Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 248 355 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.03% 22.33% 25.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.33% 26.61% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 194 154
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £606 £538 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -17.89% +23.38% -

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 942 1,334 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.47% 83.90% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 748 640
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.63% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £630 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £20.88 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.63% -3.57% +4.59%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.16 £8.81
90th Percentile £49.38 £17.50 £17.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 £14.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +82.76% -10.77% +9.17%

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 25 May 2019.

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 73 (29.44%) Banking
2 58 (23.39%) Scrum
3 47 (18.95%) Java
4 46 (18.55%) DevOps
5 43 (17.34%) Finance
5 43 (17.34%) JIRA
6 38 (15.32%) AngularJS
7 37 (14.92%) SQL
8 32 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 32 (12.90%) Spring
9 31 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 30 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (11.69%) Waterfall
11 29 (11.69%) .NET
12 28 (11.29%) C#
12 28 (11.29%) Microservices
13 27 (10.89%) Spring Boot
13 27 (10.89%) Project Management
13 27 (10.89%) User Stories
14 26 (10.48%) TDD
15 23 (9.27%) Jenkins
15 23 (9.27%) Test Automation
16 22 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
16 22 (8.87%) SQL Server
16 22 (8.87%) ITIL
17 21 (8.47%) BDD
17 21 (8.47%) Docker
18 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Office

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 16 (6.45%) Confluence
2 9 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.82%) CMS
4 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.61%) Appian
6 3 (1.21%) Apache
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.81%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.61%) InVision
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.61%) Sketch
5 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Primavera
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.65%) OpenShift
4 10 (4.03%) PaaS
5 7 (2.82%) Serverless
6 6 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (2.42%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.42%) CloudFront
6 6 (2.42%) Route 53
6 6 (2.42%) SaaS
6 6 (2.42%) Trello
7 5 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.02%) GitHub
8 4 (1.61%) IaaS
8 4 (1.61%) Office 365
9 3 (1.21%) Akamai
10 2 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) Firewall
2 5 (2.02%) LAN
3 4 (1.61%) WAN
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
5 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.40%) VLAN
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.63%) MySQL
4 7 (2.82%) Big Data
4 7 (2.82%) DB2
5 6 (2.42%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.81%) Impala
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (17.34%) JIRA
2 31 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (9.27%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.24%) Maven
4 13 (5.24%) Selenium
5 11 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.23%) GitLab
6 8 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.42%) Ant
8 6 (2.42%) JUnit
8 6 (2.42%) Pivotal Tracker
8 6 (2.42%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.02%) JMeter
10 4 (1.61%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.61%) Subversion
11 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
General
1 73 (29.44%) Banking
2 43 (17.34%) Finance
3 14 (5.65%) Retail
4 7 (2.82%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (22.18%) Developer
2 50 (20.16%) Analyst
3 24 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (6.85%) .NET Developer
4 17 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.45%) Agile Coach
6 12 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.44%) Architect
7 11 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.63%) Scrum Master
8 9 (3.63%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
9 8 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.23%) Credit Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.42%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.42%) JIRA Specialist
12 5 (2.02%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.32%) AngularJS
2 32 (12.90%) Spring
3 29 (11.69%) .NET
4 27 (10.89%) Spring Boot
5 20 (8.06%) HTML
6 17 (6.85%) Node.js
6 17 (6.85%) Web Services
7 16 (6.45%) .NET Core
7 16 (6.45%) XML
8 15 (6.05%) SOAP
9 14 (5.65%) REST
10 12 (4.84%) CSS
11 11 (4.44%) Spring Cloud
12 10 (4.03%) JSON
12 10 (4.03%) LDAP
13 9 (3.63%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.63%) React
13 9 (3.63%) SailPoint
14 7 (2.82%) Hystrix
14 7 (2.82%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 6 (2.42%) Contract for Difference
2 6 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (2.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.42%) User Experience
3 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.21%) Robotics
4 3 (1.21%) Taxonomies
5 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.40%) PMI
6 1 (0.40%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.85%) Windows
2 13 (5.24%) Linux
3 10 (4.03%) Unix
4 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.39%) Scrum
2 46 (18.55%) DevOps
3 29 (11.69%) Waterfall
4 28 (11.29%) Microservices
5 27 (10.89%) Project Management
5 27 (10.89%) User Stories
6 26 (10.48%) TDD
7 23 (9.27%) Test Automation
8 22 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (8.87%) ITIL
9 21 (8.47%) BDD
10 17 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.45%) Agile Coaching
11 16 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
12 15 (6.05%) Change Management
12 15 (6.05%) Release Management
13 14 (5.65%) Coaching
13 14 (5.65%) PRINCE2
13 14 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.95%) Java
2 37 (14.92%) SQL
3 32 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.29%) C#
5 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.65%) Python
7 11 (4.44%) C
7 11 (4.44%) PHP
8 9 (3.63%) Java 8
9 6 (2.42%) BeanShell
9 6 (2.42%) Bourne shell
9 6 (2.42%) Korn
9 6 (2.42%) Perl
10 3 (1.21%) Go
10 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (2.82%) ISEB
1 7 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.21%) Degree
5 3 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.21%) PMP
6 2 (0.81%) ACCA
6 2 (0.81%) APMP
6 2 (0.81%) CCNA
6 2 (0.81%) CIMA
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.81%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.81%) PMO
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (8.47%) Docker
2 13 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.82%) RACF
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) oVirt
4 1 (0.40%) RHEV
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.23%) Kibana
3 6 (2.42%) Terraform
4 3 (1.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.21%) logstash
4 3 (1.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) Oozie
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.26%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.45%) Oracle
4 11 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.42%) Adobe
6 6 (2.42%) SAP
7 5 (2.02%) Cisco
7 5 (2.02%) IBM
7 5 (2.02%) VMware
8 4 (1.61%) F5
9 3 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.21%) Pega
9 3 (1.21%) Sony
10 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.81%) Dell
10 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.81%) Remedy
10 2 (0.81%) Talend
10 2 (0.81%) Zend