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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.21% 2.00% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.34% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £418 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £294 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £393 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.58%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 106 171 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 77.94% 85.50% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 104 133
Median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.86 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.00% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (45.45%) User Experience
3 5 (45.45%) Axure RP
3 5 (45.45%) Sass
3 5 (45.45%) Ember.js
3 5 (45.45%) Wireframes
3 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development

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 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Axure RP
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Product Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Ember.js
2 5 (45.45%) Sass
2 5 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) AutoMapper
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Velocity
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Wireframes
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
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