Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 460 223 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.26% 17.45% 11.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.53% 20.53% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 125 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £305
90th Percentile £525 £575 £537
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.67% +4.17% +35.85%

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 1459 1086 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.28% 84.98% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 636 840
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.49%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +11.07% -7.69% +30.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 184 (40.00%) Java
2 153 (33.26%) Finance
3 135 (29.35%) Scrum
4 128 (27.83%) TDD
5 121 (26.30%) Banking
6 104 (22.61%) Jenkins
7 99 (21.52%) Spring
8 94 (20.43%) Git (software)
9 91 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (19.13%) Microservices
11 73 (15.87%) JIRA
11 73 (15.87%) Test Automation
12 69 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 67 (14.57%) JavaScript
13 67 (14.57%) SQL
14 65 (14.13%) AngularJS
15 63 (13.70%) DevOps
15 63 (13.70%) Ruby
16 57 (12.39%) REST
17 56 (12.17%) IBM
18 54 (11.74%) SQL Server
18 54 (11.74%) Spring Boot
19 53 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
20 52 (11.30%) BDD
21 51 (11.09%) Microsoft
22 48 (10.43%) CRM
23 45 (9.78%) Web Services
24 42 (9.13%) SOAP
24 42 (9.13%) RESTful
25 41 (8.91%) HTML

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 37 (8.04%) Confluence
2 36 (7.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 23 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 21 (4.57%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.26%) Apache
5 15 (3.26%) Apache Spark
6 14 (3.04%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.83%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.39%) Drupal
9 9 (1.96%) CMS
10 8 (1.74%) Alfresco
10 8 (1.74%) Liferay
10 8 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.87%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) IIS
12 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.39%) PaaS
3 24 (5.22%) OpenShift
4 18 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.17%) IaaS
7 8 (1.74%) Sauce Labs
8 7 (1.52%) Office 365
9 5 (1.09%) SaaS
10 4 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.87%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) npm
11 2 (0.43%) Slack
12 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.91%) Internet
2 13 (2.83%) HTTP
3 10 (2.17%) SAN
4 8 (1.74%) Firewall
4 8 (1.74%) NAS
5 6 (1.30%) WAN
6 3 (0.65%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) LAN
7 2 (0.43%) LDAP
7 2 (0.43%) WLAN
8 1 (0.22%) AMQP
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.26%) Big Data
3 35 (7.61%) Hadoop
4 29 (6.30%) Redis
5 26 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 21 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.61%) MySQL
10 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.09%) NuoDB
13 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.09%) Spark SQL
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.87%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.87%) Impala
Development Applications
1 104 (22.61%) Jenkins
2 94 (20.43%) Git (software)
3 73 (15.87%) JIRA
4 37 (8.04%) Selenium
5 24 (5.22%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.00%) Maven
7 17 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 15 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.04%) Bitbucket
9 14 (3.04%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.04%) GitLab
9 14 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.04%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.83%) Appium
10 13 (2.83%) JUnit
10 13 (2.83%) Protractor
11 12 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.17%) Jasmine
General
1 153 (33.26%) Finance
2 121 (26.30%) Banking
3 29 (6.30%) Retail
4 12 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.17%) Automotive
6 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.96%) Marketing
6 9 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Electronics
10 3 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) International Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 195 (42.39%) Developer
2 74 (16.09%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.87%) Analyst
4 41 (8.91%) Architect
5 28 (6.09%) Tester
6 27 (5.87%) Automation Tester
6 27 (5.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (5.87%) SQL Developer
7 26 (5.65%) C# Developer
8 25 (5.43%) .NET Developer
9 24 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.13%) Java Engineer
13 18 (3.91%) Angular Developer
14 17 (3.70%) Agile Delivery Manager
14 17 (3.70%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.48%) Business Analyst
15 16 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (21.52%) Spring
2 65 (14.13%) AngularJS
3 57 (12.39%) REST
4 54 (11.74%) Spring Boot
5 45 (9.78%) Web Services
6 42 (9.13%) RESTful
6 42 (9.13%) SOAP
7 41 (8.91%) HTML
8 38 (8.26%) .NET
9 37 (8.04%) Node.js
10 28 (6.09%) J2EE
11 27 (5.87%) Hibernate
12 24 (5.22%) CSS
13 22 (4.78%) ASP.NET
13 22 (4.78%) JSON
14 21 (4.57%) HTML5
15 20 (4.35%) Swagger
16 17 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (3.48%) Spring MVC
18 14 (3.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.48%) Cloud Native
4 12 (2.61%) User Experience
5 11 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.87%) Robotics
9 4 (0.87%) Social Media
10 3 (0.65%) Clustering
10 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) CMDB
11 2 (0.43%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.43%) iPad
11 2 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.26%) Windows
2 34 (7.39%) Linux
3 24 (5.22%) Android
3 24 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.83%) Unix
4 13 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.30%) Solaris
8 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.09%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.43%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.35%) Scrum
2 128 (27.83%) TDD
3 91 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (19.13%) Microservices
5 73 (15.87%) Test Automation
6 69 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 63 (13.70%) DevOps
8 52 (11.30%) BDD
9 48 (10.43%) CRM
10 39 (8.48%) Kanban
11 38 (8.26%) API Development
11 38 (8.26%) SOA
12 35 (7.61%) MVC
12 35 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
13 32 (6.96%) SDLC
13 32 (6.96%) Waterfall
14 28 (6.09%) Open Source
15 27 (5.87%) Software Engineering
16 25 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (5.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 184 (40.00%) Java
2 67 (14.57%) JavaScript
2 67 (14.57%) SQL
3 63 (13.70%) Ruby
4 39 (8.48%) C#
5 29 (6.30%) Go
6 18 (3.91%) Apple Swift
7 17 (3.70%) Python
8 12 (2.61%) Scala
9 11 (2.39%) PHP
10 8 (1.74%) Perl
11 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.65%) C++
12 3 (0.65%) ES6
12 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.65%) R
12 3 (0.65%) VB
13 2 (0.43%) C
13 2 (0.43%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 24 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.48%) ISEB
4 15 (3.26%) Degree
5 13 (2.83%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.30%) MCSE
10 5 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.65%) CCNA
12 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.65%) MCITP
12 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.43%) CISM
13 2 (0.43%) GSAE
13 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.48%) QA
2 12 (2.61%) GDPR
3 6 (1.30%) PMO
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) P3O
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 35 (7.61%) Docker
2 13 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.87%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (6.52%) Ansible
2 7 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.52%) SCCM
3 5 (1.09%) SCOM
4 3 (0.65%) Consul
4 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.65%) Mesos
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.43%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 56 (12.17%) IBM
2 51 (11.09%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.57%) Oracle
4 17 (3.70%) HP
5 16 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.04%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.39%) SAP
8 9 (1.96%) WSO2
9 8 (1.74%) Apigee
9 8 (1.74%) Apple
9 8 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.74%) CA
9 8 (1.74%) Citrix
9 8 (1.74%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.74%) Nimsoft
9 8 (1.74%) OpenText
9 8 (1.74%) Remedy
10 6 (1.30%) Blue Prism
10 6 (1.30%) VMware
11 5 (1.09%) Pega