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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.27% 5.34% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.71% 7.61% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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
136 92 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 83.44% 70.23% 60.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 16
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £120 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £528 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.25 £9.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.77% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £9.00 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 19 £450 +20.00% 1
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Coaching
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source
6 8 (23.53%) webMethods
6 8 (23.53%) JSON
6 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) J2EE
7 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
7 7 (20.59%) UNIX
8 6 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) XML
8 6 (17.65%) Informatica
8 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
8 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
8 6 (17.65%) Docker
8 6 (17.65%) Microservices
9 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
9 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.71%) Pega
9 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Perl
10 4 (11.76%) J2SE
10 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.88%) HBase
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
1 4 (11.76%) CA Gen
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Transition Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (11.76%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) JSON
2 7 (20.59%) J2EE
3 6 (17.65%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
4 4 (11.76%) J2SE
5 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) EJB
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Coaching
3 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) Microservices
7 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) RUP
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) webMethods
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Informatica
3 5 (14.71%) Pega
4 3 (8.82%) BEA