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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.70% 11.96% 15.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.27% 15.49% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 27
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 142 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 70.87% 77.17% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 118
Average daily rate £350 £365 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (53.33%) TDD
2 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 9 (30.00%) C#
5 8 (26.67%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) LINQ
5 8 (26.67%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) NUnit
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) User Stories
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) MVC
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) MS Office
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) WCF
9 4 (13.33%) StyleCop
9 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
3 4 (13.33%) StyleCop
4 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.00%) Hudson
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Coach
4 5 (16.67%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Software Manager
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (26.67%) LINQ
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) WCF
5 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) TDD
2 8 (26.67%) Kanban
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) User Stories
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Game Development
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) Use Case
8 1 (3.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) PHP5
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce
2 2 (6.67%) HP
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