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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Berkshire
Rank 32 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 90 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.46% 4.17% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 5.14% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 69
Median daily rate £423 £386 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.59% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £110.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -6 32 £413 +3.12% 11
Bracknell +18 23 £450 +9.09%
Maidenhead +3 10 £350 -13.84%
Slough +4 5 £400 +5.26% 3
Newbury +5 4 £475 -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 167 (90.76%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.70%) TDD
3 49 (26.63%) Java
4 45 (24.46%) BDD
5 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
5 37 (20.11%) HTML
6 35 (19.02%) JavaScript
6 35 (19.02%) Project Management
7 32 (17.39%) Kanban
8 30 (16.30%) CSS
9 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (15.22%) User Stories
10 27 (14.67%) Selenium
11 26 (14.13%) Python
12 25 (13.59%) JIRA
13 24 (13.04%) XML
13 24 (13.04%) C#
13 24 (13.04%) Data Protection
13 24 (13.04%) REST
14 23 (12.50%) WebDriver
14 23 (12.50%) Web Services
15 22 (11.96%) OOP
15 22 (11.96%) Git (software)
15 22 (11.96%) Test Automation
16 21 (11.41%) SDLC
16 21 (11.41%) SQL
17 20 (10.87%) .NET
17 20 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
18 19 (10.33%) C++

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 (8.70%) CMS
2 12 (6.52%) Confluence
3 11 (5.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.35%) Drupal
4 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.26%) Apache
6 4 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.63%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.63%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) JBoss
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.98%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (3.80%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (3.26%) SaaS
5 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.63%) GitHub
7 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.09%) PaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Force.com
8 1 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.33%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) DNS
2 3 (1.63%) SMTP
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) SSH
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.17%) Big Data
5 4 (2.17%) GIS
5 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.63%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.63%) OrientDB
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (14.67%) Selenium
2 25 (13.59%) JIRA
3 23 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 22 (11.96%) Git (software)
5 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 15 (8.15%) Maven
8 14 (7.61%) Gradle
9 13 (7.07%) eggPlant
9 13 (7.07%) JMeter
10 12 (6.52%) Ant
10 12 (6.52%) Apache Ivy
11 10 (5.43%) Axure RP
12 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
13 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.80%) Gatling
14 6 (3.26%) SoapUI
15 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (2.17%) JUnit
16 3 (1.63%) Subversion
General
1 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.80%) Finance
3 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.17%) Games
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.17%) Publishing
5 3 (1.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (42.39%) Developer
2 29 (15.76%) Scrum Master
3 20 (10.87%) Analyst
4 17 (9.24%) C# Developer
5 13 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Developer in Test
6 12 (6.52%) Tester
7 10 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.89%) UI Developer
9 8 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.35%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Agile Scrum Master
10 6 (3.26%) Architect
10 6 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Development Manager
10 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
1 37 (20.11%) HTML
2 30 (16.30%) CSS
3 24 (13.04%) REST
3 24 (13.04%) XML
4 23 (12.50%) Web Services
5 20 (10.87%) .NET
6 18 (9.78%) Sass
7 16 (8.70%) JSON
8 15 (8.15%) HTML5
8 15 (8.15%) RESTful
9 12 (6.52%) CSS3
9 12 (6.52%) Node.js
9 12 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (5.43%) SOAP
11 9 (4.89%) Ember.js
11 9 (4.89%) Spring
12 7 (3.80%) Java EE
12 7 (3.80%) LESS
12 7 (3.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) User Experience
2 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.17%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.63%) Replication
4 3 (1.63%) Wiki
5 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.09%) IPTV
5 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.80%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Linux
3 3 (1.63%) Android
3 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (90.76%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.70%) TDD
3 45 (24.46%) BDD
4 35 (19.02%) Project Management
5 32 (17.39%) Kanban
6 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (15.22%) User Stories
7 24 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 22 (11.96%) OOP
8 22 (11.96%) Test Automation
9 21 (11.41%) SDLC
10 20 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.33%) OO
12 18 (9.78%) Automated Testing
12 18 (9.78%) MVC
13 17 (9.24%) Software Delivery
14 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.15%) Manual Testing
15 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (8.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.63%) Java
2 35 (19.02%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.13%) Python
4 24 (13.04%) C#
5 21 (11.41%) SQL
6 19 (10.33%) C++
7 16 (8.70%) Groovy
8 14 (7.61%) Ruby
9 13 (7.07%) PHP
10 7 (3.80%) Scala
10 7 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.17%) C
13 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.09%) Perl
14 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) ISEB
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) APMG
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Ansible
2 3 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.54%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.54%) Salt
4 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle
3 11 (5.98%) Sitecore
3 11 (5.98%) Splunk
4 5 (2.72%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.63%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.09%) Omniture
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe
7 1 (0.54%) Aprimo
7 1 (0.54%) Apttus
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos
7 1 (0.54%) FatWire
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.54%) Zuora
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