The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.08% - 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 80.00% 82.98% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 29
Average daily rate £425 £180 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -57.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £127 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +123.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Chelmsford region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) Yeoman
3 2 (40.00%) Bower
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Lucene
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (40.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bower
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
3 1 (20.00%) Lucene
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL