The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Dundee 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 4 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 12.50% 4.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 50.00% 80.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate £248 £200 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £140 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -18.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 10 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center