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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.75% 3.38% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.65% 4.18% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 44
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £465 £475
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 £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
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
653 1148 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 80.90% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 651 510
Median daily rate £425 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 36
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.47 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.26 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +26 52 £450 +12.50% 5
Buckingham - 1 - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 102 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.71%) Java
3 27 (25.71%) Linux
3 27 (25.71%) TDD
4 26 (24.76%) Finance
5 22 (20.95%) Unix
6 21 (20.00%) SQL
7 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (18.10%) Big Data
9 18 (17.14%) Banking
10 17 (16.19%) Oracle
10 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
11 16 (15.24%) Hadoop
12 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 15 (14.29%) Retail
13 14 (13.33%) Python
13 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 13 (12.38%) C#
14 13 (12.38%) XML
14 13 (12.38%) Node.js
15 12 (11.43%) MapReduce
15 12 (11.43%) Scala
15 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.43%) Apache Spark
15 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.43%) .NET
16 11 (10.48%) Analytics
16 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
17 10 (9.52%) Apache Hive
17 10 (9.52%) NoSQL

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 (11.43%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Slack
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Firewall
1 4 (3.81%) LDAP
2 2 (1.90%) Broadband
2 2 (1.90%) Skype
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) ATM
3 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) Big Data
2 16 (15.24%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.52%) Apache Hive
4 10 (9.52%) Impala
4 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.57%) HBase
5 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
7 7 (6.67%) Data Lake
8 6 (5.71%) MySQL
8 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) Selenium
3 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.90%) MSTest
7 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.95%) Ant
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.95%) Gradle
8 1 (0.95%) Hudson
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Banking
3 15 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Games
5 3 (2.86%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Developer
2 13 (12.38%) Project Manager
3 12 (11.43%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.43%) Scrum Master
4 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Hadoop Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Agile Scrum Master
6 6 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Banking Project Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (3.81%) MicroStrategy Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) Node.js
1 13 (12.38%) XML
2 12 (11.43%) .NET
3 10 (9.52%) Spring
4 9 (8.57%) HTML
4 9 (8.57%) J2EE
4 9 (8.57%) Java EE
4 9 (8.57%) Web Services
5 7 (6.67%) CSS
5 7 (6.67%) jQuery
5 7 (6.67%) REST
6 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.71%) JMS
6 6 (5.71%) RESTful
6 6 (5.71%) SOAP
7 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.81%) React
8 4 (3.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.76%) Blockchain
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.81%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.86%) IVR
6 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.90%) iPad
7 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.95%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.95%) EPoS
8 1 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.95%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Unix
3 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.81%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.71%) TDD
3 20 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.43%) MapReduce
5 11 (10.48%) Analytics
5 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.52%) ETL
6 10 (9.52%) Kanban
7 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.57%) Coaching
7 9 (8.57%) Data Ingestion
7 9 (8.57%) Use Case
7 9 (8.57%) User Stories
8 8 (7.62%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.62%) Functional Programming
8 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) MVC
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) SQL
3 17 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.33%) Python
5 13 (12.38%) C#
6 12 (11.43%) Scala
7 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.76%) Go
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
10 3 (2.86%) VB
11 2 (1.90%) C++
11 2 (1.90%) JCL
11 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) R
11 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.95%) F#
12 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.90%) Control-M
2 2 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Oracle
2 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.81%) Avaya
4 4 (3.81%) Genesys
4 4 (3.81%) hybris
4 4 (3.81%) KANA
4 4 (3.81%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) ATG
5 1 (0.95%) CA
5 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) Talend
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago