The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hounslow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 5 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.23% 27.27% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 30.00% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -6.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 51.61% 90.91% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 36
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) DataStage
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DataStage
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) QUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Capybara
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Mocha
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JBehave
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Grails
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel