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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.68% 3.08% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 4.10% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
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£340 £363 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £333 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £445 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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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
223 195 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.58% 75.00% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 120 101
Average daily rate £375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £238 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £36.25 £19.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.89% -55.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £16.85 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (27.78%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) RESTful
5 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) User Stories
5 9 (25.00%) JIRA
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 8 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
6 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.22%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) Sass
6 8 (22.22%) CSS3
7 7 (19.44%) Grunt
7 7 (19.44%) User Experience
7 7 (19.44%) Groovy
7 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
7 7 (19.44%) Scala
8 6 (16.67%) Web Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Web 2.0
8 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 6 (16.67%) MongoDB

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.56%) Confluence
1 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Grunt
3 5 (13.89%) QUnit
3 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.33%) JBehave
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Bower
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) HTML5
2 9 (25.00%) RESTful
3 8 (22.22%) Sass
3 8 (22.22%) CSS3
3 8 (22.22%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) LESS
5 3 (8.33%) Velocity
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 6 (16.67%) Web 2.0
3 3 (8.33%) PMI
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Online Games
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) BDD
4 9 (25.00%) User Stories
4 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (16.67%) SEO
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) Groovy
3 7 (19.44%) Scala
4 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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