The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Dorset 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 22 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.56% 1.68% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 2.11% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£275 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 190 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 64.62% 79.83% 73.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 110 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.02 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.13% -64.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £11.69 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Bournemouth +8 3 £275 -8.33% 4
Weymouth - - - -
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Ektron
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Ektron
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft