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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 19 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.29% 8.53% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 11.70% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £208 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
102 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 72.86% 72.87% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.04 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Games
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) Game Development
5 4 (26.67%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Confluence
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) WSDL
7 2 (13.33%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) FileNet
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) WSDL
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (13.33%) Swing
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) XSD
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) Kafka
6 1 (6.67%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (6.67%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Online Games
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Game Development
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Planview