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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - 18 16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 3.61% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.90% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £390 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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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
75 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 70.75% 92.77% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 38
Average daily rate £350 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Handset

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) hybris