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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.27% 0.46% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 0.56% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£498 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £235 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 179 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 66.48% 82.87% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 109 96
Average daily rate £387 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £557 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Log4Net
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Log4Net
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) ELMAH
3 1 (12.50%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft