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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 283 132 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.66% 13.82% 13.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.18% 16.36% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 58 115
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

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 828 807 976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 80.94% 84.50% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 439 511
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +5 214 £400 - 32
High Wycombe 0 5 £398 +63.91% 1
Aylesbury +2 3 £408 -7.38% 1
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Marlow - 1 £775 - 6
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 208 (38.10%) Java
2 187 (34.25%) Scrum
3 160 (29.30%) Finance
4 153 (28.02%) Banking
5 126 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 123 (22.53%) Git (software)
6 123 (22.53%) Jenkins
7 112 (20.51%) TDD
8 105 (19.23%) HTML
9 99 (18.13%) REST
10 93 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (15.57%) Node.js
12 84 (15.38%) CSS
13 83 (15.20%) Spring
13 83 (15.20%) JIRA
14 79 (14.47%) Test Automation
15 78 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 77 (14.10%) Microservices
17 75 (13.74%) DevOps
18 72 (13.19%) SQL
18 72 (13.19%) SOAP
19 62 (11.36%) HTML5
20 58 (10.62%) Web Services
21 57 (10.44%) RESTful
21 57 (10.44%) Security Cleared
21 57 (10.44%) MongoDB
22 54 (9.89%) Mobile App
22 54 (9.89%) Selenium
22 54 (9.89%) .NET
22 54 (9.89%) Microsoft

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 20 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 17 (3.11%) Confluence
4 16 (2.93%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.93%) CMS
5 13 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.20%) Drupal
7 11 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.65%) Apache
8 9 (1.65%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.47%) IIS
10 7 (1.28%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.10%) Alfresco
11 6 (1.10%) Liferay
12 4 (0.73%) JBoss
12 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Staffware
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 33 (6.04%) PaaS
4 25 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.28%) IaaS
5 7 (1.28%) SaaS
6 6 (1.10%) Bluemix
6 6 (1.10%) GitHub
6 6 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.10%) Office 365
7 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.37%) Google Checkout
9 2 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.79%) Internet
2 11 (2.01%) Intranet
3 9 (1.65%) NAS
3 9 (1.65%) SAN
4 6 (1.10%) LDAP
5 5 (0.92%) Extranet
6 4 (0.73%) Firewall
6 4 (0.73%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) ATM
7 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.44%) MongoDB
2 45 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.41%) Big Data
4 29 (5.31%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (2.93%) Redis
7 14 (2.56%) Impala
7 14 (2.56%) MySQL
8 13 (2.38%) Apache Hive
9 12 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.01%) DB2
10 11 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.83%) Sqoop
12 8 (1.47%) HBase
12 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.28%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 123 (22.53%) Git (software)
1 123 (22.53%) Jenkins
2 83 (15.20%) JIRA
3 54 (9.89%) Selenium
4 27 (4.95%) JUnit
5 22 (4.03%) GitLab
6 19 (3.48%) Maven
7 18 (3.30%) Calabash
7 18 (3.30%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.30%) Protractor
8 17 (3.11%) git-flow
9 15 (2.75%) Mocha
9 15 (2.75%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.56%) Gradle
10 14 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.83%) Grunt
13 9 (1.65%) SonarQube
General
1 160 (29.30%) Finance
2 153 (28.02%) Banking
3 37 (6.78%) Retail
4 17 (3.11%) Marketing
5 14 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (1.28%) Automotive
7 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.73%) German Language
9 4 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (44.69%) Developer
2 87 (15.93%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.90%) Analyst
4 46 (8.42%) Architect
5 37 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 37 (6.78%) Tester
6 31 (5.68%) Agile Developer
7 30 (5.49%) Automation Tester
8 28 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 27 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 25 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 24 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
13 21 (3.85%) Project Manager
14 20 (3.66%) QA Tester
14 20 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 19 (3.48%) Angular Developer
16 18 (3.30%) iOS Developer
17 16 (2.93%) C# Developer
17 16 (2.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (19.23%) HTML
2 99 (18.13%) REST
3 85 (15.57%) Node.js
4 84 (15.38%) CSS
5 83 (15.20%) Spring
6 78 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 72 (13.19%) SOAP
8 62 (11.36%) HTML5
9 58 (10.62%) Web Services
10 57 (10.44%) RESTful
11 54 (9.89%) .NET
12 48 (8.79%) JSON
13 44 (8.06%) Spring Boot
14 43 (7.88%) CSS3
15 41 (7.51%) jQuery
15 41 (7.51%) XML
16 29 (5.31%) Java EE
16 29 (5.31%) Swagger
17 26 (4.76%) Ajax
18 25 (4.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.89%) Mobile App
2 42 (7.69%) User Experience
3 37 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.66%) Online Banking
5 16 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.93%) Mobile Banking
6 14 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.28%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.28%) iPad
11 5 (0.92%) Clustering
11 5 (0.92%) DataPower
11 5 (0.92%) iPhone
12 3 (0.55%) Fintech
13 2 (0.37%) e-Health
13 2 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.06%) Windows
2 42 (7.69%) Android
3 37 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 34 (6.23%) Linux
5 25 (4.58%) Unix
6 11 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.10%) Solaris
9 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.55%) zOS
11 2 (0.37%) AIX
11 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (34.25%) Scrum
2 112 (20.51%) TDD
3 93 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (14.47%) Test Automation
5 77 (14.10%) Microservices
6 75 (13.74%) DevOps
7 52 (9.52%) CRM
8 51 (9.34%) SOA
9 46 (8.42%) Project Management
10 43 (7.88%) BDD
11 41 (7.51%) SDLC
12 39 (7.14%) MVC
12 39 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 38 (6.96%) API Development
14 34 (6.23%) Open Source
15 32 (5.86%) Kanban
15 32 (5.86%) OO
16 28 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (5.13%) Front End Development
17 26 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 208 (38.10%) Java
2 126 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 72 (13.19%) SQL
4 47 (8.61%) Ruby
5 43 (7.88%) C#
6 36 (6.59%) Python
7 29 (5.31%) Apple Swift
8 20 (3.66%) Scala
9 17 (3.11%) Go
10 15 (2.75%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.56%) Perl
12 13 (2.38%) VB
13 10 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.65%) PHP
14 9 (1.65%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.92%) C++
16 5 (0.92%) ES6
17 4 (0.73%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (10.44%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 23 (4.21%) Degree
5 15 (2.75%) ISEB
6 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.10%) MCSE
7 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.55%) APMG
9 3 (0.55%) MCITP
10 2 (0.37%) CISM
10 2 (0.37%) CISSP
10 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PMP
10 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.79%) QA
2 8 (1.47%) PMO
3 2 (0.37%) COBIT
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (5.31%) Docker
2 12 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.65%) HDFS
4 7 (1.28%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (5.13%) Ansible
2 8 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.28%) SCOM
4 5 (0.92%) Oozie
4 5 (0.92%) SCCM
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.55%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.37%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.37%) Marathon
7 2 (0.37%) Mesos
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.97%) IBM
3 27 (4.95%) Oracle
4 15 (2.75%) Apple
5 14 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.20%) Cloudera
6 12 (2.20%) Remedy
7 11 (2.01%) Citrix
8 10 (1.83%) CA
8 10 (1.83%) Google
8 10 (1.83%) Nimsoft
9 8 (1.47%) HP
9 8 (1.47%) VMware
9 8 (1.47%) WSO2
10 7 (1.28%) Pega
11 6 (1.10%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.10%) OpenText
11 6 (1.10%) Splunk
12 5 (0.92%) Apigee
12 5 (0.92%) MuleSoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rullion
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Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
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Rate: £400
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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