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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.67% 9.90% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 13.22% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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
252 295 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 67.20% 74.87% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 191 315
Average daily rate £320 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 7
Average hourly rate £21.82 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.07 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 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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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
Gatwick -13 3 £413 +18.70% 2
Crawley -11 1 £400 +23.07% 4
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Lancing - - - - 1
Worthing - - - - 1
Scrum
South East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.00%) WCF
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 4 (16.00%) User Stories
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) GIS
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
1 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) ScrumMaster
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) GIS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) SOAP
1 5 (20.00%) WCF
1 5 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) PostGIS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) GIS
2 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) User Stories
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) C++
1 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) IIBA
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft