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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 11 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.52% 5.49% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.71% 7.73% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
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£350 £465 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +38.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
222 181 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.32% 70.98% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 98 73
Average daily rate £350 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (50.00%) TDD
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
4 8 (23.53%) Advertising
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) MySQL
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Logistics
6 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.71%) Scala
7 5 (14.71%) Groovy
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) Subversion
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) OOP
8 4 (11.76%) jQuery
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (2.94%) Liferay
1 1 (2.94%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 4 (11.76%) QUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 4 (11.76%) Grunt
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) JBehave
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) DBA
5 6 (17.65%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Designer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
2 4 (11.76%) Sass
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) Velocity
4 1 (2.94%) JSR 168
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) XSLT
4 1 (2.94%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) Servlets
4 1 (2.94%) Struts
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Home Automation
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) TDD
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) OO
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Logistics
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Use Case
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) Groovy
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) Teradata
2 2 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.94%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy