The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Home Counties
Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 81.82% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £1,250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +203.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Scrum
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript