The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.56% 11.36% 16.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 15.98% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
Scrum
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 194 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.15% 71.06% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 106 166
Average daily rate £350 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 6 16
Average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.93 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Brighton -13 18 £425 +14.86% 4
Hove - - - - 2
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 11 (29.73%) WCF
5 9 (24.32%) Kanban
5 9 (24.32%) C#
6 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (18.92%) VB
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) HTML
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) Build Automation
9 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 5 (13.51%) LINQ
9 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.51%) Selenium
9 5 (13.51%) StyleCop
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) StyleCop
3 5 (13.51%) NUnit
4 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) RSpec
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Coach
3 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Assurance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) WCF
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
5 5 (13.51%) LINQ
5 5 (13.51%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) Spring
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) Kanban
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) Build Automation
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) VB
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) VB6
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) PHP5
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Perforce