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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 75 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.66% 12.12% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.38% 13.71% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 3
Median daily rate £505 £463 £601
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.18% -23.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
368 175 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 91.54% 88.38% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 91 56
Median daily rate £460 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £313 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +3 69 £475 -19.14% 1
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 106 (79.70%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.86%) Unix
3 55 (41.35%) SQL
4 51 (38.35%) Informatica
5 50 (37.59%) Test Strategy
6 45 (33.83%) Confluence
6 45 (33.83%) Java
6 45 (33.83%) JIRA
7 44 (33.08%) Pentaho
8 43 (32.33%) Hadoop
9 37 (27.82%) Oracle
10 36 (27.07%) JavaScript
11 34 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
12 29 (21.80%) Big Data
13 27 (20.30%) Shell Script
14 25 (18.80%) PL/SQL
14 25 (18.80%) JSON
14 25 (18.80%) Play Framework
14 25 (18.80%) Puppet
14 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
14 25 (18.80%) Microservices
15 24 (18.05%) Node.js
15 24 (18.05%) WebDriver
15 24 (18.05%) Scala
15 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
15 24 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
16 23 (17.29%) Cloudera
17 22 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 22 (16.54%) Data Modelling

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 45 (33.83%) Confluence
2 24 (18.05%) Node.js
3 3 (2.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Documentum
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.75%) MS Office
1 1 (0.75%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.08%) Pentaho
2 43 (32.33%) Hadoop
3 34 (25.56%) BusinessObjects
4 29 (21.80%) Big Data
5 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.77%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (33.83%) JIRA
2 24 (18.05%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.51%) PVCS
4 2 (1.50%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.75%) Gatling
5 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 4 (3.01%) Publishing
2 3 (2.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Electronics
3 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (43.61%) Developer
2 28 (21.05%) Architect
3 25 (18.80%) Pentaho Developer
4 23 (17.29%) Scrum Master
5 21 (15.79%) Digital Architect
5 21 (15.79%) Hadoop Developer
6 18 (13.53%) Software Architect
7 11 (8.27%) Java Architect
8 10 (7.52%) Data Integration Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Integration Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Agile Scrum Master
9 8 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.51%) Agile Coach
11 6 (4.51%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Java Software Architect
13 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) JSON
1 25 (18.80%) Play Framework
2 12 (9.02%) CSS
2 12 (9.02%) J2EE
3 11 (8.27%) jQuery
3 11 (8.27%) Spring
3 11 (8.27%) Spring Boot
4 4 (3.01%) XML
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.75%) WinForms
5 1 (0.75%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.01%) User Experience
3 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.75%) Psychology
4 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (79.70%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.59%) Test Strategy
3 25 (18.80%) Microservices
4 24 (18.05%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (16.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (16.54%) Data Modelling
6 17 (12.78%) Analytics
6 17 (12.78%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.78%) Open Source
6 17 (12.78%) SDLC
7 16 (12.03%) Coaching
8 14 (10.53%) Software Architecture
9 13 (9.77%) OO
9 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
10 12 (9.02%) Problem Management
10 12 (9.02%) User Stories
11 11 (8.27%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (8.27%) DevOps
11 11 (8.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.35%) SQL
2 45 (33.83%) Java
3 36 (27.07%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.30%) Shell Script
5 25 (18.80%) PL/SQL
6 24 (18.05%) Scala
7 11 (8.27%) C
8 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) ISEB
3 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (38.35%) Informatica
2 37 (27.82%) Oracle
3 23 (17.29%) Cloudera
4 19 (14.29%) Pega
5 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.75%) webMethods
7 1 (0.75%) Xamarin