The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 27 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.72% 1.39% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.96% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£400 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Scrum
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 153 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.83% 70.83% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 77 59
Average daily rate £395 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 2 March 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
Bournemouth +2 2 £363 +8.20% 5
Ferndown - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 4
Scrum
South West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Java Concurrency
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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