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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 31 32
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
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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
57 113 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 67.06% 53.05% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 63
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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