The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.94% 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 74.53% 75.81% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 20
Average daily rate £340 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Scrum
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe