The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Crawley 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 10 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 8.73% 2.19% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 3.05% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 10
Average daily rate £425 £476 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +53.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £502 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 131 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 84.13% 71.58% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 97 91
Average daily rate £425 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +130.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
West Sussex

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Crawley region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Crawley region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
4 7 (36.84%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) OOD
5 6 (31.58%) POSIX
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) Intel
5 6 (31.58%) LynxOS
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (31.58%) Signal Processing
5 6 (31.58%) DICOM
6 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
6 4 (21.05%) Budget Control
7 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.26%) Degree

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Software Project Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Software Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) LynxOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) OOD
5 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (31.58%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (31.58%) Signal Processing
6 4 (21.05%) Budget Control
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) DICOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Intel