The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 3.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +10.95%
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 West Bromwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Bromwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 88.89% 62.50% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 1
Median daily rate £356 £338 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +206.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Scrum
Top 7 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Bromwich region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA