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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 40 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.92% 3.27% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 4.45% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 17
Median daily rate £330 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £6.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
601 539 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.56% 73.53% 72.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 341 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -21.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 61 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Kanban
3 17 (26.15%) Finance
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
6 13 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.46%) TDD
7 12 (18.46%) C#
7 12 (18.46%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
7 12 (18.46%) .NET
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
7 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (16.92%) BDD
8 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (16.92%) SQL
9 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.38%) Java
9 10 (15.38%) UML
9 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.38%) ISEB
9 10 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
10 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
10 9 (13.85%) Oracle
11 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.77%) Project Management
12 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (10.77%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (9.23%) Exploratory Testing
13 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio

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 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.08%) Liferay
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Google Play
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (3.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.54%) Datazen
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.54%) OLAP
4 1 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Power BI
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Mockito
5 3 (4.62%) NUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) jMock
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum Master
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.62%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
1 12 (18.46%) HTML
1 12 (18.46%) Web Services
2 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
3 5 (7.69%) JSON
3 5 (7.69%) REST
3 5 (7.69%) Spring
4 4 (6.15%) Ajax
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (6.15%) J2EE
5 3 (4.62%) Android SDK
5 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.62%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) CESG
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) VMS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (93.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Kanban
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
6 11 (16.92%) BDD
6 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
7 10 (15.38%) UML
8 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Project Management
9 7 (10.77%) Re-Platforming
10 6 (9.23%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (9.23%) MVC
11 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.69%) CRM
11 5 (7.69%) DevOps
11 5 (7.69%) SOA
11 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) C#
1 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) MCTS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Google
3 3 (4.62%) hybris
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
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