The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.39% 7.33% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 9.33% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £610 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.40%
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 300 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 87.50% 78.53% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 195 171
Median daily rate £438 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Northamptonshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 15 £450 -10.00% 5
Corby - 3 £600 - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
2 15 (28.85%) Front End Development
3 12 (23.08%) Workflow
3 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 12 (23.08%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) CSS
4 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
5 10 (19.23%) Ionic Framework
5 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 9 (17.31%) gulp
7 8 (15.38%) Retail
7 8 (15.38%) Sass
8 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.46%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle
9 6 (11.54%) RESTful
9 6 (11.54%) JIRA
9 6 (11.54%) CSS3
9 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
9 6 (11.54%) Confluence
9 6 (11.54%) HTML5
9 6 (11.54%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.62%) Coaching
10 5 (9.62%) User Experience

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) OLAP
2 4 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Power BI
4 2 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) gulp
2 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Ant
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum Master
4 8 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Cordova Developer
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
2 12 (23.08%) CSS
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) Ionic Framework
4 8 (15.38%) Sass
5 6 (11.54%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (11.54%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) HTML5
5 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 4 (7.69%) Ajax
6 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.77%) Spring
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.77%) FMCG
4 3 (5.77%) NHS
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Front End Development
3 12 (23.08%) Workflow
4 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) B2B
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Kanban
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) DevOps
7 4 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.69%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.92%) AWK
6 1 (1.92%) Clojure
6 1 (1.92%) Haskell
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (5.77%) Rally
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos
4 2 (3.85%) Endeca
4 2 (3.85%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat