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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 46 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 92 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 2.62% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 3.72% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £256 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.00%
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
1844 1830 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.06% 70.41% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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 +24 31 £400 +15.94% 13
Slough +5 26 £350 -6.66% 2
Maidenhead +6 10 £225 -30.76%
Bracknell -4 2 £350 -6.66% 2
Windsor - 2 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 6
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 182 (95.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.41%) TDD
3 47 (24.61%) HTML
4 40 (20.94%) Java
4 40 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 39 (20.42%) CSS
6 33 (17.28%) Kanban
7 32 (16.75%) E-Commerce
8 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
9 29 (15.18%) Telecoms
10 28 (14.66%) JIRA
11 27 (14.14%) Linux
11 27 (14.14%) BDD
12 26 (13.61%) .NET
13 25 (13.09%) jQuery
13 25 (13.09%) User Experience
14 24 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (12.57%) SQL Server
15 23 (12.04%) SQL
15 23 (12.04%) C#
15 23 (12.04%) Business Analysis
15 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
16 22 (11.52%) User Stories
16 22 (11.52%) Open Source
17 20 (10.47%) HTML5
17 20 (10.47%) Finance
18 18 (9.42%) ITIL
18 18 (9.42%) OO
18 18 (9.42%) Project Management
18 18 (9.42%) CSS3

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (6.28%) Apache
2 10 (5.24%) Drupal
3 7 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.14%) JBoss
5 4 (2.09%) CMS
5 4 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.57%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 2 (1.05%) Liferay
8 1 (0.52%) Node.js
8 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.14%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (2.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
1 6 (3.14%) HTTP
2 3 (1.57%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
3 1 (0.52%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) SMTP
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.24%) QlikView
4 8 (4.19%) MySQL
4 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.66%) JIRA
3 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.28%) Grunt
6 11 (5.76%) QUnit
6 11 (5.76%) Jasmine
6 11 (5.76%) Selenium
7 10 (5.24%) Subversion
7 10 (5.24%) Bitbucket
8 9 (4.71%) Axure RP
9 8 (4.19%) JUnit
10 7 (3.66%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.14%) Maven
11 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (1.57%) Mockito
13 3 (1.57%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (15.18%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.47%) Finance
3 10 (5.24%) Marketing
3 10 (5.24%) Advertising
4 9 (4.71%) Retail
5 8 (4.19%) Publishing
6 5 (2.62%) Legal
6 5 (2.62%) French Language
7 3 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.05%) Automotive
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (27.23%) Developer
2 42 (21.99%) Analyst
3 34 (17.80%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.47%) ScrumMaster
5 15 (7.85%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.81%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (5.24%) Designer
8 10 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) UX Designer
10 8 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) QlikView Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Test Manager
12 6 (3.14%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.14%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Technical Manager
12 6 (3.14%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.61%) HTML
2 39 (20.42%) CSS
3 26 (13.61%) .NET
4 25 (13.09%) jQuery
5 20 (10.47%) HTML5
6 18 (9.42%) CSS3
7 17 (8.90%) XML
8 16 (8.38%) RESTful
9 15 (7.85%) REST
9 15 (7.85%) Sass
9 15 (7.85%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.81%) Spring
11 12 (6.28%) LAMP
12 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.71%) Backbone.js
13 9 (4.71%) SOAP
13 9 (4.71%) Web Services
14 7 (3.66%) Ajax
14 7 (3.66%) Velocity
15 6 (3.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.09%) User Experience
2 22 (11.52%) Open Source
3 13 (6.81%) Data Structures
4 10 (5.24%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.14%) PMI
6 5 (2.62%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.57%) New Media
8 3 (1.57%) BBC
9 2 (1.05%) DTV
9 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.05%) Home Automation
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.52%) EMV
10 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.14%) Linux
2 6 (3.14%) Windows
3 5 (2.62%) Android
4 4 (2.09%) UNIX
4 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (95.29%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.41%) TDD
3 33 (17.28%) Kanban
4 32 (16.75%) E-Commerce
5 27 (14.14%) BDD
6 24 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (12.04%) Business Analysis
8 22 (11.52%) User Stories
9 18 (9.42%) ITIL
9 18 (9.42%) OO
9 18 (9.42%) Project Management
10 17 (8.90%) DevOps
11 16 (8.38%) MVC
12 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.85%) PRINCE2
12 15 (7.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.33%) Migration
13 14 (7.33%) Pair Programming
13 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.94%) Java
1 40 (20.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (12.04%) SQL
2 23 (12.04%) C#
3 15 (7.85%) PHP
4 14 (7.33%) Scala
5 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.71%) Groovy
6 9 (4.71%) Python
7 4 (2.09%) Ruby
7 4 (2.09%) C
7 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.09%) C++
8 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.57%) RPG
8 3 (1.57%) Perl
9 2 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (1.05%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.24%) Degree
3 8 (4.19%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.66%) ISEB
5 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) KVM
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.24%) Vagrant
1 10 (5.24%) Puppet
2 3 (1.57%) logstash
2 3 (1.57%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.57%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) Oracle
3 12 (6.28%) Adobe
4 4 (2.09%) Ab Initio
4 4 (2.09%) Open Text
4 4 (2.09%) Teradata
4 4 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.57%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.57%) hybris
5 3 (1.57%) VMware
5 3 (1.57%) ATG
6 2 (1.05%) SAP
6 2 (1.05%) HP
6 2 (1.05%) Demandware
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Progress
7 1 (0.52%) Cadence
7 1 (0.52%) GigaSpaces
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