Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 8 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 141 133 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 18.41% 13.52% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.69% 15.13% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 105 39
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.01% -5.81%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £281
90th Percentile £550 £540 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 - £45.00

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 650 879 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.86% 89.33% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 630 391
Coventry median daily rate £425 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +10.90% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £258
90th Percentile £546 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Coventry median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -18.42% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.29
90th Percentile £38.40 £28.63 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.00 £21.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% +6.10% -10.81%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 126 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (56.74%) Kanban
3 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (46.10%) C#
4 64 (45.39%) .NET
5 61 (43.26%) JavaScript
6 58 (41.13%) MVC
7 56 (39.72%) Git (software)
7 56 (39.72%) BDD
8 53 (37.59%) TDD
9 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
10 49 (34.75%) HTML
10 49 (34.75%) CSS
11 48 (34.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 46 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET
13 38 (26.95%) Web Services
14 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (24.82%) SOLID
16 32 (22.70%) Dapper ORM
16 32 (22.70%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (21.28%) .NET Framework
18 23 (16.31%) User Experience
19 22 (15.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 20 (14.18%) SQL
21 18 (12.77%) Java
22 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
23 15 (10.64%) JIRA
23 15 (10.64%) Coaching
24 14 (9.93%) AngularJS

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 9 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.26%) Confluence
3 4 (2.84%) JBoss
3 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (46.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.13%) GitHub
3 3 (2.13%) IaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Office 365
3 3 (2.13%) PaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.84%) DB2
3 4 (2.84%) MariaDB
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
3 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.13%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 56 (39.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.64%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.13%) GitLab
4 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.42%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.42%) Protractor
5 2 (1.42%) Selenium
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (6.38%) Retail
2 4 (2.84%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Back Office
3 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (58.87%) Developer
2 38 (26.95%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.73%) Azure Developer
4 18 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Angular Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 10 (7.09%) Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Scrum Master
10 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Transformation Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Designer
11 5 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.55%) Junior
11 5 (3.55%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (45.39%) .NET
2 49 (34.75%) CSS
2 49 (34.75%) HTML
3 48 (34.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET
4 38 (26.95%) Web Services
5 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (22.70%) Dapper ORM
7 30 (21.28%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.93%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.38%) HTML5
9 9 (6.38%) J2EE
10 7 (4.96%) REST
10 7 (4.96%) Spring
11 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (3.55%) CSS3
11 5 (3.55%) JPA
11 5 (3.55%) Node.js
11 5 (3.55%) RESTful
11 5 (3.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (16.31%) User Experience
3 12 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (8.51%) Wiki
4 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) FMCG
7 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Android
2 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.71%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (56.74%) Kanban
3 58 (41.13%) MVC
4 56 (39.72%) BDD
5 53 (37.59%) TDD
6 46 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (24.82%) SOLID
8 22 (15.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (10.64%) Coaching
10 14 (9.93%) Pair Programming
11 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.51%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.80%) Front End Development
12 11 (7.80%) SEO
12 11 (7.80%) User Stories
13 10 (7.09%) Refactoring
14 8 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.67%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.96%) Analytics
15 7 (4.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.10%) C#
2 61 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.18%) SQL
4 18 (12.77%) Java
5 3 (2.13%) Clojure
5 3 (2.13%) Erlang
5 3 (2.13%) F#
5 3 (2.13%) Groovy
5 3 (2.13%) Haskell
5 3 (2.13%) Python
5 3 (2.13%) Ruby
5 3 (2.13%) Scala
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.42%) ES6
6 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.42%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.42%) XAML
7 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) OCP
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PMO
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Ansible
1 4 (2.84%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
1 4 (2.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.55%) Google
3 4 (2.84%) IBM
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe
4 1 (0.71%) Blue Prism