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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 17 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.01% 7.85% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 10.69% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
643 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.74% 73.40% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 301 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (61.54%) C#
2 51 (56.04%) .NET
3 50 (54.95%) OO
4 49 (53.85%) TDD
5 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (47.25%) Finance
7 41 (45.05%) Oracle
8 37 (40.66%) MVC
8 37 (40.66%) BDD
9 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET
10 33 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (35.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (31.87%) SOA
13 28 (30.77%) Web Development
14 25 (27.47%) SQL
14 25 (27.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (25.27%) Oracle Database
15 23 (25.27%) N-Tier
16 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
16 21 (23.08%) WCF
16 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
16 21 (23.08%) NUnit
17 20 (21.98%) Business Analysis
17 20 (21.98%) PRINCE2
18 19 (20.88%) Domain-Driven Design
19 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
20 17 (18.68%) Project Management
21 16 (17.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
23 13 (14.29%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.40%) Content Management Server
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) MS Project
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 21 (23.08%) NUnit
3 9 (9.89%) Selenium
4 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.20%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.69%) Automotive
4 6 (6.59%) Electronics
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.59%) Marketing
5 5 (5.49%) Retail
6 4 (4.40%) Banking
7 3 (3.30%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Business Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Development Manager
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) .NET Developer
7 11 (12.09%) Web Development Manager
7 11 (12.09%) Web Manager
8 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
8 9 (9.89%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) Financial Business Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Lead Business Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (56.04%) .NET
2 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (23.08%) WCF
5 16 (17.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (13.19%) jQuery
6 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.99%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.89%) Backbone.js
9 8 (8.79%) NHibernate
10 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (6.59%) HTML
11 6 (6.59%) Velocity
11 6 (6.59%) J2EE
12 4 (4.40%) HTML5
13 2 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.20%) CSS
13 2 (2.20%) Web Services
13 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.59%) DTV
3 5 (5.49%) EPoS
4 3 (3.30%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.10%) CESG
6 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) OO
2 49 (53.85%) TDD
3 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (40.66%) MVC
4 37 (40.66%) BDD
5 33 (36.26%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (31.87%) SOA
7 28 (30.77%) Web Development
8 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 20 (21.98%) Business Analysis
9 20 (21.98%) PRINCE2
10 19 (20.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (18.68%) Project Management
12 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 11 (12.09%) Matrix Management
14 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
15 9 (9.89%) User Stories
16 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (8.79%) OOD
16 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) C#
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 14 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Java
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Oracle
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Dundas
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
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