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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 2 5 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 264 155 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.63% 14.86% 11.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.91% 17.61% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 76
Median daily rate £400 £413 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.55%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 854 880 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.91% 84.37% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 468 470
Median daily rate £405 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 179 £400 -4.19% 28
Aylesbury - 8 £408 -
Gerrards Cross - 5 £275 -
Beaconsfield - 4 £275 -
High Wycombe - 4 £235 - 4
Agile Software Development
South East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 156 (35.45%) Scrum
2 142 (32.27%) Java
3 129 (29.32%) Finance
4 94 (21.36%) Banking
5 82 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 77 (17.50%) HTML
7 75 (17.05%) CSS
8 70 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 69 (15.68%) TDD
10 64 (14.55%) Microsoft
11 62 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (13.86%) .NET
13 59 (13.41%) SC Cleared
14 58 (13.18%) Git (software)
15 57 (12.95%) CRM
15 57 (12.95%) Jenkins
16 52 (11.82%) JIRA
17 47 (10.68%) SQL
18 46 (10.45%) C#
19 45 (10.23%) Android
20 43 (9.77%) HTML5
20 43 (9.77%) Business Analysis
21 42 (9.55%) Dynamics CRM
22 41 (9.32%) Spring
22 41 (9.32%) Project Management
22 41 (9.32%) Mobile App
23 40 (9.09%) Big Data
24 39 (8.86%) DevOps
25 38 (8.64%) AngularJS
25 38 (8.64%) Hadoop

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 14 (3.18%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.05%) Confluence
4 7 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.36%) CMS
5 6 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.14%) SAS
7 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
8 3 (0.68%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.45%) Apache
9 2 (0.45%) JBoss
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) MS Office
2 5 (1.14%) MS Project
2 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) InVision
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 42 (9.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Staffware
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.41%) OpenShift
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.05%) PaaS
4 8 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.59%) GitHub
6 4 (0.91%) IaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.45%) Google Checkout
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.32%) Internet
2 11 (2.50%) Intranet
3 5 (1.14%) Extranet
4 4 (0.91%) LDAP
5 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.45%) IGMP
6 2 (0.45%) LAN
6 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.45%) VLAN
6 2 (0.45%) VoIP
6 2 (0.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.09%) Big Data
2 38 (8.64%) Hadoop
3 35 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.18%) Apache Hive
6 13 (2.95%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.73%) Impala
8 10 (2.27%) Data Lake
8 10 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.05%) HBase
10 8 (1.82%) MySQL
11 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.36%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.36%) DB2
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 58 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 57 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 52 (11.82%) JIRA
4 34 (7.73%) Selenium
5 20 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.32%) Gradle
7 15 (3.41%) JUnit
7 15 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (2.95%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.95%) Maven
9 10 (2.27%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.05%) Ant
10 9 (2.05%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.82%) GitLab
11 8 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.82%) Subversion
12 7 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.36%) Calabash
13 6 (1.36%) git-flow
General
1 129 (29.32%) Finance
2 94 (21.36%) Banking
3 25 (5.68%) Retail
4 10 (2.27%) Marketing
5 9 (2.05%) Automotive
6 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.36%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.14%) German Language
9 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (42.05%) Developer
2 65 (14.77%) Java Developer
3 58 (13.18%) Analyst
4 38 (8.64%) Architect
5 35 (7.95%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.91%) Agile Developer
7 24 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 21 (4.77%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.09%) Android Developer
10 18 (4.09%) Designer
10 18 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (3.86%) CRM Developer
12 16 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 15 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.18%) Agile Java Developer
14 14 (3.18%) Python Developer
14 14 (3.18%) Scrum Master
15 13 (2.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.50%) HTML
2 75 (17.05%) CSS
3 61 (13.86%) .NET
4 43 (9.77%) HTML5
5 41 (9.32%) Spring
6 38 (8.64%) AngularJS
7 36 (8.18%) CSS3
8 32 (7.27%) jQuery
8 32 (7.27%) Web Services
8 32 (7.27%) XML
9 31 (7.05%) SOAP
10 30 (6.82%) Node.js
11 28 (6.36%) Java EE
12 27 (6.14%) REST
13 26 (5.91%) ASP.NET
13 26 (5.91%) Spring Boot
14 25 (5.68%) .NET Framework
15 23 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (3.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.32%) Mobile App
2 30 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.00%) User Experience
4 21 (4.77%) Mobile Banking
5 11 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.05%) iPad
8 8 (1.82%) iPhone
8 8 (1.82%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.14%) AS400
11 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.68%) IVR
12 2 (0.45%) e-Health
12 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.23%) FMCG
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.23%) Social Media
13 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.23%) Android
2 34 (7.73%) Linux
3 28 (6.36%) Apple iOS
4 26 (5.91%) Unix
4 26 (5.91%) Windows
5 9 (2.05%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.68%) zOS
8 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (35.45%) Scrum
2 69 (15.68%) TDD
3 62 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (12.95%) CRM
5 43 (9.77%) Business Analysis
6 41 (9.32%) Project Management
7 39 (8.86%) DevOps
8 37 (8.41%) Waterfall
9 32 (7.27%) MVC
9 32 (7.27%) SDLC
10 29 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.59%) OO
11 26 (5.91%) Software Engineering
12 25 (5.68%) Android Development
12 25 (5.68%) BDD
12 25 (5.68%) Front End Development
12 25 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (5.23%) Microservices
14 21 (4.77%) Data Modelling
15 20 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (32.27%) Java
2 82 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 47 (10.68%) SQL
4 46 (10.45%) C#
5 30 (6.82%) Python
6 14 (3.18%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.95%) Apple Swift
7 13 (2.95%) Scala
8 10 (2.27%) Perl
8 10 (2.27%) Ruby
8 10 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.05%) C++
10 8 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.36%) C
12 6 (1.36%) Groovy
13 5 (1.14%) ES6
13 5 (1.14%) RPG
13 5 (1.14%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 59 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.73%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.09%) Degree
5 13 (2.95%) ISEB
6 6 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.91%) APMG
9 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.45%) PMP
10 2 (0.45%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) SDET
3 3 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 20 (4.55%) Docker
2 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.05%) Ansible
1 9 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.45%) Oozie
3 2 (0.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.05%) Oracle
3 10 (2.27%) Cloudera
3 10 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (2.05%) Remedy
5 7 (1.59%) Adobe
5 7 (1.59%) Apple
5 7 (1.59%) CA
5 7 (1.59%) hybris
5 7 (1.59%) Netezza
5 7 (1.59%) Nimsoft
5 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.36%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.36%) Splunk
7 5 (1.14%) Google
7 5 (1.14%) HP
7 5 (1.14%) Pega
8 4 (0.91%) Citrix
8 4 (0.91%) IBM
8 4 (0.91%) SAP
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