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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 35 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.17% 4.32% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.78% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 15
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£415 £380 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £302 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.12%
Scrum
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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
637 606 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.83% 74.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 191
Average daily rate £365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) Finance
3 34 (48.57%) MVC
3 34 (48.57%) C#
4 32 (45.71%) .NET
5 30 (42.86%) OO
6 27 (38.57%) WCF
7 23 (32.86%) TDD
8 21 (30.00%) Oracle
9 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
10 16 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (21.43%) jQuery
11 15 (21.43%) User Stories
11 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (18.57%) BDD
13 13 (18.57%) Web Services
13 13 (18.57%) SOA
14 12 (17.14%) OOD
14 12 (17.14%) SQL
14 12 (17.14%) NUnit
14 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (15.71%) Kentico
15 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (15.71%) Banking
15 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
16 10 (14.29%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 11 (15.71%) Kentico
1 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (5.71%) Confluence
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) AMQP
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.71%) Big Data
4 4 (5.71%) DB2
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) NUnit
1 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (12.86%) Xcode
4 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.71%) Gradle
4 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.71%) Ant
4 4 (5.71%) JUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Subversion
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) Toad
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.43%) Grunt
General
1 45 (64.29%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) iOS Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Architect
11 2 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
11 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.43%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.71%) .NET
2 27 (38.57%) WCF
3 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
4 16 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (21.43%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (18.57%) Web Services
8 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (14.29%) HTML
10 9 (12.86%) iOS SDK
11 8 (11.43%) NHibernate
12 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (10.00%) J2EE
12 7 (10.00%) HTML5
13 5 (7.14%) JMS
14 4 (5.71%) Backbone.js
14 4 (5.71%) EJB
14 4 (5.71%) CSS
14 4 (5.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) iPad
1 9 (12.86%) iPhone
2 6 (8.57%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) EPoS
4 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.86%) DTV
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
1 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) MVC
3 30 (42.86%) OO
4 23 (32.86%) TDD
5 15 (21.43%) User Stories
6 14 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 13 (18.57%) BDD
7 13 (18.57%) SOA
8 12 (17.14%) OOD
9 10 (14.29%) Web Development
10 9 (12.86%) iOS Development
10 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) Project Management
11 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (5.71%) MapReduce
14 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) C#
2 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 9 (12.86%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) JCL
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) COBOL
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Apple
3 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.71%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) Northgate
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