Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.78% 2.85% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.59% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Slough median daily rate £513 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.38% +9.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £434 £339 £291
90th Percentile £601 £458 £394
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -68.00%

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 230 223 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 79.86% 79.36% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 162 180
Slough median daily rate £411 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £208 £251 £231
90th Percentile £541 £613 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Slough median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -35.63%
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% -14.29% -20.45%

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 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Lucene
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Market Research
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Solution Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) LESS
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau