Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 212 184 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.17% 4.56% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 5.56% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 115
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £337 £305
90th Percentile £538 £525 £514
South East median daily rate £463 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +5.11% +10.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £67.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.93% +45.95% -
10th Percentile £34.05 £66.25 £40.93
90th Percentile £39.35 £68.75 £146.63
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +121.86%

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 3,400 3,309 3,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 82.99% 81.97% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,784 1,747 2,112
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 119 168
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £26.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -32.74% +29.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.10 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -2 41 £365 -11.52% 32
Maidenhead +4 40 £500 +11.11% 12
Bracknell +2 35 £400 -11.11% 7
Newbury +3 19 £325 -32.99% 4
Slough +4 12 £388 -3.13% 8
Thatcham - 3 £315 -
Ascot - 2 £450 - 1
Windsor - 1 £375 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 190 (89.62%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.32%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (35.38%) TDD
3 75 (35.38%) JavaScript
4 60 (28.30%) HTML
5 58 (27.36%) CSS
6 57 (26.89%) AngularJS
7 55 (25.94%) Test Automation
8 54 (25.47%) DevOps
9 51 (24.06%) BDD
10 49 (23.11%) Jenkins
11 47 (22.17%) Git (software)
12 45 (21.23%) JIRA
13 43 (20.28%) Kanban
14 40 (18.87%) SQL
14 40 (18.87%) User Stories
15 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (17.45%) CRM
17 36 (16.98%) Degree
17 36 (16.98%) REST
18 35 (16.51%) Linux
18 35 (16.51%) Java
18 35 (16.51%) SQL Server
19 33 (15.57%) HTML5
20 32 (15.09%) React
20 32 (15.09%) Maven
21 31 (14.62%) Telecoms
22 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 30 (14.15%) Open Source
23 29 (13.68%) Sass

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 27 (12.74%) Confluence
2 15 (7.08%) Apache
3 13 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.25%) CMS
5 6 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.83%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.36%) Drupal
6 5 (2.36%) MS Project Server
6 5 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.36%) WordPress
7 4 (1.89%) JBoss
8 2 (0.94%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.94%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) InDesign
4 1 (0.47%) InVision
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.40%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.74%) npm
3 21 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.19%) Trello
5 10 (4.72%) Slack
6 8 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (3.77%) IaaS
6 8 (3.77%) Serverless
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (2.83%) CloudFront
8 5 (2.36%) SaaS
9 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.42%) GitHub
9 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.94%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.42%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) 4G
3 1 (0.47%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) LTE
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.47%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.85%) MySQL
3 14 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (3.77%) Redis
7 7 (3.30%) Big Data
8 5 (2.36%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.42%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.94%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.47%) OLAP
12 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (23.11%) Jenkins
2 47 (22.17%) Git (software)
3 45 (21.23%) JIRA
4 32 (15.09%) Maven
5 27 (12.74%) gulp
5 27 (12.74%) Jasmine
5 27 (12.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 27 (12.74%) Protractor
5 27 (12.74%) webpack
6 14 (6.60%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.60%) TeamCity
7 12 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.19%) git-flow
9 10 (4.72%) Bitbucket
9 10 (4.72%) JUnit
9 10 (4.72%) Mercurial
9 10 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (4.72%) Subversion
9 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.77%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (14.62%) Telecoms
2 28 (13.21%) Finance
3 25 (11.79%) Marketing
4 7 (3.30%) Electronics
5 4 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (38.68%) Developer
2 32 (15.09%) Scrum Master
3 26 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (8.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (4.25%) Designer
7 9 (4.25%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.77%) Agile Scrum Master
8 8 (3.77%) Architect
9 7 (3.30%) Digital Designer
9 7 (3.30%) Product Owner
10 6 (2.83%) Analyst
10 6 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Development Manager
10 6 (2.83%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (2.83%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.30%) HTML
2 58 (27.36%) CSS
3 57 (26.89%) AngularJS
4 36 (16.98%) REST
5 33 (15.57%) HTML5
6 32 (15.09%) React
7 29 (13.68%) Sass
7 29 (13.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (13.21%) .NET
9 26 (12.26%) Web Services
10 16 (7.55%) XML
11 13 (6.13%) Java EE
11 13 (6.13%) JSF
11 13 (6.13%) Spring
11 13 (6.13%) Struts
12 11 (5.19%) Drools
12 11 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (5.19%) Polymer
12 11 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (4.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.68%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.43%) User Experience
3 16 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.77%) Life Science
6 7 (3.30%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.83%) Social Media
8 5 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.89%) FMCG
9 4 (1.89%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.47%) iPhone
12 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.51%) Linux
2 23 (10.85%) Unix
3 22 (10.38%) Windows
4 6 (2.83%) Debian
4 6 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.36%) Android
5 5 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (89.62%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.32%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (35.38%) TDD
4 55 (25.94%) Test Automation
5 54 (25.47%) DevOps
6 51 (24.06%) BDD
7 43 (20.28%) Kanban
8 40 (18.87%) User Stories
9 37 (17.45%) CRM
10 30 (14.15%) Open Source
10 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (10.85%) Waterfall
12 22 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (9.91%) SDLC
14 20 (9.43%) Front End Development
14 20 (9.43%) Microservices
14 20 (9.43%) Software Engineering
15 19 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (8.96%) E-Commerce
15 19 (8.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.38%) JavaScript
2 40 (18.87%) SQL
3 35 (16.51%) Java
4 27 (12.74%) ES6
4 27 (12.74%) ES7
5 21 (9.91%) C#
6 20 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 20 (9.43%) Groovy
7 17 (8.02%) PHP
8 15 (7.08%) Python
9 9 (4.25%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.36%) XPath
11 4 (1.89%) C++
12 3 (1.42%) Go
12 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.42%) Scala
13 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (16.98%) Degree
2 28 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.25%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.25%) PMP
4 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) QA
2 5 (2.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (11.79%) Docker
2 8 (3.77%) oVirt
2 8 (3.77%) RHEV
3 7 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) Puppet
2 14 (6.60%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.19%) Ansible
4 10 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.25%) Terraform
6 7 (3.30%) Salt
7 5 (2.36%) Galera Cluster
7 5 (2.36%) OpenNebula
8 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (12.74%) Twitter
2 21 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle
4 8 (3.77%) Adobe
5 7 (3.30%) VMware
6 5 (2.36%) SAP
6 5 (2.36%) Tableau
7 3 (1.42%) Cisco
7 3 (1.42%) Google
8 2 (0.94%) Capita
8 2 (0.94%) HP
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) BMC
9 1 (0.47%) ClickTale
9 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.47%) Nokia
9 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow