The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 5 9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford - 14.86% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 18.03% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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 £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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 Brentford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 86.42% 82.43% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 13
Average daily rate £450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss