The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 17 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.91% 2.24% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 3.14% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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%
Scrum
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 223 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.18% 71.25% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 106
Average daily rate £370 £318 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.53% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -66.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £42.50
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 Nottingham

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 17 (40.48%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (33.33%) Kanban
5 13 (30.95%) Mobile App
6 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 12 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (23.81%) Calabash
7 10 (23.81%) Coaching
8 8 (19.05%) Gradle
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) Change Management
9 7 (16.67%) Objective-C
10 6 (14.29%) Maven
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 6 (14.29%) DevOps
10 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 5 (11.90%) Android Development
11 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
11 5 (11.90%) Android
11 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.52%) JUnit
12 4 (9.52%) HTML
12 4 (9.52%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Calabash
3 8 (19.05%) Gradle
4 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 6 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) JUnit
5 4 (9.52%) Hudson
5 4 (9.52%) Android Studio
6 3 (7.14%) Xcode
7 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.38%) XMLSpy
8 1 (2.38%) ERwin
8 1 (2.38%) NUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) ScrumMaster
2 5 (11.90%) Android Developer
2 5 (11.90%) iOS Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Coach
3 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.14%) jQuery
2 3 (7.14%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) CSS3
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) JSF
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
1 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Kanban
4 10 (23.81%) Coaching
5 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Android Development
7 5 (11.90%) iOS Development
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.14%) User Stories
9 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Apple