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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum-ban
Rank 652 645 617
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate £473 £460 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £452 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £468 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

Scrum-ban Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 5 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 1 May 2016. 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 12 £473 +2.71% 5
London -11 11 £475 +3.26% 3
Harrogate - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

Scrum-ban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) Kanban
3 19 (76.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (56.00%) User Stories
5 13 (52.00%) Selenium
6 12 (48.00%) DSDM
6 12 (48.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 11 (44.00%) HP
7 11 (44.00%) Unified Process
7 11 (44.00%) Extreme Programming
8 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (36.00%) JIRA
10 8 (32.00%) TDD
10 8 (32.00%) Project Management
10 8 (32.00%) Web Services
11 7 (28.00%) XML
11 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
11 7 (28.00%) JSON
11 7 (28.00%) eggPlant
11 7 (28.00%) ATDD
11 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (28.00%) BDD
11 7 (28.00%) Open Source
11 7 (28.00%) Video on Demand
11 7 (28.00%) SDLC
12 6 (24.00%) RESTful
12 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
12 6 (24.00%) Degree

Scrum-ban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (52.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) eggPlant
4 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (16.00%) TestDirector
6 3 (12.00%) Appium
6 3 (12.00%) Calabash
6 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.00%) Subversion
6 3 (12.00%) Xcode
7 1 (4.00%) FxCop
7 1 (4.00%) JMeter
7 1 (4.00%) StyleCop
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (12.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Testing Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) JSON
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.00%) Velocity
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) CSS3
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) LESS
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Video on Demand
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
2 23 (92.00%) Kanban
3 14 (56.00%) User Stories
4 12 (48.00%) DSDM
4 12 (48.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 11 (44.00%) Extreme Programming
5 11 (44.00%) Unified Process
6 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (32.00%) Project Management
8 8 (32.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) ATDD
9 7 (28.00%) BDD
9 7 (28.00%) Open Source
9 7 (28.00%) SDLC
9 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
11 5 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.00%) Ruby
2 3 (12.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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