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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 17 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.38% 4.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 5.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
116 91 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 82.27% 73.98% 52.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 23
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £120 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.32 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +140.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.13 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £34.32 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 +2 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) JSON
4 13 (37.14%) Coaching
5 12 (34.29%) Docker
5 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
5 12 (34.29%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) JIRA
7 10 (28.57%) Data Mining
7 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.86%) Python
8 8 (22.86%) HBase
8 8 (22.86%) Confluence
9 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
9 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
9 6 (17.14%) Play Framework
9 6 (17.14%) Microservices
9 6 (17.14%) XML
10 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (14.29%) webMethods
10 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (14.29%) Big Data
10 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
11 4 (11.43%) Scala
11 4 (11.43%) Puppet
11 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
11 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.86%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 10 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 8 (22.86%) HBase
4 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (14.29%) Big Data
6 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Transition Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
5 4 (11.43%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (8.57%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) JSON
2 6 (17.14%) Play Framework
2 6 (17.14%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) J2SE
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) EJB
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Coaching
3 12 (34.29%) Open Source
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.14%) Microservices
6 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) ETL
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.71%) OO
10 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Scala
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) webMethods
2 2 (5.71%) Pega
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Informatica