The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.33% 1.25% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.54% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £340 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 79.07% 81.25% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 11
Average daily rate £340 £411 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.32% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £389 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Scrum
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR
1 1 (100.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Pega