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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 61 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.43% 5.14% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 6.81% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 23
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£389 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
865 778 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.03% 75.39% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 275
Average daily rate £375 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -7 39 £395 -1.25% 9
High Wycombe - 6 £325 -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 104 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (58.72%) Finance
3 60 (55.05%) C#
4 59 (54.13%) .NET
5 47 (43.12%) MVC
6 45 (41.28%) OO
7 44 (40.37%) WCF
8 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
8 37 (33.94%) TDD
9 34 (31.19%) jQuery
10 32 (29.36%) BDD
10 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET
11 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
12 30 (27.52%) KnockoutJS
13 27 (24.77%) Oracle
14 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
14 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (19.27%) .NET Framework
15 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (19.27%) HTML
15 21 (19.27%) SQL
15 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
15 21 (19.27%) OOD
16 19 (17.43%) SOA
16 19 (17.43%) CSS
16 19 (17.43%) Web Services
16 19 (17.43%) User Stories
17 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (15.60%) Automated Testing
18 16 (14.68%) CMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (14.68%) CMS
1 16 (14.68%) Kentico
2 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.92%) MS Project
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) DB2
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.76%) NUnit
3 9 (8.26%) Selenium
4 8 (7.34%) TeamCity
5 7 (6.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (5.50%) JIRA
7 5 (4.59%) Toad
7 5 (4.59%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.67%) Xcode
9 3 (2.75%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.83%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.92%) Subversion
11 1 (0.92%) JMeter
11 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.92%) Moq
11 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (58.72%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Spanish Language
4 7 (6.42%) Marketing
5 6 (5.50%) Electronics
5 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.59%) Automotive
7 2 (1.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (57.80%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 27 (24.77%) Analyst
4 21 (19.27%) Business Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Financial Business Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Designer
10 4 (3.67%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (3.67%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.75%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (54.13%) .NET
2 44 (40.37%) WCF
3 34 (31.19%) jQuery
4 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET
5 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
6 30 (27.52%) KnockoutJS
7 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (19.27%) .NET Framework
8 21 (19.27%) HTML
9 19 (17.43%) CSS
9 19 (17.43%) Web Services
10 16 (14.68%) NHibernate
11 14 (12.84%) Backbone.js
12 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (11.01%) HTML5
13 11 (10.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (9.17%) CSS3
15 6 (5.50%) LINQ
15 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (5.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) User Experience
2 7 (6.42%) EPoS
3 6 (5.50%) DTV
4 5 (4.59%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Open Source
5 4 (3.67%) iPhone
5 4 (3.67%) iPad
5 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) MVC
3 45 (41.28%) OO
4 37 (33.94%) TDD
5 32 (29.36%) BDD
6 21 (19.27%) OOD
7 19 (17.43%) SOA
7 19 (17.43%) User Stories
8 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.60%) Automated Testing
9 15 (13.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (11.01%) Business Analysis
10 12 (11.01%) Web Development
10 12 (11.01%) Project Management
11 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.50%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.05%) C#
2 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.27%) SQL
4 14 (12.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.42%) Java
6 6 (5.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.75%) COBOL
8 3 (2.75%) JCL
9 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) VBScript
10 1 (0.92%) XQuery
10 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) PMP
2 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Oracle
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.67%) Apple
5 2 (1.83%) IBM
5 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.92%) Northgate
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