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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 5 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.14% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
South East

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
12 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 85.71% 61.11% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £415 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £453 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 11 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

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 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case