The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.86% 1.22% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.72% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £498 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% +111.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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
140 116 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 86.96% 70.73% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 67 116
Median daily rate £400 £387 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £484 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) TestNG
7 1 (10.00%) Node.js
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DVB
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) MPEG
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) API Development
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#