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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.04% 4.78% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 6.94% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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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
208 245 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 72.22% 68.82% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 123 61
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £11.90 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.90 £27.44 £22.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) SELinux
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) EMV
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator