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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.08% 28.00% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 31.82% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £400 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
29 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 59.18% 88.00% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 43
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Grails
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Grails
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL