Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 54 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 42 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.80% 2.85% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.58% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 76
Reading median daily rate £368 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £305 £345 £331
90th Percentile £580 £485 £536
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £43.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £67.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year -45.93% +48.35% -

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 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) TDD
2 25 (52.08%) BDD
3 24 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (43.75%) HTML
5 21 (43.75%) CSS
5 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (39.58%) Degree
6 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
7 18 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (35.42%) npm
8 17 (35.42%) gulp
8 17 (35.42%) ES6
8 17 (35.42%) Protractor
8 17 (35.42%) Jasmine
8 17 (35.42%) Open Source
8 17 (35.42%) HTML5
8 17 (35.42%) Sass
8 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
8 17 (35.42%) Twitter
8 17 (35.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (35.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 17 (35.42%) webpack
8 17 (35.42%) CRM
8 17 (35.42%) ECMAScript
9 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
10 9 (18.75%) Java
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.08%) InDesign
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) npm
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.08%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.08%) 4G
2 1 (2.08%) DOCSIS
2 1 (2.08%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) LTE
2 1 (2.08%) OpenFlow
2 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) OLAP
3 1 (2.08%) Power BI
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) gulp
1 17 (35.42%) Jasmine
1 17 (35.42%) Karma Test Runner
1 17 (35.42%) Protractor
1 17 (35.42%) webpack
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Ant
4 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Toad
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) CSS
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
2 17 (35.42%) HTML5
2 17 (35.42%) Sass
2 17 (35.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (10.42%) Web Services
5 4 (8.33%) React
5 4 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (4.17%) Drush
7 1 (2.08%) Akka
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.08%) Ehcache
7 1 (2.08%) J2EE
7 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) Velocity
7 1 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) BDD
2 25 (52.08%) TDD
3 24 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (35.42%) CRM
5 17 (35.42%) Open Source
6 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
10 3 (6.25%) ATDD
10 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 17 (35.42%) ECMAScript
2 17 (35.42%) ES6
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 18 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Twitter
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.08%) BMC
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Cramer
3 1 (2.08%) Nokia
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Sun
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau