Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 22 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 222 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.38% 7.59% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.47% 9.02% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 59 64
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £309
90th Percentile £533 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -8.65% +13.66% +7.65%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1936 1463 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.76% 84.08% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 799 1119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 166 £390 -8.24% 12
Marlow - 4 £425 -
High Wycombe - 3 £450 -
Buckingham +4 2 - -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 191 (86.04%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (43.24%) Java
3 84 (37.84%) Finance
4 75 (33.78%) Banking
5 73 (32.88%) Git (software)
6 71 (31.98%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (31.08%) TDD
8 64 (28.83%) Jenkins
9 55 (24.77%) AngularJS
10 54 (24.32%) RESTful
11 51 (22.97%) Spring
12 46 (20.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 45 (20.27%) Microservices
14 44 (19.82%) Node.js
15 41 (18.47%) API Development
16 39 (17.57%) Spring Boot
17 38 (17.12%) DevOps
18 35 (15.77%) JIRA
19 33 (14.86%) Release Management
20 32 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
21 31 (13.96%) Test Automation
21 31 (13.96%) IBM
21 31 (13.96%) REST
22 30 (13.51%) Process Improvement
23 29 (13.06%) BDD
23 29 (13.06%) JavaScript
23 29 (13.06%) Kanban
24 27 (12.16%) SOA
25 25 (11.26%) Cloud Computing
26 23 (10.36%) MVC

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 16 (7.21%) Confluence
2 14 (6.31%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.95%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.15%) CMS
4 7 (3.15%) Drupal
4 7 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.70%) Alfresco
5 6 (2.70%) Liferay
6 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.26%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (9.91%) OpenShift
3 18 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.95%) PaaS
5 8 (3.60%) npm
6 6 (2.70%) IaaS
7 5 (2.25%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.90%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.35%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) NAS
3 2 (0.90%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) AMQP
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) MongoDB
2 21 (9.46%) Big Data
3 17 (7.66%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.15%) Spark SQL
7 6 (2.70%) Impala
8 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.80%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.35%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (1.35%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.35%) HBase
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.35%) Sqoop
10 2 (0.90%) DB2
10 2 (0.90%) MySQL
10 2 (0.90%) NuoDB
10 2 (0.90%) OLAP
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
10 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 73 (32.88%) Git (software)
2 64 (28.83%) Jenkins
3 35 (15.77%) JIRA
4 22 (9.91%) GitLab
5 18 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (8.11%) TeamCity
6 15 (6.76%) Maven
7 13 (5.86%) JUnit
8 12 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 12 (5.41%) Mocha
8 12 (5.41%) Mockito
9 11 (4.95%) Protractor
9 11 (4.95%) Selenium
10 7 (3.15%) JMeter
11 6 (2.70%) Gradle
12 5 (2.25%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.25%) Gatling
13 4 (1.80%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.80%) git-flow
13 4 (1.80%) Jasmine
General
1 84 (37.84%) Finance
2 75 (33.78%) Banking
3 12 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.15%) Retail
5 5 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.80%) Games
7 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (55.41%) Developer
2 50 (22.52%) Java Developer
3 33 (14.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 24 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
4 24 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
5 22 (9.91%) Angular Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 14 (6.31%) Architect
8 12 (5.41%) Agile Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Analyst
9 11 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.15%) Android Developer
11 7 (3.15%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Scrum Master
11 7 (3.15%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.15%) Test Architect
12 6 (2.70%) Big Data Engineer
12 6 (2.70%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.77%) AngularJS
2 54 (24.32%) RESTful
3 51 (22.97%) Spring
4 44 (19.82%) Node.js
5 39 (17.57%) Spring Boot
6 31 (13.96%) REST
7 22 (9.91%) HTML
7 22 (9.91%) JSON
8 21 (9.46%) Spring Security
8 21 (9.46%) Swagger
9 16 (7.21%) OAuth
10 15 (6.76%) SOAP
11 13 (5.86%) .NET
11 13 (5.86%) Spring MVC
12 12 (5.41%) Web Services
13 8 (3.60%) Java EE
13 8 (3.60%) React
13 8 (3.60%) XML
14 7 (3.15%) Android SDK
15 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (2.25%) User Experience
3 3 (1.35%) iPad
4 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.90%) Online Games
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.45%) Fintech
5 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.31%) Linux
2 8 (3.60%) Android
3 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.25%) Windows
5 4 (1.80%) Unix
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (86.04%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.98%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (31.08%) TDD
4 46 (20.72%) Continuous Delivery
5 45 (20.27%) Microservices
6 41 (18.47%) API Development
7 38 (17.12%) DevOps
8 33 (14.86%) Release Management
9 32 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
10 31 (13.96%) Test Automation
11 30 (13.51%) Process Improvement
12 29 (13.06%) BDD
12 29 (13.06%) Kanban
13 27 (12.16%) SOA
14 23 (10.36%) MVC
15 15 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 13 (5.86%) SOLID
16 13 (5.86%) Workflow
17 12 (5.41%) Unit Testing
17 12 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (43.24%) Java
2 29 (13.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.91%) Ruby
4 21 (9.46%) SQL
5 10 (4.50%) C#
6 7 (3.15%) Scala
7 4 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.90%) C++
8 2 (0.90%) Perl
8 2 (0.90%) Python
8 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (1.80%) Degree
1 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) MCPD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.66%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.35%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (13.96%) IBM
2 17 (7.66%) Oracle
3 16 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.76%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.05%) Apigee
5 9 (4.05%) Cloudera
5 9 (4.05%) MuleSoft
5 9 (4.05%) WSO2
6 6 (2.70%) OpenText
7 4 (1.80%) Apple
8 3 (1.35%) Pega
9 2 (0.90%) Adobe
9 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.90%) Planview
10 1 (0.45%) Nuxeo
10 1 (0.45%) SAP