Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 October 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 280 469 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.23% 27.82% 16.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.31% 33.24% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 252 118
Milton Keynes median daily rate £423 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £315 £324
90th Percentile £655 £525 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -1.18% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +63.79% - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,201 1,411 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.78% 83.69% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 725 642
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £256
90th Percentile £575 £530 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +15.42% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 75 (26.79%) Java
1 75 (26.79%) Scrum
2 57 (20.36%) Finance
2 57 (20.36%) JavaScript
3 53 (18.93%) Git (software)
4 52 (18.57%) Test Automation
5 51 (18.21%) JIRA
6 45 (16.07%) TDD
6 45 (16.07%) DevOps
7 43 (15.36%) Jenkins
8 42 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (14.64%) SQL
10 40 (14.29%) .NET
11 34 (12.14%) Banking
11 34 (12.14%) Spring
11 34 (12.14%) Waterfall
11 34 (12.14%) BDD
12 33 (11.79%) C#
13 31 (11.07%) QA
13 31 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (10.36%) Android
14 29 (10.36%) AngularJS
14 29 (10.36%) HTML
14 29 (10.36%) Project Management
15 28 (10.00%) Oracle
15 28 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (9.64%) Selenium
16 27 (9.64%) CSS
16 27 (9.64%) Microsoft
16 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 26 (9.29%) Confluence
2 12 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.50%) Apache
4 7 (2.50%) IIS
4 7 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.79%) CMS
7 4 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.07%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.71%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) Documentum
10 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.43%) InVision
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.43%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Magento
2 3 (1.07%) Primavera
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.71%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 14 (5.00%) PaaS
5 12 (4.29%) IaaS
6 6 (2.14%) SaaS
7 3 (1.07%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) GitHub
8 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.71%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.71%) npm
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.36%) Heroku
9 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.64%) Internet
2 10 (3.57%) Firewall
3 4 (1.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.79%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.07%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.00%) NuoDB
5 13 (4.64%) Redis
6 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.86%) Big Data
7 8 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.07%) DB2
9 3 (1.07%) MySQL
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) HBase
10 2 (0.71%) Impala
10 2 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 53 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 51 (18.21%) JIRA
3 43 (15.36%) Jenkins
4 27 (9.64%) Selenium
5 16 (5.71%) GitLab
6 15 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.00%) Appium
8 13 (4.64%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.50%) Android Studio
10 7 (2.50%) Calabash
10 7 (2.50%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.14%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.14%) Maven
11 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.14%) Xcode
12 5 (1.79%) git-flow
12 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (20.36%) Finance
2 34 (12.14%) Banking
3 19 (6.79%) Retail
4 7 (2.50%) Automotive
4 7 (2.50%) Law
5 5 (1.79%) German Language
6 4 (1.43%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (32.14%) Developer
2 34 (12.14%) Analyst
3 23 (8.21%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.50%) Architect
4 21 (7.50%) Tester
5 20 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 19 (6.79%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.43%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (4.64%) Android Developer
10 12 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.93%) QA Automation Tester
11 11 (3.93%) QA Tester
12 10 (3.57%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.57%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.57%) Java Automation Tester
13 9 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (3.21%) Release Manager
13 9 (3.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.29%) .NET
2 34 (12.14%) Spring
3 29 (10.36%) AngularJS
3 29 (10.36%) HTML
4 27 (9.64%) CSS
5 23 (8.21%) Spring Boot
5 23 (8.21%) Web Services
6 22 (7.86%) Node.js
7 19 (6.79%) REST
8 13 (4.64%) SOAP
9 12 (4.29%) XML
10 11 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (3.57%) CSS3
11 10 (3.57%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.57%) RESTful
12 9 (3.21%) J2EE
13 7 (2.50%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.50%) DHTML
14 6 (2.14%) JSP
14 6 (2.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.86%) User Experience
4 15 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.79%) iPad
8 3 (1.07%) Blog
8 3 (1.07%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) New Media
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.36%) Android
2 20 (7.14%) Linux
3 19 (6.79%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.29%) Windows
5 5 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Unix
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.79%) Scrum
2 52 (18.57%) Test Automation
3 45 (16.07%) DevOps
3 45 (16.07%) TDD
4 42 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (12.14%) BDD
5 34 (12.14%) Waterfall
6 31 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (10.36%) Project Management
8 23 (8.21%) PRINCE2
8 23 (8.21%) SDLC
9 22 (7.86%) ITIL
9 22 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (6.79%) User Stories
11 18 (6.43%) OO
11 18 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.71%) MVC
12 16 (5.71%) Open Source
13 15 (5.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.79%) Java
2 57 (20.36%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.64%) SQL
4 33 (11.79%) C#
5 19 (6.79%) Python
6 9 (3.21%) Ruby
7 8 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 8 (2.86%) PHP
8 7 (2.50%) C++
9 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.79%) VB
11 4 (1.43%) Scala
11 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.07%) VBScript
13 2 (0.71%) Groovy
13 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.36%) Degree
3 13 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.86%) ISEB
5 5 (1.79%) APMP
5 5 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.79%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.07%) PMP
7 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.07%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) PMO
3 3 (1.07%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (8.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Ansible
2 4 (1.43%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.07%) Kibana
3 3 (1.07%) Terraform
4 2 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (10.00%) Oracle
2 27 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.07%) IBM
4 16 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.14%) hybris
6 6 (2.14%) SAP
7 5 (1.79%) ATG
7 5 (1.79%) Demandware
7 5 (1.79%) Pega
7 5 (1.79%) Tableau
8 4 (1.43%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.43%) HP
8 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.07%) Apple
9 3 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (1.07%) Informatica
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe
10 2 (0.71%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.71%) MicroStrategy