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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 8 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.88% 2.11% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 2.94% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
84 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 83.17% 71.58% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £218 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £488 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (41.67%) LAMP
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience Design
2 5 (41.67%) Product Management
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (41.67%) Axure RP
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Drupal
2 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) KVM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
1 5 (41.67%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Axure RP
1 5 (41.67%) Bitbucket
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience Designer
1 5 (41.67%) Designer
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior User Experience Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) XML
1 5 (41.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience Design
2 5 (41.67%) Product Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Vagrant
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe