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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 44 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 4.96% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 6.58% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 15
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £515 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
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
614 699 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.32% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 417 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 48 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.49%) Kanban
6 12 (24.49%) BDD
7 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
7 11 (22.45%) C#
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) Web Services
7 11 (22.45%) Linux
8 10 (20.41%) Python
8 10 (20.41%) REST
9 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
9 9 (18.37%) User Stories
9 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) Spring
11 7 (14.29%) HTML
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 7 (14.29%) CRM
11 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.29%) Open Source
11 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Selenium
11 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.29%) DevOps

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 3 (6.12%) Apache
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.04%) CloudBees
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) H.323
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
1 3 (6.12%) Telepresence
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) GIS
1 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) Maven
6 4 (8.16%) JMeter
6 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.12%) Appium
7 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
9 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.04%) JUnit
9 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Billing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Tester
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) REST
3 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
4 8 (16.33%) .NET
4 8 (16.33%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) JSON
6 6 (12.24%) RESTful
6 6 (12.24%) SOAP
7 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.12%) EJB
9 3 (6.12%) OpenLayers
9 3 (6.12%) WCF
10 2 (4.08%) Django
10 2 (4.08%) jQuery
10 2 (4.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Fedora
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (24.49%) BDD
4 12 (24.49%) Kanban
5 9 (18.37%) User Stories
6 7 (14.29%) CRM
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 7 (14.29%) Open Source
6 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Test Management
9 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.12%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.45%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SDET
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) Postfix
3 1 (2.04%) qmail
3 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.04%) Varnish
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Ansible
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) Bacula
3 1 (2.04%) Cacti
3 1 (2.04%) cPanel
3 1 (2.04%) Grafana
3 1 (2.04%) Graphite
3 1 (2.04%) Kibana
3 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) logstash
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Plesk
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) CommVault
5 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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