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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 33 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.81% 1.84% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.53% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 6
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£350 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +21.25%
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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
611 672 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.82% 72.73% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 299 259
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 93 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) C#
3 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 25 (26.88%) Selenium
5 21 (22.58%) TDD
6 20 (21.51%) Kanban
7 19 (20.43%) HTML
8 18 (19.35%) .NET
8 18 (19.35%) MVC
9 17 (18.28%) SQL
9 17 (18.28%) CSS
10 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
11 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
11 14 (15.05%) jQuery
11 14 (15.05%) Web Services
11 14 (15.05%) Java
12 13 (13.98%) Python
12 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
12 13 (13.98%) JIRA
12 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (12.90%) User Experience
13 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.90%) Linux
14 11 (11.83%) RESTful
14 11 (11.83%) User Stories
14 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (10.75%) CMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (10.75%) CMS
2 6 (6.45%) Node.js
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (2.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) MPLS
2 2 (2.15%) OSPF
2 2 (2.15%) BGP
2 2 (2.15%) DOCSIS
2 2 (2.15%) Telnet
2 2 (2.15%) SSH
2 2 (2.15%) NFC
2 2 (2.15%) RIP
2 2 (2.15%) SNMP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (26.88%) Selenium
2 13 (13.98%) JIRA
2 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.68%) HP UFT
3 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.45%) MSTest
6 6 (6.45%) NUnit
7 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.23%) ClearQuest
9 3 (3.23%) Subversion
10 2 (2.15%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.08%) NuGet
11 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Tester
5 9 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
6 8 (8.60%) C# Programmer
6 8 (8.60%) Programmer
7 7 (7.53%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Python Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) HTML
2 18 (19.35%) .NET
3 17 (18.28%) CSS
4 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.05%) Web Services
5 14 (15.05%) jQuery
6 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (11.83%) RESTful
8 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.68%) WCF
10 8 (8.60%) WPF
10 8 (8.60%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.60%) Spring
10 8 (8.60%) REST
10 8 (8.60%) JSON
10 8 (8.60%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.60%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (7.53%) Java EE
12 6 (6.45%) Django
12 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.60%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.30%) GIS
5 3 (3.23%) DTV
6 2 (2.15%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.15%) STB
6 2 (2.15%) IPTV
6 2 (2.15%) EMV
6 2 (2.15%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.15%) MPEG
6 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) PMI
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 10 (10.75%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) TDD
3 20 (21.51%) Kanban
4 18 (19.35%) MVC
5 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
7 11 (11.83%) User Stories
8 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.75%) OOP
9 9 (9.68%) OO
9 9 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.68%) BDD
10 8 (8.60%) System Testing
10 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.60%) RAD
11 7 (7.53%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) C#
2 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.28%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) Java
5 13 (13.98%) Python
6 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.15%) MCTS
3 2 (2.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.15%) SELinux
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Telerik
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.15%) Tektronix
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Apple
7 1 (1.08%) VMware
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