The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 14 18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.89% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.17% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +42.85%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 61.67% 59.43% 61.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 14 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 8
Average hourly rate £62.50 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.41% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £46.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Portsmouth region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Scrum
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft