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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.72% 5.71% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 7.46% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
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£375 £295 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -37.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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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
166 134 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 77.21% 76.57% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 69 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £146.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.09% +275.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £13.35 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £165.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Games
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Game Development
4 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
7 3 (16.67%) Cadence
7 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (16.67%) VCP4

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) RoboHelp
3 1 (5.56%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Author
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Online Games
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Game Development
3 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
7 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Code Coverage
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) VCP4
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Cadence
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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