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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 15 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.98% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 1.48% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £425 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
181 203 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.16% 72.24% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 107 48
Average daily rate £360 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £26.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) Kanban
5 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (32.43%) WCF
7 12 (32.43%) User Stories
7 12 (32.43%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) C#
9 9 (24.32%) TDD
10 8 (21.62%) Open Source
11 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.92%) ATDD
11 7 (18.92%) Ruby
11 7 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (18.92%) Java
11 7 (18.92%) Python
11 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (16.22%) CRM
12 6 (16.22%) XSLT
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (16.22%) Use Case
13 5 (13.51%) BDD
13 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.51%) MVC
13 5 (13.51%) Finance
14 4 (10.81%) Ajax

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) NuGet
2 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
2 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.81%) NCover
2 4 (10.81%) StyleCop
2 4 (10.81%) MSTest
2 4 (10.81%) NDepend
2 4 (10.81%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
3 12 (32.43%) WCF
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (16.22%) XSLT
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.81%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) XML
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) REST
7 2 (5.41%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Kanban
3 12 (32.43%) User Stories
4 9 (24.32%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.92%) ATDD
6 6 (16.22%) CRM
6 6 (16.22%) Use Case
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (8.11%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (8.11%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) IAG
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle