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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 79 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.46% 4.48% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.42% 5.78% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 31
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
692 952 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.87% 77.52% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 466 557
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 57
Median hourly rate £35.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £8.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Buckinghamshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Scrum Hourly 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 8 December 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 +24 53 £400 -5.88% 11
High Wycombe +6 2 £338 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 124 (94.66%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.56%) Java
3 38 (29.01%) Finance
4 27 (20.61%) Linux
4 27 (20.61%) Big Data
5 25 (19.08%) Hadoop
6 24 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.56%) TDD
8 22 (16.79%) Banking
8 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
8 22 (16.79%) HTML
9 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.50%) C#
10 19 (14.50%) .NET
10 19 (14.50%) CSS
10 19 (14.50%) XML
11 18 (13.74%) SQL
11 18 (13.74%) Unix
11 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
12 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
12 16 (12.21%) Retail
13 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
14 14 (10.69%) Spring
14 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
14 14 (10.69%) Oracle
15 12 (9.16%) Project Management
15 12 (9.16%) SOAP
15 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
15 12 (9.16%) Java EE
15 12 (9.16%) JIRA

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 9 (6.87%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) Firewall
2 4 (3.05%) LDAP
2 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) Intranet
4 2 (1.53%) Broadband
5 1 (0.76%) ATM
5 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) Big Data
2 25 (19.08%) Hadoop
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.87%) Apache Hive
5 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.34%) Impala
7 7 (5.34%) MySQL
8 6 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.58%) HBase
8 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.05%) Cloudera CDH
9 4 (3.05%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.05%) DB2
10 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.29%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.29%) NewSQL
10 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.16%) JIRA
4 7 (5.34%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.34%) Selenium
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.82%) Ant
6 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.82%) Gradle
7 4 (3.05%) Hudson
7 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.53%) JUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Mockito
8 2 (1.53%) MSTest
8 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 22 (16.79%) Banking
3 16 (12.21%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Games
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Developer
2 22 (16.79%) Scrum Master
3 20 (15.27%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Agile Scrum Master
7 9 (6.87%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Agile Coach
10 5 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.05%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Hadoop Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) HTML
2 19 (14.50%) .NET
2 19 (14.50%) CSS
2 19 (14.50%) XML
3 14 (10.69%) Spring
4 12 (9.16%) Java EE
4 12 (9.16%) SOAP
5 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.40%) Web Services
6 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (7.63%) JMS
7 8 (6.11%) HTML5
7 8 (6.11%) jQuery
7 8 (6.11%) XSLT
8 7 (5.34%) J2EE
8 7 (5.34%) REST
9 6 (4.58%) Node.js
9 6 (4.58%) Spring Boot
10 5 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.82%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.05%) AS400
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) IVR
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.53%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.61%) Linux
2 18 (13.74%) Unix
3 9 (6.87%) Android
4 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.82%) Windows
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (94.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (17.56%) TDD
4 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
5 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.16%) MapReduce
5 12 (9.16%) Project Management
5 12 (9.16%) Waterfall
6 11 (8.40%) MVC
6 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.63%) Analytics
7 10 (7.63%) Coaching
7 10 (7.63%) CRM
7 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.63%) Use Case
7 10 (7.63%) User Stories
8 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.87%) Kanban
9 8 (6.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.56%) Java
2 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.50%) C#
4 18 (13.74%) SQL
5 11 (8.40%) Python
6 8 (6.11%) Scala
7 7 (5.34%) Perl
7 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.58%) C++
9 4 (3.05%) RPG
10 3 (2.29%) RPG IV
10 3 (2.29%) VB
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) R
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) Go
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) ISEB
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Control-M
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Oracle
3 9 (6.87%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (4.58%) hybris
5 5 (3.82%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.05%) Avaya
6 4 (3.05%) Genesys
6 4 (3.05%) KANA
7 3 (2.29%) ATG
8 2 (1.53%) Pega
8 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
9 1 (0.76%) CA
9 1 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.76%) Luciad
9 1 (0.76%) Talend
9 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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