The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 7.54% 5.14% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 7.51% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£381 £285 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +27.55%
Scrum
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 173 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 81.41% 68.38% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 112 80
Average daily rate £320 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 8
Average hourly rate £24.32 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +13 11 £389 +36.40% 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) JIRA
3 8 (25.00%) QA
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (21.88%) User Stories
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Kanban
5 6 (18.75%) QMS
5 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 6 (18.75%) Finance
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Git (software)

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) ScrumMaster
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) Velocity
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Flash
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) BDD
3 7 (21.88%) User Stories
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Kanban
4 6 (18.75%) QMS
4 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Release Management
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Coverity