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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 7 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.43% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.03% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
29 85 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 69.05% 80.19% 61.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 54 46
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) PLM
2 8 (88.89%) Teamcenter
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Teamcenter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (55.56%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) PLM
3 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Allen-Bradley