The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.90% 2.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £494 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £32.75 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+19.84% -6.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 120 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.23% 81.08% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 55 137
Average daily rate £403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Northamptonshire

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 29 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) B2C
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) ATG
3 6 (35.29%) hybris
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) QA
7 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Project Support Coordinator
7 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Struts
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) B2C
3 6 (35.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) ATG
1 6 (35.29%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com