The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 11.63% 21.82% 20.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 26.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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 Hounslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 76.74% 81.82% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 36
Average daily rate £400 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £284 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Blog
4 1 (14.29%) Grails
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Spock
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Grails
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware