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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 39 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.06% 4.12% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 5.70% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 28
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£400 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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
1004 860 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.99% 72.33% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 481 364
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 28
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 36 £450 +30.43% 21
High Wycombe -4 3 £225 -52.63%
Aylesbury 0 1 £450 +11.11% 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (90.99%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.95%) C#
3 49 (44.14%) .NET
4 48 (43.24%) MVC
5 45 (40.54%) Finance
6 35 (31.53%) WCF
7 32 (28.83%) OO
8 31 (27.93%) AngularJS
9 30 (27.03%) Oracle
9 30 (27.03%) TDD
10 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
11 28 (25.23%) HTML
12 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 25 (22.52%) SQL
14 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 24 (21.62%) Web Services
15 22 (19.82%) jQuery
16 21 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (18.92%) CSS
17 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (18.02%) HTML5
18 19 (17.12%) Visual Studio
19 18 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (15.32%) Kentico
20 17 (15.32%) Apple iOS
20 17 (15.32%) SOA
20 17 (15.32%) CMS
20 17 (15.32%) Banking
21 16 (14.41%) BDD
21 16 (14.41%) Automated Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.32%) Kentico
1 17 (15.32%) CMS
2 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) Node.js
4 4 (3.60%) Confluence
4 4 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) AMQP
3 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) MySQL
4 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) Big Data
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.61%) NUnit
4 13 (11.71%) JIRA
5 11 (9.91%) Xcode
6 8 (7.21%) Selenium
7 6 (5.41%) Toad
8 5 (4.50%) Subversion
8 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.60%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.60%) Ant
9 4 (3.60%) JUnit
9 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.60%) Gradle
10 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Automotive
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) iOS Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior iOS Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.14%) .NET
2 35 (31.53%) WCF
3 31 (27.93%) AngularJS
4 28 (25.23%) HTML
5 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 24 (21.62%) Web Services
7 22 (19.82%) jQuery
8 21 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
8 21 (18.92%) CSS
9 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (18.02%) HTML5
10 16 (14.41%) .NET Framework
11 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (10.81%) CSS3
12 11 (9.91%) iOS SDK
12 11 (9.91%) NHibernate
13 9 (8.11%) Entity Framework
14 7 (6.31%) J2EE
14 7 (6.31%) XML
14 7 (6.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) iPad
1 11 (9.91%) iPhone
2 9 (8.11%) User Experience
3 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.21%) Open Source
4 5 (4.50%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.70%) EPoS
6 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.80%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) DTV
8 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.11%) Windows
3 8 (7.21%) Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Android
5 3 (2.70%) UNIX
5 3 (2.70%) MVS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (90.99%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.24%) MVC
3 32 (28.83%) OO
4 30 (27.03%) TDD
5 17 (15.32%) SOA
6 16 (14.41%) BDD
6 16 (14.41%) Automated Testing
7 14 (12.61%) OOD
7 14 (12.61%) User Stories
8 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.71%) iOS Development
9 10 (9.01%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.11%) Web Development
11 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.31%) Content Management
12 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.31%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (4.50%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.60%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) C#
2 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) Objective-C
5 12 (10.81%) Java
6 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.80%) PHP5
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) XQuery
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMP
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
1 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Oracle
2 11 (9.91%) Apple
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) Appcelerator
4 4 (3.60%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) Northgate
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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