The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Scrum
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 79.17% 73.91% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £310 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £485 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Scrum
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Pega

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Pega