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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 27 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.62% 5.21% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 6.58% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 18
Median daily rate £275 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.91% +9.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
Scrum
Berkshire

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
122 228 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.31% 79.17% 86.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 144 139
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £27.25 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.34% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Tellabs
2 4 (57.14%) Virgin Media
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ETL

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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (42.86%) OSS Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Tellabs
1 4 (57.14%) Virgin Media
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP