The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Uxbridge 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.38% 0.87% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 1.06% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £240 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+17.44% -3.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 94 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 88.65% 81.74% 83.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 110
Average daily rate £363 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £652 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Scrum
London

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 23 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Zend
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) J2SE
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
6 1 (11.11%) Games

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) jMock
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Zend Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle