The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.13% 2.92% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 4.12% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £356 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £199 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £638 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 170 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.69% 70.83% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 100 77
Average daily rate £330 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Slough region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) TDD
3 18 (35.29%) HTML
4 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
5 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) OO
5 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
6 12 (23.53%) HTML5
6 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 12 (23.53%) Java
6 12 (23.53%) CSS
7 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
7 11 (21.57%) Advertising
7 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.57%) jQuery
7 11 (21.57%) Sass
8 10 (19.61%) Grunt
8 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
8 10 (19.61%) QUnit
8 10 (19.61%) Jasmine
8 10 (19.61%) RESTful
9 9 (17.65%) Scala
9 9 (17.65%) JIRA
9 9 (17.65%) Groovy
9 9 (17.65%) User Stories
10 8 (15.69%) BDD
10 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 7 (13.73%) Extreme Programming
12 6 (11.76%) Logistics
12 6 (11.76%) MongoDB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.61%) Grunt
2 10 (19.61%) QUnit
2 10 (19.61%) Jasmine
3 9 (17.65%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) JBehave
6 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) Gradle
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.57%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (13.73%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
7 6 (11.76%) DBA
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.96%) Solutions Designer
12 1 (1.96%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) HTML5
2 12 (23.53%) CSS3
2 12 (23.53%) CSS
3 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
3 11 (21.57%) jQuery
3 11 (21.57%) Sass
4 10 (19.61%) RESTful
5 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
5 5 (9.80%) Velocity
6 4 (7.84%) SOAP
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) LESS
8 1 (1.96%) XSLT
8 1 (1.96%) Struts
8 1 (1.96%) Web Services
8 1 (1.96%) Servlets
8 1 (1.96%) XHTML
8 1 (1.96%) Spring
8 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
1 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.80%) Web 2.0
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) Home Automation
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) OO
4 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
5 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
7 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.73%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (11.76%) Logistics
9 6 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.80%) SEO
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.80%) Analytics
10 5 (9.80%) Feature Driven Development
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) Scala
3 9 (17.65%) Groovy
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Ab Initio
1 4 (7.84%) Teradata
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) GigaSpaces