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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 56 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.34% 9.26% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% 10.49% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 3
Median daily rate £525 £588 £601
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -2.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
341 143 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 93.42% 88.27% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 72 53
Median daily rate £460 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 - £34.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 31 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 -1 54 £525 -12.50% 2
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 112 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 57 (41.01%) Unix
3 52 (37.41%) Test Strategy
4 51 (36.69%) Informatica
5 49 (35.25%) Java
6 46 (33.09%) JIRA
6 46 (33.09%) Confluence
7 44 (31.65%) Pentaho
8 43 (30.94%) Hadoop
9 39 (28.06%) Oracle
10 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
11 34 (24.46%) BusinessObjects
12 31 (22.30%) Big Data
13 28 (20.14%) MongoDB
13 28 (20.14%) Play Framework
13 28 (20.14%) Microservices
13 28 (20.14%) JSON
14 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
14 27 (19.42%) PL/SQL
15 26 (18.71%) Puppet
16 25 (17.99%) Scala
16 25 (17.99%) Node.js
16 25 (17.99%) WebDriver
16 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
17 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
18 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (16.55%) Cloudera
19 22 (15.83%) Continuous Delivery
19 22 (15.83%) 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 46 (33.09%) Confluence
2 25 (17.99%) Node.js
3 3 (2.16%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Documentum
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
1 1 (0.72%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) Pentaho
2 43 (30.94%) Hadoop
3 34 (24.46%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (22.30%) Big Data
5 28 (20.14%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (33.09%) JIRA
2 25 (17.99%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.32%) PVCS
4 2 (1.44%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) Gatling
5 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.16%) Publishing
2 2 (1.44%) Finance
3 1 (0.72%) Electronics
3 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (43.17%) Developer
2 31 (22.30%) Architect
3 25 (17.99%) Pentaho Developer
4 24 (17.27%) Scrum Master
5 22 (15.83%) Digital Architect
6 21 (15.11%) Hadoop Developer
7 18 (12.95%) Software Architect
8 12 (8.63%) Java Architect
9 10 (7.19%) Data Integration Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Integration Developer
10 8 (5.76%) Agile Scrum Master
10 8 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Big Data Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Lead Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.32%) Agile Coach
12 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.60%) Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) Java Software Architect
14 4 (2.88%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.14%) JSON
1 28 (20.14%) Play Framework
2 12 (8.63%) CSS
2 12 (8.63%) J2EE
2 12 (8.63%) Spring
2 12 (8.63%) Spring Boot
3 11 (7.91%) jQuery
4 6 (4.32%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) .NET
5 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
5 1 (0.72%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.72%) WinForms
5 1 (0.72%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.16%) User Experience
3 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.72%) Psychology
3 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.01%) Unix
2 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (37.41%) Test Strategy
3 28 (20.14%) Microservices
4 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (15.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (15.83%) Data Modelling
6 19 (13.67%) Coaching
6 19 (13.67%) Open Source
7 17 (12.23%) Analytics
7 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
7 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.07%) SDLC
8 14 (10.07%) Software Architecture
9 13 (9.35%) OO
9 13 (9.35%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.63%) Kanban
10 12 (8.63%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.63%) User Stories
11 11 (7.91%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (7.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 49 (35.25%) Java
3 37 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 27 (19.42%) PL/SQL
4 27 (19.42%) Shell Script
5 25 (17.99%) Scala
6 11 (7.91%) C
7 3 (2.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (17.99%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) ISEB
3 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (18.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (36.69%) Informatica
2 39 (28.06%) Oracle
3 23 (16.55%) Cloudera
4 19 (13.67%) Pega
5 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.16%) webMethods
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin