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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 35 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 66 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.22% 5.23% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 7.12% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 15
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£400 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £255 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
1160 1082 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.12% 73.51% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 557 422
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 77
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Nottinghamshire -3 32 £388 +10.71% 11
Northamptonshire -3 23 £458 -12.85% 2
Leicestershire -4 5 £363 +30.63% 8
Derbyshire +10 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) Java
3 29 (30.53%) Finance
4 28 (29.47%) TDD
5 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.84%) Oracle
7 14 (14.74%) BDD
7 14 (14.74%) C#
7 14 (14.74%) Retail
8 12 (12.63%) SQL
8 12 (12.63%) Kanban
9 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
9 11 (11.58%) .NET
9 11 (11.58%) HTML
9 11 (11.58%) CSS
9 11 (11.58%) Apache
10 10 (10.53%) Linux
10 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
10 10 (10.53%) Calabash
11 9 (9.47%) User Experience
11 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
11 9 (9.47%) jQuery
11 9 (9.47%) MVC
11 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
12 8 (8.42%) JUnit
12 8 (8.42%) B2C
12 8 (8.42%) Marketing
12 8 (8.42%) hybris
12 8 (8.42%) Coaching

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (11.58%) Apache
2 6 (6.32%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.11%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.05%) Exstream
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Force.com
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTP
1 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) MySQL
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) Calabash
3 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.42%) JUnit
5 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.32%) Subversion
5 6 (6.32%) Android Studio
5 6 (6.32%) Gradle
6 5 (5.26%) Selenium
7 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.21%) Xcode
7 4 (4.21%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.16%) JIRA
9 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 2 (2.11%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.11%) Maven
9 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.05%) MSTest
10 1 (1.05%) RSpec
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 7 (7.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Developer
2 16 (16.84%) ScrumMaster
3 13 (13.68%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Android Developer
7 6 (6.32%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Coach
9 4 (4.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.16%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Tester
10 3 (3.16%) QA Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) CSS
1 11 (11.58%) HTML
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) jQuery
3 7 (7.37%) CSS3
3 7 (7.37%) XML
3 7 (7.37%) Middleware
4 6 (6.32%) JSON
4 6 (6.32%) HTML5
4 6 (6.32%) REST
5 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.26%) WCF
5 5 (5.26%) Ajax
6 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.21%) RESTful
7 3 (3.16%) Visualforce
7 3 (3.16%) Struts
7 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.47%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Open Source
4 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Android
2 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.32%) UNIX
4 2 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) TDD
3 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
4 14 (14.74%) BDD
5 12 (12.63%) Kanban
6 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.47%) MVC
7 8 (8.42%) B2C
7 8 (8.42%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (8.42%) Coaching
8 7 (7.37%) Android Development
8 7 (7.37%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.37%) B2B
9 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.32%) User Stories
9 6 (6.32%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) Java
2 14 (14.74%) C#
3 12 (12.63%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) Objective-C
6 6 (6.32%) AWK
6 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.21%) C++
8 3 (3.16%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (4.21%) VCP4
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
2 3 (3.16%) PMP
2 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) hybris
3 6 (6.32%) Endeca
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Apple
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Telerik
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago