The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 6.20% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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 Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 72.09% 69.23% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 23 10
Average daily rate £400 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) XML Messaging
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP