The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 26 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.66% 5.91% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 8.03% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
625 548 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.88% 73.66% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 278 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Milton Keynes region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) OO
3 52 (58.43%) C#
4 51 (57.30%) Finance
5 50 (56.18%) .NET
6 45 (50.56%) TDD
7 41 (46.07%) MVC
8 40 (44.94%) BDD
9 38 (42.70%) Oracle
10 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET
10 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (33.71%) Web Development
13 26 (29.21%) SOA
14 22 (24.72%) PRINCE2
14 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
14 22 (24.72%) WCF
14 22 (24.72%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (24.72%) Coaching
15 21 (23.60%) N-Tier
16 20 (22.47%) SQL
16 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database
17 19 (21.35%) Project Management
18 18 (20.22%) NUnit
18 18 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
19 17 (19.10%) jQuery
19 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
20 16 (17.98%) KnockoutJS
21 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (11.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.49%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Kentico
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.12%) MS Project
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (8.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 5 (5.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.49%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) NUnit
1 18 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.74%) Selenium
4 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.99%) Automotive
3 8 (8.99%) Electronics
3 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Spanish Language
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Business Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (17.98%) Development Manager
6 14 (15.73%) .NET Developer
7 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Web Manager
7 11 (12.36%) Web Development Manager
8 10 (11.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (11.24%) Financial Business Analyst
9 9 (10.11%) ScrumMaster
10 8 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.74%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.62%) Lead Business Analyst
12 5 (5.62%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
14 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 3 (3.37%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.18%) .NET
2 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET
2 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (24.72%) WCF
4 17 (19.10%) jQuery
5 16 (17.98%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.73%) Backbone.js
7 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.48%) NHibernate
8 12 (13.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (7.87%) J2EE
10 6 (6.74%) HTML
10 6 (6.74%) Velocity
11 4 (4.49%) HTML5
11 4 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.25%) WPF
12 2 (2.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.99%) EPoS
2 8 (8.99%) DTV
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.37%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Windows
1 1 (1.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) OO
3 45 (50.56%) TDD
4 41 (46.07%) MVC
5 40 (44.94%) BDD
6 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (33.71%) Web Development
8 26 (29.21%) SOA
9 22 (24.72%) PRINCE2
9 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
9 22 (24.72%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (24.72%) Coaching
10 19 (21.35%) Project Management
11 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
12 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
13 12 (13.48%) People Management
14 11 (12.36%) User Stories
14 11 (12.36%) Matrix Management
15 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
16 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) C#
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.74%) Java
6 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.25%) JCL
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (42.70%) Oracle
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Dundas
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