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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 14 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.45% 1.67% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.58% 1.99% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £280 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-8.99% +19.93%

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
151 201 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.12% 84.10% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 71
Median daily rate £500 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) Spring
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Kanban
5 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
6 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (28.57%) Microservices
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
9 7 (25.00%) API Design
9 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) MySQL
10 6 (21.43%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management

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 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) Liferay
2 2 (7.14%) Mule
2 2 (7.14%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) RavenDB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Moq
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Principal Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.71%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Coach
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Spring
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) RESTful
4 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) Node.js
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (3.57%) Java EE
10 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Kanban
6 8 (28.57%) Microservices
7 7 (25.00%) API Design
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (21.43%) Coaching
8 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
10 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCAD
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSD
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Siebel
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat