Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.80% 3.92% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 4.88% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Slough median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £309
90th Percentile £365 £519 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £67.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -45.93% +50.00% -

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 208 246 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 72.73% 80.39% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 162 271
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £231
90th Percentile £571 £513 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.18% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40.50 £8.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year -22.22% -29.51% +34.39%

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) JSF
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) EJB
5 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (25.00%) Intranet
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) ETL

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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) AutoMapper
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Deployment Diagram
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) MSF
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) ClickTale