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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.64% 3.05% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 4.40% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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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
119 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 72.12% 69.47% 52.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 30
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) DTV
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Mule
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) MSTest
3 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe