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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 61.54% 50.00% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £390 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within 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