Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 82 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.20% 3.88% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 4.64% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 37
Reading median daily rate £450 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -11.52% -1.79%
10th Percentile £311 £301 £346
90th Percentile £606 £550 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £403 £413
% change year-on-year +11.80% -2.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year +2.74% -45.93% +50.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,359 1,078 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.23% 83.63% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 657 610
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £216 £268 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +51.72% -20.55% -28.53%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Reading

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Reading

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Reading over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Reading

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 78 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 22 (26.83%) SQL
4 20 (24.39%) OO
5 18 (21.95%) J2EE
6 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (18.29%) DevOps
8 15 (18.29%) HTML
8 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.07%) Kanban
10 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (15.85%) BDD
10 13 (15.85%) C#
10 13 (15.85%) .NET
10 13 (15.85%) Oracle
10 13 (15.85%) TDD
11 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
13 10 (12.20%) SOAP
13 10 (12.20%) Windows
13 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
13 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (12.20%) Cramer
13 10 (12.20%) Amdocs
13 10 (12.20%) RESTful
13 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.20%) PowerShell

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (6.10%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) IaaS
2 6 (7.32%) PaaS
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.44%) Boomi
5 1 (1.22%) Apigee
5 1 (1.22%) npm
5 1 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.98%) Data Lake
2 9 (10.98%) Power BI
3 8 (9.76%) HDInsight
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.54%) JIRA
5 7 (8.54%) Maven
5 7 (8.54%) Selenium
6 5 (6.10%) DbUnit
6 5 (6.10%) jMock
6 5 (6.10%) JUnit
6 5 (6.10%) Mockito
6 5 (6.10%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.66%) JMeter
8 3 (3.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.22%) GitLab
10 1 (1.22%) Grunt
10 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Azure DevOps
5 7 (8.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) C++ Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) J2EE
2 15 (18.29%) HTML
3 13 (15.85%) .NET
4 10 (12.20%) RESTful
4 10 (12.20%) SOAP
5 9 (10.98%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) Web Services
6 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.76%) HTML5
7 7 (8.54%) XML
8 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.32%) Spring
9 5 (6.10%) Apache Camel
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.10%) PowerMock
9 5 (6.10%) REST
10 3 (3.66%) React
10 3 (3.66%) Vue.js
10 3 (3.66%) XSLT
11 2 (2.44%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) User Experience
2 3 (3.66%) RIA
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) PMI
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) DataPower
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) OO
3 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.29%) DevOps
5 14 (17.07%) Kanban
6 13 (15.85%) BDD
6 13 (15.85%) TDD
6 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.98%) Analytics
8 9 (10.98%) Data Science
8 9 (10.98%) MVC
8 9 (10.98%) Security Testing
8 9 (10.98%) User Stories
9 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.54%) Data Management
11 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.32%) Project Management
11 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) SQL
3 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) C#
5 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.76%) C++
7 5 (6.10%) C
8 3 (3.66%) Python
9 1 (1.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.22%) Go
9 1 (1.22%) Java 8
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) COBIT
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) Amdocs
3 10 (12.20%) Cramer
4 5 (6.10%) SAP
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.44%) Dell
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) CA Agile Central