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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.72% 0.46% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.66% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
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£375 £280 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
162 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 69.53% 69.72% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 78
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -72.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £8.94 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £72.50 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 4 £375 +33.92% 3
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) React
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) MSTest
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Java

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Testing Manager
2 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) React
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik