The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.82% 5.36% 30.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 7.32% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
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£323 £413 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +18.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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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
50 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 90.91% 73.21% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
6 3 (25.00%) Android Development
6 3 (25.00%) Android

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (25.00%) DataStage
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) WCF
1 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (25.00%) Teradata
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
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