The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 2 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 20.00% 15.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wilmslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 60.00% 69.23% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £378 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wilmslow 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wilmslow 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft