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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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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
17 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 68.00% 76.32% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 26
Average daily rate £425 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £650 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £22.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -42.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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