Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 January 2019 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 25 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +30
Contract jobs citing Scrum 72 122 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.26% 7.29% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 8.66% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 56
Milton Keynes median daily rate £538 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £396 £313 £309
90th Percentile £725 £560 £581
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £538 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +26.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £37.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 - £37.50

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,021 1,408 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.71% 84.11% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 756 632
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +6.45%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +0.85% +3.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £9.18 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.40 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.25% +15.00% -2.79%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Milton Keynes

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) .NET
3 27 (37.50%) DevOps
4 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (22.22%) C#
7 15 (20.83%) Java
7 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 14 (19.44%) SQL
8 14 (19.44%) JIRA
9 13 (18.06%) Migration
9 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) Spring
11 11 (15.28%) Kanban
11 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
12 10 (13.89%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (12.50%) Coaching
13 9 (12.50%) Banking
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.11%) Android
14 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
15 7 (9.72%) BDD
15 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
15 7 (9.72%) Agile Coaching
15 7 (9.72%) SDLC
16 6 (8.33%) IT Strategy
16 6 (8.33%) AngularJS

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
1 3 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Documentum
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.78%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) NuoDB
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (19.44%) JIRA
3 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.56%) Android Studio
5 3 (4.17%) git-flow
6 2 (2.78%) ERwin
6 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (2.78%) RStudio
7 1 (1.39%) GitLab
7 1 (1.39%) Selenium
7 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Head of Development
7 7 (9.72%) Agile Coach
8 6 (8.33%) Android Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Azure Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Scrum Master
10 4 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Designer
10 4 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.56%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) Spring
3 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.94%) Java EE
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) Spring Boot
6 3 (4.17%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) CSS
6 3 (4.17%) JSON
6 3 (4.17%) Node.js
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) RESTful
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.39%) Hystrix
8 1 (1.39%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (1.39%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) New Media
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) DevOps
3 15 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 13 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (18.06%) Migration
5 11 (15.28%) Kanban
6 10 (13.89%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (12.50%) Coaching
8 7 (9.72%) Agile Coaching
8 7 (9.72%) BDD
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
8 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.33%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.33%) TDD
9 6 (8.33%) User Stories
10 5 (6.94%) Android Development
10 5 (6.94%) Community of Practice
10 5 (6.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (6.94%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.78%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe
3 2 (2.78%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.78%) Talend
4 1 (1.39%) F5
4 1 (1.39%) Kofax
4 1 (1.39%) Meridio
4 1 (1.39%) OpenText
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Pega