The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.45% - 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £490 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 64.52% 79.07% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 25
Average daily rate £465 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £330 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +71.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Aberdeen region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) OBIEE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) PLM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle