The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 16.36% 10.67% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.98% 11.11% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 53 72 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 96.36% 96.00% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 38
Median daily rate £383 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £57.00 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Gatwick

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Gatwick.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Gatwick

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Gatwick.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
3 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 10 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) CA
4 7 (28.00%) User Experience
5 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) Android
6 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Typography
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Animation
7 4 (16.00%) Apple
8 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Android Development
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) BDD

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InVision
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JIRA
1 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) DOORS Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) QC Engineer
1 10 (40.00%) Requirements Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile UI Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum Master
2 4 (16.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Coach
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Web Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Web Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Website Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Animation
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
3 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (24.00%) Kanban
4 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Typography
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 10 (40.00%) CA
1 10 (40.00%) CA Agile Central
1 10 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint