The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.43% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £258 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
Scrum
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 204 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 63.20% 70.83% 62.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 109 48
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Average hourly rate £9.21 £53.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.63% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £35.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £57.02 £65.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - - - - 3
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO