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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 17 15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 2.97% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.62% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
97 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 82.20% 64.36% 62.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 48
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Demandware
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) ATG
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) Demandware
2 2 (50.00%) ATG