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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.36% 3.00% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 3.70% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 35
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
503 838 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.87% 80.97% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 496 369
Median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 82 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.86%) Java
3 24 (28.57%) TDD
4 23 (27.38%) Linux
5 20 (23.81%) Finance
6 16 (19.05%) SQL
6 16 (19.05%) Unix
6 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 14 (16.67%) Retail
8 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
8 13 (15.48%) Oracle
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.48%) Big Data
9 12 (14.29%) C#
10 11 (13.10%) .NET
10 11 (13.10%) XML
10 11 (13.10%) Node.js
10 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (11.90%) Analytics
11 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 10 (11.90%) Banking
11 10 (11.90%) Python
12 9 (10.71%) J2EE
12 9 (10.71%) Kanban
12 9 (10.71%) User Stories
13 8 (9.52%) Coaching
13 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
13 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
13 8 (9.52%) MapReduce

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 7 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) Slack
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
1 4 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (2.38%) Broadband
2 2 (2.38%) Skype
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) ATM
3 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) Big Data
2 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.14%) Cloudera CDH
4 6 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 6 (7.14%) HBase
4 6 (7.14%) Impala
4 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.38%) OLAP
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.38%) MSTest
7 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) Ant
8 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.19%) Gradle
8 1 (1.19%) Hudson
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Retail
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Military
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Scrum Master
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (5.95%) Banking Project Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Senior MicroStrategy Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
1 11 (13.10%) Node.js
1 11 (13.10%) XML
2 9 (10.71%) J2EE
3 8 (9.52%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) Spring
3 8 (9.52%) Web Services
4 7 (8.33%) jQuery
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.14%) CSS
5 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.14%) JMS
5 6 (7.14%) REST
5 6 (7.14%) SOAP
6 5 (5.95%) Java EE
6 5 (5.95%) RESTful
6 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) User Experience
4 4 (4.76%) Blockchain
4 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.57%) IVR
6 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.19%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) EPoS
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) Statistics
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) TDD
3 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.90%) Analytics
4 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
5 9 (10.71%) Kanban
5 9 (10.71%) User Stories
6 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Coaching
6 8 (9.52%) MapReduce
7 7 (8.33%) Functional Programming
7 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Use Case
8 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.14%) CRM
8 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.14%) ETL
8 6 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) Java
2 16 (19.05%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 10 (11.90%) Python
6 7 (8.33%) Scala
7 4 (4.76%) Go
8 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) F#
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) R
10 1 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.48%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.76%) Avaya
3 4 (4.76%) Genesys
3 4 (4.76%) hybris
3 4 (4.76%) KANA
3 4 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.19%) Apple
4 1 (1.19%) ATG
4 1 (1.19%) CA
4 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.19%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) Rally
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.19%) SAP