The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 22 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.75% 3.82% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 5.41% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
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£340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £305 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £371 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.71%
Scrum
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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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.44% 70.70% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.64 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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