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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 26 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.28% 2.94% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.35% 4.44% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £390 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £380 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £397 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
Scrum
East Midlands

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
204 225 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.83% 66.18% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 117
Median daily rate £300 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 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
Leicester +8 12 £388 +3.33%
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) .NET
4 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
5 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 11 (35.48%) Node.js
6 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (32.26%) Velocity
8 9 (29.03%) RESTful
8 9 (29.03%) C#
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
8 9 (29.03%) Aurelia
9 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) Smart Meter
12 5 (16.13%) CouchDB
12 5 (16.13%) User Stories
12 5 (16.13%) WFM
12 5 (16.13%) Web Services
12 5 (16.13%) SAML
13 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
13 4 (12.90%) OO
13 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET

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 11 (35.48%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) CouchDB
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) git-flow
2 4 (12.90%) jspm
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Bower
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum Master
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Scrum Master
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Build Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
6 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
3 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
4 13 (41.94%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) Velocity
6 9 (29.03%) Aurelia
6 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) SAML
9 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
10 4 (12.90%) LINQ
10 4 (12.90%) Sass
11 3 (9.68%) Middleware
11 3 (9.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
1 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) User Stories
3 5 (16.13%) WFM
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) SaltStack