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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.12% 2.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.04% 3.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £601 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.18%
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
171 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 86.36% 68.99% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 52 39
Average daily rate £440 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £10.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 +7 18 £588 -2.24% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) JSON
3 12 (38.71%) Coaching
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) Hadoop
5 10 (32.26%) JIRA
6 9 (29.03%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
6 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 8 (25.81%) HBase
7 8 (25.81%) Docker
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) Confluence
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.90%) Scala
9 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) Selenium
9 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
9 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
9 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
9 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
9 4 (12.90%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (25.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
3 8 (25.81%) HBase
4 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
3 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Transition Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Service Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Programme Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (9.68%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Testing Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Coaching
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Scala
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.45%) Pega
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) webMethods