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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 34 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.08% 4.45% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 5.92% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 27
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 £340 £355 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £431 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +14.37%
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
565 726 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.77% 75.16% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 444 403
Median daily rate £400 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 8
Median hourly rate £26.25 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 13 (26.53%) MVC
6 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
7 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
7 11 (22.45%) BDD
7 11 (22.45%) HTML
8 10 (20.41%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) .NET
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.37%) User Stories
10 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.33%) Spring
11 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.29%) CSS
11 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
11 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
12 6 (12.24%) Node.js
12 6 (12.24%) Web Services
12 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.24%) C++

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 (8.16%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.16%) GIS
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) OLAP
6 1 (2.04%) Power BI
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.08%) Capybara
6 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
6 2 (4.08%) Hudson
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
6 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.08%) TestLink
7 1 (2.04%) git-flow
7 1 (2.04%) gulp
7 1 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 3 (6.12%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) .NET
4 8 (16.33%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) CSS
5 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.24%) Node.js
6 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) jQuery
8 4 (8.16%) EJB
8 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
8 4 (8.16%) Java EE
8 4 (8.16%) OpenLayers
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 4 (8.16%) XML
9 3 (6.12%) JPA
9 3 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) MPEG
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Online Games
3 1 (2.04%) STB
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) User Stories
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) Open Source
8 5 (10.20%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.12%) High Availability
10 3 (6.12%) Kanban
10 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
2 10 (20.41%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) C++
4 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) C
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.12%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) APMG
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
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