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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 8.33% 12.87% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 14.61% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £360 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £481 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
50 89 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 83.33% 88.12% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 33
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £260 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
6 5 (29.41%) Publishing
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) CMS
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Flash Builder
5 1 (5.88%) RSpec
5 1 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) WiX
General
1 5 (29.41%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ActionScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Robotlegs
6 1 (5.88%) JPA
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) User Stories
4 6 (35.29%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) Content Management
9 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) VMware