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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 45 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 54 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.69% 5.52% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 7.33% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 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 £354 £341 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £548 £500
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 £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
572 737 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.99% 75.36% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 471 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (35.71%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 12 (28.57%) Java
5 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 11 (26.19%) BDD
6 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) C#
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) Gherkin
9 8 (19.05%) User Stories
9 8 (19.05%) Spring
9 8 (19.05%) SOAP
10 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) MVC
10 7 (16.67%) DevOps
10 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (16.67%) Kanban
10 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (16.67%) Selenium
11 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (14.29%) RESTful
11 6 (14.29%) Open Source
11 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) CloudBees
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) DVB
2 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.38%) H.323
2 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Telepresence
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) GIS
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.90%) Maven
6 4 (9.52%) JMeter
6 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.14%) Appium
7 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
8 2 (4.76%) JUnit
9 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.38%) JIRA
9 1 (2.38%) jMock
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) REST
3 8 (19.05%) Gherkin
3 8 (19.05%) SOAP
3 8 (19.05%) Spring
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 6 (14.29%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.29%) RESTful
6 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
7 4 (9.52%) WCF
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.14%) EJB
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) Node.js
8 3 (7.14%) OpenLayers
8 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) MPEG
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
4 1 (2.38%) Fedora
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (35.71%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) User Stories
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Kanban
6 7 (16.67%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.29%) Open Source
8 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.76%) Analytics
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) C++
6 3 (7.14%) C
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SDET
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.38%) Postfix
3 1 (2.38%) qmail
3 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.38%) Varnish
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) Bacula
3 1 (2.38%) Cacti
3 1 (2.38%) cPanel
3 1 (2.38%) Grafana
3 1 (2.38%) Graphite
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Plesk
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) CommVault
5 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec