The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Chelmsford 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.49% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -3.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 65.67% 68.57% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 17
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £169 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Scrum
Essex

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 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware