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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 49.44% 23.81% 23.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 63.77% 30.30% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 11
Average daily rate £410 £378 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £343 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 77.53% 78.57% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 34
Average daily rate £390 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Surrey

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 17 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (50.00%) .NET
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (50.00%) WPF
2 28 (48.28%) WCF
2 28 (48.28%) C#
3 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (43.10%) Visual Studio
5 22 (37.93%) XML
6 21 (36.21%) BDD
7 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
8 18 (31.03%) Content Management
9 17 (29.31%) ISEB
10 16 (27.59%) Web Services
11 15 (25.86%) QA
11 15 (25.86%) LINQ
12 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (24.14%) Publishing
13 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2
13 12 (20.69%) SQL
13 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
14 11 (18.97%) REST
14 11 (18.97%) SOAP
15 10 (17.24%) Windows
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
16 9 (15.52%) UML
17 8 (13.79%) Office 365
18 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (12.07%) User Stories

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (43.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (5.17%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.72%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) WiX
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.72%) Flash Builder
4 1 (1.72%) Ant
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 14 (24.14%) Publishing
2 5 (8.62%) Law
2 5 (8.62%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Software Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) ScrumMaster
4 9 (15.52%) Developer
5 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) UML Business Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) User Experience Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
1 29 (50.00%) WPF
2 28 (48.28%) WCF
3 22 (37.93%) XML
4 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 15 (25.86%) LINQ
6 11 (18.97%) REST
6 11 (18.97%) SOAP
7 7 (12.07%) XSLT
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (1.72%) jQuery
9 1 (1.72%) Robotlegs
9 1 (1.72%) CSS
9 1 (1.72%) HTML
9 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
1 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) BDD
3 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
4 18 (31.03%) Content Management
5 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.52%) UML
6 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.07%) User Stories
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.17%) Usability Testing
9 3 (5.17%) TDD
9 3 (5.17%) Validation
10 2 (3.45%) Kanban
10 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.72%) Migration
11 1 (1.72%) OOP
11 1 (1.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C#
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Mercator
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
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