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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.05% 5.86% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 7.79% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £203 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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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 Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 244 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 77.72% 75.31% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 104 102
Average daily rate £388 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) TDD
3 23 (44.23%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) BDD
6 12 (23.08%) RESTful
7 11 (21.15%) SOAP
8 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
9 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
9 9 (17.31%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (17.31%) Calabash
9 9 (17.31%) Web Services
9 9 (17.31%) Oracle
10 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) HTML
10 8 (15.38%) CSS
10 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 7 (13.46%) Retail
11 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.46%) Marketing
11 7 (13.46%) Mule
11 7 (13.46%) Android
11 7 (13.46%) Android Development
11 7 (13.46%) iOS Development
11 7 (13.46%) User Experience
11 7 (13.46%) Mule ESB
12 6 (11.54%) Android Studio
12 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
12 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (13.46%) Mule
1 7 (13.46%) Mule ESB
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.92%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Calabash
3 6 (11.54%) Android Studio
3 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Xcode
5 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.69%) Gradle
5 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) XMLSpy
6 1 (1.92%) ERwin
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Android Developer
2 7 (13.46%) iOS Developer
3 6 (11.54%) ScrumMaster
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) RESTful
2 11 (21.15%) SOAP
3 9 (17.31%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) .NET
5 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 4 (7.69%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) Ajax
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.69%) JSON
7 3 (5.77%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) React
8 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) DTV
3 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.46%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) BDD
4 9 (17.31%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (13.46%) Android Development
5 7 (13.46%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.62%) Kanban
7 5 (9.62%) User Stories
7 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 3 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.77%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft