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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 45 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.50% 4.77% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 6.43% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £333 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
1080 886 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.72% 74.20% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 514 431
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 -15 35 £425 +6.25% 7
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.54%) .NET
3 33 (34.38%) C#
4 32 (33.33%) MVC
5 30 (31.25%) TDD
5 30 (31.25%) Oracle
6 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 27 (28.13%) Finance
8 26 (27.08%) BDD
9 25 (26.04%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
10 23 (23.96%) HTML
11 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 19 (19.79%) SQL
13 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
13 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (15.63%) CSS
15 14 (14.58%) OOP
15 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
16 13 (13.54%) HTML5
16 13 (13.54%) Banking
17 12 (12.50%) Web Services
17 12 (12.50%) Java
18 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
18 11 (11.46%) NHibernate
18 11 (11.46%) Domain-Driven Design
19 10 (10.42%) Selenium
19 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
19 10 (10.42%) OO
19 10 (10.42%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.17%) Node.js
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.08%) Moodle
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) AMQP
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) MySQL
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) DataStage
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Selenium
2 8 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (5.21%) Xcode
3 5 (5.21%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.13%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Gradle
7 1 (1.04%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (28.13%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.08%) Automotive
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.46%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Agile .NET Developer
6 8 (8.33%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
3 25 (26.04%) KnockoutJS
4 23 (23.96%) HTML
5 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (15.63%) CSS
8 13 (13.54%) HTML5
9 12 (12.50%) Web Services
10 11 (11.46%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.38%) WCF
12 8 (8.33%) CSS3
12 8 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.29%) XML
14 6 (6.25%) Symfony
15 5 (5.21%) LINQ
15 5 (5.21%) iOS SDK
16 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
16 4 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.21%) iPhone
1 5 (5.21%) iPad
1 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) UNIX
3 4 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 3 (3.13%) MVS
5 2 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) MVC
3 30 (31.25%) TDD
4 26 (27.08%) BDD
5 17 (17.71%) PRINCE2
6 14 (14.58%) OOP
6 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.42%) OO
9 8 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.29%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.25%) User Stories
11 6 (6.25%) Test Management
11 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) C#
2 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) Java
5 9 (9.38%) Objective-C
6 8 (8.33%) PHP
7 6 (6.25%) PHP5
8 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.17%) VBScript
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) XQuery
11 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.04%) VB
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) ISEB
2 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.08%) PMP
3 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) Zend
4 5 (5.21%) Apple
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (3.13%) Adobe
5 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.08%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.04%) Talend
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian