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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.58% 2.89% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.62% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£463 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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
292 195 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.26% 62.70% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 93
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 8
Average hourly rate £41.72 £30.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.05% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.10 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.33 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Preston 0 1 £500 +66.66% 1
Rossendale - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) MVC
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) Spring
4 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 12 (42.86%) Scala
5 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) Kanban
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) BDD
8 7 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) J2EE
9 6 (21.43%) Akka
9 6 (21.43%) Play Framework
10 5 (17.86%) Ajax
11 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
12 3 (10.71%) Open Source
12 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.71%) Finance
12 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
12 3 (10.71%) Linux
12 3 (10.71%) PMP
12 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
12 3 (10.71%) Project Management
12 3 (10.71%) C#
12 3 (10.71%) HTML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (39.29%) Technical Architect
3 10 (35.71%) Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Spring
1 12 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 11 (39.29%) Spring MVC
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) Akka
3 6 (21.43%) Play Framework
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) Batik
7 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Kanban
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) RUP
6 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Process Management
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Scala
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMP
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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