The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum-ban skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum-ban over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum-ban
UK
Rank 585 606 611
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.029% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Median daily rate £500 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Scrum-ban
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scrum-ban Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scrum-ban
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK.

Scrum-ban Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 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
England +12 10 £500 -11.11% 3
London - 9 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +14 1 £450 -15.09%
Harrogate - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

Scrum-ban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum-ban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Scrum-ban.

1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 21 (67.74%) Ruby
4 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (64.52%) Open Source
4 20 (64.52%) Web Services
4 20 (64.52%) AngularJS
5 19 (61.29%) BDD
5 19 (61.29%) Degree
6 16 (51.61%) React
7 15 (48.39%) Docker
7 15 (48.39%) Vagrant
7 15 (48.39%) Ember.js
7 15 (48.39%) HTML
8 14 (45.16%) CSS
8 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
8 14 (45.16%) Heroku
8 14 (45.16%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (41.94%) REST
9 13 (41.94%) GitHub
9 13 (41.94%) Kanban
9 13 (41.94%) TDD
9 13 (41.94%) Scrum
10 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
11 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (32.26%) Node.js
12 10 (32.26%) RESTful
13 9 (29.03%) JSON
13 9 (29.03%) OOD
13 9 (29.03%) XML

Scrum-ban
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (45.16%) Heroku
3 13 (41.94%) GitHub
4 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Vagrant
2 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 8 (25.81%) Subversion
3 7 (22.58%) Bundler
4 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium
6 3 (9.68%) Capybara
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.45%) Grunt
7 2 (6.45%) gulp
7 2 (6.45%) webpack
8 1 (3.23%) Appium
8 1 (3.23%) Calabash
8 1 (3.23%) FxCop
8 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
8 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (35.48%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) AWS Developer
4 8 (25.81%) AWS Software Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Developer
8 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
8 3 (9.68%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) AngularJS
1 20 (64.52%) Web Services
2 16 (51.61%) React
3 15 (48.39%) Ember.js
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 14 (45.16%) CSS
5 13 (41.94%) REST
6 10 (32.26%) Node.js
6 10 (32.26%) RESTful
7 9 (29.03%) JSON
7 9 (29.03%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) Ajax
8 8 (25.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (22.58%) Backbone.js
9 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 7 (22.58%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) LESS
10 6 (19.35%) Sass
10 6 (19.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Open Source
3 19 (61.29%) BDD
4 13 (41.94%) Kanban
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) High Availability
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) OOD
6 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 9 (29.03%) User Stories
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
8 6 (19.35%) ATDD
8 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (19.35%) SOA
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
9 4 (12.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Docker
2 14 (45.16%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (22.58%) VirtualBox
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle