The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 46 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 76 91 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 3.61% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.73% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 63
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £331 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
Scrum
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1774 1922 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.64% 76.27% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1121 878
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Berkshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Berkshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead +11 21 £500 -2.91% 6
Reading -16 15 £400 -5.88% 17
Bracknell 0 6 £500 - 2
Slough -3 4 £408 +12.41% 3
Newbury 0 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £400 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 145 (91.77%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) TDD
2 47 (29.75%) Java
3 41 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (24.68%) Jenkins
5 32 (20.25%) User Stories
5 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
6 29 (18.35%) Kanban
6 29 (18.35%) REST
7 28 (17.72%) BDD
7 28 (17.72%) JIRA
8 27 (17.09%) JavaScript
8 27 (17.09%) SDLC
9 26 (16.46%) HTML
10 24 (15.19%) Web Services
11 22 (13.92%) CSS
12 21 (13.29%) PHP
13 20 (12.66%) .NET
13 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
13 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
14 19 (12.03%) HTML5
14 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (12.03%) Software Engineering
14 19 (12.03%) C#
14 19 (12.03%) E-Commerce
14 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
15 18 (11.39%) Pair Programming
15 18 (11.39%) Waterfall
16 17 (10.76%) Confluence
16 17 (10.76%) Node.js

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (10.76%) Confluence
2 12 (7.59%) Apache
2 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.96%) Drupal
4 7 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.80%) CMS
6 5 (3.16%) JBoss
7 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.90%) IIS
8 3 (1.90%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.80%) SaaS
5 5 (3.16%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.90%) Office 365
6 3 (1.90%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) GitHub
7 2 (1.27%) Trello
7 2 (1.27%) Yammer
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) Force.com
8 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.90%) Internet
2 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) BGP
3 2 (1.27%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.27%) DVB
3 2 (1.27%) MPLS
3 2 (1.27%) OSPF
3 2 (1.27%) RIP
3 2 (1.27%) SNMP
3 2 (1.27%) SSH
3 2 (1.27%) Telnet
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.16%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.16%) OrientDB
6 3 (1.90%) MySQL
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) GIS
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Redis
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (24.68%) Jenkins
2 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.72%) JIRA
4 13 (8.23%) Selenium
5 11 (6.96%) JUnit
5 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.70%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.43%) Gatling
8 6 (3.80%) Maven
8 6 (3.80%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.16%) TestNG
10 4 (2.53%) Grunt
10 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.53%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.90%) JMeter
11 3 (1.90%) NSubstitute
11 3 (1.90%) NUnit
General
1 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.49%) Finance
3 14 (8.86%) Retail
4 5 (3.16%) Games
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.16%) Publishing
5 4 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.48%) Developer
2 19 (12.03%) Scrum Master
3 14 (8.86%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.23%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.96%) Analyst
5 11 (6.96%) Architect
5 11 (6.96%) Product Owner
6 10 (6.33%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Tester
7 8 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Designer
9 6 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.16%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) REST
2 26 (16.46%) HTML
3 24 (15.19%) Web Services
4 22 (13.92%) CSS
5 20 (12.66%) .NET
5 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.03%) HTML5
7 17 (10.76%) Node.js
7 17 (10.76%) XML
8 16 (10.13%) CSS3
8 16 (10.13%) RESTful
9 13 (8.23%) SOAP
10 10 (6.33%) jQuery
11 9 (5.70%) J2EE
11 9 (5.70%) Spring
12 8 (5.06%) Gherkin
12 8 (5.06%) LAMP
12 8 (5.06%) Sass
13 7 (4.43%) LESS
14 6 (3.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) User Experience
2 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.16%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) MPEG
5 3 (1.90%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) IPTV
6 2 (1.27%) STB
6 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.27%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Online Games
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 4 (2.53%) Unix
4 3 (1.90%) Android
4 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Debian
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (91.77%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) TDD
3 41 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (20.25%) User Stories
5 29 (18.35%) Kanban
6 28 (17.72%) BDD
7 27 (17.09%) SDLC
8 19 (12.03%) E-Commerce
8 19 (12.03%) Software Engineering
9 18 (11.39%) Pair Programming
9 18 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 17 (10.76%) DevOps
11 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (9.49%) MVC
11 15 (9.49%) Open Source
11 15 (9.49%) Project Management
11 15 (9.49%) Software Delivery
12 11 (6.96%) OOP
12 11 (6.96%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.75%) Java
2 27 (17.09%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.29%) PHP
4 19 (12.03%) C#
5 11 (6.96%) SQL
6 6 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.16%) C++
8 4 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.27%) Groovy
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) Python
9 2 (1.27%) Scala
9 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.27%) XPath
10 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
3 7 (4.43%) ISEB
4 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MBA
5 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) SDET
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) KVM
2 2 (1.27%) oVirt
2 2 (1.27%) RHEV
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Netcool
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 6 (3.80%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.53%) Huawei
4 4 (2.53%) Pega
4 4 (2.53%) Tellabs
4 4 (2.53%) Virgin Media
5 3 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (1.27%) Apple
6 2 (1.27%) Capita
6 2 (1.27%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.27%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) Omniture
7 1 (0.63%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
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