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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 26 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.43% 3.72% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 4.66% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 45
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -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
740 1074 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.04% 79.97% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 615 538
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +21 48 £425 - 9
Buckingham - 1 - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 90 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) Java
3 29 (31.18%) TDD
4 23 (24.73%) Finance
4 23 (24.73%) Linux
5 21 (22.58%) Big Data
6 19 (20.43%) SQL
7 18 (19.35%) Oracle
7 18 (19.35%) Unix
8 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (17.20%) Banking
10 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
10 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.05%) C#
12 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
13 12 (12.90%) Scala
13 12 (12.90%) Python
13 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.90%) Apache Spark
14 11 (11.83%) Node.js
14 11 (11.83%) MapReduce
14 11 (11.83%) .NET
14 11 (11.83%) XML
15 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
15 10 (10.75%) Apache Hive
15 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
15 10 (10.75%) ETL
15 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.75%) Analytics
15 10 (10.75%) Impala

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 12 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.15%) SAS
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) Slack
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
1 3 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (2.15%) Broadband
2 2 (2.15%) Skype
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Big Data
2 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 10 (10.75%) Apache Hive
3 10 (10.75%) Impala
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.68%) HBase
5 8 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.53%) Cloudera CDH
6 7 (7.53%) Data Lake
7 6 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (6.45%) MySQL
7 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.23%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Selenium
2 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.45%) JIRA
4 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.15%) Bower
7 2 (2.15%) Grunt
7 2 (2.15%) MSTest
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.08%) Gradle
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Games
5 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Scrum Master
5 10 (10.75%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Agile Scrum Master
6 7 (7.53%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Hadoop Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Banking Project Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
1 11 (11.83%) Node.js
1 11 (11.83%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) Spring
3 7 (7.53%) CSS
3 7 (7.53%) HTML
3 7 (7.53%) J2EE
3 7 (7.53%) Java EE
3 7 (7.53%) Web Services
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.45%) RESTful
5 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.30%) JMS
5 4 (4.30%) jQuery
5 4 (4.30%) REST
5 4 (4.30%) SOAP
6 3 (3.23%) React
6 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Blockchain
2 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.30%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.23%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.08%) EPoS
6 1 (1.08%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) Unix
3 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) TDD
3 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (11.83%) MapReduce
5 10 (10.75%) Analytics
5 10 (10.75%) ETL
5 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.68%) Data Ingestion
6 9 (9.68%) Functional Programming
6 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.68%) User Stories
7 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Coaching
7 8 (8.60%) Kanban
7 8 (8.60%) Use Case
8 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.53%) ETL Development
8 7 (7.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) SQL
3 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.05%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) Python
5 12 (12.90%) Scala
6 5 (5.38%) Go
6 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 3 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) JCL
8 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) F#
9 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) ISEB
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.23%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.15%) Control-M
3 2 (2.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.23%) Avaya
4 3 (3.23%) Genesys
4 3 (3.23%) KANA
4 3 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) CA
5 1 (1.08%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.08%) hybris
5 1 (1.08%) Informatica
5 1 (1.08%) Rally
5 1 (1.08%) Remedy
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Talend
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago