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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.08% 2.54% 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.55% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £339 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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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
208 169 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.00% 71.61% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 82
Average daily rate £369 £375 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
5 5 (19.23%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
6 4 (15.38%) PMI
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) Advertising
6 4 (15.38%) Grunt
6 4 (15.38%) Sass
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) Scala
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) Groovy
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Grunt
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) QUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) JBehave
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Bower
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) RESTful
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Sass
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) LESS
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.85%) Velocity
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PMI
2 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) User Stories
4 5 (19.23%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Web Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) SEO
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Scala
2 4 (15.38%) Groovy
3 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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