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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.35% 2.32% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 3.08% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
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£325 £463 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +74.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
209 227 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 69.90% 75.17% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 129 39
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) .NET
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) Kanban
5 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (30.77%) Web Services
7 12 (30.77%) WCF
7 12 (30.77%) User Stories
8 11 (28.21%) C#
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 9 (23.08%) Open Source
10 8 (20.51%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (17.95%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby
11 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (17.95%) ATDD
12 6 (15.38%) Use Case
12 6 (15.38%) BDD
12 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (15.38%) XSLT
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.38%) CRM
13 5 (12.82%) MVC
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.82%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (20.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) NCover
2 4 (10.26%) StyleCop
2 4 (10.26%) MSTest
2 4 (10.26%) NDepend
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) NUnit
2 4 (10.26%) MSBuild
2 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.26%) NuGet
2 4 (10.26%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Lead Developer
2 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 12 (30.77%) WCF
3 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (15.38%) XSLT
6 4 (10.26%) Ajax
6 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
6 4 (10.26%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Kanban
3 12 (30.77%) User Stories
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (17.95%) ATDD
6 6 (15.38%) Use Case
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) IAG
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
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