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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.88% 6.38% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 8.57% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Median daily rate £475 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
196 175 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 89.91% 74.47% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 115 105
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) JIRA
5 5 (16.67%) User Experience
5 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) Confluence
6 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Finance
6 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Adobe

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 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Ant
2 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum Master
3 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.33%) UI Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) Ajax
3 4 (13.33%) RESTful
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) Ruby
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Clojure
4 1 (3.33%) Haskell
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) hybris
3 2 (6.67%) Rally
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau