The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 28 March 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
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties - 7.14% 18.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Home Counties
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17 14 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 62.96% 100.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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 the Home Counties

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the Home Counties