The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 15 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.00% 1.74% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 2.17% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 184 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.75% 80.00% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 130 86
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle
4 13 (40.63%) .NET
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 13 (40.63%) Open Source
5 12 (37.50%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) Spring
6 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 10 (31.25%) DevOps
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) Kanban
8 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.00%) Microservices
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
10 7 (21.88%) API Design
10 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
10 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
10 7 (21.88%) RESTful
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Liferay
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) RavenDB
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Moq
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Principal Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum Master
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Principal .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Principal Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.88%) RESTful
5 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (12.50%) Node.js
7 4 (12.50%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) Blog
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
3 13 (40.63%) Open Source
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) DevOps
5 9 (28.13%) Kanban
6 8 (25.00%) Microservices
7 7 (21.88%) API Design
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
8 6 (18.75%) Coaching
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) MCAD
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSD
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat