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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.38% 5.63% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 7.76% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate
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£416 £388 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +121.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £305 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £430 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +17.55%
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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
97 116 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.90% 72.50% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 59
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 22
Average hourly rate £15.67 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.21% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.85 £26.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Games
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Game Development
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Online Games
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) JMS
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) RoboHelp
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Test-First Development
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
7 2 (18.18%) Cadence

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (18.18%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RoboHelp
1 2 (18.18%) FrameMaker
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Author
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Author
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (18.18%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Online Games
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Game Development
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Test-First Development
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Cadence
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