The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.72% 2.68% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.14% 3.66% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 191 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.94% 73.18% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 106 187
Average daily rate £425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £311 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Scrum
East Midlands

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 6 £225 -54.43% 6
Towcester - - - - 1
Brackley - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 8 (21.62%) CRM
3 8 (21.62%) BDD
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) Selenium
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.22%) ATG
5 6 (16.22%) B2C
5 6 (16.22%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
5 6 (16.22%) hybris
5 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.22%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.81%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (10.81%) SCCM
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
1 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) FitNesse
2 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.81%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Developer
8 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Coach
9 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Struts
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
2 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 8 (21.62%) CRM
3 8 (21.62%) BDD
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
5 6 (16.22%) B2C
5 6 (16.22%) Business Process Mapping
5 6 (16.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.22%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.11%) Kanban
7 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.41%) EAI
8 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) ATG
1 6 (16.22%) hybris
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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