The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 60 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.02% 6.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.66% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 0
Average daily rate £470 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
277 123 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 83.18% 82.00% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 37
Average daily rate £460 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +13 47 £470 -12.55% 9
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 80 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) Test Strategy
3 40 (44.94%) Unix
4 38 (42.70%) SQL
5 33 (37.08%) Informatica
6 29 (32.58%) Oracle
7 28 (31.46%) Hadoop
8 27 (30.34%) Pentaho
9 25 (28.09%) Confluence
9 25 (28.09%) JIRA
10 23 (25.84%) Java
10 23 (25.84%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (22.47%) Shell Script
12 19 (21.35%) PL/SQL
13 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (20.22%) Pega
14 16 (17.98%) SDLC
15 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
16 14 (15.73%) Cloudera
16 14 (15.73%) Big Data
16 14 (15.73%) Process Improvement
17 13 (14.61%) User Stories
18 12 (13.48%) OO
18 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
19 11 (12.36%) Data Integration
19 11 (12.36%) J2EE
19 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
19 11 (12.36%) Coaching
20 9 (10.11%) RUP
21 8 (8.99%) Oracle Reports

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (28.09%) Confluence
2 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.37%) Node.js
4 3 (3.37%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) Hadoop
2 27 (30.34%) Pentaho
3 23 (25.84%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (15.73%) Big Data
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.25%) HBase
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) JIRA
2 6 (6.74%) CA Gen
2 6 (6.74%) PVCS
3 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.12%) RequisitePro
General
1 6 (6.74%) Publishing
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Electronics
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Hadoop Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Pentaho Developer
2 15 (16.85%) Scrum Master
3 10 (11.24%) Data Integration Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Integration Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Architect
4 8 (8.99%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (5.62%) Agile Coach
5 5 (5.62%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (5.62%) Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Designer
6 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Project Officer
6 4 (4.49%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.37%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) J2EE
2 7 (7.87%) CSS
3 5 (5.62%) JSON
4 4 (4.49%) HTML
4 4 (4.49%) Spring
4 4 (4.49%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.37%) jQuery
5 3 (3.37%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.12%) Java EE
6 1 (1.12%) JDBC
6 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Integration
2 6 (6.74%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.12%) Psychology
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) Test Strategy
3 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (17.98%) SDLC
5 15 (16.85%) Data Modelling
6 14 (15.73%) Process Improvement
7 13 (14.61%) User Stories
8 12 (13.48%) OO
8 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.36%) Coaching
9 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.11%) RUP
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.99%) Software Delivery
12 7 (7.87%) Open Source
12 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.74%) Content Management
13 6 (6.74%) Kanban
13 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
13 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.70%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) Java
3 20 (22.47%) Shell Script
4 19 (21.35%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.99%) Perl
6 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.37%) C
7 3 (3.37%) Scala
8 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) ISEB
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Informatica
2 29 (32.58%) Oracle
3 18 (20.22%) Pega
4 14 (15.73%) Cloudera
5 5 (5.62%) webMethods
6 4 (4.49%) BEA
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
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