The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 6.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
Scrum
Scotland

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 Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 70.97% 76.74% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 28
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - - - - 2
Scrum
Scotland

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CBAP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CBAP