The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Lothian region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 12 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.63% 6.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 86.84% 86.11% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 28
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £7.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Scrum
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CBAP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree