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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.53% 1.21% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 1.58% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 16
Median daily rate £391 £380 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £343 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
Scrum
West Midlands

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
572 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.25% 76.78% 71.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 322 307
Median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) C#
3 29 (34.12%) .NET
4 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
5 27 (31.76%) MVC
6 24 (28.24%) Web Services
7 20 (23.53%) SQL
8 19 (22.35%) OOD
8 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
9 18 (21.18%) WCF
9 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (21.18%) Subversion
10 17 (20.00%) NUnit
10 17 (20.00%) HTML
10 17 (20.00%) CSS
10 17 (20.00%) jQuery
10 17 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 16 (18.82%) Moq
11 16 (18.82%) OO
11 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
12 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.65%) SOLID
13 14 (16.47%) XML
14 12 (14.12%) Visual Studio
14 12 (14.12%) Java
14 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (12.94%) Finance
16 10 (11.76%) CRM
17 9 (10.59%) CruiseControl

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 2 (2.35%) Apache
1 2 (2.35%) JBoss
1 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Google Play
2 1 (1.18%) iTunes
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) MySQL
2 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) Power BI
4 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) Datazen
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.18%) OLAP
5 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Subversion
2 17 (20.00%) NUnit
3 16 (18.82%) Moq
4 12 (14.12%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.59%) CruiseControl
6 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.53%) JIRA
8 3 (3.53%) JUnit
8 3 (3.53%) Selenium
9 2 (2.35%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.35%) Grunt
9 2 (2.35%) gulp
9 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.35%) jMock
9 2 (2.35%) Mockito
9 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.18%) git-flow
10 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Scrum Master
8 6 (7.06%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.88%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Business IT Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) .NET
2 24 (28.24%) Web Services
3 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
4 18 (21.18%) WCF
5 17 (20.00%) CSS
5 17 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 17 (20.00%) HTML
5 17 (20.00%) jQuery
6 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
7 14 (16.47%) XML
8 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (10.59%) HTML5
10 7 (8.24%) CSS3
11 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.88%) Spring
13 4 (4.71%) Node.js
14 3 (3.53%) Ajax
14 3 (3.53%) REST
14 3 (3.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) User Experience
2 4 (4.71%) iPad
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) VMS
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) AIX
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) MVC
3 19 (22.35%) OOD
4 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.82%) OO
6 15 (17.65%) SOLID
7 10 (11.76%) CRM
8 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.41%) Kanban
8 8 (9.41%) Service Management
9 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.24%) User Stories
9 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.06%) TDD
11 5 (5.88%) BDD
11 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) C#
2 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) Java
5 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.35%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) CISSP
4 1 (1.18%) CLAS
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) MCTS
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Salt
2 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) hybris
4 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Informatica
5 1 (1.18%) Kony
5 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
5 1 (1.18%) webMethods
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
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