The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 48 40 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 89 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.37% 4.04% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 5.40% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 30
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £316 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 57 £425 +9.67% 28
Slough -8 14 £382 +9.00% 1
Newbury -7 4 - - 2
Bracknell -17 2 £500 +23.45% 10
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 145 (92.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.31%) TDD
3 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
4 41 (26.11%) C#
5 39 (24.84%) HTML
6 36 (22.93%) CSS
7 35 (22.29%) AngularJS
7 35 (22.29%) User Stories
8 31 (19.75%) Java
8 31 (19.75%) BDD
9 29 (18.47%) MVC
10 27 (17.20%) Data Protection
11 25 (15.92%) .NET
12 23 (14.65%) Selenium
12 23 (14.65%) User Experience
13 20 (12.74%) Python
14 19 (12.10%) QA
15 18 (11.46%) jQuery
15 18 (11.46%) Oracle
16 17 (10.83%) SQL
16 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
16 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
16 17 (10.83%) REST
17 16 (10.19%) Git (software)
17 16 (10.19%) Kanban
17 16 (10.19%) JIRA
18 15 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
18 15 (9.55%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.28%) Oracle Spatial
2 12 (7.64%) Node.js
3 11 (7.01%) CMS
4 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.91%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.64%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.64%) Zope
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.91%) MS Office
2 3 (1.91%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Optimost
2 2 (1.27%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) GitHub
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 4 (2.55%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) RIP
3 2 (1.27%) SNMP
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) MPLS
3 2 (1.27%) OSPF
3 2 (1.27%) BGP
3 2 (1.27%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.27%) Telnet
3 2 (1.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.64%) NFC
4 1 (0.64%) MVNO
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
1 13 (8.28%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.73%) MySQL
4 8 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (14.65%) Selenium
2 16 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.19%) JIRA
3 15 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.01%) WebDriver
6 10 (6.37%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.37%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.10%) NUnit
8 7 (4.46%) MSTest
9 6 (3.82%) Grunt
10 5 (3.18%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.18%) JUnit
10 5 (3.18%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.55%) TestNG
11 4 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (2.55%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.91%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.91%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.10%) Finance
3 4 (2.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.91%) Billing
4 3 (1.91%) Advertising
4 3 (1.91%) Games
4 3 (1.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.27%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.27%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (35.03%) Developer
2 31 (19.75%) Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Business Analyst
4 17 (10.83%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.19%) ScrumMaster
6 12 (7.64%) Agile Business Analyst
7 11 (7.01%) Architect
7 11 (7.01%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Tester
9 9 (5.73%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) C# Programmer
10 8 (5.10%) User Experience Architect
11 6 (3.82%) Software Tester
12 5 (3.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) HTML
2 36 (22.93%) CSS
3 35 (22.29%) AngularJS
4 25 (15.92%) .NET
5 18 (11.46%) jQuery
6 17 (10.83%) REST
7 15 (9.55%) RESTful
7 15 (9.55%) Spring
7 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (8.28%) Hibernate
8 13 (8.28%) Spring MVC
9 12 (7.64%) WCF
9 12 (7.64%) WPF
9 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.64%) Web Services
10 11 (7.01%) SOAP
11 10 (6.37%) Java EE
11 10 (6.37%) EJB
11 10 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (5.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) User Experience
2 14 (8.92%) GIS
3 8 (5.10%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (5.10%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.91%) DTV
6 3 (1.91%) PMI
6 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) MPEG
7 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.27%) STB
7 2 (1.27%) IPTV
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) Linux
2 8 (5.10%) Windows
3 7 (4.46%) UNIX
4 4 (2.55%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (92.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.31%) TDD
3 35 (22.29%) User Stories
4 31 (19.75%) BDD
5 29 (18.47%) MVC
6 27 (17.20%) Data Protection
7 17 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.19%) Kanban
9 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.92%) Business Analysis
11 13 (8.28%) Test Scripting
12 11 (7.01%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.01%) Web Development
12 11 (7.01%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.37%) Project Management
14 9 (5.73%) System Testing
14 9 (5.73%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.10%) Software Delivery
15 8 (5.10%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.11%) C#
3 31 (19.75%) Java
4 20 (12.74%) Python
5 17 (10.83%) SQL
6 10 (6.37%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.46%) Scala
8 6 (3.82%) Groovy
9 5 (3.18%) C
10 4 (2.55%) C++
10 4 (2.55%) PHP
11 1 (0.64%) VBScript
11 1 (0.64%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) Perl
11 1 (0.64%) Tcl
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.10%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Oracle
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.10%) Adobe
3 8 (5.10%) Telerik
4 4 (2.55%) HP
5 3 (1.91%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) Maxymiser
6 2 (1.27%) Tealeaf
6 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.27%) CA
6 2 (1.27%) Apple
6 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.27%) Omniture
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.27%) Tektronix
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Remedy
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