The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 15 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.97% 5.38% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.05% 7.21% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £288 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 208 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 78.06% 74.55% 68.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 112 115
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 8
Median hourly rate £16.75 £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.49% +266.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.13 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Leicestershire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Leicestershire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Leicester +14 11 £345 -26.20% 4
Hinckley - 2 - - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) C#
3 19 (37.25%) .NET
3 19 (37.25%) MVC
3 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (29.41%) CSS
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
6 14 (27.45%) User Experience
7 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 13 (25.49%) HTML
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) Retail
9 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
10 10 (19.61%) Java
10 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
10 10 (19.61%) jQuery
10 10 (19.61%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (15.69%) Web Services
12 8 (15.69%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (11.76%) Wireframes
15 5 (9.80%) Prototyping
15 5 (9.80%) Blockchain

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) jMock
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) git-flow
3 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.92%) Protractor
3 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 17 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 16 (31.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (19.61%) Designer
8 10 (19.61%) UX Designer
9 5 (9.80%) Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum Master
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (29.41%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 10 (19.61%) jQuery
6 8 (15.69%) Web Services
7 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
9 5 (9.80%) Spring
10 4 (7.84%) HTML5
10 4 (7.84%) Java EE
11 3 (5.88%) CSS3
11 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
12 2 (3.92%) JSON
12 2 (3.92%) React
12 2 (3.92%) Sass
12 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (27.45%) User Experience
3 5 (9.80%) Blockchain
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) SCADA
6 1 (1.96%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) MVC
3 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
4 10 (19.61%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 5 (9.80%) Prototyping
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) OO
9 4 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.84%) OOD
9 4 (7.84%) SDLC
9 4 (7.84%) UML
10 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.88%) SOA
10 3 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) C#
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) ES6
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) ABAP
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.92%) OCMJD
2 2 (3.92%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (3.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) ClickTale
3 1 (1.96%) SAP