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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 35 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.62% 4.56% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 5.71% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 34
Median daily rate £425 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £288 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
556 665 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.86% 79.83% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 388 437
Median daily rate £410 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Java
3 22 (36.07%) TDD
4 18 (29.51%) Finance
5 16 (26.23%) Big Data
6 15 (24.59%) Oracle
6 15 (24.59%) Linux
7 13 (21.31%) SQL
8 12 (19.67%) C#
9 10 (16.39%) .NET
9 10 (16.39%) Banking
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.75%) Functional Programming
10 9 (14.75%) Unix
10 9 (14.75%) Web Services
11 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.11%) Python
11 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
11 8 (13.11%) Spring
11 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.11%) User Stories
11 8 (13.11%) Analytics
12 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
12 7 (11.48%) Node.js
12 7 (11.48%) RESTful
12 7 (11.48%) OO
12 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
13 6 (9.84%) HTML
13 6 (9.84%) RDBMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Big Data
2 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Hive
3 6 (9.84%) Cloudera CDH
3 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.84%) HBase
3 6 (9.84%) Impala
3 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.92%) Redis
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Bower
3 2 (3.28%) Grunt
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Gradle
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Data Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Banking Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) WPF Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) Spring
4 7 (11.48%) Node.js
4 7 (11.48%) RESTful
5 6 (9.84%) HTML
6 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.20%) J2EE
7 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.56%) CSS
7 4 (6.56%) Java EE
7 4 (6.56%) WPF
8 3 (4.92%) SOAP
8 3 (4.92%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.92%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.28%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.28%) Symfony
9 2 (3.28%) WinForms
9 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Blockchain
3 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.92%) SWIFT
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (96.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) TDD
3 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) Functional Programming
5 8 (13.11%) Analytics
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.11%) User Stories
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Data Ingestion
7 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.84%) ETL
7 6 (9.84%) ETL Development
7 6 (9.84%) MapReduce
7 6 (9.84%) Microservices
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Optimisation
7 6 (9.84%) Use Case
8 5 (8.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) C#
4 8 (13.11%) Python
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.84%) Scala
7 4 (6.56%) Go
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.64%) F#
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Tableau