The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.31% 2.26% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.94% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £536 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.93% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £353 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £373 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
Surrey

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
105 136 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 86.78% 76.84% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 86 70
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.45 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) DataStage
3 2 (20.00%) QualityStage
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Planview
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) DataStage
1 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (20.00%) QualityStage
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) R
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Planview
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy