The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 6 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.99% - 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.99% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 94 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 84.62% 81.03% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 37
Average daily rate £395 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £531 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.04 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) GitHub
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) Sass
6 3 (23.08%) LESS
6 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Mingle
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Zend
7 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
2 2 (15.38%) Bower
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) CSS3
2 3 (23.08%) Sass
2 3 (23.08%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) jBPM
4 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) AOP
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Google
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