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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.42% 10.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 14.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 67.74% 73.75% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Scrum
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Games
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Game Development
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) Kafka
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) Mockito
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Mockito
2 2 (15.38%) DbUnit
2 2 (15.38%) TestNG
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) Kafka
3 2 (15.38%) LINQ
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) WSDL
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) Swing
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Game Development
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) E-business
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Planview
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter