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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 54 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 74 79 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.15% 3.08% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.98% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 60
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £507 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Reading -14 21 £375 -11.76% 14
Maidenhead - 15 £408 - 2
Bracknell -4 6 £519 +3.75% 5
Newbury -2 4 £400 - 3
Slough -4 1 £375 -6.30% 9
Wokingham - 1 £288 - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 140 (93.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) Java
2 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (23.49%) Kanban
4 33 (22.15%) TDD
5 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
6 28 (18.79%) REST
7 26 (17.45%) Waterfall
7 26 (17.45%) User Stories
8 25 (16.78%) Linux
9 23 (15.44%) Telecoms
9 23 (15.44%) DevOps
9 23 (15.44%) BDD
10 22 (14.77%) SDLC
11 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
12 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
13 18 (12.08%) JIRA
14 17 (11.41%) Project Management
14 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
15 16 (10.74%) Open Source
15 16 (10.74%) Web Services
15 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
15 16 (10.74%) MVC
16 15 (10.07%) C#
16 15 (10.07%) HTML
16 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
16 15 (10.07%) Software Delivery
17 14 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (9.40%) Oracle
17 14 (9.40%) XML

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 11 (7.38%) Apache
2 10 (6.71%) Confluence
3 6 (4.03%) CMS
3 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.01%) Drupal
5 3 (2.01%) JBoss
6 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.67%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.34%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) Trello
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.67%) Force.com
4 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) H.323
1 5 (3.36%) Telepresence
2 4 (2.68%) Internet
3 3 (2.01%) HTTP
3 3 (2.01%) VPN
4 2 (1.34%) BGP
4 2 (1.34%) DOCSIS
4 2 (1.34%) MPLS
4 2 (1.34%) OSPF
4 2 (1.34%) RIP
4 2 (1.34%) SNMP
4 2 (1.34%) SSH
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) Telnet
5 1 (0.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.37%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.03%) GIS
5 6 (4.03%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.36%) MySQL
6 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.36%) OrientDB
7 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.34%) Redis
9 1 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (20.13%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.09%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.08%) JIRA
4 14 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.04%) Selenium
6 7 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.70%) JUnit
7 6 (4.03%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.36%) Maven
9 4 (2.68%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.68%) JMeter
9 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.01%) Appium
10 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.34%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.34%) Grunt
11 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.34%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (15.44%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.40%) Retail
3 9 (6.04%) Finance
4 6 (4.03%) Publishing
5 5 (3.36%) Games
5 5 (3.36%) Marketing
6 3 (2.01%) Automotive
6 3 (2.01%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (24.16%) Developer
2 20 (13.42%) Scrum Master
3 18 (12.08%) Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.72%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.38%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) Tester
8 8 (5.37%) Architect
8 8 (5.37%) Product Owner
9 7 (4.70%) Consultant
9 7 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) DBA
11 5 (3.36%) Designer
11 5 (3.36%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
11 5 (3.36%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) REST
2 16 (10.74%) Web Services
3 15 (10.07%) HTML
4 14 (9.40%) .NET
4 14 (9.40%) XML
5 13 (8.72%) Spring
6 11 (7.38%) CSS
7 9 (6.04%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.04%) Gherkin
7 9 (6.04%) LAMP
8 8 (5.37%) jQuery
8 8 (5.37%) JSP
9 7 (4.70%) Node.js
9 7 (4.70%) SOAP
9 7 (4.70%) Spring MVC
10 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.03%) J2EE
10 6 (4.03%) JSON
10 6 (4.03%) RESTful
11 5 (3.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) User Experience
2 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.01%) MPEG
5 2 (1.34%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.34%) iPad
5 2 (1.34%) IPTV
5 2 (1.34%) PMI
5 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.34%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.34%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) Online Games
6 1 (0.67%) STB
6 1 (0.67%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.78%) Linux
2 8 (5.37%) Unix
3 7 (4.70%) Windows
4 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Debian
6 1 (0.67%) Fedora
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (93.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (23.49%) Kanban
4 33 (22.15%) TDD
5 26 (17.45%) User Stories
5 26 (17.45%) Waterfall
6 23 (15.44%) BDD
6 23 (15.44%) DevOps
7 22 (14.77%) SDLC
8 17 (11.41%) Project Management
9 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.74%) MVC
9 16 (10.74%) Open Source
10 15 (10.07%) Software Delivery
11 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.71%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.04%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.04%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.16%) Java
2 20 (13.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (10.07%) C#
4 13 (8.72%) Python
5 12 (8.05%) PHP
6 8 (5.37%) SQL
7 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.68%) C++
9 3 (2.01%) C
10 2 (1.34%) Groovy
10 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.04%) Degree
2 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.34%) PMP
5 1 (0.67%) CISSP
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) MBA
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) SDET
3 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.34%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Docker
2 3 (2.01%) KVM
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) oVirt
3 2 (1.34%) RHEV
4 1 (0.67%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.67%) NFS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.67%) Postfix
4 1 (0.67%) qmail
4 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.67%) Varnish
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Ansible
2 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.67%) Bacula
3 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.67%) cPanel
3 1 (0.67%) Grafana
3 1 (0.67%) Graphite
3 1 (0.67%) Kibana
3 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) logstash
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.67%) Netcool
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.67%) Salt
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.40%) Oracle
3 5 (3.36%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.68%) Huawei
4 4 (2.68%) IBM
4 4 (2.68%) Pega
4 4 (2.68%) Tellabs
4 4 (2.68%) Virgin Media
5 3 (2.01%) Capita
5 3 (2.01%) hybris
5 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.01%) SAP
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) Adobe
6 2 (1.34%) Apple
6 2 (1.34%) HP
6 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.34%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.34%) Tektronix
6 2 (1.34%) Veritas
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