Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.23% 1.68% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 2.14% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
Slough median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £291 £324
90th Percentile £451 £394 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £125.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -68.00% -

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 215 281 482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 77.06% 78.49% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 172 278
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.04%
10th Percentile £237 £228 £204
90th Percentile £584 £525 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £378
% change year-on-year +3.66% +8.39% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -47.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.85 £15.25
90th Percentile £16.73 £19.73 £42.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% -28.89% +31.81%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) DSDM
5 2 (22.22%) PMI
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Velocity
5 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) AutoMapper
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (22.22%) AutoMapper
1 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com