The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.23% 2.82% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.00% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£328 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.05% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £32.75 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+19.84% -6.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 125 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 74.19% 70.62% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 41
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.40 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Velocity
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Memcached
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Behat

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Behat
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 3 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Memcached
2 1 (12.50%) Gearman
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
1 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend