The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 15 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 6.67% 2.23% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 2.60% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +61.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.79% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.40 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.11% -0.24%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 234 231 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 86.67% 85.87% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 130 102
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -37.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bracknell

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Bracknell

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) REST
5 14 (45.16%) Gradle
5 14 (45.16%) Project Management
5 14 (45.16%) Maven
6 13 (41.94%) OOP
7 12 (38.71%) OO
7 12 (38.71%) C++
7 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
7 12 (38.71%) Visualisation
8 11 (35.48%) Content Management
8 11 (35.48%) Python
9 10 (32.26%) Web Services
9 10 (32.26%) XML
9 10 (32.26%) Ant
9 10 (32.26%) HTTP
9 10 (32.26%) JSON
9 10 (32.26%) JMeter
9 10 (32.26%) CMS
9 10 (32.26%) WebDriver
9 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Groovy
9 10 (32.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (32.26%) Sitecore
9 10 (32.26%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (32.26%) CMS
1 10 (32.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (19.35%) Confluence
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Gradle
1 14 (45.16%) Maven
2 10 (32.26%) Ant
2 10 (32.26%) Apache Ivy
2 10 (32.26%) Bitbucket
2 10 (32.26%) eggPlant
2 10 (32.26%) JMeter
2 10 (32.26%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) WebDriver
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.23%) Gatling
6 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Developer in Test
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Coach
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SaaS Architect
7 1 (3.23%) SaaS Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) REST
2 10 (32.26%) JSON
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) JSF
4 4 (12.90%) Spring
4 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Struts
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) React
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) LESS
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) BDD
4 14 (45.16%) Project Management
5 13 (41.94%) OOP
6 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Manual Testing
6 12 (38.71%) OO
6 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
6 12 (38.71%) Visualisation
7 11 (35.48%) Content Management
8 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Kanban
10 8 (25.81%) User Stories
11 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (22.58%) DevOps
12 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
12 6 (19.35%) Service Management
12 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) Groovy
4 10 (32.26%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Sitecore
1 10 (32.26%) Splunk
2 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.23%) SAP