The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.23% 0.70% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 0.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £338 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £385 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £385 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 114 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 74.07% 80.28% 75.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 65
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £338 -
Scrum
West Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) HTML5
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) SOLID
6 6 (28.57%) React
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) Selenium
7 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
3 3 (14.29%) Grunt
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 2 (9.52%) Gradle
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) gulp
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) HTML5
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) React
5 6 (28.57%) WCF
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
8 2 (9.52%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) Sass
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) IVR
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) SOLID
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) API Design
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
7 1 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc