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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 51 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 78 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 2.88% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 3.77% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 39
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £310 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
1899 1961 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.96% 76.36% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 1009 942
Median daily rate £420 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Maidenhead +14 21 £400 +79.77% 1
Reading -25 21 £400 +9.58% 10
Slough +7 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Newbury +3 6 £525 +50.00% 3
Bracknell - 6 £506 - 6
Wokingham - 1 £400 - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 169 (93.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) Linux
3 37 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 36 (19.89%) Waterfall
5 35 (19.34%) Kanban
6 34 (18.78%) TDD
7 33 (18.23%) Python
7 33 (18.23%) REST
8 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
9 30 (16.57%) Java
10 27 (14.92%) User Experience
11 26 (14.36%) Git (software)
12 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (13.81%) SDLC
13 24 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
14 23 (12.71%) Telecoms
15 22 (12.15%) User Stories
16 21 (11.60%) Automated Testing
16 21 (11.60%) CSS
16 21 (11.60%) C#
17 20 (11.05%) Web Services
18 18 (9.94%) HTML
18 18 (9.94%) PHP
18 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
19 17 (9.39%) H.323
19 17 (9.39%) .NET
19 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
19 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
19 17 (9.39%) DevOps

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 9 (4.97%) Apache
2 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.31%) Confluence
4 5 (2.76%) CMS
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (2.21%) Node.js
5 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.66%) Drupal
7 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.55%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.87%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Office
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) Force.com
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) Trello
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) H.323
2 13 (7.18%) Telepresence
3 7 (3.87%) Internet
4 6 (3.31%) HTTP
5 2 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (0.55%) BGP
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.55%) DVB
6 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) MPLS
6 1 (0.55%) OSPF
6 1 (0.55%) RIP
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) SNMP
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.84%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (7.18%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.63%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.87%) Big Data
5 7 (3.87%) GIS
5 7 (3.87%) MySQL
5 7 (3.87%) Riak
6 6 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.31%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.76%) OrientDB
8 3 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.10%) Redis
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 26 (14.36%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.29%) Ant
5 14 (7.73%) JIRA
6 11 (6.08%) Maven
7 10 (5.52%) Subversion
8 7 (3.87%) Selenium
9 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.31%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.76%) JUnit
11 4 (2.21%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.66%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.10%) Appium
13 2 (1.10%) gulp
13 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.10%) RSpec
13 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (12.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.08%) Marketing
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 6 (3.31%) Finance
5 5 (2.76%) Publishing
6 3 (1.66%) Automotive
6 3 (1.66%) Billing
7 2 (1.10%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (32.04%) Developer
2 19 (10.50%) Scrum Master
3 18 (9.94%) Analyst
4 15 (8.29%) Product Owner
5 14 (7.73%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.63%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Consultant
7 11 (6.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Tester
9 8 (4.42%) Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Linux Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.23%) REST
2 21 (11.60%) CSS
3 20 (11.05%) Web Services
4 18 (9.94%) HTML
5 17 (9.39%) .NET
6 13 (7.18%) XML
7 12 (6.63%) jQuery
8 11 (6.08%) Visualforce
9 10 (5.52%) RESTful
10 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.42%) JSON
11 8 (4.42%) LAMP
11 8 (4.42%) Spring
12 6 (3.31%) SOAP
13 5 (2.76%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.76%) Velocity
14 4 (2.21%) Django
14 4 (2.21%) Gherkin
14 4 (2.21%) JSP
14 4 (2.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.92%) User Experience
2 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.76%) Animation
5 2 (1.10%) iPad
5 2 (1.10%) MPEG
5 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) DTV
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.55%) IPTV
6 1 (0.55%) IVR
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.73%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Windows
3 6 (3.31%) Unix
4 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.66%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.55%) Debian
6 1 (0.55%) Fedora
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (93.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.89%) Waterfall
3 35 (19.34%) Kanban
4 34 (18.78%) TDD
5 25 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (13.81%) SDLC
6 22 (12.15%) User Stories
7 21 (11.60%) Automated Testing
8 17 (9.39%) DevOps
9 16 (8.84%) Project Management
10 15 (8.29%) BDD
10 15 (8.29%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.63%) Open Source
11 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.08%) Business Analysis
12 11 (6.08%) Migration
13 10 (5.52%) CRM
13 10 (5.52%) MVC
13 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.44%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.23%) Python
3 30 (16.57%) Java
4 21 (11.60%) C#
5 18 (9.94%) PHP
6 11 (6.08%) Apex Code
7 8 (4.42%) SQL
8 6 (3.31%) C++
9 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.21%) Erlang
11 3 (1.66%) Ruby
11 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.84%) Degree
3 7 (3.87%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MCSD
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) FedRAMP
2 11 (6.08%) QA
3 4 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.10%) SDET
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) KVM
2 3 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) oVirt
3 2 (1.10%) RHEV
4 1 (0.55%) NFS
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) Postfix
4 1 (0.55%) qmail
4 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.55%) Varnish
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) Puppet
2 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.66%) Ansible
4 2 (1.10%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) Bacula
5 1 (0.55%) Cacti
5 1 (0.55%) cPanel
5 1 (0.55%) Graphite
5 1 (0.55%) Kibana
5 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.55%) logstash
5 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.55%) Netcool
5 1 (0.55%) Plesk
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.55%) Salt
5 1 (0.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (5.52%) Oracle
4 5 (2.76%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.21%) Huawei
5 4 (2.21%) IBM
5 4 (2.21%) LANDesk
5 4 (2.21%) Pega
5 4 (2.21%) Tellabs
5 4 (2.21%) Virgin Media
6 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.66%) VMware
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
7 2 (1.10%) Capita
7 2 (1.10%) hybris
7 2 (1.10%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.10%) Veritas
8 1 (0.55%) F5
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) WSO2
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