The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 23 June 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.

Scrum
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 8.47% 5.67% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 7.14% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £360 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £370 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £460 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 112 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 82.20% 79.43% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 61 63
Median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) WebCenter
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Polymer
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Stochastic Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Drools
8 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (11.76%) jBPM
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Scrum Master
1 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) Workday Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Workday Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
1 7 (41.18%) WebCenter
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Drools
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) jBPM
2 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (11.76%) Polymer
2 2 (11.76%) React
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Debian
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.76%) Stochastic Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Workday