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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 31 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.85% 1.14% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.41% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £425 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
Scrum
Berkshire

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
227 213 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 84.07% 80.68% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 104 97
Average daily rate £438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Product Management
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Business Development
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) RSpec
5 2 (18.18%) Capistrano

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) RSpec
4 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Product Owner
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Fedora
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Product Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) KVM
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) Postfix
1 1 (9.09%) qmail
1 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
1 1 (9.09%) Varnish
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Capistrano
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) Bacula
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) cPanel
2 1 (9.09%) Grafana
2 1 (9.09%) Graphite
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) logstash
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Plesk
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) CommVault
2 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware