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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 31 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 89 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.08% 4.96% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 6.64% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £430 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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
1313 1174 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.94% 74.59% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 599 440
Average daily rate £385 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 60
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 April 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 28 April 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
Northamptonshire +1 35 £450 +16.12% 12
Nottinghamshire 0 25 £400 - 13
Lincolnshire - 11 £438 - 2
Leicestershire +6 8 £375 +7.91% 4
Derbyshire -1 7 £388 +7.63% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 114 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.00%) Java
3 52 (38.24%) TDD
4 41 (30.15%) Finance
5 27 (19.85%) Retail
6 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
7 22 (16.18%) Web Services
8 21 (15.44%) BDD
9 19 (13.97%) Apache
9 19 (13.97%) Oracle
10 18 (13.24%) JUnit
10 18 (13.24%) SOAP
11 17 (12.50%) MVC
12 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 16 (11.76%) SQL
12 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 16 (11.76%) hybris
12 16 (11.76%) REST
12 16 (11.76%) Mobile App
13 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
13 15 (11.03%) Marketing
13 15 (11.03%) C#
13 15 (11.03%) Spring
14 14 (10.29%) HTML
14 14 (10.29%) CSS
14 14 (10.29%) Kanban
15 13 (9.56%) RESTful
15 13 (9.56%) User Experience
15 13 (9.56%) Linux
16 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (13.97%) Apache
2 11 (8.09%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.15%) Mule
3 7 (5.15%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.74%) Node.js
6 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.74%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (0.74%) VPN
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) MySQL
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) JUnit
2 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.62%) Selenium
5 9 (6.62%) Calabash
6 7 (5.15%) Spock
6 7 (5.15%) Subversion
7 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.41%) Android Studio
8 5 (3.68%) Lombardi
8 5 (3.68%) Xcode
9 4 (2.94%) JIRA
9 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.94%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.94%) Gradle
10 2 (1.47%) MSTest
10 2 (1.47%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
General
1 41 (30.15%) Finance
2 27 (19.85%) Retail
3 15 (11.03%) Marketing
4 9 (6.62%) Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.68%) Electronics
6 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (45.59%) Developer
2 23 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.24%) ScrumMaster
4 14 (10.29%) Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.56%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.09%) Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Agile Coach
9 7 (5.15%) Android Developer
9 7 (5.15%) iOS Developer
10 6 (4.41%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Digital Project Manager
12 4 (2.94%) Java Architect
12 4 (2.94%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.94%) Hybris Developer
12 4 (2.94%) AWS Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) Web Services
2 18 (13.24%) SOAP
3 16 (11.76%) REST
4 15 (11.03%) Spring
5 14 (10.29%) HTML
5 14 (10.29%) CSS
6 13 (9.56%) RESTful
7 12 (8.82%) .NET
8 11 (8.09%) jQuery
9 9 (6.62%) JSON
10 8 (5.88%) HTML5
10 8 (5.88%) CSS3
11 7 (5.15%) Apache Camel
11 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.41%) J2EE
12 6 (4.41%) Spring Security
12 6 (4.41%) Spring Boot
12 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.68%) Spring MVC
13 5 (3.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.56%) User Experience
3 6 (4.41%) Open Source
4 5 (3.68%) DTV
5 3 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
2 10 (7.35%) UNIX
3 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.15%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.24%) TDD
3 23 (16.91%) E-Commerce
4 21 (15.44%) BDD
5 17 (12.50%) MVC
6 14 (10.29%) Kanban
7 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.82%) Coaching
8 11 (8.09%) B2C
9 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.62%) B2B
10 9 (6.62%) User Stories
10 9 (6.62%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.88%) Microservices
12 7 (5.15%) Android Development
12 7 (5.15%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.76%) SQL
3 15 (11.03%) C#
4 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.88%) AWK
5 6 (4.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.94%) PMP
2 4 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) ISEB
3 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle
2 16 (11.76%) hybris
3 11 (8.09%) Endeca
4 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.41%) SAP
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) Apple
7 2 (1.47%) ATG
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
7 2 (1.47%) Telerik
7 2 (1.47%) Demandware
8 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.74%) HP
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