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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 31 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 73 73 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.69% 4.30% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 5.50% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 27
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £568 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
1262 1327 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.11% 78.10% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 799 576
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 76
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Nottinghamshire +3 25 £385 -3.75% 8
Northamptonshire +1 23 £475 +11.76% 5
Leicestershire +8 14 £364 -3.00% 9
Derbyshire +12 2 - - 5
Lincolnshire -7 1 £310 -29.14% 4
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.03%) HTML
3 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (18.42%) Retail
4 28 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.45%) .NET
7 22 (14.47%) Finance
7 22 (14.47%) CSS
7 22 (14.47%) HTML5
8 20 (13.16%) Java
8 20 (13.16%) Kanban
9 19 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 17 (11.18%) Front End Development
11 16 (10.53%) Mobile App
11 16 (10.53%) RESTful
12 15 (9.87%) C#
12 15 (9.87%) SQL
13 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (9.21%) Project Management
13 14 (9.21%) Sass
14 13 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (8.55%) Node.js
14 13 (8.55%) Extreme Programming
14 13 (8.55%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
14 13 (8.55%) Oracle
14 13 (8.55%) Windows
15 12 (7.89%) Workflow
15 12 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis

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 13 (8.55%) Node.js
2 6 (3.95%) Confluence
3 5 (3.29%) Apache
4 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.97%) nginx
4 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.63%) MS Project
2 4 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Force.com
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.29%) CouchDB
5 4 (2.63%) OLAP
5 4 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.97%) QlikView
7 2 (1.32%) Big Data
7 2 (1.32%) MySQL
7 2 (1.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.92%) gulp
2 7 (4.61%) JIRA
3 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.63%) git-flow
5 4 (2.63%) jspm
5 4 (2.63%) Subversion
5 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.97%) Ant
6 3 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.97%) Maven
6 3 (1.97%) Selenium
7 2 (1.32%) CasperJS
7 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.32%) webpack
8 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
General
1 28 (18.42%) Retail
2 22 (14.47%) Finance
3 7 (4.61%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (32.89%) Developer
2 40 (26.32%) Scrum Master
3 25 (16.45%) Analyst
4 22 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 21 (13.82%) Project Manager
6 18 (11.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (8.55%) Agile Scrum Master
8 11 (7.24%) Architect
8 11 (7.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Agile Coach
10 8 (5.26%) Angular Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Development Manager
10 8 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (4.61%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
12 6 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.03%) HTML
2 28 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 25 (16.45%) .NET
4 22 (14.47%) CSS
4 22 (14.47%) HTML5
5 16 (10.53%) RESTful
6 14 (9.21%) Sass
7 13 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (6.58%) CSS3
8 10 (6.58%) Ionic Framework
8 10 (6.58%) Velocity
9 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.92%) Aurelia
9 9 (5.92%) Web Services
10 7 (4.61%) Ajax
11 6 (3.95%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (3.95%) XML
12 5 (3.29%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.29%) REST
12 5 (3.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 6 (3.95%) User Experience
4 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.63%) FMCG
4 4 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.97%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Blog
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.55%) Windows
2 10 (6.58%) Linux
3 9 (5.92%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.97%) Android
5 2 (1.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.16%) Kanban
4 19 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 17 (11.18%) Front End Development
6 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.21%) Project Management
7 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
7 13 (8.55%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.55%) Extreme Programming
8 12 (7.89%) Coaching
8 12 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (7.89%) SDLC
8 12 (7.89%) Workflow
9 11 (7.24%) Change Management
9 11 (7.24%) Logical Data Model
9 11 (7.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.58%) Data Management
10 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.16%) Java
3 15 (9.87%) C#
3 15 (9.87%) SQL
4 4 (2.63%) C++
4 4 (2.63%) Ruby
4 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.97%) PHP
5 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.97%) Python
5 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.32%) Scala
6 2 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.66%) AWK
7 1 (0.66%) Clojure
7 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) ISEB
2 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
4 1 (0.66%) CLAS
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.55%) Oracle
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.63%) Adobe
4 3 (1.97%) Rally
4 3 (1.97%) SAP
5 2 (1.32%) Cognos
5 2 (1.32%) Endeca
5 2 (1.32%) hybris
5 2 (1.32%) QNX
5 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.66%) WSO2
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