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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 45 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 45 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.13% 2.55% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 3.55% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 3
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£325 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.83%
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 £40.50 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
999 1043 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.57% 71.83% 67.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 537 465
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +6 17 £375 +29.31% 7
Leicestershire -14 12 £320 -8.57% 4
Nottinghamshire +22 10 £338 -10.00% 15
Derbyshire +1 1 £280 +8.73% 7
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 39 (31.97%) .NET
2 28 (22.95%) C#
3 24 (19.67%) TDD
3 24 (19.67%) Retail
4 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
6 19 (15.57%) MVC
7 18 (14.75%) SQL
7 18 (14.75%) CSS
8 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
9 16 (13.11%) HTML
9 16 (13.11%) Windows
9 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.30%) Java
10 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
10 15 (12.30%) Kanban
11 14 (11.48%) XML
11 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
11 14 (11.48%) Finance
12 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.84%) Web Services
12 12 (9.84%) jQuery
12 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (9.84%) Integration Testing
12 12 (9.84%) JIRA
12 12 (9.84%) Selenium
12 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.84%) BDD
13 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (8.20%) HTML5

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 2 (1.64%) DNN
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) Confluence
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.82%) Liferay
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.64%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) LDAP
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.64%) SSL
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) JIRA
1 12 (9.84%) Selenium
2 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.56%) Moq
4 7 (5.74%) NUnit
5 6 (4.92%) JUnit
5 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.28%) Subversion
8 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.64%) Hudson
9 2 (1.64%) MSTest
9 2 (1.64%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.64%) Maven
9 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.64%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.82%) jMock
10 1 (0.82%) TestComplete
General
1 24 (19.67%) Retail
2 14 (11.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 15 (12.30%) .NET Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Tester
7 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 12 (9.84%) Project Manager
8 10 (8.20%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.56%) WPF Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (5.74%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.28%) Team Leader
13 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Developer
13 3 (2.46%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.97%) .NET
2 18 (14.75%) CSS
3 16 (13.11%) HTML
4 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET
5 14 (11.48%) XML
6 12 (9.84%) Web Services
6 12 (9.84%) jQuery
7 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (8.20%) HTML5
9 9 (7.38%) WPF
10 7 (5.74%) WinForms
10 7 (5.74%) NHibernate
10 7 (5.74%) WCF
10 7 (5.74%) XSLT
10 7 (5.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 7 (5.74%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (5.74%) CSS3
11 6 (4.92%) StructureMap
11 6 (4.92%) J2EE
12 5 (4.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) N-Tier
1 7 (5.74%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.92%) Open Source
3 4 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) DTV
5 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.46%) AIX
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) TDD
2 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
4 19 (15.57%) MVC
5 15 (12.30%) Kanban
6 12 (9.84%) Integration Testing
6 12 (9.84%) BDD
6 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
7 10 (8.20%) CRM
8 9 (7.38%) SOA
8 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
8 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.56%) System Testing
9 8 (6.56%) Use Case
9 8 (6.56%) Test Management
9 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) C#
2 18 (14.75%) SQL
3 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.30%) Java
5 8 (6.56%) XAML
6 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) ISEB
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) hybris
3 6 (4.92%) ATG
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) IBM
5 3 (2.46%) HP
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.64%) Zend
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.82%) Sun
7 1 (0.82%) JBoss
7 1 (0.82%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.82%) LANDesk
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