Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 110 78 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 12.64% 11.40% 12.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.19% 13.59% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 97
Coventry median daily rate £485 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +6.25% +16.36%
10th Percentile £404 £343 £313
90th Percentile £600 £540 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £453 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.16% +15.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £15.49
% change year-on-year +43.94% +113.04% -65.58%

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 724 574 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 83.22% 83.92% 88.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 389 583
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £236 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 19
Coventry median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +50.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £11.95 £10.95 £11.45
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.25 £39.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.12% +34.17% -18.60%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 109 (99.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.82%) Kanban
3 46 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (41.82%) BDD
4 43 (39.09%) .NET
5 42 (38.18%) TDD
6 41 (37.27%) Git (software)
7 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 40 (36.36%) MVC
8 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (30.91%) HTML
9 34 (30.91%) ASP.NET
9 34 (30.91%) CSS
9 34 (30.91%) User Stories
10 32 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (25.45%) Web Services
13 27 (24.55%) Dapper ORM
14 26 (23.64%) SQL Server
15 25 (22.73%) C#
15 25 (22.73%) User Experience
16 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
17 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 20 (18.18%) SOLID
19 16 (14.55%) Coaching
20 15 (13.64%) SQL
21 12 (10.91%) Migration
22 9 (8.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 9 (8.18%) Java

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 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.27%) SaaS
3 7 (6.36%) IaaS
3 7 (6.36%) PaaS
4 4 (3.64%) Serverless
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.82%) Office 365
6 1 (0.91%) Force.com
6 1 (0.91%) GitHub
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Skype
1 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.82%) Big Data
2 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.82%) HBase
2 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (37.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.27%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (6.36%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.55%) Grunt
4 5 (4.55%) gulp
4 5 (4.55%) Selenium
5 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.82%) Ant
6 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (3.64%) Finance
1 4 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (36.36%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (21.82%) Delivery Manager
4 19 (17.27%) Analyst
5 18 (16.36%) Business Analyst
6 17 (15.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 17 (15.45%) Azure Developer
7 16 (14.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 12 (10.91%) Agile .NET Developer
8 12 (10.91%) Agile Developer
8 12 (10.91%) Scrum Master
9 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Manager
10 10 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
11 9 (8.18%) Digital Transformation
12 8 (7.27%) Agile Scrum Master
13 7 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
14 5 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) .NET
2 34 (30.91%) ASP.NET
2 34 (30.91%) CSS
2 34 (30.91%) HTML
3 32 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (25.45%) Web Services
5 27 (24.55%) Dapper ORM
6 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.27%) jQuery
7 8 (7.27%) REST
8 6 (5.45%) JSON
9 5 (4.55%) Ajax
9 5 (4.55%) HTML5
9 5 (4.55%) Node.js
9 5 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (3.64%) RESTful
11 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (2.73%) SOAP
12 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (22.73%) User Experience
3 5 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.82%) Robotics
5 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.82%) Android
3 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Unix
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (99.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.82%) Kanban
3 46 (41.82%) BDD
4 42 (38.18%) TDD
5 40 (36.36%) MVC
6 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (30.91%) User Stories
8 20 (18.18%) SOLID
9 16 (14.55%) Coaching
10 12 (10.91%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (7.27%) Service Design
13 7 (6.36%) Acceptance Criteria
14 5 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (4.55%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.55%) Line Management
14 5 (4.55%) Mobile First
14 5 (4.55%) Software Delivery
14 5 (4.55%) Swim Lanes
14 5 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (22.73%) C#
3 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 9 (8.18%) Java
5 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.82%) Scala
6 2 (1.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Blue Prism
2 2 (1.82%) Citrix
2 2 (1.82%) SAP
2 2 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (0.91%) Avaya
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.91%) UiPath