The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / West Midlands
Rank 25 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 135 164 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.69% 6.28% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 7.61% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the West Midlands region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +29 49 £425 +13.33% 12
Coventry -1 39 £450 +12.50% 8
Shropshire -10 13 £500 +6.38% 5
Staffordshire +8 9 £338 - 4
Worcestershire 0 2 £394 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -1 2 £375 +7.14% 3
Solihull - 2 - - 5
Herefordshire - 2 £394 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £170 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 352 (92.15%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (23.82%) .NET
3 89 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (23.04%) C#
5 86 (22.51%) HTML
6 83 (21.73%) Java
7 81 (21.20%) CSS
8 79 (20.68%) JavaScript
8 79 (20.68%) Kanban
9 77 (20.16%) MVC
10 74 (19.37%) TDD
11 70 (18.32%) Web Services
12 60 (15.71%) BDD
13 59 (15.45%) SQL
13 59 (15.45%) ASP.NET
13 59 (15.45%) User Experience
14 57 (14.92%) Microsoft
15 55 (14.40%) HTML5
16 49 (12.83%) .NET Framework
17 47 (12.30%) OO
18 46 (12.04%) JIRA
18 46 (12.04%) User Stories
19 44 (11.52%) AngularJS
19 44 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (11.26%) Project Management
20 43 (11.26%) SOLID
21 42 (10.99%) XML
22 41 (10.73%) WCF
23 40 (10.47%) jQuery
24 37 (9.69%) Entity Framework

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (6.54%) Confluence
2 11 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.31%) Apache
4 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.31%) JBoss
4 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.05%) Documentum
5 4 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.79%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.09%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.79%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.24%) IaaS
2 20 (5.24%) PaaS
3 19 (4.97%) SaaS
4 11 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Boomi
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Google Play
6 1 (0.26%) iTunes
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.05%) DNS
3 3 (0.79%) Firewall
3 3 (0.79%) GoToMeeting
3 3 (0.79%) WLAN
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) SSH
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Telnet
5 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.19%) NoSQL
2 16 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (1.57%) MySQL
4 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.79%) Big Data
6 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.52%) HBase
7 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (12.04%) JIRA
2 37 (9.69%) Subversion
3 34 (8.90%) Git (software)
4 31 (8.12%) Jenkins
5 26 (6.81%) NUnit
5 26 (6.81%) Selenium
6 25 (6.54%) Visual Studio
7 21 (5.50%) Moq
8 20 (5.24%) Cucumber
8 20 (5.24%) JUnit
8 20 (5.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (3.14%) Axure RP
9 12 (3.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 11 (2.88%) CruiseControl
10 11 (2.88%) gulp
10 11 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.62%) SoapUI
12 9 (2.36%) Eclipse
12 9 (2.36%) Grunt
12 9 (2.36%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (8.90%) Finance
2 27 (7.07%) Retail
3 17 (4.45%) Marketing
4 6 (1.57%) Publishing
5 5 (1.31%) Advertising
5 5 (1.31%) Banking
5 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.05%) Automotive
6 4 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (44.76%) Developer
2 60 (15.71%) .NET Developer
3 53 (13.87%) Analyst
4 43 (11.26%) Business Analyst
5 35 (9.16%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.38%) C# Developer
7 31 (8.12%) Scrum Master
8 30 (7.85%) User Researcher
9 27 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (6.28%) Agile Business Analyst
10 24 (6.28%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.45%) Agile Scrum Master
12 17 (4.45%) Digital Analyst
12 17 (4.45%) Digital Business Analyst
13 16 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 14 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.40%) Architect
15 13 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 12 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.82%) .NET
2 86 (22.51%) HTML
3 81 (21.20%) CSS
4 70 (18.32%) Web Services
5 59 (15.45%) ASP.NET
6 55 (14.40%) HTML5
7 49 (12.83%) .NET Framework
8 44 (11.52%) AngularJS
8 44 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (10.99%) XML
10 41 (10.73%) WCF
11 40 (10.47%) jQuery
12 37 (9.69%) Entity Framework
13 32 (8.38%) Spring
14 31 (8.12%) RESTful
15 27 (7.07%) CSS3
16 25 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (6.28%) JSON
17 24 (6.28%) REST
18 19 (4.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.45%) User Experience
2 21 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.66%) Social Media
4 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.05%) iPad
6 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.26%) CMDB
9 1 (0.26%) DataPower
9 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.26%) iPhone
9 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.38%) Linux
2 20 (5.24%) Unix
3 8 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.31%) AIX
4 5 (1.31%) Windows
5 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.79%) Debian
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Fedora
8 1 (0.26%) VMS
8 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (92.15%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
3 79 (20.68%) Kanban
4 77 (20.16%) MVC
5 74 (19.37%) TDD
6 60 (15.71%) BDD
7 47 (12.30%) OO
8 46 (12.04%) User Stories
9 43 (11.26%) Project Management
9 43 (11.26%) SOLID
10 37 (9.69%) Service Design
11 36 (9.42%) Usability Testing
11 36 (9.42%) Waterfall
12 34 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (8.64%) Open Source
14 32 (8.38%) Analytics
14 32 (8.38%) Psychology
15 30 (7.85%) OOD
16 26 (6.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (23.04%) C#
2 83 (21.73%) Java
3 79 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 59 (15.45%) SQL
5 21 (5.50%) Scala
6 15 (3.93%) Python
6 15 (3.93%) Ruby
7 10 (2.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.57%) PHP
10 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.57%) R
11 5 (1.31%) C
11 5 (1.31%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.05%) Groovy
12 4 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.79%) Korn
13 3 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (8.38%) Degree
2 24 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.62%) ISEB
5 8 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.57%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) CLAS
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.93%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
4 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (6.81%) Docker
2 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (4.45%) Puppet
2 14 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
4 3 (0.79%) Grafana
4 3 (0.79%) Kibana
4 3 (0.79%) logstash
4 3 (0.79%) rkt
4 3 (0.79%) Terraform
5 2 (0.52%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.50%) Oracle
3 12 (3.14%) Adobe
4 9 (2.36%) Google
4 9 (2.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.09%) IBM
6 6 (1.57%) VMware
7 5 (1.31%) Pega
7 5 (1.31%) webMethods
8 4 (1.05%) Informatica
8 4 (1.05%) Sun
9 3 (0.79%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.79%) Apple
9 3 (0.79%) Cisco
9 3 (0.79%) SAP
9 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.79%) Splunk
9 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.52%) hybris
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