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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 14.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +17.21%
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
12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 85.71% 60.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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

Scrum
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SOA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian