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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool - 0.66% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.79% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
77 126 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 69.37% 83.44% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 108 130
Median daily rate £440 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% -4.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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