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 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 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 11.11% - 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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%
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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
44 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 97.78% 38.46% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 9
Average daily rate £500 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £316 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 5 (83.33%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) DataPower
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) JBehave
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) JBehave
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Decision Table
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Cadence
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy