The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 40 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% 5.61% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 7.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 2
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£500 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £360 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
Scrum
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
356 399 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.09% 77.18% 66.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 250 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley -7 3 £550 +33.33%
Blackpool -3 1 £500 +25.00%
Preston -7 1 £500 +29.03%
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) Spring
5 9 (36.00%) Spring MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Scala
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Kanban
7 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (20.00%) Ajax
9 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 4 (16.00%) Akka
10 4 (16.00%) Play Framework
10 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) J2EE
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) .NET
11 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
11 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
11 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (36.00%) Spring
1 9 (36.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) Akka
4 4 (16.00%) Play Framework
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.00%) WCF
6 2 (8.00%) LINQ
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) SVG
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Kanban
4 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) RUP
9 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Scala
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
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