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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 47 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 73 86 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 3.35% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.41% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 67
Median daily rate £400 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £322 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £530 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
1812 1949 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.35% 75.87% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1119 940
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -12 19 £400 -5.88% 11
Maidenhead - 14 £500 - 5
Newbury -1 6 £400 -
Bracknell +2 4 £500 - 4
Wokingham - 3 £400 -
Slough -7 1 £275 -27.91% 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 145 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.77%) Java
3 46 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (25.32%) TDD
5 38 (24.68%) Jenkins
6 36 (23.38%) Kanban
7 31 (20.13%) REST
8 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
9 29 (18.83%) User Stories
10 28 (18.18%) SDLC
11 25 (16.23%) BDD
12 24 (15.58%) Waterfall
12 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
13 23 (14.94%) HTML
13 23 (14.94%) Web Services
13 23 (14.94%) DevOps
13 23 (14.94%) JIRA
14 22 (14.29%) PHP
14 22 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 19 (12.34%) MVC
15 19 (12.34%) XML
15 19 (12.34%) CSS
15 19 (12.34%) Linux
16 18 (11.69%) Open Source
16 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
16 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
17 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
17 17 (11.04%) Project Management
17 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
17 17 (11.04%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (9.74%) Apache
1 15 (9.74%) Confluence
2 12 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.14%) Drupal
4 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.19%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.90%) CMS
5 6 (3.90%) JBoss
6 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.95%) IIS
8 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.30%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.90%) SaaS
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.95%) Office 365
5 2 (1.30%) GitHub
5 2 (1.30%) PaaS
5 2 (1.30%) Trello
5 2 (1.30%) Yammer
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.65%) Force.com
6 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) VPN
3 2 (1.30%) BGP
3 2 (1.30%) DOCSIS
3 2 (1.30%) DVB
3 2 (1.30%) MPLS
3 2 (1.30%) OSPF
3 2 (1.30%) RIP
3 2 (1.30%) SNMP
3 2 (1.30%) SSH
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.30%) Telnet
4 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) H.323
4 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (5.19%) MySQL
2 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.90%) Neo4j
3 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.25%) OrientDB
5 4 (2.60%) GIS
6 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.30%) Redis
8 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (24.68%) Jenkins
2 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.94%) JIRA
4 12 (7.79%) JUnit
4 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.84%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.84%) Selenium
6 8 (5.19%) Maven
7 6 (3.90%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.60%) Grunt
8 4 (2.60%) JMeter
8 4 (2.60%) TestNG
8 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.95%) Appium
9 3 (1.95%) Gatling
9 3 (1.95%) Mockito
9 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.30%) Hamcrest
General
1 22 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.44%) Retail
3 12 (7.79%) Finance
4 5 (3.25%) Games
4 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.25%) Publishing
5 4 (2.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Developer
2 19 (12.34%) Scrum Master
3 16 (10.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.79%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Tester
7 9 (5.84%) Architect
7 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Product Owner
9 7 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Administrator
11 5 (3.25%) Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) DBA
11 5 (3.25%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) REST
2 23 (14.94%) HTML
2 23 (14.94%) Web Services
3 19 (12.34%) CSS
3 19 (12.34%) XML
4 17 (11.04%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.39%) .NET
6 15 (9.74%) Spring
7 14 (9.09%) Node.js
8 13 (8.44%) jQuery
8 13 (8.44%) SOAP
9 12 (7.79%) HTML5
10 11 (7.14%) RESTful
11 9 (5.84%) CSS3
11 9 (5.84%) Gherkin
11 9 (5.84%) J2EE
11 9 (5.84%) LAMP
12 8 (5.19%) Ajax
12 8 (5.19%) JSP
12 8 (5.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) User Experience
3 5 (3.25%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.60%) MPEG
5 3 (1.95%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) iPad
6 2 (1.30%) IPTV
6 2 (1.30%) PMI
6 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) STB
6 2 (1.30%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.34%) Linux
2 9 (5.84%) Unix
3 6 (3.90%) Windows
4 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.30%) Android
5 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Debian
5 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Fedora
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (94.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (25.32%) TDD
4 36 (23.38%) Kanban
5 29 (18.83%) User Stories
6 28 (18.18%) SDLC
7 25 (16.23%) BDD
8 24 (15.58%) Waterfall
9 23 (14.94%) DevOps
10 19 (12.34%) MVC
11 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
11 18 (11.69%) Open Source
11 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 17 (11.04%) Project Management
12 17 (11.04%) Software Delivery
13 16 (10.39%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 10 (6.49%) Identity Management
16 10 (6.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.77%) Java
2 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.29%) PHP
4 15 (9.74%) C#
5 11 (7.14%) SQL
6 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.25%) C++
7 5 (3.25%) Python
8 4 (2.60%) C
8 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.30%) Groovy
9 2 (1.30%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) Scala
9 2 (1.30%) XPath
10 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.49%) Degree
3 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.30%) MBA
6 2 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) KVM
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) oVirt
3 2 (1.30%) RHEV
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.65%) Postfix
4 1 (0.65%) qmail
4 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.65%) Varnish
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Puppet
2 5 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) Bacula
4 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.65%) Cacti
4 1 (0.65%) cPanel
4 1 (0.65%) Grafana
4 1 (0.65%) Graphite
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Kibana
4 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.65%) logstash
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.65%) Netcool
4 1 (0.65%) Salt
4 1 (0.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle
3 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.60%) Huawei
4 4 (2.60%) Pega
4 4 (2.60%) Tellabs
4 4 (2.60%) Virgin Media
5 3 (1.95%) Capita
5 3 (1.95%) hybris
5 3 (1.95%) IBM
5 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.95%) SAP
5 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 2 (1.30%) Adobe
6 2 (1.30%) Apple
6 2 (1.30%) HP
6 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.30%) Tektronix
6 2 (1.30%) Veritas
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