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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
Scrum
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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 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 75.76% 90.48% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 6
Average daily rate £420 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Apple

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple