The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.10% 0.80% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.10% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £368 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% -0.58%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 181 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 73.53% 72.40% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 104 96
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.15 £48.50 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.45% +180.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £112.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Derbyshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Derbyshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Derbyshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Derby -12 1 £475 - 1
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) User Experience
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) WPF
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Trello
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Confluence
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.26%) Bower
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.26%) Bower
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Business Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Software Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Web Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) UX Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) WPF Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) D3.js
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JavaFX
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) CentOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter