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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 47 51 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 44 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.04% 2.72% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.81% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 0
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£375 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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
1069 1156 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.45% 64.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 600 424
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +32 19 £381 +13.80% 10
Northamptonshire -6 12 £375 +12.35% 5
Leicestershire 0 7 £325 -7.14% 4
Derbyshire 0 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (28.70%) .NET
2 27 (25.00%) Kanban
3 26 (24.07%) TDD
4 25 (23.15%) C#
4 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.44%) Retail
5 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 16 (14.81%) Finance
7 15 (13.89%) Java
7 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 14 (12.96%) HTML
8 14 (12.96%) CSS
8 14 (12.96%) XML
8 14 (12.96%) Windows
9 13 (12.04%) SQL
9 13 (12.04%) MVC
9 13 (12.04%) Selenium
10 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.19%) SOA
11 11 (10.19%) BDD
12 10 (9.26%) WPF
12 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.33%) Linux
13 9 (8.33%) JIRA
13 9 (8.33%) jQuery
13 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.33%) Cucumber

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (3.70%) NServiceBus
1 4 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) Liferay
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.85%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) PaaS
1 3 (2.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LDAP
2 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) SSL
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.85%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Selenium
2 9 (8.33%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.48%) Maven
4 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.56%) JUnit
5 6 (5.56%) Gradle
6 5 (4.63%) Hudson
6 5 (4.63%) Moq
7 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.70%) NUnit
8 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.85%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.85%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.85%) Calabash
10 1 (0.93%) MSI
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.44%) Retail
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Developer
2 19 (17.59%) Analyst
3 16 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Tester
6 9 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.48%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.56%) Agile Coach
10 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) .NET
2 14 (12.96%) HTML
2 14 (12.96%) CSS
2 14 (12.96%) XML
3 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.26%) WPF
5 9 (8.33%) jQuery
6 8 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (7.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (7.41%) XSLT
6 8 (7.41%) Web Services
6 8 (7.41%) WinForms
7 7 (6.48%) WCF
7 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.48%) HTML5
8 6 (5.56%) NHibernate
9 5 (4.63%) CSS3
10 4 (3.70%) StructureMap
10 4 (3.70%) Middleware
11 3 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
1 8 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.56%) Open Source
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.63%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.85%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.78%) AIX
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.85%) Android
6 2 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) Kanban
2 26 (24.07%) TDD
3 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.04%) MVC
7 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 11 (10.19%) SOA
8 11 (10.19%) BDD
9 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.41%) B2C
11 8 (7.41%) DevOps
12 7 (6.48%) Change Management
12 7 (6.48%) CRM
12 7 (6.48%) Test Management
12 7 (6.48%) Use Case
12 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) C#
2 15 (13.89%) Java
3 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.04%) SQL
5 8 (7.41%) XAML
6 5 (4.63%) C++
7 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) ISEB
2 7 (6.48%) Degree
3 5 (4.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) hybris
3 6 (5.56%) ATG
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.78%) HP
6 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.93%) Zend
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