The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 40 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.99% 4.48% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 6.32% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 17
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £260 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
Scrum
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Buckinghamshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 35 £395 -1.25% 7
High Wycombe - 5 £338 - 2
Marlow - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 102 (99.03%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (61.17%) Finance
3 52 (50.49%) C#
4 51 (49.51%) .NET
5 43 (41.75%) OO
6 39 (37.86%) MVC
7 38 (36.89%) TDD
7 38 (36.89%) BDD
8 35 (33.98%) WCF
9 33 (32.04%) jQuery
10 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
10 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.21%) AngularJS
12 24 (23.30%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (23.30%) Oracle
13 23 (22.33%) User Stories
14 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (19.42%) Web Development
16 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
17 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
18 18 (17.48%) Business Analysis
18 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
18 18 (17.48%) HTML
18 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
20 16 (15.53%) Project Management
20 16 (15.53%) OOD
20 16 (15.53%) SOA
20 16 (15.53%) NHibernate

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) CMS
1 11 (10.68%) Kentico
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.94%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.97%) MS Project
1 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.65%) NUnit
4 9 (8.74%) Selenium
5 6 (5.83%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.83%) JIRA
6 5 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.88%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.88%) Toad
8 2 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.94%) Xcode
8 2 (1.94%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.97%) Moq
9 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.97%) JMeter
9 1 (0.97%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 63 (61.17%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.77%) Automotive
4 8 (7.77%) Marketing
5 7 (6.80%) Electronics
5 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.83%) Spanish Language
7 5 (4.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Developer
2 33 (32.04%) Analyst
3 28 (27.18%) Business Analyst
4 23 (22.33%) .NET Developer
5 22 (21.36%) Agile Business Analyst
6 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Financial Business Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.83%) Lead Business Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (3.88%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Web Manager
12 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.88%) Web Development Manager
13 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.51%) .NET
2 35 (33.98%) WCF
3 33 (32.04%) jQuery
4 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
5 27 (26.21%) AngularJS
6 24 (23.30%) KnockoutJS
7 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
9 18 (17.48%) HTML
10 16 (15.53%) NHibernate
11 15 (14.56%) CSS
12 14 (13.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (13.59%) Backbone.js
13 13 (12.62%) Web Services
14 9 (8.74%) HTML5
15 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (5.83%) LINQ
16 6 (5.83%) CSS3
16 6 (5.83%) XML
16 6 (5.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) EPoS
3 7 (6.80%) DTV
3 7 (6.80%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.85%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.91%) Open Source
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.94%) iPhone
6 2 (1.94%) PMI
6 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (99.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.75%) OO
3 39 (37.86%) MVC
4 38 (36.89%) TDD
4 38 (36.89%) BDD
5 23 (22.33%) User Stories
6 20 (19.42%) Web Development
7 18 (17.48%) Business Analysis
7 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
9 16 (15.53%) OOD
9 16 (15.53%) SOA
9 16 (15.53%) Project Management
10 13 (12.62%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (11.65%) Automated Testing
12 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.80%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.49%) C#
2 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.59%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.83%) Java
6 3 (2.91%) JCL
6 3 (2.91%) COBOL
7 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
8 1 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 2 (1.94%) Apple
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes Village
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £380 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago