The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.85% 14.00% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 15.91% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £295 £311 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -24.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
Scrum
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.89% 88.00% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 34
Median daily rate £365 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £291 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +212.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) QMS
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Fintech
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) CMS
8 1 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (10.00%) Subversion
8 1 (10.00%) Broadband

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Website Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Fintech
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (20.00%) QMS
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B