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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 39 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 101 118 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.97% 4.35% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 5.95% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 44
Average daily rate £390 £390 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 £125.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 52 £400 -4.76% 32
Slough -4 11 £380 +8.57% 1
Bracknell +2 7 £400 +113.33% 7
Maidenhead -8 3 £438 +94.44% 5
Newbury +8 2 - - 4
Windsor +1 2 £400 - 3
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (95.32%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.41%) Linux
3 47 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 40 (23.39%) TDD
5 39 (22.81%) User Experience
6 36 (21.05%) Python
7 29 (16.96%) Waterfall
8 27 (15.79%) REST
8 27 (15.79%) C#
8 27 (15.79%) CSS
9 24 (14.04%) HTML
9 24 (14.04%) .NET
9 24 (14.04%) Data Protection
9 24 (14.04%) User Stories
9 24 (14.04%) Jenkins
10 23 (13.45%) NoSQL
11 22 (12.87%) Kanban
11 22 (12.87%) Automated Testing
12 21 (12.28%) AngularJS
12 21 (12.28%) SDLC
13 19 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 19 (11.11%) Telecoms
14 18 (10.53%) Ant
14 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (10.53%) jQuery
15 17 (9.94%) Degree
15 17 (9.94%) Web Services
15 17 (9.94%) H.323

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (3.51%) CMS
2 4 (2.34%) Apache
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.58%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) Force.com
2 5 (2.92%) SaaS
3 3 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.94%) H.323
2 13 (7.60%) Internet
3 9 (5.26%) Telepresence
4 6 (3.51%) HTTP
5 3 (1.75%) BGP
5 3 (1.75%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.75%) MPLS
5 3 (1.75%) OSPF
5 3 (1.75%) RIP
5 3 (1.75%) SNMP
5 3 (1.75%) SSH
5 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.75%) Telnet
5 3 (1.75%) VPN
6 2 (1.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.45%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.60%) RDBMS
3 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.09%) Big Data
4 7 (4.09%) Riak
5 5 (2.92%) MySQL
6 4 (2.34%) GIS
6 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.53%) Ant
3 18 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.43%) JIRA
4 11 (6.43%) Subversion
5 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.68%) Selenium
5 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.09%) Maven
7 5 (2.92%) RSpec
8 4 (2.34%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.75%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.17%) JUnit
10 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.17%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.60%) Marketing
3 6 (3.51%) Finance
4 4 (2.34%) Games
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (43.27%) Developer
2 16 (9.36%) Analyst
3 15 (8.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 14 (8.19%) Product Owner
4 14 (8.19%) Python Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Scrum Master
6 10 (5.85%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Consultant
6 10 (5.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Tester
8 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Linux Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.79%) CSS
1 27 (15.79%) REST
2 24 (14.04%) .NET
2 24 (14.04%) HTML
3 21 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 18 (10.53%) jQuery
5 17 (9.94%) Web Services
6 16 (9.36%) JSON
7 15 (8.77%) Visualforce
8 10 (5.85%) Backbone.js
9 9 (5.26%) HTML5
10 7 (4.09%) RESTful
10 7 (4.09%) Twisted
11 6 (3.51%) CSS3
11 6 (3.51%) SOAP
11 6 (3.51%) XML
12 5 (2.92%) Django
12 5 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.92%) Sass
13 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.81%) User Experience
2 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.92%) Animation
5 3 (1.75%) DTV
5 3 (1.75%) IPTV
5 3 (1.75%) MPEG
5 3 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 3 (1.75%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.41%) Linux
2 9 (5.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.92%) Unix
4 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (95.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.39%) TDD
3 29 (16.96%) Waterfall
4 24 (14.04%) Data Protection
4 24 (14.04%) User Stories
5 22 (12.87%) Automated Testing
5 22 (12.87%) Kanban
6 21 (12.28%) SDLC
7 19 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.36%) MVC
9 13 (7.60%) BDD
9 13 (7.60%) OOP
9 13 (7.60%) Software Testing
10 12 (7.02%) Front End Development
11 11 (6.43%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.43%) Web Application Development
12 10 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.85%) Workflow
13 9 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.49%) JavaScript
2 36 (21.05%) Python
3 27 (15.79%) C#
4 15 (8.77%) Apex Code
5 14 (8.19%) Java
6 9 (5.26%) C++
6 9 (5.26%) SQL
7 8 (4.68%) Erlang
8 7 (4.09%) PHP
9 6 (3.51%) Ruby
10 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.17%) C
11 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.17%) MCSD
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) FedRAMP
2 12 (7.02%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.94%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.09%) Adobe
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle
5 4 (2.34%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.75%) Apple
6 3 (1.75%) HP
6 3 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.75%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) CA
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.58%) Rally
8 1 (0.58%) SunGard
8 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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