The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.72% 2.28% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 2.79% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £390 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 179 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.19% 81.74% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 62
Average daily rate £322 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £140.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Bracknell region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Omniture
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Danish Language
3 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (40.00%) Norwegian Language

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
1 2 (40.00%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Danish Language
1 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
1 2 (40.00%) Norwegian Language
1 2 (40.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Product Manager
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Omniture
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Maxymiser
1 2 (40.00%) Tealeaf