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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 126 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.37% 3.12% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.28% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 25
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +32 65 £400 +12.67% 18
Slough +2 12 £350 - 4
Newbury -4 7 £369 +5.35% 4
Maidenhead +8 6 £225 -25.00% 2
Bracknell -3 3 £263 -34.37% 2
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 3
Wokingham - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 207 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.17%) JavaScript
2 51 (24.17%) TDD
3 47 (22.27%) HTML
4 41 (19.43%) Kanban
5 40 (18.96%) Java
5 40 (18.96%) C#
5 40 (18.96%) .NET
5 40 (18.96%) Telecoms
6 37 (17.54%) JIRA
7 36 (17.06%) CSS
7 36 (17.06%) Project Management
8 35 (16.59%) Selenium
9 32 (15.17%) Waterfall
10 30 (14.22%) User Experience
11 27 (12.80%) PRINCE2
12 26 (12.32%) SQL
13 25 (11.85%) BDD
14 23 (10.90%) jQuery
15 21 (9.95%) Git (software)
15 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
16 20 (9.48%) Linux
16 20 (9.48%) Test Scripting
17 19 (9.00%) HTML5
17 19 (9.00%) Software Delivery
17 19 (9.00%) Web Services
17 19 (9.00%) MVC
18 18 (8.53%) ASP.NET
18 18 (8.53%) PMI Certification
19 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (6.64%) CMS
2 8 (3.79%) Confluence
2 8 (3.79%) Node.js
2 8 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.42%) JBoss
4 3 (1.42%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
6 1 (0.47%) Zope
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Project
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.84%) SaaS
3 3 (1.42%) Force.com
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.27%) Internet
2 5 (2.37%) HTTP
3 3 (1.42%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.95%) RIP
4 2 (0.95%) SNMP
4 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) VPN
4 2 (0.95%) MPLS
4 2 (0.95%) OSPF
4 2 (0.95%) BGP
4 2 (0.95%) DOCSIS
4 2 (0.95%) Telnet
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) Wireless
4 2 (0.95%) SSH
4 2 (0.95%) NFC
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) MVNO
5 1 (0.47%) Broadband
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.06%) NoSQL
2 14 (6.64%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.21%) RDBMS
3 11 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.74%) MySQL
5 7 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (17.54%) JIRA
2 35 (16.59%) Selenium
3 21 (9.95%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.74%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.74%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.74%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.32%) MSTest
8 7 (3.32%) NUnit
8 7 (3.32%) Subversion
9 5 (2.37%) JUnit
10 4 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.90%) Grunt
11 3 (1.42%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.42%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.42%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.42%) Mockito
11 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (18.96%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.11%) Finance
3 10 (4.74%) Retail
4 9 (4.27%) Advertising
5 8 (3.79%) Marketing
6 5 (2.37%) Billing
7 3 (1.42%) Games
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (26.54%) Developer
2 47 (22.27%) Analyst
3 32 (15.17%) Business Analyst
4 24 (11.37%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.43%) ScrumMaster
6 15 (7.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.64%) Technical Manager
8 12 (5.69%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) Tester
9 11 (5.21%) Delivery Manager
9 11 (5.21%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 9 (4.27%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (3.79%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.79%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Architect
12 7 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.32%) Software Tester
13 6 (2.84%) Test Manager
14 5 (2.37%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.27%) HTML
2 40 (18.96%) .NET
3 36 (17.06%) CSS
4 23 (10.90%) jQuery
5 19 (9.00%) Web Services
5 19 (9.00%) HTML5
6 18 (8.53%) ASP.NET
7 17 (8.06%) AngularJS
8 16 (7.58%) CSS3
8 16 (7.58%) RESTful
9 12 (5.69%) SOAP
10 11 (5.21%) REST
11 10 (4.74%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (4.74%) Sass
11 10 (4.74%) Django
11 10 (4.74%) JSON
12 9 (4.27%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.22%) User Experience
2 15 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.64%) PMI
4 8 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.79%) Open Source
5 5 (2.37%) DTV
5 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.42%) BBC
7 3 (1.42%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.42%) New Media
8 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.95%) MPEG
8 2 (0.95%) EMV
8 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.95%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.48%) Linux
2 16 (7.58%) Windows
3 7 (3.32%) Android
4 5 (2.37%) UNIX
5 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.17%) TDD
3 41 (19.43%) Kanban
4 36 (17.06%) Project Management
5 32 (15.17%) Waterfall
6 27 (12.80%) PRINCE2
7 25 (11.85%) BDD
8 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
9 20 (9.48%) Test Scripting
10 19 (9.00%) MVC
10 19 (9.00%) Software Delivery
11 17 (8.06%) User Stories
11 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.06%) Release Management
12 16 (7.58%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.16%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.16%) CRM
13 13 (6.16%) OOP
14 12 (5.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.17%) JavaScript
2 40 (18.96%) C#
2 40 (18.96%) Java
3 26 (12.32%) SQL
4 14 (6.64%) Python
4 14 (6.64%) PHP
5 9 (4.27%) Scala
6 7 (3.32%) C
7 6 (2.84%) C++
7 6 (2.84%) Groovy
8 5 (2.37%) Perl
8 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.90%) Ruby
10 3 (1.42%) Erlang
10 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) PMI Certification
2 17 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.79%) Degree
5 5 (2.37%) ISEB
6 4 (1.90%) PMP
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.42%) MCTS
7 3 (1.42%) MCITP
8 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.42%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Hyperic
2 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.42%) logstash
3 2 (0.95%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.69%) Oracle
3 6 (2.84%) Adobe
3 6 (2.84%) VMware
4 5 (2.37%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.37%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.42%) Remedy
6 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.42%) HP
6 3 (1.42%) hybris
7 2 (0.95%) Apple
7 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.95%) ATG
7 2 (0.95%) Demandware
7 2 (0.95%) Tektronix
8 1 (0.47%) Zend
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
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