The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.96% 2.86% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.80% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 78.43% 75.24% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 33
Average daily rate £410 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £22.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Scrum
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Java Concurrency
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Java Concurrency
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle