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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 35 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 73 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.75% 3.00% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 4.08% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 31
Average daily rate £370 £400 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £529 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -
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
1193 1054 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.62% 73.45% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 602 597
Average daily rate £379 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +22 26 £375 -14.96% 12
Nottinghamshire -12 24 £420 +12.00% 12
Leicestershire +6 18 £343 - 6
Derbyshire - 1 £420 - 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) HTML
3 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.77%) CSS
4 25 (22.94%) .NET
5 23 (21.10%) AngularJS
6 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
7 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
8 17 (15.60%) MVC
9 16 (14.68%) HTML5
9 16 (14.68%) SQL
9 16 (14.68%) Java
10 15 (13.76%) C#
10 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.76%) Retail
10 15 (13.76%) Mobile App
11 14 (12.84%) Finance
11 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.93%) RESTful
12 13 (11.93%) Node.js
12 13 (11.93%) Front End Development
13 12 (11.01%) BDD
13 12 (11.01%) QA
13 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
13 12 (11.01%) Web Services
14 11 (10.09%) JIRA
14 11 (10.09%) TDD
14 11 (10.09%) Kanban
15 10 (9.17%) Workflow
15 10 (9.17%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (11.93%) Node.js
2 5 (4.59%) Confluence
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) IaaS
2 2 (1.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.67%) MySQL
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) OLAP
5 4 (3.67%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) Power BI
7 2 (1.83%) QlikView
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.92%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) JIRA
2 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.42%) gulp
5 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.59%) Selenium
7 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.75%) Subversion
9 2 (1.83%) CasperJS
9 2 (1.83%) git-flow
9 2 (1.83%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.83%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.83%) webpack
10 1 (0.92%) Bower
10 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (13.76%) Retail
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 9 (8.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (44.04%) Developer
2 18 (16.51%) Analyst
3 17 (15.60%) Scrum Master
4 15 (13.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (13.76%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.01%) Business Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) .NET Developer
7 10 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Architect
8 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Agile Scrum Master
9 6 (5.50%) Angular Developer
9 6 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Digital Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
10 5 (4.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.03%) HTML
2 27 (24.77%) CSS
3 25 (22.94%) .NET
4 23 (21.10%) AngularJS
5 16 (14.68%) HTML5
6 13 (11.93%) RESTful
7 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
7 12 (11.01%) Web Services
8 10 (9.17%) Sass
8 10 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (9.17%) XML
9 8 (7.34%) Ajax
9 8 (7.34%) CSS3
9 8 (7.34%) Ionic Framework
9 8 (7.34%) jQuery
10 7 (6.42%) Velocity
11 6 (5.50%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (5.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) User Experience
4 5 (4.59%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.67%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.75%) NHS
6 3 (2.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.83%) Blog
7 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Linux
1 7 (6.42%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.67%) Unix
4 3 (2.75%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
3 17 (15.60%) MVC
4 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.93%) Front End Development
7 12 (11.01%) BDD
8 11 (10.09%) Kanban
8 11 (10.09%) TDD
9 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.17%) Workflow
10 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.26%) OO
11 8 (7.34%) Analytics
11 8 (7.34%) Project Management
11 8 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (7.34%) SDLC
11 8 (7.34%) User Stories
11 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.68%) Java
2 16 (14.68%) SQL
3 15 (13.76%) C#
4 6 (5.50%) Ruby
5 5 (4.59%) Python
5 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.67%) Scala
6 4 (3.67%) VB
7 3 (2.75%) Perl
7 3 (2.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) AWK
8 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.83%) VB6
9 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.92%) Clojure
9 1 (0.92%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) ISEB
2 5 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) hybris
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle
4 4 (3.67%) Adobe
5 2 (1.83%) ATG
5 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.83%) Cognos
5 2 (1.83%) HP
5 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.83%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) Tableau
6 1 (0.92%) Endeca
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
6 1 (0.92%) Pega
6 1 (0.92%) Rally
6 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £240 - 280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
ISL
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago