The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 134 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 68.64% 80.24% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 104 130
Average daily rate £425 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.60 £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.35% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Halifax region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Halifax