Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.80% 3.72% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 4.82% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Slough median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £298
90th Percentile £588 £438 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year +12.33% -32.09% +18.13%

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 280 228 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 81.87% 77.03% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 152 167
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £204 £263 £260
90th Percentile £551 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +12.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £15.90 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.60 £16.80 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -33.96%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Slough

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Slough

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Slough over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Linux

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Avro
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) Memcached
3 1 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) React Native
3 1 (7.69%) Redux
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.69%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Content Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP