The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.10% 2.37% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 3.23% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £285 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
Scrum
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) Kanban
3 24 (29.27%) TDD
4 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.95%) C#
5 18 (21.95%) .NET
6 17 (20.73%) Java
7 15 (18.29%) Selenium
8 14 (17.07%) MVC
9 13 (15.85%) JIRA
10 12 (14.63%) SQL
10 12 (14.63%) HTML
11 11 (13.41%) Web Services
11 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
11 11 (13.41%) Test Scripting
11 11 (13.41%) BDD
12 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
12 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (12.20%) Degree
12 10 (12.20%) Spring
12 10 (12.20%) Linux
12 10 (12.20%) Project Management
12 10 (12.20%) User Experience
13 9 (10.98%) OO
13 9 (10.98%) CSS
13 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
13 9 (10.98%) jQuery
14 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (9.76%) REST

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.66%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.22%) ATM
3 1 (1.22%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Selenium
2 13 (15.85%) JIRA
3 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.32%) JUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.88%) Maven
7 3 (3.66%) Mockito
7 3 (3.66%) DbUnit
7 3 (3.66%) JBehave
7 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.66%) Subversion
7 3 (3.66%) jMock
8 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.22%) NuGet
9 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Tester
5 7 (8.54%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (7.32%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Junior
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
3 11 (13.41%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) Spring
5 9 (10.98%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) jQuery
6 8 (9.76%) REST
7 7 (8.54%) SOAP
8 6 (7.32%) Django
8 6 (7.32%) JSON
8 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.88%) HTML5
10 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.66%) Sass
11 3 (3.66%) Apache Camel
11 3 (3.66%) LAMP
11 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) BBC
4 3 (3.66%) New Media
5 2 (2.44%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) EMV
6 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) Kanban
3 24 (29.27%) TDD
4 14 (17.07%) MVC
5 11 (13.41%) Test Scripting
5 11 (13.41%) BDD
6 10 (12.20%) Project Management
7 9 (10.98%) OO
7 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.76%) CMMI
9 7 (8.54%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.54%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.32%) OOP
10 6 (7.32%) DevOps
11 5 (6.10%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.95%) C#
3 17 (20.73%) Java
4 12 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.32%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) Scala
7 3 (3.66%) Perl
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.10%) VCP4
4 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) MCTS
4 3 (3.66%) MCITP
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) logstash
2 3 (3.66%) Hyperic
2 3 (3.66%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.22%) SELinux
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) VMware
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Cadence
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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