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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 1.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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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
69 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 76.67% 62.12% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 19
Average daily rate £300 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.46% +11.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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