The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 13 6 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 18 46 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.94% 15.38% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 17.83% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 1
Median daily rate £457 £488 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% -9.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 258 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.53% 86.29% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 59
Median daily rate £450 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £13.90 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.72% +6.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Shropshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Telford -1 18 £457 -8.65% 3
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 78 (98.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Java
3 27 (34.18%) JIRA
4 25 (31.65%) Confluence
5 23 (29.11%) Configuration Management
5 23 (29.11%) Linux
6 21 (26.58%) Puppet
7 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
8 18 (22.78%) JSON
8 18 (22.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (21.52%) HTML
9 17 (21.52%) Docker
9 17 (21.52%) DevOps
10 16 (20.25%) REST
10 16 (20.25%) CSS
11 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
11 15 (18.99%) TDD
11 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (18.99%) RESTful
11 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (17.72%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.72%) XML
12 14 (17.72%) HTTP
13 13 (16.46%) VMware
13 13 (16.46%) User Stories
14 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
14 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.19%) Kanban
14 12 (15.19%) Selenium
14 12 (15.19%) Red Hat

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 25 (31.65%) Confluence
2 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.59%) Documentum
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Project
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.27%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) IaaS
1 11 (13.92%) PaaS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) HTTP
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) HBase
5 2 (2.53%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) JIRA
2 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Selenium
4 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.39%) JUnit
6 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
6 8 (10.13%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.59%) Maven
8 5 (6.33%) SonarQube
8 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (6.33%) Subversion
8 5 (6.33%) Travis CI
9 4 (5.06%) PVCS
10 3 (3.80%) Ant
10 3 (3.80%) Gradle
10 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.53%) Grunt
11 2 (2.53%) Protractor
11 2 (2.53%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (7.59%) Publishing
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Scrum Master
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Content Designer
6 6 (7.59%) Designer
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Product Owner
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) webMethods Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.80%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) JSON
2 17 (21.52%) HTML
3 16 (20.25%) CSS
3 16 (20.25%) REST
4 15 (18.99%) RESTful
5 14 (17.72%) XML
6 9 (11.39%) HTML5
6 9 (11.39%) Spring
7 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.13%) CSS3
8 7 (8.86%) Ajax
8 7 (8.86%) Play Framework
9 6 (7.59%) Gherkin
9 6 (7.59%) J2EE
10 5 (6.33%) Django
10 5 (6.33%) React
11 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.06%) EDIFACT
11 4 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (5.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Unix
3 6 (7.59%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) AIX
5 3 (3.80%) Debian
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (98.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Configuration Management
3 18 (22.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (21.52%) DevOps
5 15 (18.99%) Automated Testing
5 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.99%) TDD
6 13 (16.46%) User Stories
7 12 (15.19%) Kanban
8 11 (13.92%) Coaching
8 11 (13.92%) Open Source
8 11 (13.92%) Service Design
9 10 (12.66%) OO
9 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.39%) BDD
10 9 (11.39%) MVC
10 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
10 9 (11.39%) Process Improvement
11 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) Java
2 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 9 (11.39%) Scala
4 7 (8.86%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) Python
4 7 (8.86%) Ruby
5 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.53%) Groovy
7 2 (2.53%) R
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) COBOL
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) CITP
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Docker
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) Puppet
2 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Grafana
3 1 (1.27%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) logstash
3 1 (1.27%) rkt
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) VMware
2 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.33%) Pega
4 5 (6.33%) webMethods
5 4 (5.06%) Google
5 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.27%) BT
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) TOWER Software