The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 18 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.35% 12.36% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 15.28% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 144 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 60.81% 80.90% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 79 171
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) IIBA
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) IIBA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification