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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.99% 4.68% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 6.01% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £435 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £585 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
367 233 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.61% 77.93% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 140 87
Average daily rate £420 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.17 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 0 14 £453 -13.80% 1
Kettering - - - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 6 (18.18%) Retail
4 6 (18.18%) Apache
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) B2C
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) AWK
5 5 (15.15%) B2B
5 5 (15.15%) Endeca
5 5 (15.15%) Marketing
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
5 5 (15.15%) hybris
6 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Subversion
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Struts
7 3 (9.09%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) RSpec
4 1 (3.03%) Lombardi
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
3 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Coach
6 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Struts
1 3 (9.09%) XML
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
1 3 (9.09%) Visualforce
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 2 (6.06%) Java EE
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) Velocity
2 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) SignalR
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
2 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.18%) B2C
3 5 (15.15%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) AWK
3 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Apex Code
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) VCP4
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
1 5 (15.15%) Endeca
1 5 (15.15%) hybris
2 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
Northamptonshire
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