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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge - 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
89 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 80.91% 73.33% 69.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 46
Average daily rate £425 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 7 (53.85%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) System Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Zend
6 5 (38.46%) PHP
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) J2SE
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) MVNO
8 2 (15.38%) Confluence
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Android
8 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA
9 1 (7.69%) Arabic Language
9 1 (7.69%) Velocity

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2SE
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) System Testing
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.69%) SOA
9 1 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian