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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 2.17% 21.13% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 27.78% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Average daily rate
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- £411 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.07%
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 £42.50 £43.75 £38.90
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
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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
32 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 69.57% 76.06% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 37
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1455.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) RSpec
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) APMP
5 1 (14.29%) Mockito
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP