The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 36 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.08% 3.51% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 4.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
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%
Scrum
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 243 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.48% 77.64% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 65
Average daily rate £343 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 41
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Leicestershire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Hinckley - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) WPF
3 9 (52.94%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) XSLT
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) XAML
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) LDAP
4 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
4 8 (47.06%) WinForms
4 8 (47.06%) Kanban
4 8 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
4 8 (47.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) IIS
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (23.53%) StructureMap
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 8 (47.06%) WPF Developer
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
5 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WPF
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) XSLT
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) WinForms
3 8 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (47.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) StructureMap
6 4 (23.53%) NHibernate
7 2 (11.76%) XHTML
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 4 (23.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Kanban
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
6 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) XAML
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Zend