The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 28 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.87% 3.69% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 4.81% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £342 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £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
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.35% 76.78% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 162 108
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 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.12% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool +1 7 £500 +25.00% 5
Southport -7 4 £350 - 2
Scrum
North West

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) JIRA
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Liferay
2 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 2 (10.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
2 2 (10.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Essbase
5 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (10.00%) WATIR
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Moq
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum Master
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) Autofac
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) SAML
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) XSD
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) MCAD
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Sony
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £370 per day + £370 / Day
Posted: 12 hours ago