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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 24 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.31% 6.46% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 7.69% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Median daily rate £475 £488 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £46.19 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +21.94%

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
412 247 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.08% 84.01% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 167 213
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £11.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -22 8 £538 +16.21% 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) TDD
3 21 (33.33%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (30.16%) Java
5 19 (30.16%) BDD
6 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.57%) Banking
7 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
8 16 (25.40%) HTML
9 15 (23.81%) CSS
9 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
10 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 14 (22.22%) Selenium
11 13 (20.63%) Retail
11 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
12 11 (17.46%) Web Services
12 11 (17.46%) jQuery
13 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
13 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
13 10 (15.87%) Coaching
14 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
14 9 (14.29%) C#
14 9 (14.29%) .NET
14 9 (14.29%) MVC
14 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 9 (14.29%) Kanban
15 8 (12.70%) Velocity

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 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) nginx
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.59%) SAS
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 14 (22.22%) Selenium
2 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) SonarQube
4 7 (11.11%) JIRA
4 7 (11.11%) JUnit
5 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.52%) Grunt
5 6 (9.52%) gulp
6 5 (7.94%) Maven
7 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.35%) Gradle
7 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.35%) JProfiler
8 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.17%) TestNG
8 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.59%) Ant
9 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 13 (20.63%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Scrum Master
3 13 (20.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Scrum Master
4 8 (12.70%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Angular Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
2 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 15 (23.81%) CSS
4 11 (17.46%) jQuery
4 11 (17.46%) Web Services
5 9 (14.29%) .NET
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
6 8 (12.70%) HTML5
6 8 (12.70%) Velocity
7 7 (11.11%) Ajax
7 7 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 7 (11.11%) CSS3
7 7 (11.11%) JSON
8 6 (9.52%) Node.js
9 5 (7.94%) Java EE
9 5 (7.94%) JPA
9 5 (7.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) TDD
3 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (30.16%) BDD
5 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
7 10 (15.87%) Coaching
7 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 9 (14.29%) Kanban
8 9 (14.29%) MVC
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 6 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.94%) Continuous Deployment
12 5 (7.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) ISEB
1 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Perforce
2 6 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Cadence
4 2 (3.17%) Pega
5 1 (1.59%) SAP