The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 26 34 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.97% 2.43% 9.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 3.60% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £333 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
Scrum
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
445 250 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 83.02% 67.39% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 167 204
Average daily rate £400 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £44.00 £16.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Worthing - 10 £425 -
East Grinstead - 7 £300 -
Crawley - 3 £350 - 3
Horsham - 3 £356 -
Gatwick +1 1 £323 -21.81%
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 89 (98.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) User Experience
3 26 (28.89%) C#
3 26 (28.89%) .NET
4 24 (26.67%) HTML
5 23 (25.56%) CSS
6 22 (24.44%) Web Services
7 19 (21.11%) Subversion
7 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
10 16 (17.78%) Automated Testing
10 16 (17.78%) Web Development
11 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 13 (14.44%) Web Design
12 13 (14.44%) UNIX
12 13 (14.44%) HTTP
12 13 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (13.33%) Scala
13 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.22%) SQL
14 11 (12.22%) Linux
14 11 (12.22%) Mac OS X
14 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
14 11 (12.22%) Visualisation
15 10 (11.11%) MVC
15 10 (11.11%) Java
16 9 (10.00%) TDD
16 9 (10.00%) jQuery
16 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.33%) DataStage
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Subversion
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
5 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.33%) Capybara
6 3 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (2.22%) Back Office
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.78%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.78%) ScrumMaster
6 7 (7.78%) Scala Developer
6 7 (7.78%) User Experience Researcher
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Designer
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) .NET
2 24 (26.67%) HTML
3 23 (25.56%) CSS
4 22 (24.44%) Web Services
5 9 (10.00%) jQuery
6 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.44%) Play Framework
8 4 (4.44%) REST
8 4 (4.44%) WCF
8 4 (4.44%) JSON
9 3 (3.33%) SOAP
9 3 (3.33%) CSS3
9 3 (3.33%) Android SDK
9 3 (3.33%) HTML5
9 3 (3.33%) RESTful
10 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) User Experience
2 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.22%) Visualisation
4 9 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.78%) Psychology
6 4 (4.44%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Blog
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) UNIX
2 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.56%) Android
3 5 (5.56%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (98.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) Automated Testing
2 16 (17.78%) Web Development
3 13 (14.44%) Web Design
3 13 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
5 10 (11.11%) MVC
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
6 9 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.78%) Market Research
7 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.78%) User Stories
8 6 (6.67%) Usability Testing
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.67%) UML
9 5 (5.56%) OOP
9 5 (5.56%) Project Management
9 5 (5.56%) Process Management
9 5 (5.56%) Workflow
9 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) C#
2 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.33%) Scala
4 11 (12.22%) SQL
5 10 (11.11%) Java
6 7 (7.78%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) XPath
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) ISEB
2 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) Informatica
3 3 (3.33%) Teradata
4 2 (2.22%) Apple
4 2 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) Blue Prism