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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 44 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 5.71% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 7.74% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £349 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
523 762 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.40% 73.69% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 512 327
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.46 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) BDD
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) User Stories
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (15.63%) REST
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server

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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) GIS
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) Appium
6 3 (9.38%) JMeter
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
7 2 (6.25%) JUnit
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
8 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
8 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.13%) git-flow
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (3.13%) jMock
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) SOAP
5 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.25%) HTML5
8 2 (6.25%) Kendo UI
8 2 (6.25%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Digital TV
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) MPEG
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) BDD
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) User Stories
5 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) Open Source
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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