The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 23.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
Scrum
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 64.00% 92.86% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £600 £410 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -21.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of contract jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the M4 Corridor region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor