The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.96% 3.26% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 4.05% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate £345 £381 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% -15.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 148 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.13% 80.43% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 102 87
Average daily rate £351 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.84% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) API Development
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Sass
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) SaaS
7 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum Master
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Sass
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) API Development
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java