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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.08% 3.64% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.65% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£363 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
149 172 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.41% 78.18% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 109 91
Average daily rate £413 £475 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +105.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £25.50 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
5 2 (18.18%) SQLite
5 2 (18.18%) XPath
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQLite
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 2 (18.18%) XSL
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) JDBC
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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