (1.88%) Demandware
7 7 (1.64%) SAP
7 7 (1.64%) Tableau
8 6 (1.41%) Remedy
8 6 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.94%) Google
9 4 (0.94%) Hortonworks
9 4 (0.94%) HP
9 4 (0.94%) VMware
10 3 (0.70%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.70%) Splunk
10 3 (0.70%) Talend
10 3 (0.70%) Xamarin