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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 28 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.37% 3.27% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.36% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 12
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£450 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £425 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
321 275 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.16% 74.93% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 1 September 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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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 -3 9 £450 +93.54% 2
Corby - 2 - -
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Retail
4 9 (25.71%) hybris
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) UNIX
6 7 (20.00%) B2C
6 7 (20.00%) User Experience
7 6 (17.14%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) JIRA
8 5 (14.29%) Subversion
8 5 (14.29%) Kanban
8 5 (14.29%) Informatica
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Apache
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (11.43%) User Stories
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.43%) Coaching
9 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.43%) HTML
9 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) B2B
9 4 (11.43%) AWK

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Solr
3 3 (8.57%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Lombardi
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Retail
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Coach
3 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) Velocity
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSD
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) JSP
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) Java EE
4 1 (2.86%) OAuth
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Tandem
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) B2C
5 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) B2B
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) AWK
3 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) hybris
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Informatica
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) ATG
4 3 (8.57%) Endeca
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Demandware
6 1 (2.86%) Progress