Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 34 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 179 185 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.66% 5.07% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 6.14% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 133 100
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £325
90th Percentile £580 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £463 £449 £418
% change year-on-year +3.06% +7.49% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £107.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -65.12% -14.00%
10th Percentile £42.25 £32.65 £50.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £38.50 £173.00
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £46.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.37% +18.67%

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 3,276 3,015 3,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.25% 82.60% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,658 1,401 2,103
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 126 122
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -8.82% -21.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £50.63 £44.50 £54.80
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% -20.40% +13.64%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Bracknell +10 38 £385 -18.95% 7
Reading -11 38 £450 +4.96% 22
Maidenhead +4 32 £425 +37.10% 6
Newbury -23 10 £356 -25.00% 9
Slough -8 8 £488 +21.88% 11
Wokingham -6 3 £450 - 1
Windsor - 1 £418 -
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 159 (88.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.52%) Kanban
3 53 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 45 (25.14%) User Stories
5 37 (20.67%) Java
6 35 (19.55%) TDD
7 34 (18.99%) JIRA
8 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
8 33 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (16.76%) QA
11 29 (16.20%) REST
11 29 (16.20%) User Experience
12 27 (15.08%) BDD
13 26 (14.53%) Web Services
13 26 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (13.97%) HTML
14 25 (13.97%) DevOps
15 24 (13.41%) Microservices
15 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
15 24 (13.41%) React
15 24 (13.41%) Telecoms
15 24 (13.41%) Git (software)
16 23 (12.85%) CSS
17 21 (11.73%) Test Automation
18 20 (11.17%) Pair Programming
18 20 (11.17%) Project Management
18 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
19 19 (10.61%) Functional Testing
20 18 (10.06%) SQL

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 18 (10.06%) Confluence
2 6 (3.35%) Apache Solr
2 6 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.79%) CMS
4 4 (2.23%) WordPress
5 3 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Photoshop
1 7 (3.91%) UXPin
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP APO
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.38%) Serverless
3 13 (7.26%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.79%) CloudFront
6 5 (2.79%) SaaS
7 4 (2.23%) GitHub
7 4 (2.23%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) HTTP
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
1 2 (1.12%) SSL
1 2 (1.12%) VPN
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) Skype
2 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) Big Data
2 13 (7.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.68%) Redis
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 34 (18.99%) JIRA
2 24 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.06%) Mercurial
3 18 (10.06%) Selenium
4 11 (6.15%) Maven
5 10 (5.59%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.59%) JUnit
6 9 (5.03%) Gradle
6 9 (5.03%) IntelliJ
7 8 (4.47%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.91%) Axure RP
9 5 (2.79%) Checkstyle
9 5 (2.79%) QUnit
9 5 (2.79%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.23%) UI Automator
11 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.68%) Mocha
11 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (13.41%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Marketing
4 7 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Back Office
5 4 (2.23%) Digital Economy
5 4 (2.23%) Games
5 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (31.28%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Scrum Master
3 19 (10.61%) Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.82%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.82%) React Developer
6 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Architect
9 7 (3.91%) Development Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Digital Development Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.35%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Scala Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.79%) Release Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Tester
11 5 (2.79%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.20%) REST
2 26 (14.53%) Web Services
3 25 (13.97%) HTML
4 24 (13.41%) React
5 23 (12.85%) CSS
6 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
7 17 (9.50%) CSS3
7 17 (9.50%) HTML5
8 13 (7.26%) Node.js
8 13 (7.26%) Spring
9 12 (6.70%) Velocity
10 10 (5.59%) JSF
10 10 (5.59%) LESS
11 9 (5.03%) Sass
11 9 (5.03%) Spring MVC
11 9 (5.03%) Struts
12 7 (3.91%) .NET
13 5 (2.79%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.79%) SOAP
13 5 (2.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) User Experience
2 11 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.91%) Life Science
5 4 (2.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) Robotics
7 2 (1.12%) TM Forum
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) Android
2 6 (3.35%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) CentOS
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (88.83%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.52%) Kanban
3 45 (25.14%) User Stories
4 35 (19.55%) TDD
5 33 (18.44%) Software Engineering
6 31 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (15.08%) BDD
8 26 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (13.97%) DevOps
10 24 (13.41%) Microservices
11 21 (11.73%) Test Automation
12 20 (11.17%) Pair Programming
12 20 (11.17%) Project Management
13 19 (10.61%) Functional Testing
14 18 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (10.06%) Test Scripting
15 17 (9.50%) Unit Testing
16 16 (8.94%) Release Management
16 16 (8.94%) Waterfall
17 15 (8.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) JavaScript
2 37 (20.67%) Java
3 18 (10.06%) SQL
4 15 (8.38%) C#
5 12 (6.70%) Scala
6 11 (6.15%) Java 8
7 8 (4.47%) Python
8 7 (3.91%) C++
9 6 (3.35%) Go
10 5 (2.79%) Ruby
11 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.68%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.12%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) SOQL
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) APMP
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.76%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) oVirt
2 2 (1.12%) RHEV
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.23%) Puppet
3 3 (1.68%) Terraform
4 2 (1.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Rancher
5 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.35%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.79%) Adobe
3 5 (2.79%) IBM
4 4 (2.23%) SAP
4 4 (2.23%) Tableau
5 3 (1.68%) Google
5 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.12%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.56%) Ariba
7 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) Progress
7 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.56%) Talend