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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.23% 4.30% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 5.51% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £500 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £342 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £451 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
166 236 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 76.50% 78.15% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 139 92
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Mule ESB
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mule
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Liferay
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Mingle
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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 2 (16.67%) ColdFusion
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Liferay
1 2 (16.67%) Mule
1 2 (16.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Mingle
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (16.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Advisor
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CLAS
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) MCAD
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sony
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore