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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.63% 1.67% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.16% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £293 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £227 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £359 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +42.85%
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
284 232 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.74% 77.59% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 120
Average daily rate £350 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 17
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
4 8 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) MVC
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) NUnit
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) WPF
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Selenium
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
1 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
1 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (17.86%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) WPF
5 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (7.14%) Spring.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Velocity
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Kanban
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) RUP
8 2 (7.14%) DSDM
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.14%) AOP
8 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Planning Poker
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter