The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 43 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 46 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.29% 2.47% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 3.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 3
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£328 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +61.45%
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 £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
991 1004 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.79% 70.80% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 512 457
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 40 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £56.16 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Scrum
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Northamptonshire +6 17 £375 -23.07% 2
Leicestershire -12 13 £283 -19.28% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 12 £363 - 17
Derbyshire -3 1 £280 - 11
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Scrum
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Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 38 (30.40%) .NET
2 27 (21.60%) C#
3 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.00%) TDD
3 25 (20.00%) Retail
4 22 (17.60%) E-Commerce
5 20 (16.00%) MVC
6 19 (15.20%) CSS
7 18 (14.40%) SQL
8 17 (13.60%) HTML
8 17 (13.60%) Java
8 17 (13.60%) Windows
9 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
9 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
9 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.40%) Finance
11 13 (10.40%) XML
11 13 (10.40%) jQuery
11 13 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.40%) Integration Testing
11 13 (10.40%) Kanban
12 12 (9.60%) JIRA
12 12 (9.60%) Selenium
12 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.60%) Web Services
12 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (9.60%) BDD
13 11 (8.80%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (6.40%) IIS
2 4 (3.20%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) DNN
4 2 (1.60%) Confluence
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) LDAP
2 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.60%) SSL
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.60%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) JIRA
1 12 (9.60%) Selenium
2 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.40%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.40%) Moq
4 7 (5.60%) NUnit
5 6 (4.80%) JUnit
5 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.20%) Subversion
6 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.60%) Hudson
8 2 (1.60%) MSTest
8 2 (1.60%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.60%) Maven
8 2 (1.60%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.80%) jMock
9 1 (0.80%) TestComplete
General
1 25 (20.00%) Retail
2 13 (10.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (32.00%) Developer
2 27 (21.60%) Analyst
3 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Tester
7 13 (10.40%) Project Manager
8 12 (9.60%) Architect
9 10 (8.00%) Test Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.80%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (4.80%) WPF Developer
12 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
14 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Developer
14 3 (2.40%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.40%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) CSS
3 17 (13.60%) HTML
4 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
5 13 (10.40%) XML
5 13 (10.40%) jQuery
6 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (9.60%) Web Services
7 11 (8.80%) HTML5
8 8 (6.40%) WCF
8 8 (6.40%) J2EE
8 8 (6.40%) CSS3
9 7 (5.60%) WPF
9 7 (5.60%) Spring
9 7 (5.60%) NHibernate
10 6 (4.80%) StructureMap
11 5 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 5 (4.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.80%) Open Source
3 5 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.20%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.60%) DTV
7 1 (0.80%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Linux
2 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.80%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.40%) AIX
5 2 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (20.00%) TDD
2 22 (17.60%) E-Commerce
3 20 (16.00%) MVC
4 13 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (10.40%) Integration Testing
4 13 (10.40%) Kanban
5 12 (9.60%) BDD
5 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.60%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.80%) CRM
7 9 (7.20%) SOA
7 9 (7.20%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.20%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.20%) System Testing
7 9 (7.20%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.40%) Use Case
8 8 (6.40%) Test Management
8 8 (6.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.60%) C#
2 18 (14.40%) SQL
3 17 (13.60%) Java
4 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.80%) XAML
6 3 (2.40%) PHP
6 3 (2.40%) C++
6 3 (2.40%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.80%) VB
8 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) ISEB
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.80%) PMP
3 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) hybris
3 6 (4.80%) ATG
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (3.20%) SAP
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) HP
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) Zend
7 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
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