The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 83 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.79% 5.17% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 6.94% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Scrum
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1300 1138 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 75.01% 74.53% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 606 428
Average daily rate £380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £187 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the East Midlands region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +4 39 £442 +10.50% 13
Nottinghamshire +1 29 £400 +6.66% 14
Derbyshire +3 7 £388 +4.72% 3
Leicestershire -9 4 £363 +42.15% 7
Lincolnshire - 3 £501 -
Rutland - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 101 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (45.08%) Java
3 41 (33.61%) TDD
4 40 (32.79%) Finance
5 23 (18.85%) Retail
6 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
7 18 (14.75%) Oracle
8 17 (13.93%) Apache
9 16 (13.11%) C#
9 16 (13.11%) BDD
10 15 (12.30%) Marketing
11 13 (10.66%) .NET
12 12 (9.84%) B2C
12 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
12 12 (9.84%) HTML
12 12 (9.84%) CSS
12 12 (9.84%) Web Services
12 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
12 12 (9.84%) Linux
12 12 (9.84%) hybris
12 12 (9.84%) Coaching
12 12 (9.84%) User Experience
13 11 (9.02%) Kanban
13 11 (9.02%) RESTful
13 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
13 11 (9.02%) SOAP
13 11 (9.02%) SQL
13 11 (9.02%) MVC
14 10 (8.20%) QA
14 10 (8.20%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.93%) Apache
2 8 (6.56%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.74%) Mule
4 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.64%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.46%) Magento
4 1 (0.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (0.82%) VPN
2 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.56%) JUnit
3 8 (6.56%) Calabash
3 8 (6.56%) Selenium
4 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.92%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) Android Studio
6 5 (4.10%) JIRA
6 5 (4.10%) Lombardi
6 5 (4.10%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.28%) Xcode
7 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.28%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.28%) Gradle
8 2 (1.64%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.64%) MSTest
9 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) Retail
3 15 (12.30%) Marketing
4 7 (5.74%) Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.10%) Electronics
5 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (43.44%) Developer
2 18 (14.75%) Java Developer
2 18 (14.75%) ScrumMaster
3 15 (12.30%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.20%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Agile Coach
10 6 (4.92%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) HTML
2 12 (9.84%) CSS
2 12 (9.84%) Web Services
3 11 (9.02%) RESTful
3 11 (9.02%) SOAP
4 10 (8.20%) jQuery
5 8 (6.56%) CSS3
6 7 (5.74%) HTML5
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.92%) Middleware
7 6 (4.92%) REST
7 6 (4.92%) JSON
8 5 (4.10%) WCF
8 5 (4.10%) XML
8 5 (4.10%) Ajax
9 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.10%) DTV
4 4 (3.28%) Open Source
5 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) UNIX
2 8 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.74%) Android
3 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.61%) TDD
3 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.11%) BDD
5 12 (9.84%) B2C
5 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.84%) Coaching
6 11 (9.02%) Kanban
6 11 (9.02%) MVC
7 9 (7.38%) B2B
8 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.56%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.56%) Web Application Development
8 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.74%) Android Development
10 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.08%) Java
2 16 (13.11%) C#
3 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.02%) SQL
5 8 (6.56%) AWK
5 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.10%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.28%) ISEB
2 4 (3.28%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.46%) PMP
3 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) hybris
3 8 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.56%) Endeca
4 6 (4.92%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.10%) Informatica
6 3 (2.46%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) Telerik
7 2 (1.64%) ATG
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) Demandware
8 1 (0.82%) HP
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