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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.80% 8.13% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.13% 9.80% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
320 102 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 89.89% 82.93% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 32 44
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £25.12 £40.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +16.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 41 £500 +11.11% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 96 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) Java
3 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
4 37 (31.62%) SQL
5 35 (29.91%) Unix
6 33 (28.21%) Play Framework
7 32 (27.35%) Informatica
8 31 (26.50%) JSON
8 31 (26.50%) Test Strategy
9 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
9 30 (25.64%) Microservices
9 30 (25.64%) Scala
10 28 (23.93%) JIRA
10 28 (23.93%) Hadoop
10 28 (23.93%) Pentaho
10 28 (23.93%) Confluence
10 28 (23.93%) Puppet
11 25 (21.37%) Node.js
11 25 (21.37%) WebDriver
11 25 (21.37%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (20.51%) Oracle
12 24 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (19.66%) Open Source
13 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
14 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
14 22 (18.80%) Coaching
15 21 (17.95%) Big Data
16 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
17 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.53%) Shell Script

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 28 (23.93%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) JBoss
2 2 (1.71%) SAS
2 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Heroku
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) DNS
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 28 (23.93%) Hadoop
2 28 (23.93%) Pentaho
3 25 (21.37%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (17.95%) Big Data
5 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) JIRA
2 25 (21.37%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.56%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.85%) Gatling
5 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.04%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Architect
3 29 (24.79%) Scrum Master
4 22 (18.80%) Digital Architect
5 20 (17.09%) Software Architect
6 16 (13.68%) Agile Scrum Master
7 13 (11.11%) Pentaho Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Java Architect
9 10 (8.55%) Hadoop Developer
10 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Lead Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.27%) Java Software Architect
13 4 (3.42%) Analyst
13 4 (3.42%) Digital Technical Architect
13 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.42%) Technical Architect
14 3 (2.56%) Java Developer
14 3 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
14 3 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) Play Framework
2 31 (26.50%) JSON
3 25 (21.37%) Node.js
4 15 (12.82%) J2EE
5 14 (11.97%) Spring
6 13 (11.11%) CSS
7 12 (10.26%) Spring Boot
8 10 (8.55%) jQuery
9 9 (7.69%) XML
10 5 (4.27%) HTML
11 3 (2.56%) .NET
11 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.56%) Akka
11 3 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.56%) PhoneGap
11 3 (2.56%) REST
11 3 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Unix
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.50%) Test Strategy
3 30 (25.64%) Microservices
4 24 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (19.66%) Open Source
6 22 (18.80%) Coaching
7 20 (17.09%) Data Modelling
8 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.68%) Software Architecture
10 15 (12.82%) Analytics
10 15 (12.82%) Performance Management
11 14 (11.97%) DevOps
11 14 (11.97%) People Management
12 13 (11.11%) OO
13 11 (9.40%) Configuration Management
13 11 (9.40%) TDD
14 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.55%) Dashboard Development
14 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
14 10 (8.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.62%) SQL
4 30 (25.64%) Scala
5 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
6 15 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.55%) C
8 3 (2.56%) C#
8 3 (2.56%) Python
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) ISEB
3 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (23.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Informatica
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle
3 16 (13.68%) Cloudera
4 13 (11.11%) Pega
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.42%) webMethods
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) VMware