The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum-ban skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum-ban over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum-ban
Rank 590 - 586
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% - 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £306
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Scrum-ban
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scrum-ban Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scrum-ban
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK.

Scrum-ban Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scrum-ban
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Scrum-ban Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England - 6 £375 -
London - 4 £475 -
South East - 2 £363 -
Basingstoke - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Scrum-ban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Scrum-ban 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-ban.

1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Kanban
4 10 (76.92%) TDD
5 9 (69.23%) BDD
6 7 (53.85%) OO
7 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 6 (46.15%) Subversion
7 6 (46.15%) JIRA
7 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 5 (38.46%) Sass
8 5 (38.46%) LESS
8 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
8 5 (38.46%) Open Source
8 5 (38.46%) Confluence
8 5 (38.46%) HTML5
8 5 (38.46%) Node.js
8 5 (38.46%) CSS3
8 5 (38.46%) JSON
8 5 (38.46%) Selenium
8 5 (38.46%) RESTful
8 5 (38.46%) jQuery
8 5 (38.46%) XML
8 5 (38.46%) HTML
8 5 (38.46%) CSS

Scrum-ban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Scrum-ban 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-ban. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Confluence
1 5 (38.46%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Capybara
3 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 3 (23.08%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) xUnit.net
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 5 (38.46%) Sass
2 5 (38.46%) LESS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) CSS3
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 3 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) NHibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Lucene
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Kanban
4 10 (76.92%) TDD
5 9 (69.23%) BDD
6 7 (53.85%) OO
7 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (46.15%) User Stories
8 5 (38.46%) OOP
8 5 (38.46%) OOD
8 5 (38.46%) SOA
8 5 (38.46%) Pair Programming
9 4 (30.77%) ATDD
10 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (23.08%) MVC
10 3 (23.08%) Release Management
10 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle