The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.20% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 122 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 62.40% 73.49% 72.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 48 18
Median daily rate £425 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Solihull region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) C
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (53.33%) SNMP
3 8 (53.33%) IPv4
3 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) CppUnit
3 8 (53.33%) OpenSSH
3 8 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (53.33%) Regular Expression
3 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (53.33%) iptables
4 6 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (26.67%) CA
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) SevOne
5 4 (26.67%) React
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
1 8 (53.33%) IPv4
1 8 (53.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) ClearCase
1 8 (53.33%) CppUnit
2 6 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (13.33%) Automake
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (53.33%) Regular Expression
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) React
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Network Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) iptables
1 8 (53.33%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CA
1 4 (26.67%) SevOne