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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 32 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 104 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.21% 3.53% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 4.55% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 51 57
Median daily rate £413 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £474 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
1592 1979 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.68% 77.67% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1058 1038
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 94 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.54 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.47 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -1 34 £413 +3.12% 11
Maidenhead +15 16 £375 -27.18% 2
Bracknell +15 12 £488 +39.28% 7
Slough +13 10 £400 +5.26% 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 158 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.78%) TDD
3 45 (25.86%) Java
4 43 (24.71%) HTML
5 41 (23.56%) AngularJS
6 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
7 39 (22.41%) BDD
8 37 (21.26%) Kanban
9 36 (20.69%) User Stories
9 36 (20.69%) CSS
10 35 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
12 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 26 (14.94%) JIRA
14 25 (14.37%) REST
14 25 (14.37%) C#
14 25 (14.37%) Project Management
15 23 (13.22%) Web Services
15 23 (13.22%) HTML5
16 22 (12.64%) Selenium
16 22 (12.64%) SDLC
17 21 (12.07%) Node.js
17 21 (12.07%) XML
17 21 (12.07%) .NET
18 20 (11.49%) MVC
18 20 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (11.49%) Data Protection
19 19 (10.92%) RESTful
19 19 (10.92%) CSS3
19 19 (10.92%) SQL

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 16 (9.20%) Confluence
2 11 (6.32%) CMS
2 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.60%) Drupal
4 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.87%) Apache
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.30%) JBoss
7 3 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.15%) IIS
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.57%) SAS
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (5.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.30%) GitHub
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.30%) SaaS
6 3 (1.72%) PaaS
7 2 (1.15%) Office 365
7 2 (1.15%) Yammer
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.57%) Force.com
8 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) BGP
3 2 (1.15%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.15%) MPLS
3 2 (1.15%) OSPF
3 2 (1.15%) RIP
3 2 (1.15%) SNMP
3 2 (1.15%) SSH
3 2 (1.15%) Telnet
3 2 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.87%) GIS
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.72%) MySQL
6 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) DB2
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) Power BI
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 26 (14.94%) JIRA
4 22 (12.64%) Selenium
5 16 (9.20%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.32%) Maven
7 10 (5.75%) Gatling
8 9 (5.17%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
9 8 (4.60%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.60%) Gradle
9 8 (4.60%) JMeter
9 8 (4.60%) JUnit
10 7 (4.02%) Axure RP
10 7 (4.02%) eggPlant
11 6 (3.45%) Ant
11 6 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
11 6 (3.45%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.87%) Grunt
12 5 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.47%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.75%) Finance
3 8 (4.60%) Games
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
4 7 (4.02%) Retail
5 6 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.30%) Publishing
7 2 (1.15%) Billing
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (43.10%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) Scrum Master
3 19 (10.92%) Analyst
4 15 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (6.32%) Tester
6 11 (6.32%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Developer in Test
9 7 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Product Owner
9 7 (4.02%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.45%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.71%) HTML
2 41 (23.56%) AngularJS
3 36 (20.69%) CSS
4 25 (14.37%) REST
5 23 (13.22%) HTML5
5 23 (13.22%) Web Services
6 21 (12.07%) .NET
6 21 (12.07%) Node.js
6 21 (12.07%) XML
7 19 (10.92%) CSS3
7 19 (10.92%) RESTful
8 18 (10.34%) Sass
9 13 (7.47%) JSON
9 13 (7.47%) SOAP
9 13 (7.47%) Spring
10 12 (6.90%) jQuery
11 11 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (5.75%) LESS
13 8 (4.60%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) User Experience
2 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
2 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.72%) Digital TV
3 3 (1.72%) IPTV
3 3 (1.72%) MPEG
3 3 (1.72%) Replication
3 3 (1.72%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.15%) STB
4 2 (1.15%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.57%) iPad
5 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) Windows
2 6 (3.45%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Unix
4 4 (2.30%) Android
4 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (90.80%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.78%) TDD
3 39 (22.41%) BDD
4 37 (21.26%) Kanban
5 36 (20.69%) User Stories
6 35 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (14.37%) Project Management
8 22 (12.64%) SDLC
9 20 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (11.49%) Data Protection
9 20 (11.49%) MVC
10 18 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 18 (10.34%) OOP
11 17 (9.77%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.20%) Open Source
13 15 (8.62%) Software Delivery
13 15 (8.62%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.62%) Test Automation
14 14 (8.05%) OO
15 13 (7.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.86%) Java
2 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.37%) C#
4 19 (10.92%) SQL
5 14 (8.05%) PHP
5 14 (8.05%) Python
6 13 (7.47%) C++
7 10 (5.75%) Groovy
8 9 (5.17%) Ruby
9 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.87%) Scala
11 4 (2.30%) C
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.15%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.15%) XPath
14 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 9 (5.17%) ISEB
2 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.72%) MCITP
6 2 (1.15%) PMP
6 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) APMG
7 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SDET
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
1 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Puppet
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.57%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (9.20%) Oracle
2 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.87%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.87%) Splunk
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe
4 2 (1.15%) Apple
4 2 (1.15%) HP
4 2 (1.15%) Omniture
4 2 (1.15%) SAP
4 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.15%) Tektronix
5 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.57%) Capita
5 1 (0.57%) Cognos
5 1 (0.57%) FatWire
5 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.57%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.57%) VMware
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