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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 8 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.94% 4.30% 18.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.46% 5.48% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
63 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 74.12% 78.49% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 25
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +252.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) .NET
3 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
3 31 (51.67%) WCF
4 30 (50.00%) C#
5 28 (46.67%) WPF
5 28 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 22 (36.67%) BDD
8 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 21 (35.00%) XML
9 18 (30.00%) Web Services
10 17 (28.33%) LINQ
11 16 (26.67%) Content Management
11 16 (26.67%) ISEB
12 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (23.33%) QA
13 14 (23.33%) Publishing
14 13 (21.67%) Office 365
15 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.33%) User Stories
15 11 (18.33%) REST
15 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
15 11 (18.33%) Windows
15 11 (18.33%) SOAP
15 11 (18.33%) SQL
16 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
16 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.33%) DevOps
17 8 (13.33%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Magnolia
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Office 365
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.67%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Ant
5 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.00%) Flash Builder
5 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.00%) Hudson
5 3 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 14 (23.33%) Publishing
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Business Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
7 8 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Tester
9 5 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (5.00%) ActionScript Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) .NET
2 31 (51.67%) WCF
3 28 (46.67%) WPF
4 21 (35.00%) XML
5 18 (30.00%) Web Services
6 17 (28.33%) LINQ
7 11 (18.33%) REST
7 11 (18.33%) SOAP
8 6 (10.00%) XSLT
9 5 (8.33%) HTML
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.33%) CSS
9 5 (8.33%) jQuery
10 3 (5.00%) Flash
10 3 (5.00%) Robotlegs
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
11 2 (3.33%) CSS3
11 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.33%) Ajax
11 2 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) BDD
3 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (26.67%) Content Management
5 11 (18.33%) User Stories
5 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.33%) DevOps
7 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.33%) Kanban
7 8 (13.33%) UML
8 7 (11.67%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) TDD
10 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Coaching
11 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (5.00%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Mercator