The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.08% 5.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.44%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 74.58% 62.26% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 15
Average daily rate £350 £250 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.50 £9.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.13% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) LINQ
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) XHTML
5 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) WPF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Designer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle