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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.39% 6.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £225 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
Scrum
London

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
41 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 69.49% 77.27% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 40
Average daily rate £350 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) JIRA
3 15 (53.57%) User Experience
4 13 (46.43%) Confluence
5 10 (35.71%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
6 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (28.57%) Sass
6 8 (28.57%) LESS
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (25.00%) User Stories
7 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) REST
7 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Spring Security
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.00%) AOP
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) CSS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 4 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 8 (28.57%) Backbone.js
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
1 8 (28.57%) HTML5
1 8 (28.57%) LESS
1 8 (28.57%) Sass
2 7 (25.00%) REST
2 7 (25.00%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (7.14%) jBPM
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) J2ME
6 1 (3.57%) J2SE
6 1 (3.57%) Java SE
6 1 (3.57%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (25.00%) AOP
4 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 7 (25.00%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Zend
3 3 (10.71%) Rally
4 1 (3.57%) Google