Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 27 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 284 232 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.93% 5.73% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 6.77% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 116 93
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% -4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £325
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -45.93% +48.35%
10th Percentile £36.25 £34.05 £66.25
90th Percentile £46.05 £39.35 £68.75
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
% change year-on-year +7.37% -9.09% +14.21%

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 3,474 3,426 3,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.79% 84.63% 82.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,776 1,888
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 106 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -19.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £47.35 £39.75 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% -

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 19 November 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 November 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 +13 77 £450 +22.45% 43
Bracknell +9 54 £500 +21.21% 16
Newbury +1 32 £450 +32.35% 8
Maidenhead -3 29 £476 +12.06% 5
Slough -8 12 £500 +26.98% 10
Windsor +4 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Scrum
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 254 (89.44%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.63%) Kanban
3 75 (26.41%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.35%) Java
5 71 (25.00%) User Stories
6 66 (23.24%) TDD
7 65 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (21.83%) DevOps
9 52 (18.31%) Jenkins
9 52 (18.31%) REST
9 52 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
9 52 (18.31%) BDD
9 52 (18.31%) JIRA
10 49 (17.25%) Telecoms
11 48 (16.90%) Git (software)
12 47 (16.55%) HTML
13 45 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (15.85%) Microservices
14 42 (14.79%) SQL
15 41 (14.44%) Web Services
15 41 (14.44%) React
16 40 (14.08%) Pair Programming
17 39 (13.73%) AngularJS
18 37 (13.03%) User Experience
18 37 (13.03%) QA
19 36 (12.68%) CSS
20 35 (12.32%) OO
20 35 (12.32%) Test Automation
20 35 (12.32%) Waterfall
21 33 (11.62%) Microsoft

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 32 (11.27%) Confluence
2 18 (6.34%) Apache Solr
2 18 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.70%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.76%) UXPin
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP APO
1 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.70%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.70%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.75%) Serverless
4 20 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.58%) PaaS
6 11 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (3.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (3.87%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.87%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (3.87%) CloudFront
7 9 (3.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.82%) IaaS
9 6 (2.11%) Apigee
10 4 (1.41%) Force.com
10 4 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (1.06%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (1.06%) SaaS
11 3 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.35%) Skype
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.75%) Big Data
2 20 (7.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (4.58%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.58%) Redis
4 12 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.87%) Data Lake
5 11 (3.87%) Power BI
5 11 (3.87%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.82%) HDInsight
7 7 (2.46%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.41%) DB2
9 4 (1.41%) MySQL
9 4 (1.41%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (18.31%) Jenkins
1 52 (18.31%) JIRA
2 48 (16.90%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.92%) Mercurial
4 25 (8.80%) JUnit
5 24 (8.45%) Maven
6 18 (6.34%) Selenium
6 18 (6.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (5.63%) Eclipse
7 16 (5.63%) Gradle
7 16 (5.63%) SonarQube
8 15 (5.28%) IntelliJ
9 14 (4.93%) Cucumber
9 14 (4.93%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.58%) Mocha
11 12 (4.23%) JMeter
12 11 (3.87%) Checkstyle
13 9 (3.17%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.82%) Bitbucket
15 6 (2.11%) Mockito
General
1 49 (17.25%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.69%) Finance
3 17 (5.99%) Retail
4 15 (5.28%) Marketing
5 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Billing
7 3 (1.06%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 94 (33.10%) Developer
2 36 (12.68%) Scrum Master
3 31 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 22 (7.75%) Analyst
5 17 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.63%) React Developer
7 14 (4.93%) Architect
8 13 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.23%) Product Owner
10 11 (3.87%) Agile Coach
10 11 (3.87%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Tester
11 10 (3.52%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.52%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.82%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.46%) Automation Tester
14 7 (2.46%) Backend Developer
14 7 (2.46%) Technical Manager
15 6 (2.11%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.31%) REST
2 47 (16.55%) HTML
3 41 (14.44%) React
3 41 (14.44%) Web Services
4 39 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 36 (12.68%) CSS
6 31 (10.92%) .NET
7 30 (10.56%) Spring
8 28 (9.86%) Node.js
9 24 (8.45%) HTML5
10 21 (7.39%) CSS3
11 20 (7.04%) J2EE
11 20 (7.04%) Velocity
12 19 (6.69%) LESS
12 19 (6.69%) RESTful
12 19 (6.69%) Sass
13 16 (5.63%) Spring MVC
14 15 (5.28%) JSF
14 15 (5.28%) Kafka
14 15 (5.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.03%) User Experience
2 26 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.41%) iPad
5 4 (1.41%) Life Science
5 4 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.70%) AS400
7 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.70%) PMI
7 2 (0.70%) RIA
7 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.04%) Linux
2 12 (4.23%) Windows
3 9 (3.17%) CentOS
4 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.41%) Unix
6 3 (1.06%) Android
6 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) VMS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (89.44%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.63%) Kanban
3 71 (25.00%) User Stories
4 66 (23.24%) TDD
5 65 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (21.83%) DevOps
7 52 (18.31%) BDD
8 45 (15.85%) Microservices
8 45 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (14.08%) Pair Programming
10 35 (12.32%) OO
10 35 (12.32%) Test Automation
10 35 (12.32%) Waterfall
11 32 (11.27%) E-Commerce
12 30 (10.56%) MVC
12 30 (10.56%) Software Engineering
13 29 (10.21%) Unit Testing
14 26 (9.15%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 22 (7.75%) Release Management
16 21 (7.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.41%) JavaScript
2 72 (25.35%) Java
3 42 (14.79%) SQL
4 31 (10.92%) C#
5 17 (5.99%) Java 8
6 13 (4.58%) Python
6 13 (4.58%) TypeScript
7 11 (3.87%) C++
7 11 (3.87%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.52%) PHP
8 10 (3.52%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.11%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.11%) C
10 5 (1.76%) Groovy
11 4 (1.41%) Ruby
11 4 (1.41%) Scala
11 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.06%) Go
13 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.93%) Degree
2 10 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.41%) SAFe Agilist
5 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.06%) ISEB
5 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) MBA
7 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.03%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) COBIT
2 3 (1.06%) GDPR
2 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.15%) Docker
2 8 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.76%) oVirt
3 5 (1.76%) RHEV
4 4 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.06%) vSphere
6 2 (0.70%) KVM
6 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.80%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.87%) Ansible
3 10 (3.52%) Amdocs OSS
4 9 (3.17%) Puppet
5 8 (2.82%) Terraform
6 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.06%) Rancher
7 2 (0.70%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.35%) Automic
8 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.35%) Grafana
8 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (4.93%) Oracle
4 11 (3.87%) Adobe
5 10 (3.52%) Amdocs
5 10 (3.52%) Cramer
5 10 (3.52%) SAP
6 8 (2.82%) IBM
7 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.41%) HP
7 4 (1.41%) Informatica
7 4 (1.41%) VMware
8 3 (1.06%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.06%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.06%) Tableau
9 2 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.70%) Concur
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.70%) Mirantis