The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Blackpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 0.93% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 82.41% 81.82% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 9
Average daily rate £518 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £338 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.47 £18.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Lancashire

Scrum
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source