The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 4.00% 1.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£361 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 66.00% 80.00% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 31
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -37.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) DAB
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DAB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft