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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.59% 2.45% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.03% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £475 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
95 165 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 81.90% 80.88% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 68
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (20.00%) Game Development
4 2 (20.00%) Test-First Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Cadence
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) DataStage
5 1 (10.00%) QualityStage
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
1 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (10.00%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Games Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Games Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Game Development
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test-First Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) ATDD
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Planview
2 1 (10.00%) Rally
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