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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.24% 8.37% 12.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 12.00% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 22
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£325 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £364 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
213 150 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.78% 69.77% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 74 80
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) TDD
4 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
5 13 (27.08%) .NET
6 12 (25.00%) C++
6 12 (25.00%) Python
6 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) C#
8 9 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) HTML
8 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.75%) VC++
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
9 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (16.67%) CSS
9 8 (16.67%) WCF
10 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
10 7 (14.58%) Coaching
10 7 (14.58%) MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.50%) NUnit
11 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.50%) StyleCop
11 6 (12.50%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.50%) NUnit
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.50%) StyleCop
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
3 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 2 (4.17%) Firebug
4 2 (4.17%) TestNG
4 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 12 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Coach
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Trainer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.67%) CSS
3 8 (16.67%) WCF
4 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) LINQ
5 6 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.08%) Sass
6 1 (2.08%) LESS
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) TDD
3 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
5 7 (14.58%) Coaching
6 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Kanban
7 4 (8.33%) User Stories
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (6.25%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) DSDM
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C++
1 12 (25.00%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) VC++
4 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) PHP5
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.08%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Informatica
2 1 (2.08%) hybris
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