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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 45 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.59% 4.00% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 5.53% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
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
693 524 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.69% 72.28% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 283 201
Average daily rate £350 £370 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £34.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 82 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (71.08%) Finance
3 45 (54.22%) OO
4 37 (44.58%) C#
5 36 (43.37%) .NET
5 36 (43.37%) BDD
6 34 (40.96%) MVC
7 28 (33.73%) TDD
8 26 (31.33%) Web Development
9 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
10 23 (27.71%) WCF
11 22 (26.51%) jQuery
11 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
12 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (24.10%) Oracle
14 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
14 19 (22.89%) PRINCE2
14 19 (22.89%) Project Management
14 19 (22.89%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (21.69%) User Stories
16 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (18.07%) SOA
17 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
18 14 (16.87%) Backbone.js
18 14 (16.87%) Domain-Driven Design
19 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (15.66%) OOD
20 12 (14.46%) SAP
20 12 (14.46%) NHibernate
20 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (6.02%) CMS
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (6.02%) Kentico
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Intranet
1 4 (4.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.05%) NUnit
3 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.23%) Selenium
5 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.41%) Xcode
7 1 (1.20%) JMeter
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (71.08%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
3 10 (12.05%) Automotive
3 10 (12.05%) Electronics
3 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.05%) Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) Spanish Language
4 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Developer
2 30 (36.14%) Analyst
3 29 (34.94%) Business Analyst
4 25 (30.12%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (19.28%) .NET Developer
6 14 (16.87%) Financial Business Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
9 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Development Manager
11 5 (6.02%) Agile Project Manager
12 4 (4.82%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Web Development Manager
12 4 (4.82%) Web Manager
12 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) .NET
2 23 (27.71%) WCF
3 22 (26.51%) jQuery
3 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (22.89%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.87%) Backbone.js
8 12 (14.46%) NHibernate
9 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.23%) J2EE
11 6 (7.23%) HTML
12 5 (6.02%) Web Services
13 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.61%) HTML5
15 2 (2.41%) iOS SDK
15 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 2 (2.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) DTV
2 8 (9.64%) EPoS
2 8 (9.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (98.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.22%) OO
3 36 (43.37%) BDD
4 34 (40.96%) MVC
5 28 (33.73%) TDD
6 26 (31.33%) Web Development
7 24 (28.92%) Business Analysis
8 19 (22.89%) PRINCE2
8 19 (22.89%) Project Management
9 18 (21.69%) User Stories
10 15 (18.07%) SOA
11 14 (16.87%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (15.66%) OOD
13 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
14 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (12.05%) Programme Management
14 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
14 10 (12.05%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) C#
2 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.41%) JCL
6 2 (2.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) SAP
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.41%) Apple
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
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