The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 16 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.91% 2.58% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 3.24% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 9
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £488 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
506 525 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.06% 79.55% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 340 279
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 99 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) .NET
3 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.55%) C#
5 33 (30.00%) MVC
6 30 (27.27%) HTML
6 30 (27.27%) CSS
6 30 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 28 (25.45%) WCF
8 26 (23.64%) Web Services
9 24 (21.82%) XML
9 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.91%) Subversion
11 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (20.00%) OOD
12 21 (19.09%) OO
12 21 (19.09%) jQuery
12 21 (19.09%) NUnit
12 21 (19.09%) Entity Framework
13 20 (18.18%) SOLID
13 20 (18.18%) Moq
13 20 (18.18%) SQL
14 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio
15 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
16 17 (15.45%) HTML5
17 16 (14.55%) Java
17 16 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (13.64%) CRM
19 14 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
19 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (3.64%) JBoss
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) GitHub
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Google Play
5 1 (0.91%) iTunes
5 1 (0.91%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) WLAN
3 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Network Security
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.91%) Power BI
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Subversion
2 21 (19.09%) NUnit
3 20 (18.18%) Moq
4 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio
5 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.09%) CruiseControl
7 7 (6.36%) gulp
8 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (4.55%) JIRA
9 5 (4.55%) Selenium
10 3 (2.73%) Grunt
10 3 (2.73%) JHipster
10 3 (2.73%) Protractor
10 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.82%) JUnit
11 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.91%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.91%) PVCS
12 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (60.91%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Scrum Master
6 8 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Angular Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) CRM Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.18%) .NET
2 30 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 30 (27.27%) CSS
2 30 (27.27%) HTML
3 28 (25.45%) WCF
4 26 (23.64%) Web Services
5 24 (21.82%) XML
6 21 (19.09%) Entity Framework
6 21 (19.09%) jQuery
7 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
8 17 (15.45%) HTML5
9 16 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
11 13 (11.82%) CSS3
12 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.27%) Node.js
12 8 (7.27%) REST
13 7 (6.36%) JSON
13 7 (6.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) iPad
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.91%) CESG
6 1 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) iPhone
6 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Unix
3 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) AIX
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) VMS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) MVC
3 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (20.00%) OOD
4 21 (19.09%) OO
5 20 (18.18%) SOLID
6 15 (13.64%) CRM
7 12 (10.91%) TDD
7 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.09%) Kanban
9 9 (8.18%) SDLC
9 9 (8.18%) Service Management
10 8 (7.27%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.27%) Project Management
11 7 (6.36%) BDD
11 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 6 (5.45%) Open Source
12 6 (5.45%) User Stories
12 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 38 (34.55%) C#
3 20 (18.18%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) Java
5 3 (2.73%) Python
5 3 (2.73%) Ruby
6 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.91%) C++
7 1 (0.91%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.91%) Groovy
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.82%) PMP
2 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.91%) CISSP
3 1 (0.91%) CLAS
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Ansible
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.91%) Salt
3 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) hybris
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.91%) Apple
5 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Informatica
5 1 (0.91%) Kony
5 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.91%) Tableau
5 1 (0.91%) webMethods
5 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago