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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 37 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.20% 4.57% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 6.05% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 39
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 £288 £341 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 36 £425 +6.25% 11
Aylesbury - 1 £550 - 4
High Wycombe - 1 £225 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (93.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (38.24%) .NET
3 37 (36.27%) C#
4 35 (34.31%) MVC
5 33 (32.35%) TDD
6 32 (31.37%) Oracle
7 31 (30.39%) AngularJS
8 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
9 26 (25.49%) Finance
10 25 (24.51%) HTML
10 25 (24.51%) KnockoutJS
11 23 (22.55%) BDD
12 21 (20.59%) SQL
12 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET
13 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (15.69%) HTML5
14 16 (15.69%) CSS
15 15 (14.71%) Java
16 14 (13.73%) OO
16 14 (13.73%) Banking
16 14 (13.73%) NHibernate
16 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
17 13 (12.75%) WCF
17 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
17 13 (12.75%) Web Services
18 12 (11.76%) OOP
18 12 (11.76%) Waterfall
19 11 (10.78%) JIRA
19 11 (10.78%) Internet
19 11 (10.78%) Objective-C

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (4.90%) Node.js
2 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.96%) Moodle
4 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Kentico
4 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) AMQP
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.80%) MySQL
3 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (1.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) DataStage
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) JIRA
2 9 (8.82%) Selenium
3 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.86%) Xcode
4 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 5 (4.90%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (3.92%) Gradle
5 4 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.92%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.92%) Ant
5 4 (3.92%) JUnit
5 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.96%) NUnit
7 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.96%) German Language
5 2 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (61.76%) Developer
2 23 (22.55%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.78%) Agile .NET Developer
5 10 (9.80%) iOS Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) .NET
2 31 (30.39%) AngularJS
3 25 (24.51%) KnockoutJS
3 25 (24.51%) HTML
4 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (15.69%) HTML5
6 16 (15.69%) CSS
7 14 (13.73%) NHibernate
8 13 (12.75%) Web Services
8 13 (12.75%) WCF
9 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (8.82%) CSS3
11 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.86%) J2EE
12 7 (6.86%) iOS SDK
13 6 (5.88%) XML
13 6 (5.88%) JMS
13 6 (5.88%) Symfony
14 5 (4.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) iPhone
1 7 (6.86%) iPad
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.80%) Windows
3 5 (4.90%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Windows NT
4 4 (3.92%) UNIX
4 4 (3.92%) Android
4 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.94%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (93.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) MVC
3 33 (32.35%) TDD
4 23 (22.55%) BDD
5 14 (13.73%) OO
6 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.76%) OOP
7 12 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.80%) iOS Development
9 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 9 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.86%) User Stories
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.88%) SOA
12 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Test Management
13 5 (4.90%) Web Development
13 5 (4.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) C#
2 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.59%) SQL
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 11 (10.78%) Objective-C
6 10 (9.80%) PHP
7 6 (5.88%) PHP5
8 4 (3.92%) VBScript
9 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.94%) Ruby
10 2 (1.96%) XQuery
10 2 (1.96%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) ISEB
3 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
1 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Apple
4 6 (5.88%) Zend
5 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.92%) Appcelerator
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) Sun
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.98%) Informatica
8 1 (0.98%) Talend
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with opt
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago