The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 12 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 9.30% - 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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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 Paddington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 90.70% 33.33% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 6
Average daily rate £500 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £400 £580
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 £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Decision Table
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (80.00%) DataPower
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) JBehave

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JBehave
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) DataPower
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Decision Table
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Cadence
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian