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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 72 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.47% 3.08% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 4.28% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
1233 1076 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.49% 71.97% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 572 616
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 51
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +6 36 £375 -1.63% 8
Leicestershire +12 20 £305 -6.15% 4
Northamptonshire -1 14 £450 +20.00% 9
Derbyshire +3 6 £375 - 7
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 124 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.14%) Java
3 41 (29.29%) TDD
4 39 (27.86%) .NET
5 36 (25.71%) C#
5 36 (25.71%) MVC
6 35 (25.00%) Finance
7 33 (23.57%) HTML
7 33 (23.57%) CSS
7 33 (23.57%) E-Commerce
7 33 (23.57%) Retail
8 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 30 (21.43%) Web Services
8 30 (21.43%) SQL
9 23 (16.43%) SOAP
10 22 (15.71%) HTML5
11 21 (15.00%) REST
12 20 (14.29%) QA
12 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 18 (12.86%) Spring
13 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (12.86%) SDLC
14 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
15 16 (11.43%) hybris
15 16 (11.43%) CSS3
15 16 (11.43%) BDD
15 16 (11.43%) Marketing
15 16 (11.43%) jQuery
16 15 (10.71%) User Experience

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (5.71%) Apache Solr
2 7 (5.00%) Mule
2 7 (5.00%) Mule ESB
2 7 (5.00%) Apache
3 6 (4.29%) CMS
4 4 (2.86%) IIS
5 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.43%) JBoss
6 2 (1.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.71%) DNN
7 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Intranet
1 5 (3.57%) Extranet
2 3 (2.14%) ZigBee
2 3 (2.14%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.71%) MySQL
4 4 (2.86%) Redis
5 2 (1.43%) IBM PureData
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) JUnit
1 11 (7.86%) JIRA
1 11 (7.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.71%) Selenium
3 7 (5.00%) Spock
4 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.57%) Subversion
6 4 (2.86%) Lombardi
6 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.86%) NeoLoad
6 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.14%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.71%) Xcode
8 1 (0.71%) MSTest
8 1 (0.71%) Calabash
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 33 (23.57%) Retail
3 16 (11.43%) Marketing
4 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.00%) Electronics
5 7 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (54.29%) Developer
2 24 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.43%) C# Developer
3 16 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 13 (9.29%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Business Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (5.71%) Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Hybris Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Agile Coach
11 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.86%) Automated Test Developer
13 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.86%) .NET
2 33 (23.57%) HTML
2 33 (23.57%) CSS
3 30 (21.43%) Web Services
3 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 23 (16.43%) SOAP
5 22 (15.71%) HTML5
6 21 (15.00%) REST
7 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (12.86%) Spring
8 16 (11.43%) CSS3
8 16 (11.43%) jQuery
9 13 (9.29%) Middleware
10 12 (8.57%) RESTful
11 9 (6.43%) J2EE
11 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.43%) Apache Camel
12 7 (5.00%) JSP
13 6 (4.29%) XHTML
13 6 (4.29%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) User Experience
2 13 (9.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) DTV
5 5 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) UNIX
2 7 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Windows
3 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.29%) TDD
3 36 (25.71%) MVC
4 33 (23.57%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.86%) SDLC
6 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
7 16 (11.43%) BDD
8 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.57%) Kanban
10 11 (7.86%) Project Management
11 10 (7.14%) B2C
11 10 (7.14%) User Stories
11 10 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (6.43%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.71%) OO
13 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.71%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.71%) Business Analysis
14 7 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.14%) Java
2 36 (25.71%) C#
3 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (5.00%) VB
5 6 (4.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.86%) C++
6 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.86%) AWK
7 3 (2.14%) VB6
7 3 (2.14%) Scala
7 3 (2.14%) VBA
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) hybris
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) SAP
3 7 (5.00%) Endeca
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) IBM
5 5 (3.57%) Informatica
6 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.86%) ATG
6 4 (2.86%) New Relic
7 2 (1.43%) Netezza
7 2 (1.43%) Demandware
8 1 (0.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) Progress
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