The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.15% 2.84% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.75% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£450 £233 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -52.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £231 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £347 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 160 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 73.78% 75.83% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 110 60
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 4 (18.18%) hybris
5 4 (18.18%) Informatica
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) B2C
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Lombardi
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (13.64%) Confluence
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.09%) Demandware
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) OpenEdge
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Lombardi
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Coach
3 2 (9.09%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Pick Developer
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Velocity
3 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) OAuth
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) B2C
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (9.09%) Procedural Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Informatica
1 4 (18.18%) hybris
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Demandware
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Progress