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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 129 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.39% 3.28% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 4.44% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 29
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £446 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +23 59 £400 +33.33% 14
Slough +4 14 £340 -6.20% 5
Maidenhead +13 9 £225 -25.00% 3
Newbury -6 6 £313 -10.71% 5
Bracknell -2 3 £263 -34.37% 4
Windsor -3 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 212 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.46%) TDD
3 52 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 47 (21.76%) HTML
5 41 (18.98%) Java
5 41 (18.98%) .NET
6 38 (17.59%) C#
6 38 (17.59%) JIRA
6 38 (17.59%) Kanban
7 36 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 35 (16.20%) CSS
9 34 (15.74%) Project Management
10 32 (14.81%) Selenium
11 31 (14.35%) Waterfall
12 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
12 29 (13.43%) User Experience
13 28 (12.96%) jQuery
13 28 (12.96%) PRINCE2
14 25 (11.57%) Linux
14 25 (11.57%) SQL
15 24 (11.11%) BDD
16 19 (8.80%) Test Scripting
16 19 (8.80%) PMI Certification
16 19 (8.80%) Web Services
16 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
16 19 (8.80%) MVC
17 18 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (8.33%) PHP
17 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (8.33%) NoSQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (5.09%) CMS
2 8 (3.70%) Confluence
2 8 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.24%) Node.js
3 7 (3.24%) Drupal
4 6 (2.78%) Apache
5 4 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.39%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.46%) Mule
8 1 (0.46%) Zope
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Project
3 3 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) SaaS
3 3 (1.39%) Force.com
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) Internet
2 7 (3.24%) HTTP
3 3 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 2 (0.93%) Wireless
4 2 (0.93%) NFC
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.46%) ATM
5 1 (0.46%) Broadband
5 1 (0.46%) VoIP
5 1 (0.46%) SMTP
5 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 14 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.48%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.09%) RDBMS
3 11 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.17%) MySQL
5 6 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (17.59%) JIRA
2 32 (14.81%) Selenium
3 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.17%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.24%) Grunt
10 7 (3.24%) Subversion
11 6 (2.78%) NUnit
11 6 (2.78%) MSTest
12 5 (2.31%) QUnit
12 5 (2.31%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.31%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.31%) JUnit
13 4 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 3 (1.39%) Mockito
14 3 (1.39%) DbUnit
General
1 36 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.94%) Finance
3 9 (4.17%) Retail
4 8 (3.70%) Advertising
5 7 (3.24%) Marketing
6 5 (2.31%) Billing
7 3 (1.39%) Banking
7 3 (1.39%) Electronics
7 3 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Military
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (26.39%) Developer
2 46 (21.30%) Analyst
3 31 (14.35%) Business Analyst
4 23 (10.65%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.19%) ScrumMaster
6 16 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.48%) Technical Manager
8 12 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.09%) Tester
9 11 (5.09%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (5.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (3.70%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.24%) Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Software Tester
13 6 (2.78%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.76%) HTML
2 41 (18.98%) .NET
3 35 (16.20%) CSS
4 28 (12.96%) jQuery
5 19 (8.80%) Web Services
6 18 (8.33%) HTML5
6 18 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.87%) ASP.NET
8 16 (7.41%) REST
9 15 (6.94%) CSS3
10 14 (6.48%) RESTful
11 13 (6.02%) Sass
12 10 (4.63%) JSON
12 10 (4.63%) Django
12 10 (4.63%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.63%) SOAP
13 9 (4.17%) LAMP
13 9 (4.17%) Backbone.js
14 8 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) User Experience
2 14 (6.48%) PMI
3 13 (6.02%) Open Source
3 13 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.78%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.85%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.39%) New Media
8 3 (1.39%) DTV
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) BBC
9 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.93%) EMV
9 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) Handset
10 1 (0.46%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.57%) Linux
2 15 (6.94%) Windows
3 6 (2.78%) Android
4 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.93%) UNIX
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (98.15%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.46%) TDD
3 38 (17.59%) Kanban
4 34 (15.74%) Project Management
5 31 (14.35%) Waterfall
6 28 (12.96%) PRINCE2
7 24 (11.11%) BDD
8 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.80%) Test Scripting
8 19 (8.80%) MVC
9 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.87%) OO
10 17 (7.87%) Release Management
10 17 (7.87%) User Stories
11 15 (6.94%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.94%) ITIL
12 14 (6.48%) DevOps
13 13 (6.02%) CRM
14 12 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 41 (18.98%) Java
3 38 (17.59%) C#
4 25 (11.57%) SQL
5 18 (8.33%) PHP
6 14 (6.48%) Python
7 10 (4.63%) Scala
8 7 (3.24%) Groovy
8 7 (3.24%) C
9 5 (2.31%) C++
9 5 (2.31%) Perl
9 5 (2.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.85%) Ruby
11 3 (1.39%) Erlang
11 3 (1.39%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (8.80%) PMI Certification
2 17 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.63%) Degree
4 9 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.31%) ISEB
5 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.31%) PMP
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.39%) MCTS
6 3 (1.39%) MCITP
7 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.31%) KVM
2 3 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.17%) Puppet
3 8 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.31%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.39%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.93%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle
3 6 (2.78%) VMware
4 5 (2.31%) SAP
4 5 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.85%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.39%) hybris
6 3 (1.39%) Adobe
6 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) Remedy
7 2 (0.93%) ATG
7 2 (0.93%) HP
7 2 (0.93%) Demandware
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) Zend
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day + ASAP
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 25 days ago