Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 13 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 89 175 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.09% 10.46% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 12.39% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 71 42
Milton Keynes median daily rate £466 £390 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.55% -12.95% +8.61%
10th Percentile £379 £330 £346
90th Percentile £725 £506 £571
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £413 £440
% change year-on-year +12.12% -6.25% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 1,252 1,412 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.69% 84.40% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 712 638
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £537 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -25.00%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 75 (84.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) Java
3 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
3 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
4 16 (17.98%) DevOps
4 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (17.98%) .NET
4 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.85%) JIRA
5 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
6 14 (15.73%) Banking
7 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
8 12 (13.48%) Node.js
8 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (13.48%) Docker
9 11 (12.36%) OpenShift
9 11 (12.36%) C#
9 11 (12.36%) SDLC
10 10 (11.24%) SQL
10 10 (11.24%) Spring
10 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
11 9 (10.11%) Microservices
11 9 (10.11%) Android
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.99%) GitLab
12 8 (8.99%) User Experience
12 8 (8.99%) TDD
12 8 (8.99%) JavaScript

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 6 (6.74%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.12%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.36%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.37%) npm
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.49%) NuoDB
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.37%) Big Data
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) HBase
5 3 (3.37%) Impala
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) OLAP
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.37%) Pentaho
5 3 (3.37%) Power BI
5 3 (3.37%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.25%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.85%) JIRA
3 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.99%) GitLab
4 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (4.49%) Android Studio
6 4 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.25%) git-flow
8 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.25%) Mocha
8 2 (2.25%) Protractor
8 2 (2.25%) Selenium
8 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.12%) Appium
9 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (15.73%) Banking
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Developer
2 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
2 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
2 8 (8.99%) Scrum Master
3 6 (6.74%) Agile Coach
3 6 (6.74%) Android Developer
3 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
3 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
4 5 (5.62%) Consultant
4 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.49%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (4.49%) Architect
5 4 (4.49%) Automation Tester
5 4 (4.49%) Designer
5 4 (4.49%) Head of Development
5 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Tester
5 4 (4.49%) User Experience Consultant
5 4 (4.49%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
2 16 (17.98%) .NET
3 12 (13.48%) Node.js
4 10 (11.24%) Spring
5 7 (7.87%) CSS
5 7 (7.87%) HTML
5 7 (7.87%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.74%) CSS3
6 6 (6.74%) Java EE
6 6 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.62%) REST
8 4 (4.49%) React
8 4 (4.49%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.37%) Kafka
9 3 (3.37%) LAMP
9 3 (3.37%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (3.37%) NHibernate
9 3 (3.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.99%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.37%) Blog
4 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) New Media
6 1 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Android
2 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (84.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (17.98%) DevOps
3 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
4 11 (12.36%) SDLC
5 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.11%) Microservices
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Analytics
7 7 (7.87%) Build Automation
7 7 (7.87%) Dependency Management
7 7 (7.87%) Kanban
7 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.87%) SOA
8 6 (6.74%) BDD
8 6 (6.74%) Data Science
8 6 (6.74%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) User Stories
8 6 (6.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Java
2 11 (12.36%) C#
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) Python
6 3 (3.37%) HiveQL
6 3 (3.37%) PHP
6 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.37%) Scala
6 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) R
8 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.12%) Java 8
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) IBM
3 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.74%) Tableau
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.37%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.37%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.37%) Splunk
5 3 (3.37%) Talend
6 2 (2.25%) Adobe
6 2 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) TIBCO