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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.16% 5.11% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 7.53% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £346 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 186 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.31% 67.88% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 101 88
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £273 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
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 17 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) OOP
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) PHP5
4 4 (26.67%) Zend
4 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) PMI
6 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) VMware

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Ajax
1 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) PHP5
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Zend
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
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