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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 16 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.24% 6.47% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 7.93% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £325 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.20%
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
238 164 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 78.29% 81.59% 68.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 92 48
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £18.25 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 April 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Apache
5 7 (22.58%) Banking
5 7 (22.58%) Coaching
6 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
6 5 (16.13%) hybris
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) B2C
7 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 4 (12.90%) Informatica
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Retail
7 4 (12.90%) Lombardi
7 4 (12.90%) User Experience
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) JIRA
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.68%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) B2B
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) ATG

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Lombardi
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Coach
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) Java EE
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Coaching
4 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) B2C
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) B2B
7 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) hybris
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) ATG
3 2 (6.45%) Endeca
3 2 (6.45%) Demandware
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago