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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 47 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.91% 4.14% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 5.63% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 25
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£375 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
952 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 73.60% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 551 350
Average daily rate £355 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 31 £425 +11.84% 16
High Wycombe 0 3 £225 -52.63%
Aylesbury -4 1 £450 +11.11% 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.69%) MVC
3 52 (44.83%) C#
4 49 (42.24%) .NET
5 42 (36.21%) Finance
6 36 (31.03%) WCF
7 33 (28.45%) AngularJS
7 33 (28.45%) HTML
7 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
8 32 (27.59%) TDD
9 31 (26.72%) Oracle
10 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET
10 28 (24.14%) OO
11 26 (22.41%) SQL
12 25 (21.55%) CSS
13 24 (20.69%) Web Services
14 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.83%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (18.97%) jQuery
15 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (18.10%) HTML5
17 19 (16.38%) BDD
17 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
18 18 (15.52%) Banking
18 18 (15.52%) Apple iOS
18 18 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (14.66%) Kentico
19 17 (14.66%) CMS
19 17 (14.66%) SOA
20 15 (12.93%) Automated Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (14.66%) Kentico
1 17 (14.66%) CMS
2 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.03%) Node.js
4 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.72%) Apache
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) Moodle
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) PaaS
2 2 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) AMQP
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) Big Data
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (12.93%) JIRA
4 13 (11.21%) NUnit
5 11 (9.48%) Xcode
6 8 (6.90%) Selenium
7 6 (5.17%) Toad
7 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.31%) Subversion
9 4 (3.45%) Ant
9 4 (3.45%) JUnit
9 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.45%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (3.45%) Gradle
10 3 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.59%) Axure RP
General
1 42 (36.21%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Back Office
3 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (71.55%) Developer
2 28 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) iOS Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Senior iOS Developer
9 5 (4.31%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.59%) Designer
11 3 (2.59%) CMS Developer
11 3 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) .NET
2 36 (31.03%) WCF
3 33 (28.45%) AngularJS
3 33 (28.45%) HTML
4 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 25 (21.55%) CSS
6 24 (20.69%) Web Services
7 23 (19.83%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (18.97%) jQuery
8 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (18.10%) HTML5
10 15 (12.93%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.21%) NHibernate
11 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (11.21%) CSS3
12 11 (9.48%) iOS SDK
13 9 (7.76%) XML
14 8 (6.90%) Entity Framework
15 7 (6.03%) LINQ
15 7 (6.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) iPhone
1 11 (9.48%) iPad
2 10 (8.62%) User Experience
3 8 (6.90%) Open Source
3 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.72%) EPoS
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) Linux
4 4 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) MVS
5 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.69%) MVC
3 32 (27.59%) TDD
4 28 (24.14%) OO
5 19 (16.38%) BDD
6 17 (14.66%) SOA
7 15 (12.93%) Automated Testing
8 14 (12.07%) iOS Development
8 14 (12.07%) OOD
9 12 (10.34%) User Stories
9 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.03%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (6.03%) Web Development
11 7 (6.03%) OOP
11 7 (6.03%) Content Management
12 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
14 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) C#
2 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.41%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) Objective-C
5 13 (11.21%) Java
6 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.76%) PHP
8 5 (4.31%) PHP5
8 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.59%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) C++
10 2 (1.72%) XQuery
11 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Puppet
1 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Apple
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) Zend
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.45%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.86%) Northgate
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