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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 32 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.79% 6.90% 11.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 8.97% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
281 312 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.73% 76.85% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 173 119
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 6
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.89 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £32.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend 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 28 August 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
Brighton -2 17 £369 -18.05% 5
Hove - 1 - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Automation Testing
4 12 (23.53%) C++
4 12 (23.53%) Python
4 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.61%) .NET
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Coaching
6 9 (17.65%) Windows
6 9 (17.65%) VC++
7 8 (15.69%) SQL
7 8 (15.69%) Java
7 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) C#
8 7 (13.73%) Linux
9 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) JIRA
9 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
10 5 (9.80%) User Stories
10 5 (9.80%) Kanban
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.84%) OO
11 4 (7.84%) MySQL
11 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.84%) HTML
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (1.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Liquibase
2 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.88%) DbUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.92%) TestNG
3 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.92%) Firebug
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
1 12 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (23.53%) ScrumMaster
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Coach
4 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Trainer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.84%) WCF
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (3.92%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) XSLT
5 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) Velocity
6 1 (1.96%) LINQ
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) XHTML
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Automation Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) Coaching
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) User Stories
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.88%) SDLC
9 3 (5.88%) ETL Development
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) C++
1 12 (23.53%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) VC++
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Infobright
2 3 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
3 1 (1.96%) hybris