The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.29% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 1.58% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£469 £293 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.25% -32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £227 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £359 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
Scrum
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 190 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.00% 71.16% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 100
Average daily rate £373 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) Kanban
4 14 (35.90%) TDD
5 13 (33.33%) C#
6 11 (28.21%) WCF
7 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (23.08%) BDD
9 8 (20.51%) MSBuild
9 8 (20.51%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) NUnit
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) ATDD
10 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (17.95%) User Stories
11 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (15.38%) NHibernate
11 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) CRM
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.82%) Coaching
13 4 (10.26%) NuGet
13 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) NUnit
1 8 (20.51%) MSBuild
2 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.26%) NuGet
2 4 (10.26%) NCover
2 4 (10.26%) StyleCop
2 4 (10.26%) MSTest
2 4 (10.26%) NDepend
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) ReSharper
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
2 8 (20.51%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) WCF
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.26%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.69%) WPF
8 2 (5.13%) WF
8 2 (5.13%) Spring.NET
8 2 (5.13%) Velocity
8 2 (5.13%) XSLT
8 2 (5.13%) WinForms
8 2 (5.13%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Kanban
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.95%) ATDD
6 7 (17.95%) User Stories
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.38%) CRM
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (7.69%) Time Management
10 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter