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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.17% 5.80% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 7.57% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 31
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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 £320 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +18.93%
Scrum
Buckinghamshire

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
677 687 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.36% 76.67% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 428 285
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) .NET
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) Oracle
4 26 (38.81%) TDD
4 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
5 24 (35.82%) MVC
6 22 (32.84%) Finance
7 20 (29.85%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (26.87%) BDD
8 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
8 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
9 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (22.39%) SQL
11 12 (17.91%) Java
11 12 (17.91%) NHibernate
12 11 (16.42%) HTML
13 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
13 10 (14.93%) WCF
13 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (13.43%) HTML5
14 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
14 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.94%) OO
15 8 (11.94%) Web Services
15 8 (11.94%) Banking
16 7 (10.45%) Xcode
16 7 (10.45%) Objective-C

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.99%) Moodle
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Kentico
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) AMQP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) Big Data
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Xcode
2 6 (8.96%) Selenium
3 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.48%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.48%) Gradle
6 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) Grunt
7 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) German Language
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (10.45%) iOS Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Head of Development
9 2 (2.99%) Head of Testing
9 2 (2.99%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
3 20 (29.85%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
5 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (17.91%) NHibernate
7 11 (16.42%) HTML
8 10 (14.93%) WCF
9 9 (13.43%) HTML5
9 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (11.94%) Web Services
11 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.45%) iOS SDK
12 5 (7.46%) JMS
12 5 (7.46%) XML
12 5 (7.46%) J2EE
13 4 (5.97%) LINQ
13 4 (5.97%) XSLT
14 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (4.48%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) iPhone
1 7 (10.45%) iPad
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows NT
4 3 (4.48%) MVS
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) TDD
3 24 (35.82%) MVC
4 18 (26.87%) BDD
5 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.94%) OO
8 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.96%) User Stories
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Test Management
10 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) SOA
11 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.97%) Web Development
11 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Line Management
11 4 (5.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) C#
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.97%) VBScript
7 2 (2.99%) XQuery
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) ISEB
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
1 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) Apple
4 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Sun
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
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