The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum-ban
Rank 565 - 590
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

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 22 July 2014.

Scrum-ban Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 8 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 22 July 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
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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 - 7 £475 - 1
London - 5 £475 -
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Basingstoke - 2 £375 -
South East - 2 £375 -
North West - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1

Scrum-ban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Kanban
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Subversion
5 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (41.67%) Sass
6 5 (41.67%) LESS
6 5 (41.67%) Open Source
6 5 (41.67%) Confluence
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) Node.js
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 5 (41.67%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) OOP
6 5 (41.67%) OOD
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) HTML

Scrum-ban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (41.67%) Confluence
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) Capybara
4 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) NUnit
5 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (8.33%) xUnit.net
6 1 (8.33%) MSTest
6 1 (8.33%) Moq
6 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Front Office
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) Sass
2 5 (41.67%) LESS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Kanban
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) User Stories
6 5 (41.67%) OOP
6 5 (41.67%) OOD
6 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) ATDD
8 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (25.00%) Release Management
8 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle