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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Berkshire
Rank 30 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 101 100 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.22% 4.09% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 5.22% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 46
Median daily rate £413 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
1561 1915 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.36% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 995 1007
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 -10 37 £413 +3.12% 14
Bracknell +18 22 £450 +28.57% 7
Maidenhead +4 9 £350 -20.00% 3
Slough +5 8 £400 +5.26% 3
Newbury +4 1 £485 - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 68 (36.96%) TDD
3 53 (28.80%) Java
4 44 (23.91%) BDD
5 42 (22.83%) HTML
6 41 (22.28%) AngularJS
7 40 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 36 (19.57%) CSS
8 36 (19.57%) Kanban
9 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (17.39%) User Stories
11 31 (16.85%) Project Management
12 29 (15.76%) JIRA
12 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
13 27 (14.67%) Web Services
14 26 (14.13%) XML
14 26 (14.13%) C#
14 26 (14.13%) REST
14 26 (14.13%) Jenkins
15 25 (13.59%) .NET
15 25 (13.59%) Selenium
16 24 (13.04%) OOP
17 22 (11.96%) SQL
17 22 (11.96%) SDLC
17 22 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (11.96%) Data Protection
18 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
18 21 (11.41%) WebDriver
18 21 (11.41%) Sass
18 21 (11.41%) Python

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 17 (9.24%) Confluence
2 14 (7.61%) CMS
3 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.35%) Drupal
5 7 (3.80%) Apache
6 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.63%) JBoss
8 3 (1.63%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
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 16 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (5.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (4.35%) SaaS
5 6 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (2.17%) GitHub
8 3 (1.63%) PaaS
9 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.09%) Office 365
10 1 (0.54%) Force.com
10 1 (0.54%) IaaS
10 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.15%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.17%) GIS
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.63%) Big Data
6 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.63%) MySQL
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%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (15.76%) Git (software)
1 29 (15.76%) JIRA
2 26 (14.13%) Jenkins
3 25 (13.59%) Selenium
4 21 (11.41%) WebDriver
5 15 (8.15%) Maven
6 14 (7.61%) Bitbucket
7 12 (6.52%) Gradle
8 11 (5.98%) eggPlant
8 11 (5.98%) JMeter
9 10 (5.43%) Ant
9 10 (5.43%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (5.43%) Axure RP
9 10 (5.43%) Gatling
10 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.80%) JUnit
12 6 (3.26%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 11 (5.98%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.89%) Finance
3 5 (2.72%) Marketing
3 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 4 (2.17%) Games
4 4 (2.17%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (44.57%) Developer
2 26 (14.13%) Scrum Master
3 20 (10.87%) Analyst
4 16 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.15%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.07%) Tester
8 11 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.98%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.98%) UI Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Developer in Test
9 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Architect
11 7 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.26%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.83%) HTML
2 41 (22.28%) AngularJS
3 36 (19.57%) CSS
4 27 (14.67%) Web Services
5 26 (14.13%) REST
5 26 (14.13%) XML
6 25 (13.59%) .NET
7 21 (11.41%) Sass
8 20 (10.87%) HTML5
9 19 (10.33%) Node.js
9 19 (10.33%) RESTful
10 17 (9.24%) CSS3
11 16 (8.70%) JSON
12 14 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (7.07%) SOAP
14 11 (5.98%) Spring
15 10 (5.43%) LESS
16 9 (4.89%) Ember.js
16 9 (4.89%) Java EE
16 9 (4.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) User Experience
2 11 (5.98%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.63%) Wiki
7 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) IPTV
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.80%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Android
2 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.72%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Debian
4 1 (0.54%) Solaris
4 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (90.76%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (36.96%) TDD
3 44 (23.91%) BDD
4 36 (19.57%) Kanban
5 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.39%) User Stories
7 31 (16.85%) Project Management
8 24 (13.04%) OOP
9 22 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (11.96%) Data Protection
9 22 (11.96%) SDLC
10 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
11 20 (10.87%) OO
12 18 (9.78%) Software Delivery
13 17 (9.24%) Automated Testing
13 17 (9.24%) E-Commerce
13 17 (9.24%) MVC
13 17 (9.24%) Open Source
13 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
14 16 (8.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.80%) Java
2 40 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.13%) C#
4 22 (11.96%) SQL
5 21 (11.41%) Python
6 18 (9.78%) C++
7 14 (7.61%) Groovy
7 14 (7.61%) PHP
8 13 (7.07%) Ruby
9 8 (4.35%) Scala
9 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.17%) C
10 4 (2.17%) Perl
11 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.09%) XPath
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.52%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) ISEB
3 8 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.63%) MCITP
6 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) APMG
7 1 (0.54%) MBA
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SDET
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.09%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) Puppet
2 4 (2.17%) Ansible
3 3 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.63%) 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 15 (8.15%) Oracle
2 12 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.89%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.89%) 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%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.54%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.54%) Zuora
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago