The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
Scrum
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 81.65% 78.64% 61.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 41
Average daily rate £450 £332 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.54% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 10 £538 - 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) JSON
4 10 (47.62%) JIRA
4 10 (47.62%) Hadoop
5 8 (38.10%) Open Source
5 8 (38.10%) Confluence
5 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
5 8 (38.10%) HBase
5 8 (38.10%) Docker
5 8 (38.10%) Python
5 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (19.05%) Big Data
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Scala
7 4 (19.05%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 3 (14.29%) .NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (38.10%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Hadoop
2 8 (38.10%) HBase
2 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
3 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
3 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
3 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) Scala
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
1 2 (9.52%) Pega
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