The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 55 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 3.48% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 4.61% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 651 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.74% 75.52% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 324 322
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Reading region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 22 (34.38%) Python
4 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 19 (29.69%) TDD
6 18 (28.13%) REST
7 15 (23.44%) Kanban
8 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (20.31%) User Experience
10 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
10 12 (18.75%) CSS
10 12 (18.75%) Web Services
11 11 (17.19%) C#
11 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
11 11 (17.19%) BDD
11 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (15.63%) Java
12 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.06%) H.323
13 9 (14.06%) Telepresence
14 8 (12.50%) CRM
14 8 (12.50%) HTML
14 8 (12.50%) RESTful
14 8 (12.50%) JSON
14 8 (12.50%) Open Source
15 7 (10.94%) User Stories
15 7 (10.94%) Gherkin
15 7 (10.94%) Computer Science

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) H.323
1 9 (14.06%) Telepresence
2 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) OSPF
3 1 (1.56%) RIP
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) SNMP
3 1 (1.56%) SSH
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Telnet
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.38%) GIS
2 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.69%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Riak
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) Maven
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
4 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.69%) Ant
6 3 (4.69%) Appium
6 3 (4.69%) JMeter
6 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Tester
3 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) QA Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) GIS Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) REST
2 12 (18.75%) CSS
2 12 (18.75%) Web Services
3 8 (12.50%) HTML
3 8 (12.50%) JSON
3 8 (12.50%) RESTful
4 7 (10.94%) Gherkin
5 6 (9.38%) .NET
5 6 (9.38%) jQuery
5 6 (9.38%) Spring
6 5 (7.81%) SOAP
7 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.25%) Django
8 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.69%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.13%) EJB
9 2 (3.13%) JSP
9 2 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) User Experience
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Animation
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.56%) IPTV
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) MPEG
6 1 (1.56%) New Media
6 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Fedora
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) TDD
3 15 (23.44%) Kanban
4 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
5 11 (17.19%) BDD
6 8 (12.50%) CRM
6 8 (12.50%) Open Source
7 7 (10.94%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.94%) User Stories
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps
8 6 (9.38%) OOP
8 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.81%) MVC
9 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.81%) Test Management
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) Python
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) FedRAMP
3 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.56%) Postfix
3 1 (1.56%) qmail
3 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.56%) Varnish
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Bacula
3 1 (1.56%) Cacti
3 1 (1.56%) cPanel
3 1 (1.56%) Grafana
3 1 (1.56%) Graphite
3 1 (1.56%) Kibana
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) logstash
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Plesk
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.56%) Salt
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) CommVault
5 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) Tektronix
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