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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 50 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.53% 9.34% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.61% 10.86% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Median daily rate £400 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
Scrum
West 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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 221 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 88.20% 85.99% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 66 56
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 49 £400 -27.27% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 95 (98.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 28 (29.17%) JIRA
4 26 (27.08%) Confluence
5 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
6 24 (25.00%) Puppet
7 23 (23.96%) Linux
8 21 (21.88%) TDD
8 21 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (20.83%) HTML
9 20 (20.83%) JSON
9 20 (20.83%) DevOps
10 19 (19.79%) Docker
11 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 18 (18.75%) REST
11 18 (18.75%) XML
12 17 (17.71%) CSS
12 17 (17.71%) Coaching
13 16 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (15.63%) User Stories
14 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
14 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.58%) VMware
15 14 (14.58%) HTTP
15 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
15 14 (14.58%) Kanban
15 14 (14.58%) Open Source
16 13 (13.54%) RESTful
16 13 (13.54%) Scala

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 26 (27.08%) Confluence
2 13 (13.54%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.25%) Documentum
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) IaaS
1 12 (12.50%) PaaS
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) HTTP
2 11 (11.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.17%) Pentaho
4 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.08%) HBase
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.04%) Big Data
7 1 (1.04%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) JIRA
2 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.54%) Selenium
4 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.42%) Eclipse
6 9 (9.38%) JUnit
7 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.29%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.25%) Maven
10 5 (5.21%) SonarQube
10 5 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (5.21%) Travis CI
11 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
11 4 (4.17%) PVCS
11 4 (4.17%) Subversion
12 3 (3.13%) Ant
12 3 (3.13%) Gradle
13 2 (2.08%) Grunt
13 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.08%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Scrum Master
3 12 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
4 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Architect
6 8 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Content Designer
8 6 (6.25%) Designer
8 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.17%) Tester
9 4 (4.17%) webMethods Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Agile Product Owner
10 3 (3.13%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) HTML
1 20 (20.83%) JSON
2 18 (18.75%) REST
2 18 (18.75%) XML
3 17 (17.71%) CSS
4 13 (13.54%) RESTful
5 11 (11.46%) J2EE
5 11 (11.46%) Play Framework
6 10 (10.42%) HTML5
6 10 (10.42%) Spring
7 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.29%) CSS3
9 6 (6.25%) .NET
9 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.25%) Ajax
9 6 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (6.25%) PhoneGap
9 6 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Private Cloud
1 11 (11.46%) User Experience
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Unix
3 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.33%) Windows
5 4 (4.17%) AIX
6 3 (3.13%) Debian
6 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (98.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) Configuration Management
3 21 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (21.88%) TDD
4 20 (20.83%) DevOps
5 17 (17.71%) Coaching
6 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 15 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.63%) User Stories
8 14 (14.58%) Kanban
8 14 (14.58%) Open Source
9 12 (12.50%) OO
10 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
10 11 (11.46%) Process Improvement
10 11 (11.46%) Service Design
11 10 (10.42%) BDD
11 10 (10.42%) MVC
12 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) Java
2 13 (13.54%) Scala
3 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.46%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) Ruby
6 8 (8.33%) C#
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.08%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) R
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) COBOL
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.04%) CITP
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Docker
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (25.00%) Puppet
2 16 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) VMware
2 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle
4 8 (8.33%) Pega
5 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.29%) webMethods
6 6 (6.25%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.17%) Informatica
8 3 (3.13%) Google
9 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.04%) BT
10 1 (1.04%) TOWER Software