The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 33 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.41% 8.41% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 11.69% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
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£220 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -7.14%
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 £35.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +8.39%
Scrum
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 80.82% 71.96% 67.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 33 47
Average daily rate £495 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -72.28%
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 Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Warrington region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) MonoRail
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Tandem
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) MonoRail
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £220 per day + £220 / Day
Posted: 6 days ago