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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 44 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 57 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.67% 3.51% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 4.80% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +19.68%
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
1152 1042 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.23% 73.07% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 538 486
Average daily rate £400 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 42
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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
Leicestershire +1 19 £300 +6.19% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 16 £363 -6.45% 10
Northamptonshire -12 10 £500 +33.33% 4
Lincolnshire - 9 £425 -
Derbyshire 0 3 £375 +19.04% 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 121 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.71%) Java
3 49 (35.00%) TDD
4 37 (26.43%) Retail
5 34 (24.29%) Finance
6 30 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 26 (18.57%) C#
8 23 (16.43%) .NET
8 23 (16.43%) Web Services
9 22 (15.71%) MVC
10 21 (15.00%) SQL
11 18 (12.86%) CSS
11 18 (12.86%) BDD
12 17 (12.14%) Spring
12 17 (12.14%) Apache
12 17 (12.14%) HTML
13 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
13 16 (11.43%) SOAP
13 16 (11.43%) hybris
14 15 (10.71%) REST
14 15 (10.71%) Mobile App
14 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
15 14 (10.00%) JUnit
15 14 (10.00%) Kanban
16 13 (9.29%) QA
16 13 (9.29%) Marketing
16 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
16 13 (9.29%) RESTful
16 13 (9.29%) Linux
17 12 (8.57%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (12.14%) Apache
2 12 (8.57%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.00%) Mule
3 7 (5.00%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.43%) JBoss
5 2 (1.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.14%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) JUnit
2 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.71%) Selenium
5 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 7 (5.00%) Spock
6 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.29%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.57%) Lombardi
8 3 (2.14%) JIRA
8 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.14%) Calabash
8 3 (2.14%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.43%) Gradle
9 2 (1.43%) Xcode
9 2 (1.43%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.43%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.43%) MSTest
9 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
General
1 37 (26.43%) Retail
2 34 (24.29%) Finance
3 13 (9.29%) Marketing
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Electronics
5 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (45.71%) Developer
2 20 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.43%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Analyst
4 12 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
5 11 (7.86%) Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.86%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.71%) Agile Coach
6 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Hybris Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Automated Test Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.86%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) .NET
1 23 (16.43%) Web Services
2 18 (12.86%) CSS
3 17 (12.14%) HTML
3 17 (12.14%) Spring
4 16 (11.43%) SOAP
5 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (10.71%) REST
6 13 (9.29%) RESTful
7 12 (8.57%) HTML5
8 9 (6.43%) Apache Camel
9 8 (5.71%) CSS3
9 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.00%) jQuery
10 7 (5.00%) J2EE
10 7 (5.00%) JSON
11 6 (4.29%) XHTML
11 6 (4.29%) Middleware
11 6 (4.29%) Spring Security
11 6 (4.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.86%) User Experience
3 5 (3.57%) DTV
4 4 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) UNIX
3 8 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Windows
5 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.00%) TDD
3 30 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 22 (15.71%) MVC
5 18 (12.86%) BDD
6 14 (10.00%) Kanban
7 12 (8.57%) SDLC
8 10 (7.14%) B2C
9 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.43%) Coaching
10 8 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.71%) B2B
10 8 (5.71%) Microservices
11 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.00%) Web Application Development
11 7 (5.00%) User Stories
11 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.29%) Project Management
12 6 (4.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.71%) Java
2 26 (18.57%) C#
3 21 (15.00%) SQL
4 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.71%) AWK
6 5 (3.57%) C++
7 3 (2.14%) VB
7 3 (2.14%) VBA
7 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.14%) VB6
7 3 (2.14%) Scala
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.14%) PMP
2 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) hybris
2 12 (8.57%) Endeca
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) IBM
3 8 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) SAP
4 6 (4.29%) Informatica
5 2 (1.43%) Netezza
5 2 (1.43%) Demandware
5 2 (1.43%) ATG
5 2 (1.43%) VMware
5 2 (1.43%) Telerik
6 1 (0.71%) Perforce
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
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