The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 26 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.28% 0.36% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 0.51% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 198 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.57% 70.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 61
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Median hourly rate £31.88 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.86% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £8.19 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.06 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 4 £400 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £525 -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (17.65%) Confluence
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Trello
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
8 1 (5.88%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (17.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Business Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Software Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) UX Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft