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 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +8.39%
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
8 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 66.67% 77.50% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £500 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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

Scrum
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD