The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 6 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 14.93% 4.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.47% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.52%
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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 Norwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 66.42% 58.26% 54.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 44
Average daily rate £396 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) QMS
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Spring Integration
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Budget Control
7 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
8 2 (7.69%) Groovy
8 2 (7.69%) Android
8 2 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.69%) SoapUI

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) ScrumMaster
2 6 (23.08%) Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) UX Designer
5 2 (7.69%) UI Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
1 4 (15.38%) Spring Integration
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) QMS
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Budget Control
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 2 (7.69%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft