The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 29 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.53% 0.48% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 0.68% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 146 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 67.41% 69.52% 60.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 53 20
Average daily rate £375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (61.11%) Retail
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Automotive
2 10 (55.56%) Adobe
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) Android
2 10 (55.56%) HTML5
2 10 (55.56%) Axure RP
2 10 (55.56%) CSS3
2 10 (55.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 10 (55.56%) Appcelerator
2 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 10 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (44.44%) Usability Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Smartphone
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Axure RP
1 10 (55.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.11%) WinRunner
4 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 10 (55.56%) Automotive
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) User Experience Designer
1 10 (55.56%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (11.11%) Senior User Experience Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML5
1 10 (55.56%) CSS3
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 8 (44.44%) Smartphone
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Android
1 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Usability Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Adobe
1 10 (55.56%) Appcelerator
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica