The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Maidenhead region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.07% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 70.73% 58.90% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 8
Average daily rate £333 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £180 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £35.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Behat
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Behat
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PHP5
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) hybris
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle