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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.16% 5.03% 17.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 7.32% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 26
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£313 £442 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £373 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £627 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
213 205 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 68.71% 68.79% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 99 119
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 2
Average hourly rate £21.58 £13.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.85% -41.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 -6 10 £300 -29.41% 7
Hove - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) WCF
3 13 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (32.43%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
4 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.03%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) TDD
6 10 (27.03%) jQuery
7 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) VB
9 7 (18.92%) NUnit
9 7 (18.92%) LINQ
9 7 (18.92%) StyleCop
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) JIRA
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 5 (13.51%) Selenium
11 5 (13.51%) Kanban
11 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
12 4 (10.81%) VBScript
12 4 (10.81%) SQL Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
3 7 (18.92%) NUnit
3 7 (18.92%) StyleCop
4 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
7 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.70%) RSpec
8 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) ScrumMaster
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Coach
3 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) WCF
3 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) LINQ
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.70%) XML
9 1 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Kanban
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Coaching
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) VB
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) VB6
6 2 (5.41%) VC++
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP