Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 253 456 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.06% 25.85% 17.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.71% 30.60% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 272 129
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £337 £307 £307
90th Percentile £725 £525 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 - £37.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -8.10% -22.67% +4.17%

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 1,114 1,490 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.47% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 773 636
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -4.19% +8.44%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £525 £562
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -6.66%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 74 (29.25%) Scrum
2 61 (24.11%) Java
3 58 (22.92%) DevOps
4 55 (21.74%) Finance
5 53 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 52 (20.55%) .NET
7 51 (20.16%) Git (software)
8 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 41 (16.21%) JIRA
10 38 (15.02%) C#
11 37 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (14.62%) Jenkins
12 36 (14.23%) TDD
13 34 (13.44%) SQL
14 33 (13.04%) BDD
15 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
17 28 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (11.07%) Microsoft
18 26 (10.28%) Banking
18 26 (10.28%) Docker
19 25 (9.88%) Android
20 24 (9.49%) QA
20 24 (9.49%) Spring
20 24 (9.49%) Oracle
21 23 (9.09%) Project Management
21 23 (9.09%) Selenium
21 23 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
22 21 (8.30%) Waterfall
22 21 (8.30%) Confluence

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 21 (8.30%) Confluence
2 11 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 11 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.56%) IIS
4 7 (2.77%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.98%) CMS
7 4 (1.58%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.19%) Apache
8 3 (1.19%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.19%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) Documentum
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) InVision
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Magento
2 3 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.19%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.79%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.72%) OpenShift
4 13 (5.14%) IaaS
4 13 (5.14%) PaaS
5 10 (3.95%) SaaS
6 4 (1.58%) GitHub
7 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.79%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.40%) npm
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.35%) Firewall
1 11 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 15 (5.93%) NuoDB
4 12 (4.74%) Redis
5 7 (2.77%) Big Data
6 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.40%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 41 (16.21%) JIRA
3 37 (14.62%) Jenkins
4 23 (9.09%) Selenium
5 21 (8.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (7.91%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.74%) Appium
8 11 (4.35%) GitLab
9 10 (3.95%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.77%) Android Studio
10 7 (2.77%) git-flow
10 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.37%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.37%) Xcode
12 5 (1.98%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.58%) Calabash
13 4 (1.58%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 55 (21.74%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Banking
3 20 (7.91%) Retail
4 7 (2.77%) Automotive
5 5 (1.98%) German Language
6 4 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Law
8 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (30.43%) Developer
2 26 (10.28%) Architect
3 24 (9.49%) Analyst
4 22 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 15 (5.93%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.93%) Tester
8 14 (5.53%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.53%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.14%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.74%) Android Developer
10 12 (4.74%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.56%) Release Manager
13 8 (3.16%) Head of Development
13 8 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.55%) .NET
2 24 (9.49%) Spring
3 21 (8.30%) HTML
4 20 (7.91%) AngularJS
4 20 (7.91%) Node.js
4 20 (7.91%) Spring Boot
5 15 (5.93%) CSS
6 14 (5.53%) XML
7 12 (4.74%) REST
7 12 (4.74%) SOAP
7 12 (4.74%) Web Services
8 11 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (3.95%) JSON
9 10 (3.95%) React
10 8 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.16%) RESTful
11 7 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (1.98%) LESS
12 5 (1.98%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.14%) User Experience
4 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.37%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.98%) iPad
7 5 (1.98%) Smart Energy
8 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.19%) Robotics
9 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.79%) Fintech
10 2 (0.79%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) New Media
11 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.88%) Android
2 17 (6.72%) Linux
3 15 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.35%) Windows
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.25%) Scrum
2 58 (22.92%) DevOps
3 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 37 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (14.23%) TDD
6 33 (13.04%) BDD
7 30 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (9.09%) Project Management
9 21 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.91%) PRINCE2
11 19 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (7.11%) Deployment Automation
12 18 (7.11%) SDLC
13 17 (6.72%) Computer Science
13 17 (6.72%) ITIL
13 17 (6.72%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.32%) Kanban
14 16 (6.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.11%) Java
2 53 (20.95%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.02%) C#
4 34 (13.44%) SQL
5 15 (5.93%) Python
6 12 (4.74%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.95%) PHP
8 7 (2.77%) C++
9 6 (2.37%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.37%) Ruby
10 4 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.58%) XPath
11 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.19%) VBScript
12 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) Groovy
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.37%) ISEB
5 5 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.58%) PMP
7 3 (1.19%) APMP
7 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.79%) CISSP
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.49%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (10.28%) Docker
2 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Ansible
1 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.79%) SCOM
2 2 (0.79%) Terraform
2 2 (0.79%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.49%) Oracle
3 14 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.14%) IBM
5 9 (3.56%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.37%) SAP
7 5 (1.98%) ATG
7 5 (1.98%) Demandware
7 5 (1.98%) hybris
7 5 (1.98%) Pega
8 4 (1.58%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.19%) Apple
9 3 (1.19%) Informatica
10 2 (0.79%) Adobe
10 2 (0.79%) New Relic
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco
11 1 (0.40%) HP
11 1 (0.40%) Kofax
11 1 (0.40%) Remedy