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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 22 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.56% 1.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
99 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 77.34% 86.49% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 43
Average daily rate £405 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Zend
5 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Confluence
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) MVNO
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Android
8 1 (7.69%) jMock
8 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
2 4 (30.77%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) 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