The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.81% 1.81% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.99% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £700 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
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 £39.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% -13.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 134 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.08% 60.63% 60.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 52
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Scrum
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Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Scrum
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
1 3 (75.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) hybris
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