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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.50% 3.14% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 3.72% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £365 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £297 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £433 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
Scrum
Merseyside

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
138 242 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 69.00% 84.32% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 142 97
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +115.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (35.29%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Node.js
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) JBoss
7 3 (17.65%) Siebel
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) MongoDB

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 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Liferay
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Mule
2 2 (11.76%) Mule ESB
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) RavenDB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Music Industry
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (11.76%) CSS3
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCAD
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSD
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Sony