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 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 33 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.50% 2.62% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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
234 281 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 73.13% 81.92% 80.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 140 52
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) Web Development
7 7 (26.92%) Kanban
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) XSLT
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) Ajax
9 5 (19.23%) Use Case
9 5 (19.23%) User Stories
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) WCF
10 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (15.38%) Ruby
10 4 (15.38%) Python
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) XSLT
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) Ajax
5 4 (15.38%) WCF
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) Kanban
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) DSDM
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) IAG
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle