Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 28 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 241 229 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.21% 5.68% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 6.76% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 144 83
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £336
90th Percentile £590 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £37.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.95% -31.16% -
10th Percentile £42.53 £32.65 £40.38
90th Percentile £46.58 £39.20 £66.13
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £46.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +10.87% -11.54% +38.67%

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 3,282 3,387 3,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.57% 84.02% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,652 1,709 2,051
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 120 142
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £39.75 £43.20
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%

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 September 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 September 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 +6 68 £425 -15.00% 17
Bracknell +14 39 £429 -14.25% 12
Maidenhead +1 39 £458 +47.58% 6
Slough -4 12 £500 +29.03% 13
Newbury -12 12 £600 +81.82% 6
Wokingham -17 1 - - 4
Windsor - 1 £418 - 2
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 216 (89.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.95%) Kanban
3 70 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 64 (26.56%) User Stories
5 52 (21.58%) Java
6 48 (19.92%) TDD
7 46 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (16.18%) JIRA
9 39 (16.18%) REST
9 39 (16.18%) User Experience
10 38 (15.77%) BDD
10 38 (15.77%) Git (software)
10 38 (15.77%) HTML
10 38 (15.77%) Telecoms
11 36 (14.94%) DevOps
11 36 (14.94%) Jenkins
12 35 (14.52%) Microservices
12 35 (14.52%) Waterfall
12 35 (14.52%) Web Services
13 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (14.11%) React
14 32 (13.28%) SQL
15 30 (12.45%) CSS
16 28 (11.62%) QA
17 27 (11.20%) Pair Programming
17 27 (11.20%) C#
17 27 (11.20%) AngularJS
18 26 (10.79%) Velocity
19 25 (10.37%) Software Engineering

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 19 (7.88%) Confluence
2 14 (5.81%) Apache Solr
2 14 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.07%) CMS
5 4 (1.66%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.66%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.66%) WordPress
6 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Photoshop
1 8 (3.32%) UXPin
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP APO
1 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.83%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.83%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.47%) Serverless
4 16 (6.64%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (2.90%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.90%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.66%) Force.com
7 4 (1.66%) SaaS
7 4 (1.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.24%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.83%) Firebase
9 2 (0.83%) GitHub
9 2 (0.83%) PaaS
10 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) HTTP
2 2 (0.83%) SSL
2 2 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.71%) Big Data
2 16 (6.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (5.39%) Redis
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.98%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.90%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.24%) MySQL
9 3 (1.24%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 39 (16.18%) JIRA
2 38 (15.77%) Git (software)
3 36 (14.94%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.30%) Mercurial
5 15 (6.22%) Maven
6 14 (5.81%) Selenium
7 13 (5.39%) JUnit
8 12 (4.98%) SonarQube
9 11 (4.56%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (3.73%) Gradle
12 8 (3.32%) Axure RP
12 8 (3.32%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.32%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.90%) Checkstyle
13 7 (2.90%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.90%) Mocha
14 6 (2.49%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.07%) DbUnit
General
1 38 (15.77%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.05%) Finance
3 11 (4.56%) Marketing
4 6 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Advertising
6 3 (1.24%) Back Office
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (36.10%) Developer
2 37 (15.35%) Scrum Master
3 27 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.47%) Analyst
5 17 (7.05%) React Developer
6 12 (4.98%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Architect
8 10 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.15%) Product Owner
8 10 (4.15%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.73%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Tester
9 9 (3.73%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.32%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.32%) Designer
10 8 (3.32%) Scala Developer
10 8 (3.32%) UX Designer
11 7 (2.90%) Digital Development Manager
11 7 (2.90%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.18%) REST
2 38 (15.77%) HTML
3 35 (14.52%) Web Services
4 34 (14.11%) React
5 30 (12.45%) CSS
6 27 (11.20%) AngularJS
7 26 (10.79%) Velocity
8 23 (9.54%) .NET
9 22 (9.13%) HTML5
10 21 (8.71%) CSS3
10 21 (8.71%) Node.js
11 19 (7.88%) J2EE
12 15 (6.22%) LESS
12 15 (6.22%) Sass
12 15 (6.22%) Spring
13 13 (5.39%) Kafka
13 13 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (4.98%) SOAP
15 10 (4.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.18%) User Experience
2 19 (7.88%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.49%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.07%) Life Science
6 4 (1.66%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.24%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.24%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.83%) AS400
8 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) RIA
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) Robotics
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.30%) Linux
2 8 (3.32%) CentOS
3 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Windows
4 3 (1.24%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.24%) Unix
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (89.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.95%) Kanban
3 64 (26.56%) User Stories
4 48 (19.92%) TDD
5 43 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (15.77%) BDD
7 36 (14.94%) DevOps
8 35 (14.52%) Microservices
8 35 (14.52%) Waterfall
9 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (11.20%) Pair Programming
11 25 (10.37%) OO
11 25 (10.37%) Software Engineering
12 23 (9.54%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.30%) E-Commerce
14 19 (7.88%) MVC
14 19 (7.88%) Project Management
14 19 (7.88%) Test Scripting
15 18 (7.47%) Unit Testing
16 17 (7.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.05%) JavaScript
2 52 (21.58%) Java
3 32 (13.28%) SQL
4 27 (11.20%) C#
5 11 (4.56%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.15%) PHP
7 9 (3.73%) Java 8
7 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.73%) Scala
8 8 (3.32%) C++
9 7 (2.90%) Ruby
10 6 (2.49%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.49%) Groovy
11 5 (2.07%) C
11 5 (2.07%) Python
12 4 (1.66%) Go
13 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) Degree
2 8 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.83%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) MBA
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.62%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) COBIT
2 3 (1.24%) GDPR
2 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.71%) Docker
2 6 (2.49%) oVirt
2 6 (2.49%) RHEV
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (8.30%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.73%) Amdocs OSS
2 9 (3.73%) Puppet
2 9 (3.73%) Terraform
3 8 (3.32%) Ansible
4 3 (1.24%) Rancher
5 2 (0.83%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (6.64%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.98%) Oracle
4 9 (3.73%) Amdocs
4 9 (3.73%) Cramer
5 7 (2.90%) Adobe
5 7 (2.90%) SAP
6 6 (2.49%) IBM
7 4 (1.66%) HP
7 4 (1.66%) Informatica
7 4 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.24%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.24%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.24%) Tableau
9 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.83%) Google
9 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.83%) VMware
10 1 (0.41%) Progress