The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking 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 11 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 46 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.45% 48.42% 17.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 61.33% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 38 3
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£363 £410 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +5.12%
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%
Scrum
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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 Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 75 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 76.36% 78.95% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 27
Average daily rate £325 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £346 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Woking region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) MDX
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) APMP
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP