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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.06% 6.92% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 8.21% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
128 134 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 68.09% 84.28% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 18
Average daily rate £415 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £25.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
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