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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 50 60 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.71% 2.26% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 6
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£400 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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
1125 1126 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.27% 70.77% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 582 453
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 85
Average hourly rate £16.30 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £55.53 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 23 £375 +16.27% 7
Northamptonshire -13 12 £380 +52.00% 4
Leicestershire +10 3 £325 +20.93% 5
Derbyshire - 1 - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) .NET
3 24 (27.27%) TDD
4 22 (25.00%) Kanban
5 21 (23.86%) C#
6 20 (22.73%) Finance
7 18 (20.45%) Java
7 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (18.18%) XML
9 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 12 (13.64%) SQL
9 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 11 (12.50%) Coaching
10 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 11 (12.50%) Change Management
10 11 (12.50%) Retail
11 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.36%) Cucumber
11 10 (11.36%) Selenium
12 9 (10.23%) WPF
12 9 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Maven
13 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (9.09%) MVC
13 8 (9.09%) N-Tier
13 8 (9.09%) SOA
13 8 (9.09%) C++
13 8 (9.09%) HTML
13 8 (9.09%) CSS
13 8 (9.09%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Force.com
2 4 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) LDAP
2 6 (6.82%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.36%) Selenium
2 10 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.23%) Maven
4 8 (9.09%) Gradle
5 7 (7.95%) Hudson
6 5 (5.68%) Moq
7 4 (4.55%) Calabash
7 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.55%) JIRA
7 4 (4.55%) NUnit
8 3 (3.41%) JUnit
8 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.41%) JDeveloper
9 2 (2.27%) Subversion
9 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.14%) RSpec
10 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.14%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) C# Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 7 (7.95%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Coach
7 7 (7.95%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Tester
8 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 16 (18.18%) XML
3 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 9 (10.23%) WPF
5 8 (9.09%) CSS
5 8 (9.09%) HTML
6 7 (7.95%) XSLT
6 7 (7.95%) Middleware
6 7 (7.95%) WinForms
6 7 (7.95%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (7.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 7 (7.95%) Web Services
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.82%) NHibernate
8 5 (5.68%) J2EE
9 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.55%) StructureMap
10 3 (3.41%) HTML5
10 3 (3.41%) jQuery
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.68%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.55%) Open Source
4 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.27%) DTV
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) TDD
3 22 (25.00%) Kanban
4 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.50%) Coaching
5 11 (12.50%) Change Management
6 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (9.09%) SOA
8 8 (9.09%) MVC
8 8 (9.09%) DevOps
8 8 (9.09%) BDD
9 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.68%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (5.68%) System Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) C#
2 18 (20.45%) Java
3 12 (13.64%) SQL
4 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) C++
6 7 (7.95%) XAML
7 4 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.41%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) R
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Sybase
4 1 (1.14%) Sun
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) hybris
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