Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 355 353 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.33% 25.12% 16.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.67% 29.64% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 154 156
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £563 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £386
% change year-on-year - +10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +23.38% - -12.00%

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 1,331 1,191 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.71% 84.77% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 634 679
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +8.17% -10.74%
10th Percentile £9.16 £8.81 £10.58
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £14.77
% change year-on-year -10.77% +10.02% -9.50%

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 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 25 May 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 92 (25.92%) Finance
2 90 (25.35%) Java
3 82 (23.10%) JIRA
4 80 (22.54%) Banking
5 72 (20.28%) AngularJS
5 72 (20.28%) Jenkins
6 71 (20.00%) TDD
7 64 (18.03%) DevOps
8 63 (17.75%) SQL
8 63 (17.75%) Git (software)
9 62 (17.46%) SQL Server
9 62 (17.46%) Scrum
10 59 (16.62%) Waterfall
11 57 (16.06%) JavaScript
12 53 (14.93%) Web Services
12 53 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
14 50 (14.08%) Spring
14 50 (14.08%) Confluence
15 47 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (12.39%) Test Automation
16 44 (12.39%) C#
17 42 (11.83%) Linux
18 41 (11.55%) .NET
18 41 (11.55%) Selenium
19 38 (10.70%) IBM
20 35 (9.86%) HTML
21 34 (9.58%) MongoDB
22 33 (9.30%) CSS
22 33 (9.30%) Project Management

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 50 (14.08%) Confluence
2 22 (6.20%) Apache
3 19 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.79%) Apache Spark
5 17 (4.79%) OpenStack
6 13 (3.66%) IIS
7 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.97%) Drupal
9 6 (1.69%) NServiceBus
10 5 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.13%) CMS
12 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) CICS
13 1 (0.28%) JBoss
13 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.85%) InVision
6 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.85%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.89%) PaaS
3 27 (7.61%) IaaS
3 27 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (7.04%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (1.97%) Sauce Labs
7 5 (1.41%) Office 365
8 4 (1.13%) SaaS
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) npm
11 1 (0.28%) Heroku
11 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.63%) Firewall
2 15 (4.23%) HTTP
3 14 (3.94%) Internet
4 4 (1.13%) SAN
5 3 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.58%) MongoDB
3 29 (8.17%) Big Data
4 26 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (7.04%) Hadoop
6 24 (6.76%) Redis
7 20 (5.63%) NuoDB
8 15 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.94%) NoSQL
10 13 (3.66%) MySQL
11 12 (3.38%) Apache Hive
12 11 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (2.25%) DB2
15 8 (2.25%) Impala
16 7 (1.97%) RDBMS
17 6 (1.69%) HBase
17 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
18 4 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 82 (23.10%) JIRA
2 72 (20.28%) Jenkins
3 63 (17.75%) Git (software)
4 41 (11.55%) Selenium
5 14 (3.94%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.66%) Appium
6 13 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.66%) GitLab
7 12 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.10%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.10%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (2.54%) Calabash
10 9 (2.54%) Moq
10 9 (2.54%) MSTest
11 8 (2.25%) Maven
12 6 (1.69%) Gradle
13 5 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 92 (25.92%) Finance
2 80 (22.54%) Banking
3 18 (5.07%) Retail
4 7 (1.97%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.69%) International Banking
6 5 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (1.41%) Law
6 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Electronics
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Publishing
8 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (39.72%) Developer
2 52 (14.65%) Analyst
3 34 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.01%) .NET Developer
5 25 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (6.20%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 19 (5.35%) SQL Developer
9 18 (5.07%) Project Manager
9 18 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.79%) Architect
10 17 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (4.79%) Tester
11 15 (4.23%) Automation Tester
11 15 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.66%) QA Automation Tester
13 13 (3.66%) QA Tester
14 11 (3.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.28%) AngularJS
2 53 (14.93%) Web Services
3 50 (14.08%) Spring
4 41 (11.55%) .NET
5 35 (9.86%) HTML
6 33 (9.30%) CSS
7 32 (9.01%) REST
8 30 (8.45%) Spring Boot
9 24 (6.76%) ASP.NET
10 23 (6.48%) Hibernate
11 21 (5.92%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (5.35%) CSS3
12 19 (5.35%) RESTful
12 19 (5.35%) SOAP
12 19 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (4.79%) J2EE
15 15 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (3.94%) .NET Framework
17 13 (3.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 24 (6.76%) User Experience
4 15 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.13%) iPhone
8 3 (0.85%) Blog
8 3 (0.85%) Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.56%) BBC
9 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Smart City
10 1 (0.28%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.83%) Linux
2 24 (6.76%) Android
3 21 (5.92%) Apple iOS
3 21 (5.92%) Windows
4 11 (3.10%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.10%) Unix
5 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.13%) Solaris
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.13%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.85%) zOS
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.00%) TDD
2 64 (18.03%) DevOps
3 62 (17.46%) Scrum
4 59 (16.62%) Waterfall
5 53 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (12.39%) Test Automation
7 33 (9.30%) Project Management
8 30 (8.45%) CRM
9 28 (7.89%) MVC
10 27 (7.61%) ITIL
10 27 (7.61%) Microservices
11 25 (7.04%) PRINCE2
12 24 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (6.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (6.20%) SDLC
14 21 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (5.35%) BDD
15 19 (5.35%) Unit Testing
16 18 (5.07%) Load Balancing
16 18 (5.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.35%) Java
2 63 (17.75%) SQL
3 57 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 44 (12.39%) C#
5 14 (3.94%) Python
5 14 (3.94%) Scala
6 12 (3.38%) Apple Swift
6 12 (3.38%) Ruby
7 9 (2.54%) PHP
7 9 (2.54%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.69%) VB
9 4 (1.13%) C++
10 3 (0.85%) HiveQL
11 2 (0.56%) Go
11 2 (0.56%) Java 8
11 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.94%) ISEB
4 13 (3.66%) Degree
5 12 (3.38%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.25%) MCP
9 6 (1.69%) MCSE
10 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.13%) APMP
11 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.85%) CCNA
12 3 (0.85%) CCSP
12 3 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.85%) MCITP
12 3 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.04%) QA
2 11 (3.10%) PMO
3 5 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) GCP
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (5.92%) Docker
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) HP ALM
1 6 (1.69%) Kibana
1 6 (1.69%) Terraform
2 5 (1.41%) Ansible
2 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.41%) SCOM
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.56%) Oozie
5 1 (0.28%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.70%) IBM
3 28 (7.89%) Oracle
4 19 (5.35%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.79%) SAP
6 11 (3.10%) Cloudera
7 10 (2.82%) Adobe
8 9 (2.54%) Remedy
9 7 (1.97%) HP
9 7 (1.97%) Tableau
10 6 (1.69%) Citrix
10 6 (1.69%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.69%) VMware
11 5 (1.41%) Apple
11 5 (1.41%) Google
11 5 (1.41%) hybris
12 4 (1.13%) Talend
13 3 (0.85%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.85%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.85%) Splunk