The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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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
71 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 81.61% 82.22% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 6
Average daily rate £378 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £223 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £538 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £31.74 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool