The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.45% 4.34% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 6.21% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 21
Average daily rate £425 £425 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £476 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 306 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 74.66% 69.86% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 205 201
Average daily rate £375 £384 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £17.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the West Sussex region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +13 11 £425 -10.76% 1
Horsham - 2 - - 2
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) OOD
5 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
6 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (21.21%) Linux
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (18.18%) POSIX
8 6 (18.18%) Intel
8 6 (18.18%) LynxOS
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) DICOM
8 6 (18.18%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (18.18%) Signal Processing
9 4 (12.12%) Italian Language
9 4 (12.12%) Budget Control
9 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
10 3 (9.09%) Spanish Language
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) TDD

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Italian Language
2 3 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Software Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Product Owner
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) POSIX
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) LynxOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) OOD
4 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (18.18%) Signal Processing
8 4 (12.12%) Budget Control
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.06%) Demand Management
10 2 (6.06%) User Stories
10 2 (6.06%) UML
11 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) DICOM
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Intel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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