The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Worcestershire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 70.33% 59.68% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 27
Average daily rate £381 £342 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £57.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.47% +139.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £36.30 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £57.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
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Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Evesham - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Worcester - - - - 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft