The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 28 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.27% 3.02% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 3.77% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 8
Average daily rate £350 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £370 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £477 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
247 345 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.79% 80.23% 75.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 227 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.38 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +20 14 £394 -8.95% 6
Corby - 2 £400 -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 15 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 12 (30.00%) Workflow
5 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
6 10 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (22.50%) gulp
8 8 (20.00%) Sass
8 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.50%) Java
10 6 (15.00%) QA
10 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (15.00%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (15.00%) HTML5
10 6 (15.00%) CSS3
11 5 (12.50%) Confluence
11 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) User Experience
11 5 (12.50%) Ajax
11 5 (12.50%) JIRA
11 5 (12.50%) RESTful
11 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.00%) Adobe
12 4 (10.00%) Finance
12 4 (10.00%) OLAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) OLAP
2 4 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Power BI
4 2 (5.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) gulp
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Angular Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum Master
6 4 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Cordova Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) Ionic Framework
4 8 (20.00%) Sass
5 6 (15.00%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (15.00%) CSS3
5 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) Ajax
6 5 (12.50%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.50%) J2EE
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 3 (7.50%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) .NET
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.00%) SOAP
9 2 (5.00%) Web Services
9 2 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 12 (30.00%) Workflow
4 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Data Management
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.50%) Android Development
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Open Source
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) Clojure
5 1 (2.50%) Haskell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) hybris
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) Rally
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