Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 360 550 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.08% 24.74% 21.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.96% 29.68% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 271 167
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £285
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £39.50 £46.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.13% +19.48% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26.65 £44.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £55.60 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.65% -9.47%

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 1,387 1,853 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.91% 83.36% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 903 793
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £424 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +3.75% +4.23%
10th Percentile £232 £261 £263
90th Percentile £582 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 57
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.00 £9.31
90th Percentile £48.63 £48.53 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -25.00%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 -3 224 £450 +5.88% 89
High Wycombe +1 26 £350 +4.48% 9
Beaconsfield - 18 £525 - 3
Aylesbury +1 7 £275 -47.62% 6
Marlow -3 3 £425 - 3
Gerrards Cross - 1 £300 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 94 (26.11%) Finance
2 89 (24.72%) Scrum
3 85 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.28%) .NET
5 66 (18.33%) Java
6 63 (17.50%) DevOps
7 60 (16.67%) C#
8 59 (16.39%) Git (software)
9 56 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 56 (15.56%) SQL
10 55 (15.28%) TDD
11 54 (15.00%) BDD
12 53 (14.72%) JIRA
13 46 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (10.83%) HTML
15 38 (10.56%) Spring
15 38 (10.56%) Jenkins
16 37 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (10.00%) Banking
18 35 (9.72%) AngularJS
18 35 (9.72%) User Experience
19 34 (9.44%) CSS
19 34 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (9.44%) Selenium
20 32 (8.89%) Confluence
21 30 (8.33%) Project Management
21 30 (8.33%) Microsoft
21 30 (8.33%) Waterfall
22 27 (7.50%) Spring Boot
23 26 (7.22%) React

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 32 (8.89%) Confluence
2 16 (4.44%) CMS
3 11 (3.06%) OpenStack
4 10 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.94%) Drupal
5 7 (1.94%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.11%) IIS
7 4 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.11%) InVision
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Magento
2 3 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.83%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.72%) OpenShift
4 14 (3.89%) GitHub
4 14 (3.89%) PaaS
5 13 (3.61%) IaaS
6 7 (1.94%) SaaS
7 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.28%) Akamai
9 1 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.78%) Firewall
1 10 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (0.83%) Wireless
3 2 (0.56%) 802.11
3 2 (0.56%) Broadband
3 2 (0.56%) DOCSIS
3 2 (0.56%) WAN
3 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) RFID
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.89%) Big Data
3 14 (3.89%) Redis
4 12 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.06%) NuoDB
6 5 (1.39%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.83%) MySQL
8 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) Power BI
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 59 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 53 (14.72%) JIRA
3 38 (10.56%) Jenkins
4 34 (9.44%) Selenium
5 25 (6.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 24 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.78%) GitLab
8 9 (2.50%) Appium
9 8 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.39%) Calabash
10 5 (1.39%) Maven
10 5 (1.39%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.11%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.83%) ERwin
12 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
General
1 94 (26.11%) Finance
2 36 (10.00%) Banking
3 22 (6.11%) Retail
4 8 (2.22%) Marketing
5 7 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.67%) Automotive
7 3 (0.83%) German Language
7 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (35.00%) Developer
2 46 (12.78%) Analyst
3 32 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 23 (6.39%) .NET Developer
5 22 (6.11%) Architect
6 20 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.28%) Agile Coach
8 18 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.00%) Tester
9 16 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.61%) Automation Tester
11 13 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (3.33%) QA Tester
12 12 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.06%) Android Developer
13 11 (3.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.28%) .NET
2 39 (10.83%) HTML
3 38 (10.56%) Spring
4 35 (9.72%) AngularJS
5 34 (9.44%) CSS
6 27 (7.50%) Spring Boot
7 26 (7.22%) React
7 26 (7.22%) REST
8 20 (5.56%) SOAP
9 19 (5.28%) Node.js
10 17 (4.72%) HTML5
11 15 (4.17%) GraphQL
12 14 (3.89%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.89%) JSON
13 13 (3.61%) jQuery
13 13 (3.61%) React Native
14 12 (3.33%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.72%) User Experience
2 24 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.61%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.67%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.39%) iPad
7 5 (1.39%) Smart Energy
8 4 (1.11%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.11%) Fintech
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Life Science
9 3 (0.83%) Robotics
10 2 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.56%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) Verilog
11 1 (0.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.11%) Android
2 19 (5.28%) Linux
3 16 (4.44%) Windows
4 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.72%) Scrum
2 63 (17.50%) DevOps
3 56 (15.56%) Test Automation
4 55 (15.28%) TDD
5 54 (15.00%) BDD
6 46 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.33%) Project Management
7 30 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 25 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (6.67%) Kanban
9 24 (6.67%) MVC
9 24 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (6.39%) Migration
10 23 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.83%) Deployment Automation
11 21 (5.83%) Front End Development
11 21 (5.83%) Prototyping
11 21 (5.83%) User Stories
12 20 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 66 (18.33%) Java
3 60 (16.67%) C#
4 56 (15.56%) SQL
5 17 (4.72%) Python
6 12 (3.33%) PHP
7 10 (2.78%) C++
7 10 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.39%) Ruby
10 4 (1.11%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.11%) XPath
11 3 (0.83%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.83%) Java 8
12 2 (0.56%) C
12 2 (0.56%) Groovy
12 2 (0.56%) Scala
12 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.11%) Degree
2 10 (2.78%) ISEB
3 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) APMP
5 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.83%) PMP
5 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.56%) ACCA
6 2 (0.56%) CIMA
6 2 (0.56%) CISSP
6 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) GxP
3 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (6.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) oVirt
4 1 (0.28%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (1.94%) Ansible
2 6 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.67%) Terraform
3 2 (0.56%) Control-M
3 2 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.28%) Oozie
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.72%) Oracle
3 14 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 9 (2.50%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) Adobe
6 5 (1.39%) ATG
6 5 (1.39%) Demandware
6 5 (1.39%) hybris
6 5 (1.39%) Pega
7 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.11%) SAP
7 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.83%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.56%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.56%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Talend
10 1 (0.28%) Xamarin