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 28 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.

Scrum
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 7.07% 3.70% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 5.00% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £475 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +76.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 88 80 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 88.89% 74.07% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 116
Median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.86 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.05% -41.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

Scrum
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Workday
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum Master
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Scrum Master
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Workday