The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Bournemouth 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 18 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.75% 1.60% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 2.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£275 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
73 95 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 66.97% 76.00% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 80
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £18.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £11.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Ektron
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) JavaBeans
4 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Ant

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CMS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) JavaBeans
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ektron
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle