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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 11 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.08% 4.55% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.99% 5.50% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £383 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-8.99% +19.93%

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
89 200 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 78.76% 82.64% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 123 133
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Sass
5 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
5 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (35.71%) Ember.js
5 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
5 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (14.29%) Groovy
8 2 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Gradle

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Axure RP
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Ember.js
3 5 (35.71%) Sass
3 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Velocity
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) AutoMapper
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Wireframes
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (14.29%) B2B
6 2 (14.29%) B2C
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Groovy
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle