The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.45% 4.83% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 6.94% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £388 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 144 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 72.73% 69.57% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 39
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £165 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £26.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
Surrey

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Games
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (20.00%) Game Development
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Process Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (10.00%) FileNet
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) TestNG
3 2 (10.00%) DbUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Mockito
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) WiX
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Flash Builder
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
2 3 (15.00%) WPF
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (10.00%) LINQ
3 2 (10.00%) WSDL
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) Swing
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Game Development
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Process Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.00%) Planview