The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Coventry 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.57% 0.80% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 0.99% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 12
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£448 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 203 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.23% 80.88% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 58 125
Average daily rate £376 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 24 13
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) NUnit
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Ajax
7 4 (13.33%) MSBuild
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (10.00%) QA
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
1 4 (13.33%) MSBuild
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Report Writer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) Ajax
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 3 (10.00%) WPF
5 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) Akka
6 2 (6.67%) Play Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) Spring.NET
6 2 (6.67%) JSON
6 2 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) BDD
4 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) RUP
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.67%) Planning Poker
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) AOP
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter