The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 40 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.39% 4.46% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 5.60% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 39
Median daily rate £433 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £225 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £493 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
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
799 965 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.58% 79.69% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 511 592
Median daily rate £410 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 31 £425 - 10
Aylesbury -3 1 £440 -12.00% 3
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Java
3 26 (32.50%) Finance
4 23 (28.75%) TDD
5 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) Oracle
6 19 (23.75%) Big Data
7 17 (21.25%) Linux
7 17 (21.25%) Banking
8 13 (16.25%) .NET
8 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.00%) C#
9 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (13.75%) Python
10 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (13.75%) Unix
11 10 (12.50%) Web Services
11 10 (12.50%) Spring
11 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 9 (11.25%) NoSQL
12 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.25%) ETL
12 9 (11.25%) Functional Programming
13 8 (10.00%) Impala
13 8 (10.00%) Apache Spark
13 8 (10.00%) Analytics
13 8 (10.00%) User Stories
13 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 8 (10.00%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.50%) SAS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Liferay
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) Big Data
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 9 (11.25%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (10.00%) HBase
5 8 (10.00%) Impala
5 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.50%) Cloudera CDH
6 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.75%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.75%) DB2
8 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.75%) MySQL
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.75%) Redis
9 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Bower
4 2 (2.50%) Grunt
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Gradle
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Banking Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Programmer
7 4 (5.00%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) Spring
2 10 (12.50%) Web Services
3 8 (10.00%) Node.js
3 8 (10.00%) RESTful
4 7 (8.75%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.50%) Java EE
5 6 (7.50%) XSLT
6 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 5 (6.25%) J2EE
7 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.00%) WPF
7 4 (5.00%) XML
8 3 (3.75%) SOAP
8 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.75%) Struts
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.50%) JSP
9 2 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Blockchain
2 5 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 4 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) TDD
3 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.25%) ETL
5 9 (11.25%) Functional Programming
6 8 (10.00%) Analytics
6 8 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.00%) User Stories
7 7 (8.75%) Data Ingestion
7 7 (8.75%) OO
8 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.50%) DevOps
8 6 (7.50%) ETL Development
8 6 (7.50%) Kanban
8 6 (7.50%) Microservices
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 20 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) Scala
6 5 (6.25%) Go
6 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.50%) JCL
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.25%) F#
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.25%) Control-M
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Cognos
4 1 (1.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy
4 1 (1.25%) Tableau
4 1 (1.25%) Talend