The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.46% 1.52% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.73% 1.67% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £390 £600 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +103.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
Scrum
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 98.08% 90.91% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 36
Average daily rate £400 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £213 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 3 (33.33%) CloudHub
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Digital
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
1 2 (22.22%) VB6
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace