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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 31 24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.44% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
77 134 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.64% 59.29% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 33
Average daily rate £328 £350 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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