Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 310 454 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.64% 27.67% 16.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.51% 32.54% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 209 127
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £575 £525 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £51.25 £29.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +76.72% -24.68% -3.75%

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 1,265 1,395 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.22% 85.01% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 689 679
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.36% +8.13%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.20 £18.63 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 78 (25.16%) Java
2 67 (21.61%) Scrum
3 64 (20.65%) Finance
4 59 (19.03%) SQL
5 55 (17.74%) Git (software)
6 54 (17.42%) JavaScript
7 50 (16.13%) TDD
7 50 (16.13%) Jenkins
8 49 (15.81%) Banking
8 49 (15.81%) JIRA
9 44 (14.19%) Waterfall
9 44 (14.19%) AngularJS
10 41 (13.23%) Microsoft
11 40 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 39 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (12.58%) DevOps
13 38 (12.26%) Project Management
13 38 (12.26%) .NET
14 37 (11.94%) HTML
14 37 (11.94%) SQL Server
15 35 (11.29%) C#
15 35 (11.29%) QA
16 34 (10.97%) Web Services
17 33 (10.65%) CSS
17 33 (10.65%) SDLC
18 32 (10.32%) Oracle
19 31 (10.00%) Spring
20 30 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (8.71%) REST
22 26 (8.39%) Node.js

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 19 (6.13%) Confluence
2 15 (4.84%) IIS
3 11 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.90%) Apache
6 8 (2.58%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.26%) CMS
7 7 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.94%) Drupal
8 6 (1.94%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.29%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.32%) CICS
13 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) InVision
4 4 (1.29%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Magento
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.65%) Primavera
4 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.65%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.87%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.26%) PaaS
5 6 (1.94%) SaaS
6 4 (1.29%) IaaS
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.97%) npm
7 3 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.65%) GitHub
8 2 (0.65%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Office 365
9 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.19%) Internet
2 6 (1.94%) HTTP
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) SAN
4 2 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.13%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.52%) Hadoop
3 14 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.19%) Big Data
4 13 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.58%) NuoDB
7 7 (2.26%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.26%) DB2
8 6 (1.94%) HBase
8 6 (1.94%) Redis
9 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.29%) Impala
10 4 (1.29%) MySQL
10 4 (1.29%) Power BI
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 55 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 50 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 49 (15.81%) JIRA
4 16 (5.16%) Cucumber
4 16 (5.16%) GitLab
5 13 (4.19%) Selenium
6 12 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.23%) Appium
7 10 (3.23%) Calabash
7 10 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.26%) Subversion
9 7 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.94%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.94%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.61%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.61%) Moq
11 5 (1.61%) MSTest
11 5 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (20.65%) Finance
2 49 (15.81%) Banking
3 18 (5.81%) Retail
4 10 (3.23%) Law
5 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.29%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 3 (0.97%) Legal
6 3 (0.97%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (35.81%) Developer
2 51 (16.45%) Analyst
3 27 (8.71%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 22 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 19 (6.13%) Tester
7 18 (5.81%) Automation Tester
7 18 (5.81%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.16%) Architect
8 16 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.16%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.52%) Consultant
9 14 (4.52%) SQL Developer
10 12 (3.87%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.55%) QA Automation Tester
11 11 (3.55%) QA Tester
12 10 (3.23%) Java Automation Tester
13 9 (2.90%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.19%) AngularJS
2 38 (12.26%) .NET
3 37 (11.94%) HTML
4 34 (10.97%) Web Services
5 33 (10.65%) CSS
6 31 (10.00%) Spring
7 27 (8.71%) REST
8 26 (8.39%) Node.js
9 23 (7.42%) Spring Boot
10 21 (6.77%) RESTful
11 19 (6.13%) SOAP
12 18 (5.81%) ASP.NET
12 18 (5.81%) CSS3
13 16 (5.16%) .NET Framework
14 13 (4.19%) XML
15 11 (3.55%) Hibernate
16 10 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (3.23%) J2EE
17 9 (2.90%) HTML5
17 9 (2.90%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.39%) User Experience
3 25 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.97%) Blog
9 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.97%) iPad
9 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.65%) BBC
10 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
11 1 (0.32%) e-Health
11 1 (0.32%) New Media
11 1 (0.32%) RIA
11 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.74%) Android
1 24 (7.74%) Linux
2 19 (6.13%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.19%) Windows
4 7 (2.26%) Unix
5 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.97%) Solaris
7 3 (0.97%) zOS
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.61%) Scrum
2 50 (16.13%) TDD
3 44 (14.19%) Waterfall
4 40 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 39 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (12.58%) DevOps
6 38 (12.26%) Project Management
7 33 (10.65%) SDLC
8 26 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.06%) Microservices
10 21 (6.77%) ITIL
10 21 (6.77%) PRINCE2
10 21 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.45%) BDD
11 20 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.13%) MVC
13 18 (5.81%) User Stories
14 17 (5.48%) OO
15 16 (5.16%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.16%) Java
2 59 (19.03%) SQL
3 54 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.29%) C#
5 17 (5.48%) Python
6 13 (4.19%) Ruby
7 11 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.90%) Scala
8 9 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.58%) Apple Swift
9 8 (2.58%) VB
10 7 (2.26%) PHP
11 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.97%) HiveQL
13 3 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.97%) VBScript
14 2 (0.65%) Groovy
14 2 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.52%) ISEB
3 14 (4.52%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.23%) Degree
4 10 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.94%) MCP
5 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.29%) APMP
6 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.97%) PMP
7 3 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.65%) MCSE
8 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.29%) QA
2 7 (2.26%) PMO
3 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.61%) GDPR
4 3 (0.97%) WCAG
5 1 (0.32%) GCP
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) HDFS
3 3 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Kibana
2 5 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.61%) Terraform
3 4 (1.29%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.97%) Ansible
4 3 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.32%) Oracle
3 15 (4.84%) IBM
4 12 (3.87%) SAP
5 9 (2.90%) Remedy
6 8 (2.58%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.26%) hybris
7 7 (2.26%) Tableau
8 6 (1.94%) Micro Focus
8 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.29%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.29%) HP
10 4 (1.29%) New Relic
11 3 (0.97%) Apple
11 3 (0.97%) ATG
11 3 (0.97%) Cisco
11 3 (0.97%) Google
11 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.97%) Xamarin