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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.79% 12.22% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 13.92% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Average daily rate
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- £423 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
44 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 78.57% 87.78% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 30
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Publishing
5 3 (23.08%) CMS
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) RSpec
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Flash Builder
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) WiX
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware