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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.63% 4.45% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 6.21% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
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£340 £369 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £475 £363
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 £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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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
208 177 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 68.87% 71.66% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 95
Average daily rate £350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) RESTful
4 12 (27.91%) HTML5
4 12 (27.91%) User Stories
5 11 (25.58%) Sass
5 11 (25.58%) CSS3
5 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (25.58%) jQuery
5 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
5 11 (25.58%) Extreme Programming
6 10 (23.26%) Pair Programming
6 10 (23.26%) JIRA
6 10 (23.26%) OO
6 10 (23.26%) Java
6 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (23.26%) Grunt
7 9 (20.93%) QUnit
7 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
8 8 (18.60%) Groovy
8 8 (18.60%) Scala
8 8 (18.60%) Backbone.js
8 8 (18.60%) User Experience
8 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
9 7 (16.28%) SEO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
1 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Grunt
3 9 (20.93%) QUnit
3 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.65%) JBehave
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (20.93%) ScrumMaster
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.33%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) CSS
2 12 (27.91%) RESTful
2 12 (27.91%) HTML5
3 11 (25.58%) CSS3
3 11 (25.58%) Sass
3 11 (25.58%) jQuery
4 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.60%) Backbone.js
6 5 (11.63%) Velocity
7 2 (4.65%) Visualforce
7 2 (4.65%) LESS
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.98%) PMI
5 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 12 (27.91%) User Stories
4 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.58%) Extreme Programming
5 10 (23.26%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) Pair Programming
5 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.28%) Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) SEO
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Web Analytics
7 7 (16.28%) Feature Driven Development
8 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) SOA
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.30%) Kanban
10 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Groovy
3 8 (18.60%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Ab Initio
1 3 (6.98%) Teradata
2 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft