The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Brighton 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.60% 7.87% 9.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 10.31% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Average daily rate £290 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% -8.12%
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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 68.82% 76.38% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 81
Average daily rate £340 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.61 £21.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £23.33 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
East Sussex

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (50.00%) jQuery
6 15 (46.88%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 13 (40.63%) XML
8 13 (40.63%) Windows
8 13 (40.63%) MS Office
8 13 (40.63%) Visual Studio
8 13 (40.63%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) WinForms
9 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (37.50%) LINQ
10 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (34.38%) Hudson
10 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
10 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
10 11 (34.38%) NUnit
10 11 (34.38%) Subversion
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (21.88%) VB
13 6 (18.75%) RDF
13 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
13 6 (18.75%) VB6

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) MTS
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Visual Studio
2 11 (34.38%) NUnit
2 11 (34.38%) Subversion
2 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (34.38%) Hudson
2 11 (34.38%) SpecFlow
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Programmer
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# Programmer
6 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Software Programmer
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 2 (6.25%) CRM Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) CRM Manager
10 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 16 (50.00%) jQuery
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) XML
5 12 (37.50%) WinForms
5 12 (37.50%) LINQ
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (6.25%) COM+
10 2 (6.25%) DCOM
10 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) RDF
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.38%) RUP
6 3 (9.38%) DSDM
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) VB
5 6 (18.75%) VB6
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) PHP5
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce