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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 34 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.21% 5.29% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 6.75% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 25
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £362 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
575 741 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 78.41% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 445 363
Median daily rate £425 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) TDD
3 16 (29.63%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 15 (27.78%) BDD
4 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.93%) MVC
6 13 (24.07%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 11 (20.37%) HTML
7 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
8 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.67%) JIRA
10 8 (14.81%) Oracle
10 8 (14.81%) Python
10 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 7 (12.96%) CSS
11 7 (12.96%) Spring
12 6 (11.11%) Degree
12 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
12 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
12 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 6 (11.11%) Node.js
12 6 (11.11%) Open Source
12 6 (11.11%) User Stories
13 5 (9.26%) Jenkins

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 (7.41%) Apache
1 4 (7.41%) Confluence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) GIS
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) OrientDB
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) OLAP
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) JIRA
3 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.56%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) Capybara
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Hudson
6 2 (3.70%) TestLink
7 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.85%) git-flow
7 1 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Scrum Master
4 6 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) DBA
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) Spring
4 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.11%) Node.js
4 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Java EE
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) EJB
6 4 (7.41%) HTML5
6 4 (7.41%) JPA
6 4 (7.41%) OpenLayers
6 4 (7.41%) REST
6 4 (7.41%) WPF
6 4 (7.41%) XML
7 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (5.56%) Replication
1 3 (5.56%) Wiki
2 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.85%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) MPEG
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) STB
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) TDD
3 16 (29.63%) Data Protection
4 15 (27.78%) BDD
5 14 (25.93%) MVC
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) Open Source
7 6 (11.11%) User Stories
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) OOD
9 4 (7.41%) SDLC
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) DevOps
10 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) Python
6 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.41%) C
7 4 (7.41%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) Scala
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.85%) APMG
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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