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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.49% 4.52% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 6.00% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 24
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£425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £338 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +21.25%
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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
647 683 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.52% 75.30% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 430 254
Average daily rate £400 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £10.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.18 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) .NET
3 34 (45.33%) C#
4 32 (42.67%) Oracle
5 30 (40.00%) Finance
6 28 (37.33%) MVC
7 25 (33.33%) TDD
8 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
9 22 (29.33%) SQL
10 20 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
12 17 (22.67%) BDD
12 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (21.33%) WCF
14 15 (20.00%) OO
15 14 (18.67%) Web Services
15 14 (18.67%) Java
16 13 (17.33%) HTML
17 12 (16.00%) Windows
18 11 (14.67%) HTML5
18 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database
19 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
19 10 (13.33%) Banking
20 9 (12.00%) Xcode
20 9 (12.00%) Objective-C
20 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
20 9 (12.00%) Apple
20 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 9 (12.00%) iOS Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Kentico
3 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) Moodle
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
1 2 (2.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) AMQP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
4 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.33%) DB2
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Xcode
1 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.00%) Selenium
3 5 (6.67%) NUnit
3 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 4 (5.33%) Ant
4 4 (5.33%) JUnit
4 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.33%) Gradle
5 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Back Office
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.00%) iOS Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Moodle Developer
9 2 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) .NET
2 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
3 20 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (21.33%) WCF
7 14 (18.67%) Web Services
8 13 (17.33%) HTML
9 11 (14.67%) HTML5
10 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.00%) iOS SDK
11 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (10.67%) NHibernate
13 6 (8.00%) jQuery
13 6 (8.00%) JMS
13 6 (8.00%) J2EE
14 5 (6.67%) XML
15 4 (5.33%) EJB
15 4 (5.33%) Java EE
15 4 (5.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) iPhone
1 9 (12.00%) iPad
2 4 (5.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.67%) Linux
4 6 (8.00%) UNIX
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows NT
6 3 (4.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) MVC
3 25 (33.33%) TDD
4 17 (22.67%) BDD
5 15 (20.00%) OO
6 9 (12.00%) iOS Development
7 8 (10.67%) SOA
8 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.33%) User Stories
9 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.00%) Open Source
9 6 (8.00%) SDLC
9 6 (8.00%) Web Development
9 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.67%) Test Management
10 5 (6.67%) OOD
10 5 (6.67%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) C#
2 22 (29.33%) SQL
3 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.33%) VBScript
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) XQuery
9 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
1 4 (5.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Apple
3 4 (5.33%) IBM
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.67%) Sun
4 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Northgate
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