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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.37% 3.73% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 5.45% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
181 202 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 67.54% 68.47% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 57
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 12
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £38.20 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) B2B
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) French Language
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) SELinux
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) EMV
5 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) B2B
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator