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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.38% 3.60% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 4.97% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
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£350 £369 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +36.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £207 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £445 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
212 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.14% 72.40% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 103 98
Average daily rate £350 £410 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 13 (28.26%) HTML5
6 12 (26.09%) CSS3
6 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 12 (26.09%) Sass
7 11 (23.91%) Grunt
7 11 (23.91%) Pair Programming
7 11 (23.91%) Java
7 11 (23.91%) OO
7 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (23.91%) RESTful
7 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.91%) User Stories
8 10 (21.74%) QUnit
8 10 (21.74%) Jasmine
8 10 (21.74%) BDD
8 10 (21.74%) JIRA
8 10 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
9 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.39%) Scala
10 8 (17.39%) Groovy
10 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
11 7 (15.22%) Advertising

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Liferay
2 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Force.com
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.91%) Grunt
3 10 (21.74%) QUnit
3 10 (21.74%) Jasmine
3 10 (21.74%) JIRA
4 3 (6.52%) JBehave
4 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (21.74%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.17%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
2 13 (28.26%) HTML5
3 12 (26.09%) CSS3
3 12 (26.09%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) Sass
4 11 (23.91%) RESTful
4 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.39%) Backbone.js
6 6 (13.04%) Velocity
7 2 (4.35%) LESS
7 2 (4.35%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.17%) JSR 168
8 1 (2.17%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) Ajax
8 1 (2.17%) XHTML
8 1 (2.17%) Servlets
8 1 (2.17%) SOAP
8 1 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Web 2.0
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.52%) PMI
5 2 (4.35%) Open Source
5 2 (4.35%) Home Automation
6 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) TDD
3 11 (23.91%) Pair Programming
3 11 (23.91%) OO
3 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) User Stories
4 10 (21.74%) BDD
4 10 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
5 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) SEO
7 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Feature Driven Development
7 6 (13.04%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Web Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Kanban
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) Scala
3 8 (17.39%) Groovy
4 2 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Teradata
1 4 (8.70%) Ab Initio
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (2.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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