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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.37% 3.60% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 4.55% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +14.37%
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
310 176 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 87.57% 79.28% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 127 116
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.52 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.80% +21.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.52 £21.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Banking
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (34.29%) BDD
5 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Velocity
7 10 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) SonarQube
8 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) Perforce
8 9 (25.71%) Ajax
8 9 (25.71%) JSON
8 9 (25.71%) Backbone.js
9 8 (22.86%) Spring
9 8 (22.86%) Maven
9 8 (22.86%) JUnit
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) OO
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (20.00%) HTML5
10 7 (20.00%) Java EE
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery

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
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) SonarQube
3 8 (22.86%) JUnit
3 8 (22.86%) Maven
4 7 (20.00%) Gradle
5 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
5 6 (17.14%) Grunt
5 6 (17.14%) gulp
5 6 (17.14%) IntelliJ
5 6 (17.14%) JProfiler
6 5 (14.29%) JIRA
7 4 (11.43%) Selenium
8 2 (5.71%) Ant
9 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 13 (37.14%) Banking
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Scrum Master
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Scrum Master
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Designer
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planner
6 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
2 10 (28.57%) Velocity
3 9 (25.71%) Ajax
3 9 (25.71%) Backbone.js
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) JSON
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) Spring
5 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (20.00%) HTML5
5 7 (20.00%) Java EE
5 7 (20.00%) JPA
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (17.14%) CSS3
6 6 (17.14%) Node.js
6 6 (17.14%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) SOAP
6 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blockchain
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) BDD
5 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
7 8 (22.86%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Kanban
9 6 (17.14%) Coaching
9 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (17.14%) RAD
9 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) 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 9 (25.71%) Perforce
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (8.57%) Pega