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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 72 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.38% 18.51% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 21.49% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 5
Median daily rate £488 £470 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £399 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
140 335 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 87.50% 86.12% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 69
Median daily rate £475 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -2 14 £488 +3.72% 5
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) JIRA
4 21 (30.43%) Confluence
5 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (27.54%) Linux
7 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
8 16 (23.19%) User Stories
8 16 (23.19%) RESTful
8 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
9 14 (20.29%) TDD
9 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
9 14 (20.29%) JSON
9 14 (20.29%) HTML
10 13 (18.84%) CSS
10 13 (18.84%) Docker
10 13 (18.84%) Service Design
11 12 (17.39%) DevOps
11 12 (17.39%) Puppet
12 11 (15.94%) REST
12 11 (15.94%) Scala
12 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
12 11 (15.94%) User Experience
12 11 (15.94%) XML
12 11 (15.94%) SQL
13 10 (14.49%) JUnit
13 10 (14.49%) Unix
13 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.49%) Kanban
13 10 (14.49%) Open Source

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 21 (30.43%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Documentum
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) IaaS
1 5 (7.25%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) HBase
4 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) JIRA
2 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.49%) JUnit
5 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.04%) Selenium
6 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (10.14%) Subversion
8 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.80%) Maven
9 4 (5.80%) PVCS
10 3 (4.35%) Mockito
10 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.90%) Travis CI
12 1 (1.45%) Ant
12 1 (1.45%) Protractor
General
1 6 (8.70%) Publishing
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Scrum Master
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Content Designer
5 6 (8.70%) Designer
6 5 (7.25%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Scrum Master
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Product Owner
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
7 4 (5.80%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Product Owner
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) RESTful
2 14 (20.29%) HTML
2 14 (20.29%) JSON
3 13 (18.84%) CSS
4 11 (15.94%) REST
4 11 (15.94%) XML
5 8 (11.59%) HTML5
5 8 (11.59%) Play Framework
5 8 (11.59%) Spring
6 7 (10.14%) Ajax
6 7 (10.14%) CSS3
7 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.70%) Django
7 6 (8.70%) Gherkin
8 5 (7.25%) Guice
8 5 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (7.25%) Spring MVC
9 4 (5.80%) EDIFACT
9 4 (5.80%) J2EE
9 4 (5.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) AIX
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Debian
4 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
3 16 (23.19%) User Stories
4 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
4 14 (20.29%) TDD
5 13 (18.84%) Service Design
6 12 (17.39%) DevOps
7 10 (14.49%) Kanban
7 10 (14.49%) Open Source
7 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.04%) Coaching
8 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.59%) BDD
10 7 (10.14%) Microservices
10 7 (10.14%) MVC
10 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) Java
2 11 (15.94%) Scala
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 8 (11.59%) Python
3 8 (11.59%) Ruby
4 6 (8.70%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) R
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) Grafana
3 3 (4.35%) Kibana
3 3 (4.35%) logstash
3 3 (4.35%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) VMware
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.25%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) Pega
4 4 (5.80%) webMethods
5 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.35%) Splunk
6 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.90%) Informatica
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.45%) TOWER Software