The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 15 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.82% 0.74% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.81% 0.97% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 3
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£425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 76.28% 75.74% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 48
Average daily rate £400 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £26.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -56.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) OO
3 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 10 (37.04%) OOD
4 10 (37.04%) XHTML
4 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 5 (18.52%) Kanban
10 4 (14.81%) Coaching
10 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
2 7 (25.93%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
3 10 (37.04%) XHTML
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) OOD
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.70%) MVVM
9 1 (3.70%) Test Management
9 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.70%) System Testing
9 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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