The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 22 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.86% 11.89% 27.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 17.46% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 52
Average daily rate
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£394 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.76%
Scrum
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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 Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 126 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 72.20% 68.11% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 58 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.73 £26.25 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.07% +14.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (32.14%) Kanban
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) NUnit
7 7 (25.00%) LINQ
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.00%) StyleCop
8 6 (21.43%) Build Automation
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) User Stories
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
11 3 (10.71%) PowerShell

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) NUnit
2 7 (25.00%) StyleCop
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) RSpec
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Coach
4 3 (10.71%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 10 (35.71%) WCF
2 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) LINQ
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 9 (32.14%) Kanban
5 6 (21.43%) Build Automation
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Test Management
10 1 (3.57%) BDD
10 1 (3.57%) Scrum-ban
10 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
2 3 (10.71%) VB
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce