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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 41 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.34% 2.53% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 3.31% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 10
Median daily rate £375 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £362 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -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
590 544 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.82% 76.40% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 348 321
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.59 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.81%) .NET
3 20 (23.81%) Web Services
4 19 (22.62%) C#
5 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.24%) Finance
6 17 (20.24%) Kanban
7 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 16 (19.05%) HTML
8 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 14 (16.67%) SQL
10 13 (15.48%) MVC
11 12 (14.29%) TDD
11 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (14.29%) BDD
12 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (13.10%) Java
12 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.90%) ISEB
13 10 (11.90%) Oracle
13 10 (11.90%) UML
13 10 (11.90%) CSS
13 10 (11.90%) Subversion
13 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Requirements Engineering
14 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
14 9 (10.71%) User Stories
14 9 (10.71%) User Experience
14 9 (10.71%) jQuery

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.38%) JBoss
1 2 (2.38%) SAS
1 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Google Play
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.38%) Power BI
3 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Datazen
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.19%) OLAP
4 1 (1.19%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Subversion
2 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.52%) NUnit
3 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.14%) Selenium
5 5 (5.95%) JUnit
5 5 (5.95%) Moq
6 4 (4.76%) Mockito
6 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.38%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.38%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.38%) JIRA
8 2 (2.38%) jMock
8 2 (2.38%) Maven
8 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) IT Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) IT Business Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Scrum Master
7 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Developer in Test
8 4 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Tester
9 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
1 20 (23.81%) Web Services
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
4 9 (10.71%) jQuery
5 7 (8.33%) WCF
5 7 (8.33%) XML
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.14%) HTML5
7 5 (5.95%) Ajax
7 5 (5.95%) JSON
7 5 (5.95%) Spring
8 4 (4.76%) Node.js
8 4 (4.76%) REST
8 4 (4.76%) RESTful
9 3 (3.57%) Android SDK
9 3 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) iPad
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) iPhone
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Android
1 3 (3.57%) VMS
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (94.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Kanban
3 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.48%) MVC
6 12 (14.29%) BDD
6 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (14.29%) TDD
7 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.90%) Requirements Engineering
8 10 (11.90%) UML
8 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.71%) User Stories
10 8 (9.52%) CRM
10 8 (9.52%) OOD
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.33%) OO
11 7 (8.33%) Project Management
11 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (22.62%) C#
3 14 (16.67%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.38%) PHP
6 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) ISEB
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) MCTS
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) hybris
4 3 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Kony
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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