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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 44 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.13% 3.37% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.49% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 12
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
602 623 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.49% 74.97% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 422 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (32.50%) .NET
3 12 (30.00%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (22.50%) Kanban
5 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
7 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
7 7 (17.50%) Subversion
7 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.50%) jQuery
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Selenium

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.00%) Liferay
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.50%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Google Play
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Force.com
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) RSpec
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 4 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Android SDK
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Visualforce
6 3 (7.50%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.00%) LINQ
7 2 (5.00%) Phusion Passenger
7 2 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) Streaming Video
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
4 9 (22.50%) Kanban
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) UML
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) SOA
10 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Apex Code
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
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