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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - 2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 20.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
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%
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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
11 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 73.33% 73.33% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate £410 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £363 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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