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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 41 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.61% 3.80% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.74% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 39
Median daily rate £431 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
881 1054 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.67% 80.03% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 510 520
Median daily rate £403 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +4 32 £431 -4.16% 9
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 86 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) Java
3 23 (25.56%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) Finance
4 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.44%) Big Data
5 20 (22.22%) SQL
6 19 (21.11%) TDD
7 18 (20.00%) HTML
8 17 (18.89%) Banking
9 16 (17.78%) .NET
9 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
11 13 (14.44%) C#
11 13 (14.44%) Business Analysis
12 12 (13.33%) Spring
12 12 (13.33%) Analytics
13 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
13 11 (12.22%) User Stories
13 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
13 11 (12.22%) CSS
14 10 (11.11%) XSLT
14 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
15 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
15 9 (10.00%) Functional Programming
16 8 (8.89%) DevOps
16 8 (8.89%) User Experience
16 8 (8.89%) Front End Development

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 6 (6.67%) SAS
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) Liferay
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (1.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Big Data
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.78%) QlikView
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 6 (6.67%) DB2
4 6 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (4.44%) HBase
6 4 (4.44%) Impala
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.56%) Grunt
3 4 (4.44%) JIRA
3 4 (4.44%) Rational Rose
4 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) gulp
4 3 (3.33%) webpack
5 2 (2.22%) Bower
5 2 (2.22%) NUnit
5 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 2 (2.22%) Subversion
5 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.11%) Ant
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.11%) JUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 16 (17.78%) Senior Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.78%) Agile Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.67%) WPF Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) HTML
2 16 (17.78%) .NET
3 12 (13.33%) Spring
4 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
4 11 (12.22%) CSS
5 10 (11.11%) XSLT
6 8 (8.89%) J2EE
6 8 (8.89%) Java EE
6 8 (8.89%) XML
7 7 (7.78%) SOAP
7 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.67%) WPF
9 5 (5.56%) D3.js
9 5 (5.56%) Struts
9 5 (5.56%) Web Services
10 4 (4.44%) Ajax
10 4 (4.44%) JSP
10 4 (4.44%) RESTful
10 4 (4.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) User Experience
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.11%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) TDD
3 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (14.44%) Business Analysis
5 12 (13.33%) Analytics
6 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.22%) User Stories
7 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.89%) DevOps
8 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
8 8 (8.89%) OO
9 7 (7.78%) BDD
10 6 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 6 (6.67%) MVVM
11 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.22%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.44%) Scala
5 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (3.33%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) ABAP
8 1 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.11%) F#
8 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) ISEB
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCSE
3 1 (1.11%) MCT
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.11%) PMP
3 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe
4 4 (4.44%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.22%) Remedy
5 2 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos