The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.09% 3.36% 8.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 4.10% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 21
Median daily rate £400 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £365 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £385 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.56%
Scrum
Berkshire

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
108 195 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.60% 81.93% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 135 156
Median daily rate £370 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
5 3 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Microservices
6 2 (18.18%) Gradle
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) B2B
6 2 (18.18%) B2C
6 2 (18.18%) Java

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Axure RP
3 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
2 3 (27.27%) Sass
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Velocity
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Groovy
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle