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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 41 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 69 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.34% 4.46% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 5.71% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 22
Median daily rate £381 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -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
1271 1260 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.94% 78.12% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 779 594
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 48
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +11 26 £475 +5.55% 7
Nottinghamshire -17 25 £368 -2.00% 10
Leicestershire +9 18 £306 +0.40% 6
Derbyshire -3 1 £425 +13.33% 3
Lincolnshire -4 1 £440 +46.66% 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 136 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.77%) Retail
3 31 (21.68%) Finance
3 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (18.18%) Kanban
5 23 (16.08%) Business Analysis
6 21 (14.69%) Java
7 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.59%) .NET
7 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
7 18 (12.59%) Data Modelling
7 18 (12.59%) Extreme Programming
8 16 (11.19%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
9 15 (10.49%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (10.49%) Change Management
9 15 (10.49%) Banking
9 15 (10.49%) HTML
9 15 (10.49%) Logical Data Model
10 14 (9.79%) Jenkins
10 14 (9.79%) Coaching
10 14 (9.79%) C#
10 14 (9.79%) Oracle
10 14 (9.79%) SQL
10 14 (9.79%) TDD
10 14 (9.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (9.09%) JIRA
11 13 (9.09%) Linux
12 12 (8.39%) jQuery
13 11 (7.69%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.20%) Apache
2 5 (3.50%) Confluence
3 4 (2.80%) nginx
3 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.10%) MS Project
1 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Network Security
2 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) OLAP
4 1 (0.70%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Power BI
4 1 (0.70%) QlikView
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.09%) JIRA
4 8 (5.59%) Maven
5 6 (4.20%) Subversion
6 5 (3.50%) Ant
6 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.50%) JUnit
7 4 (2.80%) Gradle
8 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.10%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.10%) JProfiler
8 3 (2.10%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.10%) VersionOne
9 2 (1.40%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.40%) git-flow
9 2 (1.40%) jspm
9 2 (1.40%) Mockito
9 2 (1.40%) Selenium
9 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (30.77%) Retail
2 31 (21.68%) Finance
3 15 (10.49%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Games
5 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Automotive
6 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (31.47%) Scrum Master
2 41 (28.67%) Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Analyst
4 24 (16.78%) Business Analyst
5 15 (10.49%) Agile Scrum Master
6 10 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.29%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Digital Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) Digital Business Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Designer
10 6 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Agile Coach
10 6 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.59%) .NET
2 15 (10.49%) HTML
3 12 (8.39%) jQuery
4 11 (7.69%) HTML5
5 10 (6.99%) CSS
6 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.29%) Velocity
7 7 (4.90%) JSON
8 6 (4.20%) Spring
9 5 (3.50%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.50%) Node.js
9 5 (3.50%) REST
9 5 (3.50%) Sass
10 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.80%) RESTful
11 3 (2.10%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.10%) Java EE
11 3 (2.10%) JPA
11 3 (2.10%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) User Experience
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.50%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.80%) FMCG
5 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) CESG
6 1 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Linux
2 7 (4.90%) Windows
3 4 (2.80%) Unix
3 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (18.18%) Kanban
4 23 (16.08%) Business Analysis
5 18 (12.59%) Data Modelling
5 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.59%) Extreme Programming
6 16 (11.19%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.49%) Change Management
7 15 (10.49%) Logical Data Model
7 15 (10.49%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (9.79%) Coaching
8 14 (9.79%) TDD
8 14 (9.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.69%) BDD
9 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.69%) Project Management
9 11 (7.69%) SDLC
10 10 (6.99%) DevOps
10 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) Java
2 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.79%) C#
3 14 (9.79%) SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.50%) C++
5 4 (2.80%) Ruby
6 3 (2.10%) AWK
6 3 (2.10%) PHP
6 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.70%) Python
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) ISEB
3 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) CLAS
4 1 (0.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Oracle
2 6 (4.20%) Rally
3 5 (3.50%) Endeca
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.10%) hybris
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.40%) Cadence
5 2 (1.40%) Genesys
5 2 (1.40%) Pega
5 2 (1.40%) Perforce
5 2 (1.40%) QNX
5 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Apigee
6 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
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