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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 24 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.69% 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£304 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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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
159 157 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 73.27% 83.96% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 61 98
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £523 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 3 (16.67%) hybris
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (16.67%) User Experience
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Force.com
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) ATG
6 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Java

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Velocity
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) B2C
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (16.67%) ATG
1 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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