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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 16 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.75% 6.32% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 8.45% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Median daily rate £293 £335 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £408 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
179 213 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 74.58% 74.74% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 122 131
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.78 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 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 +4 9 £500 +49.25% 4
Hinckley - 2 - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 21 (39.62%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
5 19 (35.85%) MVC
6 18 (33.96%) CSS
7 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
8 16 (30.19%) HTML
8 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (26.42%) SQL
9 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (24.53%) Java
10 13 (24.53%) TDD
11 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) User Experience
12 10 (18.87%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (18.87%) jQuery
12 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
13 9 (16.98%) Retail
13 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
14 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (15.09%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (15.09%) REST
14 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
14 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.09%) JSON

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 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) IaaS
1 6 (11.32%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
1 6 (11.32%) SSL
1 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) jMock
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
2 3 (5.66%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) git-flow
3 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.77%) Protractor
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.19%) C# Developer
4 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (22.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Designer
8 7 (13.21%) UX Designer
9 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
10 5 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (7.55%) Analyst
11 4 (7.55%) Platform Engineer
12 3 (5.66%) Angular Developer
12 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
13 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
13 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 10 (18.87%) jQuery
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.09%) JSON
7 8 (15.09%) REST
7 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 7 (13.21%) HTML5
9 6 (11.32%) Java EE
9 6 (11.32%) Node.js
10 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
10 5 (9.43%) Spring
11 4 (7.55%) CSS3
12 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) CoreOS
2 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) MVC
3 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
4 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (24.53%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.09%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.21%) SOA
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
11 5 (9.43%) User Stories
12 4 (7.55%) OO
12 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (7.55%) OOD
12 4 (7.55%) SDLC
12 4 (7.55%) UML
12 4 (7.55%) Wireframes
13 3 (5.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Java
5 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
6 8 (15.09%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) ES6
9 1 (1.89%) ABAP
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.77%) OCMJD
2 2 (3.77%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.89%) SAP