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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.45% 2.41% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 3.02% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Average daily rate £394 £433 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.95% +84.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £458 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
Scrum
Northamptonshire

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
149 232 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.26% 80.00% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 148 79
Average daily rate £400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
5 5 (21.74%) User Experience
5 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
6 4 (17.39%) Adobe
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Confluence
6 4 (17.39%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) OLAP
1 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum Master
3 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web UI Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cordova Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Pick Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (8.70%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) JSP
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (4.35%) Clojure
5 1 (4.35%) Haskell
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) hybris
2 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau