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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 13 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.71% 6.17% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.40% 9.90% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £296 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
194 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 87.39% 62.35% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 61 58
Average daily rate £375 £328 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -51.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) C++
2 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) Python
2 14 (32.56%) Automation Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) Windows
5 11 (25.58%) VC++
6 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
6 10 (23.26%) jQuery
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) MVC
8 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
8 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (18.60%) StyleCop
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) WCF
8 8 (18.60%) LINQ
8 8 (18.60%) NUnit
8 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
8 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) Project Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) StyleCop
1 8 (18.60%) NUnit
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) RSpec
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Coach
8 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Agile Project Manager
11 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Moodle Developer
11 1 (2.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) CSS
4 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.26%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
5 8 (18.60%) LINQ
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.60%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 1 (2.33%) XHTML
7 1 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Automation Testing
3 10 (23.26%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 4 (9.30%) DSDM
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) User Stories
9 2 (4.65%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (4.65%) People Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Use Case
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C++
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) VC++
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) PHP5
5 1 (2.33%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) hybris
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