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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.35% 3.15% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 4.33% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £348 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -20.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £410 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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
224 254 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.69% 72.78% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 118 65
Average daily rate £310 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 39 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
Leicester +8 3 £375 -11.76% 2
Hinckley -3 1 - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) hybris
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (30.00%) JSTL
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) AOP
4 3 (30.00%) Endeca
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) AOP
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) hybris
2 3 (30.00%) Endeca
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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