Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 400 251 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.80% 20.08% 13.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.65% 23.57% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 129 142
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £588 £573
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +19.48% +6.94% -4.64%

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 1,349 1,065 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.63% 85.20% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 636 702
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £264
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.51% +1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.37 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.70 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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.

1 142 (35.50%) Java
2 126 (31.50%) Finance
3 103 (25.75%) Banking
4 98 (24.50%) TDD
5 89 (22.25%) Jenkins
6 86 (21.50%) JIRA
7 82 (20.50%) DevOps
8 80 (20.00%) Scrum
9 79 (19.75%) Spring
10 75 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 75 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 65 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (15.75%) IBM
12 63 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
13 61 (15.25%) SQL Server
14 60 (15.00%) Confluence
15 55 (13.75%) SQL
16 54 (13.50%) JavaScript
17 52 (13.00%) Web Services
17 52 (13.00%) Test Automation
17 52 (13.00%) Spring Boot
18 51 (12.75%) Microservices
18 51 (12.75%) Selenium
18 51 (12.75%) Waterfall
19 47 (11.75%) CRM
20 42 (10.50%) Linux
21 39 (9.75%) PaaS
21 39 (9.75%) Redis
22 36 (9.00%) Hibernate

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 60 (15.00%) Confluence
2 32 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 32 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 32 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 29 (7.25%) Apache
4 18 (4.50%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.25%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.00%) Drupal
9 4 (1.00%) IIS
9 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.50%) CMS
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.75%) PaaS
3 34 (8.50%) OpenShift
4 33 (8.25%) IaaS
5 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (1.75%) Office 365
9 6 (1.50%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) SaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.75%) Firewall
2 25 (6.25%) HTTP
3 11 (2.75%) Internet
4 4 (1.00%) SAN
5 3 (0.75%) SMS
6 2 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.50%) NAS
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
6 2 (0.50%) WLAN
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.75%) Redis
3 35 (8.75%) Big Data
4 33 (8.25%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 31 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (6.25%) NuoDB
7 21 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.25%) MySQL
9 16 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (3.75%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.75%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.50%) DB2
14 6 (1.50%) Impala
14 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (22.25%) Jenkins
2 86 (21.50%) JIRA
3 75 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 51 (12.75%) Selenium
5 21 (5.25%) WebDriver
6 20 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 17 (4.25%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.75%) Maven
9 14 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.25%) Appium
10 13 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.25%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.75%) git-flow
12 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.50%) GitLab
14 5 (1.25%) Calabash
14 5 (1.25%) SonarQube
14 5 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (31.50%) Finance
2 103 (25.75%) Banking
3 25 (6.25%) Retail
4 13 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.50%) Marketing
5 10 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (2.00%) Electronics
7 8 (2.00%) International Banking
8 7 (1.75%) Automotive
9 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (41.75%) Developer
2 65 (16.25%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.50%) Analyst
4 36 (9.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 25 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (5.75%) SQL Developer
9 22 (5.50%) Architect
9 22 (5.50%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) Tester
11 17 (4.25%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.25%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.00%) Angular Developer
12 16 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 16 (4.00%) Lead Developer
13 15 (3.75%) Automation Tester
13 15 (3.75%) J2EE Developer
13 15 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.75%) Spring
2 75 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 52 (13.00%) Spring Boot
3 52 (13.00%) Web Services
4 36 (9.00%) Hibernate
5 32 (8.00%) REST
6 31 (7.75%) HTML
6 31 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
7 29 (7.25%) J2EE
8 28 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (6.25%) .NET
10 24 (6.00%) CSS
11 21 (5.25%) Apache CXF
11 21 (5.25%) JDBC
12 19 (4.75%) SOAP
13 18 (4.50%) RESTful
14 17 (4.25%) Node.js
15 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (3.75%) HTML5
16 13 (3.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.25%) User Experience
4 9 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.75%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Clustering
9 4 (1.00%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.00%) iPhone
9 4 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Infotainment
11 2 (0.50%) Smart City
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
12 1 (0.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.50%) Linux
2 31 (7.75%) Windows
3 29 (7.25%) Android
4 21 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.75%) Unix
6 10 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.50%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.75%) Solaris
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.50%) TDD
2 82 (20.50%) DevOps
3 80 (20.00%) Scrum
4 75 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 52 (13.00%) Test Automation
7 51 (12.75%) Microservices
7 51 (12.75%) Waterfall
8 47 (11.75%) CRM
9 31 (7.75%) BDD
10 27 (6.75%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (6.25%) ITIL
11 25 (6.25%) MVC
12 24 (6.00%) Load Balancing
12 24 (6.00%) PRINCE2
13 22 (5.50%) API Development
14 21 (5.25%) E-Commerce
15 19 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.75%) Front End Development
16 18 (4.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.50%) Java
2 55 (13.75%) SQL
3 54 (13.50%) JavaScript
4 34 (8.50%) C#
5 31 (7.75%) Ruby
6 14 (3.50%) Scala
7 13 (3.25%) Apple Swift
7 13 (3.25%) Python
8 12 (3.00%) Go
9 11 (2.75%) PHP
10 6 (1.50%) Perl
11 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.00%) C++
13 3 (0.75%) R
14 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.25%) COBOL
15 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.25%) VB
15 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.50%) ISEB
4 8 (2.00%) Degree
5 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.25%) CCNA
6 5 (1.25%) CCSP
6 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.25%) MCSE
7 4 (1.00%) MCITP
7 4 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.50%) MCP
9 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.25%) QA
2 9 (2.25%) GDPR
3 8 (2.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) FATCA
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (7.00%) Docker
2 9 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (4.75%) Ansible
2 9 (2.25%) SCCM
3 7 (1.75%) SCOM
4 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.50%) Consul
7 2 (0.50%) Kibana
7 2 (0.50%) Mesos
7 2 (0.50%) Oozie
7 2 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (15.75%) IBM
2 29 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.00%) HP
4 16 (4.00%) Oracle
5 15 (3.75%) Cloudera
6 14 (3.50%) SAP
7 11 (2.75%) Adobe
8 8 (2.00%) Apple
8 8 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.75%) CA
9 7 (1.75%) Citrix
9 7 (1.75%) Nimsoft
10 6 (1.50%) Remedy
11 5 (1.25%) VMware
12 4 (1.00%) Apigee
12 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.00%) WSO2
13 3 (0.75%) Planview