The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 12 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.63% 5.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 7.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £470 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -
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 £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.96% 72.10% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 89 80
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (48.39%) TDD
2 9 (29.03%) OO
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (22.58%) MySQL
4 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) RESTful
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) Advertising
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Logistics
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
7 4 (12.90%) Scala
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Subversion
7 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Groovy
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.23%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) QUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
3 3 (9.68%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) DBA
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) CSS3
3 3 (9.68%) Sass
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) Zend Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) Velocity
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) TDD
2 9 (29.03%) OO
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.13%) Logistics
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Groovy
2 4 (12.90%) Scala
3 2 (6.45%) PHP5
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
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