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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 30 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.55% 2.91% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.59% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£538 £205 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.19% -60.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
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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
183 109 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 66.79% 63.37% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 52 57
Average daily rate £450 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £183 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Force.com
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
6 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (25.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Coach
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) Velocity
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
3 2 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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