Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 614 292 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.96% 16.56% 11.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.75% 19.69% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 144 189
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £305 £307 £273
90th Percentile £525 £575 £537
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +4.17% +35.85%
10th Percentile £27.00 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £47.50 £39.72
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%

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 1934 1483 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.78% 84.12% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 813 1137
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £236 £238
90th Percentile £537 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +3 466 £400 -4.19% 16
High Wycombe +4 20 £363 +47.96% 6
Aylesbury +11 7 £350 -9.97% 5
Buckingham +6 5 £525 -
Marlow - 4 £425 -
Amersham - 2 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £325 -
Chesham - 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 £300 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 238 (38.76%) Java
2 203 (33.06%) Finance
3 193 (31.43%) Scrum
4 160 (26.06%) TDD
5 158 (25.73%) Banking
6 131 (21.34%) Spring
6 131 (21.34%) Git (software)
7 130 (21.17%) Jenkins
8 119 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (17.59%) Microservices
10 94 (15.31%) JIRA
10 94 (15.31%) JavaScript
11 92 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 90 (14.66%) Test Automation
13 88 (14.33%) AngularJS
14 86 (14.01%) DevOps
15 84 (13.68%) SQL
16 82 (13.36%) Spring Boot
17 71 (11.56%) REST
18 70 (11.40%) Ruby
19 69 (11.24%) IBM
20 66 (10.75%) SQL Server
20 66 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
21 65 (10.59%) Microsoft
22 64 (10.42%) RESTful
23 61 (9.93%) BDD
24 58 (9.45%) Node.js
25 57 (9.28%) SOAP
26 56 (9.12%) API Development
27 55 (8.96%) HTML

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 42 (6.84%) Confluence
2 38 (6.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 28 (4.56%) WebSphere
4 27 (4.40%) OpenStack
5 25 (4.07%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.61%) SharePoint
8 15 (2.44%) Apache
8 15 (2.44%) Drupal
9 13 (2.12%) CMS
10 9 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.30%) Alfresco
11 8 (1.30%) Liferay
12 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.65%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.49%) IIS
14 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 66 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.00%) PaaS
3 38 (6.19%) OpenShift
4 27 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (2.44%) IaaS
7 8 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
8 7 (1.14%) BlazeMeter
8 7 (1.14%) Office 365
8 7 (1.14%) SaaS
9 5 (0.81%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.33%) npm
11 2 (0.33%) Slack
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) Internet
2 16 (2.61%) HTTP
3 13 (2.12%) Firewall
4 10 (1.63%) SAN
5 8 (1.30%) NAS
6 6 (0.98%) WAN
7 4 (0.65%) Intranet
8 3 (0.49%) LDAP
9 2 (0.33%) LAN
9 2 (0.33%) WLAN
10 1 (0.16%) AMQP
10 1 (0.16%) Extranet
10 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.47%) Big Data
3 45 (7.33%) Hadoop
4 31 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.05%) Redis
5 30 (4.89%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.77%) MySQL
9 13 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.47%) DB2
11 8 (1.30%) Spark SQL
11 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.14%) Impala
12 7 (1.14%) NuoDB
12 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.98%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 131 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 130 (21.17%) Jenkins
3 94 (15.31%) JIRA
4 49 (7.98%) Selenium
5 31 (5.05%) Maven
6 27 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 21 (3.42%) JUnit
8 18 (2.93%) git-flow
8 18 (2.93%) GitLab
9 17 (2.77%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.61%) Bitbucket
10 16 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (2.61%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.44%) Eclipse
12 14 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (2.28%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.12%) Appium
13 13 (2.12%) Protractor
14 12 (1.95%) Mockito
14 12 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 203 (33.06%) Finance
2 158 (25.73%) Banking
3 32 (5.21%) Retail
4 16 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.12%) Marketing
6 12 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.79%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.63%) Automotive
9 9 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (1.14%) Electronics
11 3 (0.49%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (43.32%) Developer
2 92 (14.98%) Java Developer
3 69 (11.24%) Analyst
4 54 (8.79%) Architect
5 38 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 33 (5.37%) Tester
7 31 (5.05%) C# Developer
7 31 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
8 30 (4.89%) Automation Tester
8 30 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.72%) SQL Developer
10 28 (4.56%) .NET Developer
11 27 (4.40%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.91%) Angular Developer
12 24 (3.91%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.42%) Java Engineer
15 20 (3.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
16 18 (2.93%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (21.34%) Spring
2 88 (14.33%) AngularJS
3 82 (13.36%) Spring Boot
4 71 (11.56%) REST
5 64 (10.42%) RESTful
6 58 (9.45%) Node.js
7 57 (9.28%) SOAP
8 55 (8.96%) HTML
9 53 (8.63%) Web Services
10 47 (7.65%) .NET
11 37 (6.03%) JSON
12 32 (5.21%) J2EE
13 31 (5.05%) CSS
13 31 (5.05%) Swagger
14 30 (4.89%) Hibernate
15 28 (4.56%) HTML5
16 26 (4.23%) ASP.NET
17 21 (3.42%) OAuth
18 20 (3.26%) Spring MVC
19 19 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.54%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.09%) User Experience
4 17 (2.77%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.81%) Social Media
11 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.65%) Robotics
11 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.49%) Clustering
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.33%) CMDB
13 2 (0.33%) DataPower
13 2 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.00%) Linux
2 41 (6.68%) Windows
3 31 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 25 (4.07%) Android
5 19 (3.09%) Unix
6 13 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.14%) Solaris
8 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.49%) AIX
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (31.43%) Scrum
2 160 (26.06%) TDD
3 119 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (17.59%) Microservices
5 92 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 90 (14.66%) Test Automation
7 86 (14.01%) DevOps
8 61 (9.93%) BDD
9 56 (9.12%) API Development
10 51 (8.31%) CRM
11 50 (8.14%) SOA
12 47 (7.65%) MVC
12 47 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
13 45 (7.33%) Kanban
14 44 (7.17%) SDLC
15 42 (6.84%) Waterfall
16 38 (6.19%) Project Management
16 38 (6.19%) User Stories
17 33 (5.37%) Process Improvement
17 33 (5.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 238 (38.76%) Java
2 94 (15.31%) JavaScript
3 84 (13.68%) SQL
4 70 (11.40%) Ruby
5 50 (8.14%) C#
6 31 (5.05%) Go
7 25 (4.07%) Apple Swift
8 18 (2.93%) Python
8 18 (2.93%) Scala
9 15 (2.44%) PHP
10 8 (1.30%) Perl
11 7 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.98%) VB
12 6 (0.98%) VBA
13 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.49%) C++
14 3 (0.49%) ES6
14 3 (0.49%) R
14 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.42%) Degree
3 20 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.77%) ISEB
5 14 (2.28%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.98%) MCSE
10 5 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.65%) PMP
11 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.49%) CCNA
12 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.49%) MCITP
12 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.33%) CCSP
13 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.82%) QA
2 14 (2.28%) GDPR
3 7 (1.14%) PMO
4 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.33%) P3O
5 2 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 39 (6.35%) Docker
2 14 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.81%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (5.05%) Ansible
2 7 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.14%) SCCM
3 6 (0.98%) SCOM
4 3 (0.49%) Consul
4 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.49%) Mesos
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.49%) Oozie
4 3 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.33%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (11.24%) IBM
2 65 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.23%) Oracle
4 22 (3.58%) Cloudera
4 22 (3.58%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.77%) HP
6 13 (2.12%) Apple
7 12 (1.95%) SAP
8 11 (1.79%) WSO2
9 10 (1.63%) Apigee
9 10 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.47%) CA
10 9 (1.47%) Nimsoft
10 9 (1.47%) Remedy
11 8 (1.30%) Citrix
11 8 (1.30%) OpenText
12 7 (1.14%) VMware
13 6 (0.98%) Adobe
13 6 (0.98%) Blue Prism