Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 99 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.45% 6.30% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.65% 7.12% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 36
Median daily rate £404 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £350
90th Percentile £524 £504 £556
South East median daily rate £470 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -1.05% +2.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £50.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -20.46% +1.01% +7.61%

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 556 1,391 1,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.89% 88.54% 83.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 751 910
Median daily rate £438 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -
10th Percentile £280 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £588 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 96
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +65.52% -10.77%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £10.54
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.73% +34.04% +17.50%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Buckinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 11 July 2020. 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 -10 17 £453 +13.16% 16
High Wycombe +16 5 £325 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) MVC
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
5 12 (32.43%) HTML
5 12 (32.43%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.03%) Entity Framework
7 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
7 9 (24.32%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) LINQ
8 8 (21.62%) Web Development
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (18.92%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) CRM
9 7 (18.92%) IIS
9 7 (18.92%) RESTful
10 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (16.22%) Azure
10 6 (16.22%) Node.js
10 6 (16.22%) Kotlin

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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Appian
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Azure
2 5 (13.51%) AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.11%) npm
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) Android Studio
4 3 (8.11%) git-flow
4 3 (8.11%) GitLab
4 3 (8.11%) Grunt
4 3 (8.11%) Mocha
4 3 (8.11%) webpack
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
4 3 (8.11%) CRM Developer
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
1 12 (32.43%) CSS
1 12 (32.43%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
2 10 (27.03%) Entity Framework
3 9 (24.32%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) LINQ
5 7 (18.92%) RESTful
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) Node.js
6 6 (16.22%) XSL
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.51%) Sass
7 5 (13.51%) Spring
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
8 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) CRM
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (13.51%) Microservices
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) Kotlin
5 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Java 8
7 3 (8.11%) Apple Swift
7 3 (8.11%) ES6
7 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) COBOL
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) MCAD
2 6 (16.22%) MCITP
2 6 (16.22%) MCPD
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) NIST
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) OutSystems
2 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) Epicor
4 1 (2.70%) Infor
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) SYSPRO