Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 123 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.02% 8.48% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.61% 9.63% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 53 61
Coventry median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £366 £330 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 - -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 661 706 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 86.07% 88.03% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 507 380
Coventry median daily rate £425 £424 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +9.07% +11.07%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £554 £538 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 14
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +10.34% -35.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £11.08
90th Percentile £32.37 £28.00 £37.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.95
% change year-on-year -2.44% +14.21% -20.22%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Coventry

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Coventry

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Coventry over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 119 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (67.48%) Kanban
3 61 (49.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
5 54 (43.90%) .NET
5 54 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (43.09%) MVC
7 51 (41.46%) Git (software)
7 51 (41.46%) BDD
8 50 (40.65%) HTML
8 50 (40.65%) CSS
9 48 (39.02%) ASP.NET
10 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (37.40%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (37.40%) Web Services
11 46 (37.40%) C#
12 45 (36.59%) TDD
13 44 (35.77%) SQL Server
14 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
16 39 (31.71%) SOLID
17 32 (26.02%) .NET Framework
18 26 (21.14%) User Experience
19 25 (20.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 23 (18.70%) User Stories
21 20 (16.26%) Java
22 19 (15.45%) JIRA
23 18 (14.63%) Coaching
23 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
24 17 (13.82%) SQL

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 14 (11.38%) Confluence
2 4 (3.25%) JBoss
2 4 (3.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (49.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.44%) GitHub
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
4 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.81%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) DB2
2 4 (3.25%) MariaDB
2 4 (3.25%) MySQL
2 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.44%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (41.46%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.45%) JIRA
3 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.25%) Selenium
4 3 (2.44%) GitLab
5 2 (1.63%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.69%) Retail
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (53.66%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Azure Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Analyst
5 14 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 12 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 11 (8.94%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) Digital Business Analyst
9 10 (8.13%) Backend Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Scrum Master
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.90%) .NET
2 50 (40.65%) CSS
2 50 (40.65%) HTML
3 48 (39.02%) ASP.NET
4 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (37.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 46 (37.40%) Web Services
6 41 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
7 32 (26.02%) .NET Framework
8 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (8.13%) J2EE
10 5 (4.07%) CSS3
10 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.07%) HTML5
10 5 (4.07%) JPA
10 5 (4.07%) REST
10 5 (4.07%) RESTful
10 5 (4.07%) SOAP
10 5 (4.07%) Spring
10 5 (4.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (21.14%) User Experience
3 14 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Android
1 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (96.75%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (67.48%) Kanban
3 54 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (43.09%) MVC
5 51 (41.46%) BDD
6 45 (36.59%) TDD
7 39 (31.71%) SOLID
8 25 (20.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 23 (18.70%) User Stories
10 18 (14.63%) Coaching
11 12 (9.76%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (7.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.69%) OO
13 7 (5.69%) SOA
13 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (4.07%) DevOps
15 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (4.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.15%) JavaScript
2 46 (37.40%) C#
3 20 (16.26%) Java
4 17 (13.82%) SQL
5 11 (8.94%) Java 8
6 3 (2.44%) Clojure
6 3 (2.44%) Erlang
6 3 (2.44%) F#
6 3 (2.44%) Groovy
6 3 (2.44%) Haskell
6 3 (2.44%) Python
6 3 (2.44%) Ruby
6 3 (2.44%) Scala
7 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.63%) VBScript
7 2 (1.63%) XAML
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.25%) OCP
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.81%) PMP
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) GCP
2 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Docker
2 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Ansible
1 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.25%) Puppet
1 4 (3.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (3.25%) IBM
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore