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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.30% 1.03% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 1.22% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£391 - £248
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +18.93%
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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
76 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 83.52% 84.54% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 50
Average daily rate £395 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.04 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.04% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) LESS
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Grunt
5 2 (28.57%) Bower
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 2 (28.57%) Bower
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) Zend Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) LESS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Google