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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.76%
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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 Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 71.43% 71.43% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 27
Average daily rate £340 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £650 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £22.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -6.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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