The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 3 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee - 47.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 58.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £42.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +25.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 53.85% 81.58% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Average daily rate £275 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Scrum
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center