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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 33 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.31% 8.33% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 10.26% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Median daily rate £538 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
290 156 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 83.82% 81.25% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 108 137
Median daily rate £400 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Banking
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 10 (28.57%) BDD
6 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
7 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) Velocity
8 8 (22.86%) SonarQube
8 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
9 7 (20.00%) Coaching
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) JSON
9 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (20.00%) Backbone.js
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) Perforce
10 6 (17.14%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (17.14%) CSS3
10 6 (17.14%) Node.js
10 6 (17.14%) Grunt
10 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (17.14%) Kanban

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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.86%) SonarQube
4 6 (17.14%) Grunt
4 6 (17.14%) gulp
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) JUnit
5 5 (14.29%) Maven
6 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.43%) Gradle
6 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
6 4 (11.43%) JProfiler
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) German Language
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Scrum Master
2 11 (31.43%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Planner
5 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) Velocity
4 7 (20.00%) Ajax
4 7 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 7 (20.00%) HTML5
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) CSS3
5 6 (17.14%) Node.js
6 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.29%) Java EE
6 5 (14.29%) JPA
6 5 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) REST
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Front End Development
7 7 (20.00%) Coaching
7 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.43%) RAD
11 3 (8.57%) SDLC
11 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Perforce
2 5 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Pega