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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.45% 6.19% 21.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 8.97% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 26
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £365 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £451 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
Scrum
East Sussex

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
177 145 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 71.66% 69.05% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 95
Average daily rate £350 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -34.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) NUnit
8 7 (28.00%) LINQ
8 7 (28.00%) StyleCop
8 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) Kanban
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) DevOps
11 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
11 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) NUnit
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (28.00%) StyleCop
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) RSpec
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Coach
3 4 (16.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
3 11 (44.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) LINQ
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) Ajax
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.00%) OOD
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum-ban
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) VC++
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft