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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 14 1 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.56% 30.00% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 34.29% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
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£413 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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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
39 35 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 72.22% 87.50% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 46
Average daily rate £363 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching