The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.06% 3.13% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 4.14% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £525 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £306 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £430 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 169 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 74.75% 75.45% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 104 78
Average daily rate £400 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -93.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Pega
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
2 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle