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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 30 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.92% 5.59% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 6.45% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£306 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 155 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 69.62% 86.59% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 22
Average daily rate £388 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £25.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £137.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) DTV
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
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