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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 8 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 66 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.22% 3.16% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.77% 4.55% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £414 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +32.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.77 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +17.55%
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
447 242 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.78% 69.54% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 157 177
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -35.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 41 £463 - 1
Gatwick +5 12 £300 -27.27%
Crawley -4 5 £300 -25.92% 4
East Grinstead - 3 £375 -
Horsham -3 2 £338 - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 72 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) User Experience
3 19 (26.39%) HTML
4 18 (25.00%) CSS
4 18 (25.00%) Web Services
5 17 (23.61%) .NET
5 17 (23.61%) C#
5 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 14 (19.44%) TDD
7 14 (19.44%) Web Development
8 13 (18.06%) Web Design
8 13 (18.06%) UNIX
8 13 (18.06%) HTTP
8 13 (18.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (16.67%) Scala
9 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 12 (16.67%) Subversion
9 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.28%) Linux
10 11 (15.28%) SQL
10 11 (15.28%) Mac OS X
10 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
10 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
11 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.50%) Degree
13 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
13 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) DataStage
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Subversion
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.17%) StyleCop
4 3 (4.17%) NUnit
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Business Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.72%) User Experience Researcher
7 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
8 6 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Designer
10 3 (4.17%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 18 (25.00%) CSS
2 18 (25.00%) Web Services
3 17 (23.61%) .NET
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
5 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.72%) WCF
8 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 4 (5.56%) REST
9 4 (5.56%) JSON
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.17%) Android SDK
10 3 (4.17%) LINQ
11 2 (2.78%) OAuth
11 2 (2.78%) RESTful
11 2 (2.78%) SOAP
11 2 (2.78%) Ajax
12 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) User Experience
2 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
3 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 7 (9.72%) Psychology
6 4 (5.56%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) UNIX
2 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.94%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) TDD
2 14 (19.44%) Web Development
3 13 (18.06%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (18.06%) Web Design
4 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) Market Research
6 7 (9.72%) User Stories
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.33%) MVC
7 6 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 6 (8.33%) UML
8 5 (6.94%) OOP
8 5 (6.94%) Process Management
8 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Workflow
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.56%) Customer Insight
9 4 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) C#
1 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.67%) Scala
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.56%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Informatica
3 3 (4.17%) Teradata
4 2 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Blue Prism