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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 37 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 119 93 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.14% 3.30% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 4.41% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
2003 2109 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.65% 74.76% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1104 614
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 61 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +22 45 £400 +42.85% 35
Slough +1 17 £340 -7.79% 3
Maidenhead +11 8 £400 +33.33% 2
Newbury -11 5 £306 -12.50% 6
Bracknell -8 3 £263 -34.37% 2
Windsor - 3 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 208 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.36%) TDD
3 44 (20.75%) Java
4 41 (19.34%) JavaScript
5 40 (18.87%) HTML
5 40 (18.87%) .NET
5 40 (18.87%) Kanban
6 37 (17.45%) Project Management
6 37 (17.45%) JIRA
7 35 (16.51%) Telecoms
8 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
9 33 (15.57%) C#
10 30 (14.15%) PRINCE2
11 29 (13.68%) Waterfall
12 28 (13.21%) CSS
13 26 (12.26%) SQL
13 26 (12.26%) User Experience
14 25 (11.79%) BDD
14 25 (11.79%) jQuery
15 24 (11.32%) E-Commerce
16 23 (10.85%) Linux
16 23 (10.85%) Selenium
17 21 (9.91%) User Stories
17 21 (9.91%) OO
18 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (8.96%) HTML5
19 19 (8.96%) Web Services
19 19 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (8.49%) MVC
20 18 (8.49%) ITIL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (3.77%) Drupal
1 8 (3.77%) Confluence
2 7 (3.30%) Apache
3 4 (1.89%) CMS
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.42%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.42%) JBoss
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.36%) MS Project
4 4 (1.89%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) SaaS
2 3 (1.42%) Force.com
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.77%) HTTP
1 8 (3.77%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.94%) Wireless
3 2 (0.94%) NFC
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.47%) ATM
4 1 (0.47%) Broadband
4 1 (0.47%) SMTP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 15 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.25%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.30%) MySQL
6 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.94%) QlikView
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (17.45%) JIRA
2 34 (16.04%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.85%) Selenium
4 17 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.13%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (4.72%) Grunt
8 9 (4.25%) QUnit
8 9 (4.25%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.83%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.83%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.83%) Subversion
9 6 (2.83%) JUnit
9 6 (2.83%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.89%) Maven
11 3 (1.42%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.42%) Mockito
11 3 (1.42%) jMock
General
1 35 (16.51%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.02%) Finance
3 11 (5.19%) Retail
4 8 (3.77%) Advertising
5 7 (3.30%) Marketing
6 5 (2.36%) Billing
7 4 (1.89%) Legal
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (1.42%) Banking
9 2 (0.94%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (24.06%) Developer
2 44 (20.75%) Analyst
3 31 (14.62%) Business Analyst
4 25 (11.79%) Project Manager
4 25 (11.79%) ScrumMaster
5 16 (7.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 14 (6.60%) Technical Manager
7 11 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.19%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.72%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Tester
9 8 (3.77%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Architect
10 7 (3.30%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.83%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.87%) HTML
1 40 (18.87%) .NET
2 28 (13.21%) CSS
3 25 (11.79%) jQuery
4 19 (8.96%) HTML5
4 19 (8.96%) Web Services
5 16 (7.55%) RESTful
5 16 (7.55%) CSS3
5 16 (7.55%) AngularJS
6 14 (6.60%) REST
6 14 (6.60%) Sass
7 11 (5.19%) Backbone.js
7 11 (5.19%) SOAP
7 11 (5.19%) Spring
7 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.72%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.72%) LAMP
9 8 (3.77%) XML
9 8 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) User Experience
2 14 (6.60%) PMI
2 14 (6.60%) Open Source
3 13 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.30%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.42%) BBC
8 3 (1.42%) DTV
8 3 (1.42%) New Media
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
9 2 (0.94%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.94%) EMV
9 2 (0.94%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) RIA
10 1 (0.47%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.85%) Linux
2 9 (4.25%) Windows
3 5 (2.36%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.42%) UNIX
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.36%) TDD
3 40 (18.87%) Kanban
4 37 (17.45%) Project Management
5 30 (14.15%) PRINCE2
6 29 (13.68%) Waterfall
7 25 (11.79%) BDD
8 24 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.91%) OO
9 21 (9.91%) User Stories
10 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.49%) MVC
12 18 (8.49%) ITIL
13 17 (8.02%) Release Management
13 17 (8.02%) DevOps
14 16 (7.55%) Business Analysis
15 15 (7.08%) Test Scripting
16 13 (6.13%) Pair Programming
16 13 (6.13%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) Java
2 41 (19.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (15.57%) C#
4 26 (12.26%) SQL
5 16 (7.55%) PHP
6 13 (6.13%) Scala
7 9 (4.25%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.25%) Python
8 8 (3.77%) Groovy
9 6 (2.83%) C
9 6 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.36%) Perl
11 4 (1.89%) C++
11 4 (1.89%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.94%) Erlang
14 1 (0.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (8.49%) PMI Certification
2 14 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) Degree
4 8 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.89%) VCP4
7 4 (1.89%) PMP
7 4 (1.89%) ISEB
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.42%) MCTS
8 3 (1.42%) MCITP
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.83%) KVM
2 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.72%) Puppet
3 9 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.83%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.42%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Oracle
3 6 (2.83%) VMware
4 5 (2.36%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.36%) SAP
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe
5 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.42%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.42%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.42%) Teradata
6 2 (0.94%) Demandware
6 2 (0.94%) hybris
6 2 (0.94%) Remedy
6 2 (0.94%) ATG
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) Progress
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Cadence
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