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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.47% 8.03% 14.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 10.09% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 21
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£375 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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
201 218 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 73.36% 79.56% 78.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 70
Average daily rate £420 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 1
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -57.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 14 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 12 (28.57%) C++
4 12 (28.57%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) VC++
6 9 (21.43%) Windows
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) Coaching
7 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) .NET
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) JIRA
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (9.52%) BDD
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) QA
9 4 (9.52%) C#
10 3 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
10 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.14%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
1 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.14%) IntelliJ
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Firebug
3 2 (4.76%) TestNG
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 12 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Coach
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Trainer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Moodle Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) WCF
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.38%) Sass
4 1 (2.38%) LESS
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) XHTML
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) OO
9 2 (4.76%) DSDM
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C++
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) VC++
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) PHP5
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Informatica
2 1 (2.38%) hybris