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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 79 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.63% 3.57% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 4.26% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 26
Median daily rate £400 £390 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £318 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £449 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% -0.58%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 864 893 968
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.48% 84.01% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 477 472
Median daily rate £400 £405 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.57 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 56 £400 +2.56% 5
Aylesbury - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £235 - 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 153 (93.29%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.12%) Finance
3 71 (43.29%) Banking
4 70 (42.68%) Java
5 32 (19.51%) Android
6 31 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
7 30 (18.29%) CSS
8 29 (17.68%) HTML
8 29 (17.68%) TDD
9 27 (16.46%) Mobile App
10 25 (15.24%) Jenkins
10 25 (15.24%) Apple iOS
11 24 (14.63%) Git (software)
12 23 (14.02%) Oracle
12 23 (14.02%) Hadoop
13 22 (13.41%) Android Development
13 22 (13.41%) Big Data
13 22 (13.41%) AngularJS
13 22 (13.41%) SQL
14 21 (12.80%) Linux
14 21 (12.80%) JIRA
14 21 (12.80%) Business Analysis
15 19 (11.59%) Mobile Banking
15 19 (11.59%) CSS3
15 19 (11.59%) HTML5
16 18 (10.98%) Spring
16 18 (10.98%) Project Management
17 17 (10.37%) OO
17 17 (10.37%) XML

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 (4.27%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.66%) Confluence
2 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.83%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.22%) JBoss
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) InVision
2 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Staffware
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.05%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) Internet
2 4 (2.44%) Intranet
2 4 (2.44%) LDAP
3 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) Hadoop
2 22 (13.41%) Big Data
3 15 (9.15%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.27%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.27%) MySQL
5 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.66%) DB2
6 6 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.05%) Impala
7 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.44%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.83%) HBase
10 2 (1.22%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.22%) NewSQL
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.22%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Jenkins
2 24 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 21 (12.80%) JIRA
4 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.66%) git-flow
5 6 (3.66%) Gradle
5 6 (3.66%) Selenium
6 5 (3.05%) Ant
7 4 (2.44%) Hudson
7 4 (2.44%) JUnit
7 4 (2.44%) SonarQube
7 4 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.83%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.83%) Mockito
8 3 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.22%) Maven
9 2 (1.22%) MSTest
9 2 (1.22%) Subversion
9 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (45.12%) Finance
2 71 (43.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.44%) Automotive
5 4 (2.44%) German Language
6 2 (1.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (53.05%) Developer
2 39 (23.78%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Agile Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Designer
4 16 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (9.15%) Scrum Master
6 14 (8.54%) Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Android Developer
7 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.71%) UI Designer
8 10 (6.10%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Agile Scrum Master
9 9 (5.49%) UI/UX Designer
9 9 (5.49%) UX Designer
10 8 (4.88%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Java Android Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.29%) CSS
2 29 (17.68%) HTML
3 22 (13.41%) AngularJS
4 19 (11.59%) CSS3
4 19 (11.59%) HTML5
5 18 (10.98%) Spring
6 17 (10.37%) Java EE
6 17 (10.37%) XML
7 16 (9.76%) SOAP
8 15 (9.15%) .NET
8 15 (9.15%) Node.js
9 14 (8.54%) Web Services
10 13 (7.93%) Spring Boot
11 12 (7.32%) REST
12 11 (6.71%) Android SDK
12 11 (6.71%) jQuery
13 10 (6.10%) LESS
13 10 (6.10%) RESTful
13 10 (6.10%) Sass
14 9 (5.49%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Mobile App
2 19 (11.59%) Mobile Banking
3 16 (9.76%) User Experience
4 10 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.88%) iPad
5 8 (4.88%) iPhone
6 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.44%) AS400
8 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.83%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Android
2 25 (15.24%) Apple iOS
3 21 (12.80%) Linux
4 10 (6.10%) Unix
5 8 (4.88%) Windows
6 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (93.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (17.68%) TDD
4 22 (13.41%) Android Development
5 21 (12.80%) Business Analysis
6 18 (10.98%) Project Management
7 17 (10.37%) OO
8 16 (9.76%) Front End Development
9 14 (8.54%) iOS Development
9 14 (8.54%) Kanban
9 14 (8.54%) MVC
10 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.71%) Agile Testing
11 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.71%) User Stories
12 10 (6.10%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.10%) Microservices
12 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.10%) UML
13 9 (5.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.68%) Java
2 30 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.41%) SQL
4 15 (9.15%) C#
5 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.49%) Python
6 7 (4.27%) Perl
7 6 (3.66%) Apple Swift
7 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.66%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.44%) C++
8 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.44%) RPG
8 4 (2.44%) Scala
8 4 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.83%) ECMAScript
9 3 (1.83%) ES6
9 3 (1.83%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.22%) C
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) ISEB
4 3 (1.83%) APMG
5 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.22%) PMP
5 2 (1.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Docker
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.61%) Mesos
2 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Oracle
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.49%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (4.27%) Apple
5 6 (3.66%) Adobe
5 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.83%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.83%) ILOG
7 2 (1.22%) ATG
7 2 (1.22%) hybris
7 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.22%) Pega
7 2 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Luciad
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) Talend
8 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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