Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 124 232 179
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.26% 5.67% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 6.47% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 151 95
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
90th Percentile £594 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% - -
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £52.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year -24.25% +9.38% -1.03%

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 1,682 3,588 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 87.68% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1,736 1,726
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 102 72
Median hourly rate £20.56 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.65% +13.64% +6.45%
10th Percentile £15.96 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £65.38 £62.88 £49.88
Median hourly rate £24.65 £31.35 £24.75
% change year-on-year -21.36% +26.65% +23.75%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in Berkshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in Berkshire.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +7 61 £500 - 4
Newbury +3 15 £425 +21.43% 1
Bracknell +8 9 £519 +15.28% 2
Slough 0 8 £425 -10.53% 2
Maidenhead +5 5 £375 -25.00%
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 109 (87.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) DevOps
3 54 (43.55%) Azure
4 43 (34.68%) Analytics
5 41 (33.06%) SQL
6 38 (30.65%) Test Automation
7 36 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
8 32 (25.81%) Windows
8 32 (25.81%) Data Management
8 32 (25.81%) Project Delivery
9 31 (25.00%) Power Platform
9 31 (25.00%) HDInsight
9 31 (25.00%) Power BI
10 30 (24.19%) Data Modelling
10 30 (24.19%) IaaS
10 30 (24.19%) PaaS
10 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (23.39%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (22.58%) Data Lake
12 28 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (21.77%) Visual Studio
14 26 (20.97%) Security Testing
14 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
15 25 (20.16%) Informatica
15 25 (20.16%) Data-Driven Testing
16 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
17 21 (16.94%) Kanban
18 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management

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 10 (8.06%) Confluence
2 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.42%) Drupal
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Sketch
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 54 (43.55%) Azure
2 31 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 30 (24.19%) IaaS
3 30 (24.19%) PaaS
4 12 (9.68%) AWS
5 5 (4.03%) npm
5 5 (4.03%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.03%) SaaS
6 3 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.42%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.42%) Serverless
7 2 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.61%) GCP
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.81%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.81%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) LAN
1 2 (1.61%) VPN
1 2 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) HDInsight
1 31 (25.00%) Power BI
2 28 (22.58%) Data Lake
3 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.26%) MySQL
5 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.48%) JIRA
4 10 (8.06%) Selenium
5 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.03%) gulp
7 5 (4.03%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.23%) NUnit
9 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.61%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.61%) JUnit
9 2 (1.61%) Maven
9 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.61%) Mocha
9 2 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.81%) Gradle
10 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Marketing
3 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Developer
1 35 (28.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (13.71%) Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) .NET Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Scrum Master
5 10 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.45%) React Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Azure Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (3.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) .NET
2 16 (12.90%) Node.js
3 15 (12.10%) CSS
3 15 (12.10%) HTML
3 15 (12.10%) Web Services
4 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.87%) React
6 9 (7.26%) RESTful
7 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.45%) HTML5
8 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Core
8 7 (5.65%) GraphQL
8 7 (5.65%) Jest
9 6 (4.84%) Express
9 6 (4.84%) Vue.js
10 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.03%) Apollo GraphQL
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.23%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) FMCG
4 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (87.90%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) DevOps
3 43 (34.68%) Analytics
4 38 (30.65%) Test Automation
5 36 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (25.81%) Data Management
6 32 (25.81%) Project Delivery
7 30 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (24.19%) Data Modelling
8 28 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (20.97%) Security Testing
10 25 (20.16%) Data-Driven Testing
11 21 (16.94%) Kanban
12 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
14 18 (14.52%) User Stories
15 17 (13.71%) TDD
16 13 (10.48%) Data Science
16 13 (10.48%) MVC
17 11 (8.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.06%) SQL
2 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
3 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.90%) C#
5 12 (9.68%) Java
6 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.23%) Python
8 3 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) ES6
9 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.61%) Degree
1 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
1 2 (1.61%) PMP
2 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.81%) MCP
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.81%) SAFe Agilist
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (23.39%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (10.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.03%) Ansible
3 3 (2.42%) Terraform
4 2 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.61%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) Salt
5 1 (0.81%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.16%) Informatica
3 8 (6.45%) Hortonworks
4 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.42%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Greenplum
7 2 (1.61%) hybris
8 1 (0.81%) Agnitio
8 1 (0.81%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) Databricks
8 1 (0.81%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.81%) Pega
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.81%) VMware