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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.51% 3.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.39% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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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
77 104 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 81.91% 80.62% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 23
Average daily rate £354 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £113.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +320.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (35.00%) LAMP
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (35.00%) Puppet
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
4 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) KVM
4 6 (30.00%) Release Management
4 6 (30.00%) Drupal
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Apache
4 6 (30.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
1 6 (30.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) LAMP
2 6 (30.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Release Management
4 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
1 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Vagrant
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft