The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 19 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.52% 2.36% 10.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.37% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£416 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £280 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £320 £219
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +18.93%
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 62.88% 70.08% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 66
Average daily rate £429 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Games
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Game Development
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Online Games
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) FrameMaker
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (20.00%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (20.00%) Big Data
6 2 (20.00%) Test-First Development
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) Cadence
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (20.00%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) RoboHelp
1 2 (20.00%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Author
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Online Games
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Game Development
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Test-First Development
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft