Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 45 54
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 233 163 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.67% 3.79% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 4.65% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 104
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50% +9.40%
10th Percentile £308 £325 £320
90th Percentile £548 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £67.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.93% +48.35% -
10th Percentile £34.05 £66.25 £40.60
90th Percentile £39.35 £68.75 £50.80
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -8.65% +13.66% +7.65%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3436 3502 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.39% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1883 2160
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.58 £48.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 50 £368 -8.13% 26
Maidenhead +1 42 £425 -15.00%
Bracknell +23 35 £413 -17.50% 5
Newbury +14 23 £340 -15.00%
Slough +1 7 £335 -16.25% 4
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
Ascot - 3 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £375 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 206 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.33%) TDD
3 68 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 57 (24.46%) HTML
5 57 (24.46%) Test Automation
6 55 (23.61%) CSS
7 54 (23.18%) DevOps
8 50 (21.46%) Kanban
9 49 (21.03%) BDD
10 47 (20.17%) AngularJS
11 45 (19.31%) Jenkins
11 45 (19.31%) Git (software)
12 44 (18.88%) Java
13 41 (17.60%) SQL
14 40 (17.17%) Linux
15 38 (16.31%) Telecoms
16 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
16 37 (15.88%) User Stories
17 36 (15.45%) JIRA
18 35 (15.02%) REST
19 34 (14.59%) Finance
20 33 (14.16%) Microsoft
20 33 (14.16%) Maven
21 32 (13.73%) Degree
21 32 (13.73%) .NET
22 31 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (12.88%) Waterfall
23 30 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
24 29 (12.45%) Web Services

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 21 (9.01%) Confluence
2 17 (7.30%) Apache
3 16 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.43%) CMS
5 7 (3.00%) MS Project Server
6 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.15%) Drupal
7 5 (2.15%) IIS
7 5 (2.15%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.72%) JBoss
9 3 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.29%) WordPress
10 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.86%) Apache TomEE
10 2 (0.86%) Documentum
10 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.86%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.86%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.43%) InDesign
6 1 (0.43%) InVision
6 1 (0.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.15%) npm
4 11 (4.72%) Trello
5 10 (4.29%) Slack
6 8 (3.43%) IaaS
7 6 (2.58%) SaaS
8 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.29%) Serverless
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.86%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.86%) GitHub
9 2 (0.86%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.72%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) Intranet
4 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.43%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) LTE
5 1 (0.43%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.43%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.73%) MySQL
3 17 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.43%) Redis
7 5 (2.15%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.86%) Big Data
9 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) Power BI
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (19.31%) Git (software)
1 45 (19.31%) Jenkins
2 36 (15.45%) JIRA
3 33 (14.16%) Maven
4 21 (9.01%) Karma Test Runner
4 21 (9.01%) Protractor
5 19 (8.15%) gulp
5 19 (8.15%) Jasmine
5 19 (8.15%) webpack
6 16 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (6.44%) TeamCity
8 12 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (5.15%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.29%) Bitbucket
9 10 (4.29%) git-flow
9 10 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (4.29%) Subversion
10 9 (3.86%) Selenium
11 7 (3.00%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.58%) JUnit
General
1 38 (16.31%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.59%) Finance
3 19 (8.15%) Marketing
4 7 (3.00%) Electronics
4 7 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (34.76%) Developer
2 42 (18.03%) Scrum Master
3 29 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.87%) Java Developer
5 16 (6.87%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (5.58%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Architect
9 11 (4.72%) Agile Scrum Master
10 10 (4.29%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Designer
11 9 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.43%) Development Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.00%) Digital Designer
13 7 (3.00%) Digital Development Manager
14 6 (2.58%) Angular Developer
14 6 (2.58%) DevOps Developer
14 6 (2.58%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.46%) HTML
2 55 (23.61%) CSS
3 47 (20.17%) AngularJS
4 35 (15.02%) REST
5 32 (13.73%) .NET
6 29 (12.45%) Web Services
7 26 (11.16%) React
8 25 (10.73%) HTML5
9 21 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (8.15%) Sass
10 19 (8.15%) XML
11 18 (7.73%) RESTful
12 16 (6.87%) Java EE
13 13 (5.58%) Drools
13 13 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (5.58%) Polymer
14 12 (5.15%) Spring
14 12 (5.15%) Velocity
15 11 (4.72%) SOAP
15 11 (4.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.01%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.01%) User Experience
3 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.86%) Virtual Team
5 8 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.43%) Life Science
6 6 (2.58%) Social Media
7 5 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.15%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.86%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.43%) iPhone
10 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.17%) Linux
2 26 (11.16%) Windows
3 25 (10.73%) Unix
4 10 (4.29%) Debian
5 9 (3.86%) Android
5 9 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.29%) HPUX
8 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (88.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.33%) TDD
3 68 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (24.46%) Test Automation
5 54 (23.18%) DevOps
6 50 (21.46%) Kanban
7 49 (21.03%) BDD
8 37 (15.88%) User Stories
9 31 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (12.88%) Waterfall
11 26 (11.16%) CRM
12 22 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (9.44%) Open Source
12 22 (9.44%) SDLC
13 21 (9.01%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.58%) Microservices
15 18 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (7.30%) MVC
17 16 (6.87%) Configuration Management
17 16 (6.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 44 (18.88%) Java
3 41 (17.60%) SQL
4 25 (10.73%) C#
5 22 (9.44%) Bash Shell
6 20 (8.58%) Groovy
7 19 (8.15%) ECMAScript
7 19 (8.15%) ES6
8 17 (7.30%) PHP
9 15 (6.44%) Python
10 10 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.15%) XPath
12 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.29%) Scala
12 3 (1.29%) XAML
13 2 (0.86%) C++
14 1 (0.43%) C
14 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (13.73%) Degree
2 23 (9.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.15%) PMP
4 11 (4.72%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.86%) CSQA
6 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (11.16%) Docker
2 8 (3.43%) oVirt
2 8 (3.43%) RHEV
3 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (7.73%) Puppet
2 14 (6.01%) Kubernetes
3 10 (4.29%) Ansible
3 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.86%) Terraform
5 7 (3.00%) Salt
6 5 (2.15%) Galera Cluster
6 5 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.15%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.43%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 33 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.15%) Twitter
3 16 (6.87%) Oracle
4 7 (3.00%) VMware
5 6 (2.58%) SAP
6 5 (2.15%) Adobe
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco
8 3 (1.29%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.86%) Capita
9 2 (0.86%) Google
9 2 (0.86%) HP
9 2 (0.86%) hybris
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
10 1 (0.43%) BMC
10 1 (0.43%) Cramer
10 1 (0.43%) FatWire
10 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.43%) Sun