The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire 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 28 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.49% 1.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £360 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
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
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 87 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 76.33% 68.50% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 54 56
Average daily rate £320 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £570 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 38
Average hourly rate £23.36 £11.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.13% -79.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £50.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derby -1 11 £360 +20.00% 3
Chesterfield - - - - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (33.33%) RUP
4 4 (33.33%) DSDM
4 4 (33.33%) NServiceBus
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Confluence
7 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) RUP
2 4 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft