The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southwark region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 3 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southwark 33.33% - 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.00% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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 Southwark region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southwark
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southwark 83.33% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £340 £175 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Southwark

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Southwark

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Southwark

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Southwark

Scrum
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southwark

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southwark 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 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) QMS
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Southwark by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southwark 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) QMS
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA