Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 15 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 133 114 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 7.81% 9.32% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 10.90% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 47
Milton Keynes median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £538 £580 £515
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £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 1,423 1,046 1,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.51% 85.53% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 623 751
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.06% +6.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £9.18 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.40 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 104 (78.20%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.11%) Java
3 47 (35.34%) Finance
4 43 (32.33%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (31.58%) TDD
5 42 (31.58%) Banking
6 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
7 38 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 32 (24.06%) Jenkins
8 32 (24.06%) RESTful
9 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (20.30%) Spring
10 25 (18.80%) DevOps
11 23 (17.29%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (15.79%) Release Management
12 21 (15.79%) Node.js
12 21 (15.79%) Spring Boot
13 19 (14.29%) JIRA
13 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
14 18 (13.53%) HTML
14 18 (13.53%) Kanban
14 18 (13.53%) Process Improvement
14 18 (13.53%) API Development
14 18 (13.53%) Microservices
15 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
16 16 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (11.28%) GitLab
18 14 (10.53%) Hadoop
18 14 (10.53%) BDD

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 9 (6.77%) Apache Spark
1 9 (6.77%) Confluence
2 7 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (10.53%) OpenShift
3 10 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.26%) npm
5 6 (4.51%) PaaS
6 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (3.01%) IaaS
8 3 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (2.26%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) AMQP
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
1 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) Big Data
1 14 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 13 (9.77%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.76%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.76%) Impala
6 4 (3.01%) HBase
6 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.01%) Sqoop
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Spark SQL
8 2 (1.50%) Cloudera CDH
8 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
2 32 (24.06%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.29%) JIRA
4 15 (11.28%) GitLab
5 8 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (6.02%) Mocha
6 7 (5.26%) Protractor
7 6 (4.51%) Maven
8 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.76%) JMeter
8 5 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.01%) JUnit
9 4 (3.01%) Mockito
9 4 (3.01%) Selenium
10 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.26%) Gatling
10 3 (2.26%) Gradle
10 3 (2.26%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (35.34%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.51%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (51.88%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 26 (19.55%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (12.03%) Angular Developer
6 15 (11.28%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 15 (11.28%) Node.js Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.51%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Agile Coach
10 5 (3.76%) Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (3.76%) MongoDB Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 32 (24.06%) RESTful
3 27 (20.30%) Spring
4 21 (15.79%) Node.js
4 21 (15.79%) Spring Boot
5 18 (13.53%) HTML
6 14 (10.53%) REST
7 10 (7.52%) .NET
7 10 (7.52%) JSON
7 10 (7.52%) Spring Security
8 9 (6.77%) SOAP
9 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.02%) Spring MVC
10 7 (5.26%) Java EE
10 7 (5.26%) Swagger
11 6 (4.51%) Android SDK
11 6 (4.51%) CSS
11 6 (4.51%) Web Services
12 5 (3.76%) Kafka
12 5 (3.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.51%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) Android
1 6 (4.51%) Linux
2 4 (3.01%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Unix
4 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (78.20%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.33%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (31.58%) TDD
4 27 (20.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (18.80%) DevOps
6 23 (17.29%) Technical Architecture
7 21 (15.79%) Release Management
8 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 18 (13.53%) API Development
9 18 (13.53%) Kanban
9 18 (13.53%) Microservices
9 18 (13.53%) Process Improvement
10 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
11 14 (10.53%) BDD
12 12 (9.02%) MVC
13 10 (7.52%) Workflow
14 7 (5.26%) Front End Development
14 7 (5.26%) Project Management
14 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.11%) Java
2 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.77%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Ruby
5 7 (5.26%) C#
6 5 (3.76%) Scala
7 4 (3.01%) Python
8 2 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.50%) C++
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
1 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.75%) MCPD
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) GDPR
3 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Docker
3 2 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Oozie
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle
2 10 (7.52%) IBM
3 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.51%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe
6 3 (2.26%) Apigee
6 3 (2.26%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.26%) WSO2
7 2 (1.50%) Planview
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) Pega
8 1 (0.75%) SAP