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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 37 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.45% 5.51% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 8.77% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £225 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £256 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.57%
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
288 171 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 70.59% 62.87% 69.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 90 105
Average daily rate £450 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Average hourly rate £15.80 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -5 7 £538 +155.95% 4
Wellingborough - - - -
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Force.com
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Struts
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Visualforce
6 3 (13.04%) Apex Code
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) Data Integration

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
1 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) RSpec
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 5 (21.74%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Coach
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) Struts
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) Visualforce
4 2 (8.70%) Velocity
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.35%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) B2C
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C++
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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