The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Woking region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 4 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 16.47% 2.50% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.88% 3.23% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 75.29% 77.50% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 22
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Scrum
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Woking region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) WCF
3 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
3 33 (54.10%) C#
4 32 (52.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (50.82%) WPF
5 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (45.90%) Visual Studio
7 24 (39.34%) XML
8 23 (37.70%) BDD
9 21 (34.43%) Web Services
9 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
10 18 (29.51%) QA
10 18 (29.51%) ISEB
11 17 (27.87%) LINQ
11 17 (27.87%) Content Management
12 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
12 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (22.95%) REST
13 14 (22.95%) SOAP
13 14 (22.95%) SQL
14 13 (21.31%) Publishing
15 11 (18.03%) Windows
15 11 (18.03%) Office 365
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
16 9 (14.75%) User Stories
17 8 (13.11%) DevOps
18 7 (11.48%) UML
18 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (45.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.56%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) Flash Builder
5 2 (3.28%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) WiX
5 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Ant
General
1 13 (21.31%) Publishing
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Law
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Software Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) ScrumMaster
5 8 (13.11%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) WCF
3 31 (50.82%) WPF
4 24 (39.34%) XML
5 21 (34.43%) Web Services
6 17 (27.87%) LINQ
7 14 (22.95%) REST
7 14 (22.95%) SOAP
8 6 (9.84%) XSLT
9 4 (6.56%) jQuery
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.56%) CSS
9 4 (6.56%) HTML
10 2 (3.28%) HTML5
10 2 (3.28%) Robotlegs
10 2 (3.28%) CSS3
10 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.28%) Ajax
10 2 (3.28%) XHTML
10 2 (3.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
1 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) BDD
3 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
4 17 (27.87%) Content Management
5 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
7 9 (14.75%) User Stories
8 8 (13.11%) DevOps
9 7 (11.48%) UML
10 6 (9.84%) Kanban
11 5 (8.20%) TDD
11 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.56%) MVC
13 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
14 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
14 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (3.28%) Web Accessibility
14 2 (3.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) C#
2 14 (22.95%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) Python
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (3.28%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Mercator
4 1 (1.64%) IBM