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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.79% 2.99% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 3.65% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +14.37%
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
464 274 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.73% 81.79% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 196 192
Median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.52 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +4 19 £400 -27.27% 4
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) TDD
3 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.09%) Finance
5 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (31.58%) Java
6 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
7 15 (26.32%) HTML
8 14 (24.56%) CSS
8 14 (24.56%) Banking
8 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
9 13 (22.81%) BDD
9 13 (22.81%) jQuery
9 13 (22.81%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
11 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Kanban
12 10 (17.54%) Velocity
12 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) SonarQube
13 9 (15.79%) Coaching
13 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
13 9 (15.79%) Backbone.js
13 9 (15.79%) .NET
13 9 (15.79%) C#
13 9 (15.79%) MVC
13 9 (15.79%) Perforce
13 9 (15.79%) JSON

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 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
1 1 (1.75%) JBoss
1 1 (1.75%) nginx
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.54%) SonarQube
4 8 (14.04%) JUnit
4 8 (14.04%) Maven
5 7 (12.28%) Gradle
6 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.53%) Grunt
6 6 (10.53%) gulp
6 6 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 6 (10.53%) JIRA
6 6 (10.53%) JProfiler
6 6 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) Ant
7 2 (3.51%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) German Language
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Scrum Master
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Scrum Master
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Angular Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.02%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.02%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
2 15 (26.32%) HTML
3 14 (24.56%) CSS
4 13 (22.81%) jQuery
4 13 (22.81%) Web Services
5 10 (17.54%) Velocity
6 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 9 (15.79%) Ajax
6 9 (15.79%) Backbone.js
6 9 (15.79%) JSON
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.04%) Entity Framework
7 8 (14.04%) Spring
8 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.28%) HTML5
8 7 (12.28%) Java EE
8 7 (12.28%) JPA
9 6 (10.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Blockchain
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) TDD
3 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.81%) BDD
5 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
6 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.54%) Kanban
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
7 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 9 (15.79%) MVC
8 8 (14.04%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.04%) OO
9 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 6 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (10.53%) RAD
9 6 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) AWK
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Perforce
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (5.26%) Endeca
4 3 (5.26%) Pega
5 2 (3.51%) Cadence
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) hybris
6 1 (1.75%) SAP