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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 28 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.90% 3.74% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.79% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £443 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
Scrum
South East

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
195 167 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 92.86% 78.04% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £484 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.65 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 30 July 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) TestNG
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data

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 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Test Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cassandra Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital TV
1 1 (14.29%) MPEG
1 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Oozie
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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