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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.56% 3.22% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 4.35% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
Median daily rate £475 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
324 253 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.04% 73.98% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 175 188
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +1 14 £463 -7.50% 6
Corby - 5 £563 - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.21%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) Retail
3 13 (23.21%) Workflow
4 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 12 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 11 (19.64%) Mobile App
6 10 (17.86%) Ionic Framework
7 9 (16.07%) gulp
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) CSS
7 9 (16.07%) HTML
7 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.29%) B2B
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Banking
8 8 (14.29%) Sass
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 6 (10.71%) Linux
10 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.71%) Subversion
10 6 (10.71%) Kanban
10 6 (10.71%) JIRA
10 6 (10.71%) RESTful
10 6 (10.71%) Confluence
10 6 (10.71%) HTML5

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 (10.71%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) nginx
3 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) OLAP
2 4 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Power BI
4 2 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) gulp
2 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Ant
3 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Gradle
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 13 (23.21%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 12 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum Master
4 8 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (5.36%) Cordova Developer
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 10 (17.86%) Ionic Framework
3 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) HTML
4 8 (14.29%) Sass
5 6 (10.71%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (10.71%) CSS3
5 6 (10.71%) HTML5
5 6 (10.71%) RESTful
6 4 (7.14%) Spring
7 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.36%) Node.js
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.36%) FMCG
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.21%) Workflow
4 12 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.29%) B2B
6 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.71%) Kanban
8 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) SDLC
10 4 (7.14%) B2C
10 4 (7.14%) Data Management
10 4 (7.14%) DevOps
10 4 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) AWK
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Endeca
3 3 (5.36%) hybris
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) Cognos
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Rally
4 2 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Pega