The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 0.64% 0.68% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.78% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
Scrum
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 128 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 75.16% 87.67% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 136
Median daily rate £450 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £571 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £32.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -60.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Blackpool region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

Scrum
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall