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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.95% 3.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 5.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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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 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 83.17% 69.29% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 27
Average daily rate £382 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Release Management
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) PMI
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Billing
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) SAS
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PMI
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Release Management
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) hybris