The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.55% 6.47% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 7.63% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £348 £345 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -9.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 118 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.06% 84.89% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 99
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Middlesex region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) HTTP
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) REST
4 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Digital TV
5 5 (35.71%) DVB
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) MPEG
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) STB
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) DVB
3 2 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Bower
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) webpack
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) Node.js
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Digital TV
1 5 (35.71%) MPEG
1 5 (35.71%) STB
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) API Design
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack