The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.58% 3.11% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 4.05% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +95.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
197 222 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.07% 76.82% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 165 111
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +23.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (30.00%) Kanban
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Maven
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (20.00%) Retail
8 5 (16.67%) Ant
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Spring
8 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.67%) Confluence
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) Docker
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) Rally
9 4 (13.33%) Coaching
9 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (13.33%) Gradle
9 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
9 4 (13.33%) nginx
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (13.33%) OO

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) nginx
2 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 7 (23.33%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) Ant
5 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (13.33%) Gradle
5 4 (13.33%) JUnit
6 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 3 (10.00%) JProfiler
6 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
6 3 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) German Language
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Scrum Master
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (10.00%) Java EE
3 3 (10.00%) JPA
3 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.00%) Velocity
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) React
5 1 (3.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Kanban
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) RAD
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Rally
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Pega
3 2 (6.67%) Perforce
4 1 (3.33%) hybris