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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.75% 6.95% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 9.25% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 21
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
893 822 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.14% 75.21% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 428 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 51 £400 +4.91% 6
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 69 (60.53%) C#
2 61 (53.51%) .NET
3 57 (50.00%) TDD
4 56 (49.12%) OO
5 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (42.11%) Finance
7 44 (38.60%) Oracle
8 42 (36.84%) MVC
8 42 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (35.09%) BDD
10 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
11 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (27.19%) SOA
13 29 (25.44%) Web Development
14 28 (24.56%) SQL
15 27 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (21.93%) WCF
16 25 (21.93%) Oracle Database
17 24 (21.05%) Visual Studio
17 24 (21.05%) N-Tier
18 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
18 23 (20.18%) Business Analysis
18 23 (20.18%) Automated Testing
18 23 (20.18%) NUnit
19 22 (19.30%) PRINCE2
20 20 (17.54%) Domain-Driven Design
21 19 (16.67%) Project Management
22 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
24 16 (14.04%) SQL Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (11.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.51%) Content Management Server
3 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Kentico
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) Intranet
3 2 (1.75%) WEP
4 1 (0.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) Oracle Database
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.63%) DB2
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 23 (20.18%) NUnit
4 10 (8.77%) Selenium
5 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.75%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.88%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 48 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Automotive
4 6 (5.26%) Electronics
4 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Development Manager
4 17 (14.91%) .NET Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) C# Developer
7 12 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
7 12 (10.53%) Web Development Manager
7 12 (10.53%) Web Manager
8 10 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Agile C# Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.51%) .NET
2 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (21.93%) WCF
5 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
7 14 (12.28%) jQuery
8 11 (9.65%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.89%) Backbone.js
9 9 (7.89%) NHibernate
10 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (7.02%) J2EE
10 8 (7.02%) HTML
11 6 (5.26%) Velocity
12 5 (4.39%) CSS
12 5 (4.39%) LINQ
12 5 (4.39%) HTML5
13 4 (3.51%) REST
13 4 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.26%) DTV
3 5 (4.39%) EPoS
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.63%) PMI
4 3 (2.63%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
1 1 (0.88%) Linux
1 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) TDD
2 56 (49.12%) OO
3 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (36.84%) MVC
5 40 (35.09%) BDD
6 31 (27.19%) SOA
7 29 (25.44%) Web Development
8 23 (20.18%) Automated Testing
8 23 (20.18%) Business Analysis
9 22 (19.30%) PRINCE2
10 20 (17.54%) Domain-Driven Design
11 19 (16.67%) Project Management
12 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
13 11 (9.65%) User Stories
13 11 (9.65%) Matrix Management
14 10 (8.77%) OOD
14 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
15 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (60.53%) C#
2 28 (24.56%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) C++
5 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.51%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.88%) HNC
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Oracle
2 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (2.63%) Dundas
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
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