The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 7 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 13.01% 3.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.69% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 82.93% 66.32% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 23
Average daily rate £301 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.10 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.24% +93.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Maidenhead region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) LAMP
2 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Vagrant
3 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) KVM
3 10 (55.56%) Drupal
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (55.56%) Open Source
3 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
3 10 (55.56%) REST
3 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
3 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) Identity Management
3 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Product Management
5 5 (27.78%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (27.78%) Axure RP
5 5 (27.78%) UX Design
5 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
5 5 (27.78%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (55.56%) Drupal
1 10 (55.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
3 5 (27.78%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
2 5 (27.78%) UX Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior UX Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) LAMP
2 10 (55.56%) REST
2 10 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Identity Management
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Product Management
5 5 (27.78%) UX Design
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Vagrant
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe