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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 57 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.68% 2.55% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 3.69% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 14
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£425 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
730 596 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.71% 69.06% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) TDD
3 29 (30.53%) C#
4 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
5 25 (26.32%) BDD
6 24 (25.26%) Data Protection
6 24 (25.26%) MVC
7 23 (24.21%) User Stories
8 22 (23.16%) HTML
8 22 (23.16%) CSS
9 20 (21.05%) Java
10 17 (17.89%) Python
11 16 (16.84%) jQuery
11 16 (16.84%) Selenium
12 15 (15.79%) Spring
12 15 (15.79%) .NET
13 14 (14.74%) GIS
13 14 (14.74%) Oracle
13 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
14 13 (13.68%) Kanban
14 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (13.68%) Spring MVC
14 13 (13.68%) Oracle Spatial
14 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (13.68%) Hibernate
15 12 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (12.63%) SQL
15 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
15 12 (12.63%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (13.68%) Oracle Spatial
2 9 (9.47%) CMS
3 6 (6.32%) Node.js
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.05%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) Zope
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) MPLS
2 2 (2.11%) OSPF
2 2 (2.11%) BGP
2 2 (2.11%) DOCSIS
2 2 (2.11%) Telnet
2 2 (2.11%) SSH
2 2 (2.11%) RIP
2 2 (2.11%) SNMP
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Selenium
2 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 8 (8.42%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.32%) MSTest
6 6 (6.32%) NUnit
7 4 (4.21%) JIRA
7 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.16%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.16%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.05%) JUnit
10 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) ScrumMaster
6 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Programmer
7 8 (8.42%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) C# Programmer
8 7 (7.37%) Tester
8 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.21%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) AngularJS
2 22 (23.16%) HTML
2 22 (23.16%) CSS
3 16 (16.84%) jQuery
4 15 (15.79%) .NET
4 15 (15.79%) Spring
5 13 (13.68%) Spring MVC
5 13 (13.68%) Hibernate
5 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (12.63%) RESTful
7 11 (11.58%) Web Services
8 10 (10.53%) EJB
8 10 (10.53%) Java EE
9 9 (9.47%) REST
9 9 (9.47%) WCF
10 8 (8.42%) WPF
10 8 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (7.37%) JPA
11 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) GIS
2 8 (8.42%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (8.42%) User Experience
2 8 (8.42%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) DTV
4 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.11%) MPEG
5 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.11%) STB
5 2 (2.11%) IPTV
5 2 (2.11%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Online Games
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (95.79%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) TDD
3 25 (26.32%) BDD
4 24 (25.26%) Data Protection
4 24 (25.26%) MVC
5 23 (24.21%) User Stories
6 13 (13.68%) Kanban
7 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.42%) System Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Web Development
10 8 (8.42%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.42%) RAD
11 7 (7.37%) OOP
11 7 (7.37%) Content Management
11 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) C#
2 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.05%) Java
4 17 (17.89%) Python
5 12 (12.63%) SQL
6 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.21%) C
8 2 (2.11%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) Erlang
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.05%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Telerik
4 4 (4.21%) Adobe
5 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Apple
6 2 (2.11%) Tektronix
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
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