The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 14 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 140 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.30% 5.53% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.57% 7.54% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 40 34
Average daily rate £408 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1114 942 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.97% 73.31% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 464 639
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Surrey region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking 0 44 £410 +8.60% 12
Reigate -1 19 £413 -2.94%
Guildford 0 12 £388 -13.88% 2
Staines -1 5 - -
Redhill -1 2 - - 2
Egham - 2 £348 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £400 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £325 - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Cobham - - - - 2
Cranleigh - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Caterham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 6
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 107 (48.42%) .NET
2 87 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (36.65%) WCF
4 76 (34.39%) C#
5 71 (32.13%) Visual Studio
6 70 (31.67%) XML
7 61 (27.60%) SQL
8 57 (25.79%) SQL Server
9 56 (25.34%) Finance
10 55 (24.89%) WPF
11 50 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 47 (21.27%) Windows
13 42 (19.00%) MVC
14 41 (18.55%) PRINCE2
14 41 (18.55%) Microsoft
14 41 (18.55%) Software Engineering
15 39 (17.65%) ASP.NET
15 39 (17.65%) BDD
16 36 (16.29%) Web Services
16 36 (16.29%) XSLT
17 33 (14.93%) ISEB
17 33 (14.93%) CRM
18 32 (14.48%) QA
19 29 (13.12%) SOAP
19 29 (13.12%) Workflow
20 27 (12.22%) Java
20 27 (12.22%) WF
20 27 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
21 26 (11.76%) Content Management
21 26 (11.76%) MS Office

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 25 (11.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.81%) FileNet
3 3 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.90%) Apache
4 2 (0.90%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) Liferay
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (11.76%) MS Office
2 9 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) Office 365
2 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) LAN
1 1 (0.45%) Intranet
1 1 (0.45%) Internet
1 1 (0.45%) Extranet
1 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) SQLite
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (32.13%) Visual Studio
2 50 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.07%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.17%) Axure RP
4 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Blend
5 5 (2.26%) TestNG
5 5 (2.26%) DbUnit
5 5 (2.26%) Mockito
5 5 (2.26%) Subversion
5 5 (2.26%) Maven
5 5 (2.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (1.81%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.81%) JIRA
7 3 (1.36%) Selenium
8 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.90%) Flash Builder
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 19 (8.60%) Publishing
3 8 (3.62%) Games
4 7 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.71%) Legal
6 5 (2.26%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Retail
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (30.32%) Developer
2 47 (21.27%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.46%) Analyst
4 41 (18.55%) ScrumMaster
5 27 (12.22%) Project Manager
6 25 (11.31%) Test Analyst
7 23 (10.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 22 (9.95%) Test Engineer
8 22 (9.95%) Software Engineer
9 18 (8.14%) Business Analyst
10 15 (6.79%) QA Analyst
11 13 (5.88%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.07%) Agile .NET Developer
13 9 (4.07%) Java Developer
13 9 (4.07%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (3.62%) Designer
14 8 (3.62%) Agile Business Analyst
15 7 (3.17%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (48.42%) .NET
2 81 (36.65%) WCF
3 70 (31.67%) XML
4 55 (24.89%) WPF
5 39 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 36 (16.29%) Web Services
6 36 (16.29%) XSLT
7 29 (13.12%) SOAP
8 27 (12.22%) WF
9 25 (11.31%) REST
10 23 (10.41%) LINQ
11 19 (8.60%) Spring
12 16 (7.24%) Hibernate
13 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (4.07%) Silverlight
15 7 (3.17%) NHibernate
15 7 (3.17%) .NET Framework
15 7 (3.17%) HTML
15 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (2.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (1.81%) Open Source
2 3 (1.36%) Online Games
3 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.45%) Xbox
4 1 (0.45%) New Media
4 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.27%) Windows
2 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.36%) Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
4 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) UNIX
5 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.00%) MVC
3 41 (18.55%) Software Engineering
3 41 (18.55%) PRINCE2
4 39 (17.65%) BDD
5 33 (14.93%) CRM
6 29 (13.12%) Workflow
7 26 (11.76%) Content Management
8 22 (9.95%) Automated Testing
8 22 (9.95%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.50%) Software Testing
10 20 (9.05%) Project Management
11 19 (8.60%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (7.69%) TDD
13 15 (6.79%) Kanban
14 14 (6.33%) UML
15 12 (5.43%) User Stories
16 11 (4.98%) Release Management
16 11 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.39%) C#
2 61 (27.60%) SQL
3 27 (12.22%) Java
4 25 (11.31%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.43%) Python
6 10 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.71%) C++
8 5 (2.26%) C
9 3 (1.36%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) Delphi
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Groovy
10 2 (0.90%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (14.93%) ISEB
2 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (3.17%) Degree
4 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.79%) Oracle
3 4 (1.81%) Mercator
4 3 (1.36%) HP
5 2 (0.90%) Atomikos
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
6 1 (0.45%) Planview
6 1 (0.45%) hybris
6 1 (0.45%) Talend
6 1 (0.45%) Assembla
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.45%) Apple
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