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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 48 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.13% 3.94% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 4.70% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 16
10th Percentile £360 £380 £263
25th Percentile £413 £411 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £359
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.37% -7.97%
75th Percentile £556 £511 £431
90th Percentile £606 £650 £480
England median daily rate £550 £524 £500
% change year-on-year +5.06% +4.70% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
10th Percentile - £17.78 -
25th Percentile £20.25 £18.19 -
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.75 -
Median % change year-on-year +3.61% - -
75th Percentile £30.13 £22.69 -
90th Percentile £34.55 £22.73 -
England median hourly rate £63.43 £56.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +12.26% +13.00% -0.99%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,119 1,021 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.04% 83.89% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 697 330
10th Percentile £213 £203 £182
25th Percentile £360 £313 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £403 £380
Median % change year-on-year +15.53% +5.92% -5.00%
75th Percentile £544 £500 £475
90th Percentile £638 £599 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 56 29
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.20 £9.51
25th Percentile £16.20 £10.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +47.16% +1.53% +0.77%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.08 £21.85
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.88 £45.63
England median hourly rate £30.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.67% -10.00% +11.11%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +4 24 £575 +18.56% 24
Northamptonshire +11 22 £500 +31.58% 3
Derbyshire +1 9 £488 +21.88% 7
Leicestershire -3 9 £513 +20.59% 7
Lincolnshire -2 1 £625 +31.58% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 64 (91.43%) Agile
2 24 (34.29%) Social Skills
3 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (22.86%) C#
4 16 (22.86%) .NET
5 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (21.43%) Coaching
5 15 (21.43%) SDLC
6 13 (18.57%) Requirements Gathering
7 12 (17.14%) Project Management
7 12 (17.14%) JIRA
7 12 (17.14%) User Stories
7 12 (17.14%) Azure
8 10 (14.29%) DevOps
8 10 (14.29%) Kanban
8 10 (14.29%) Finance
8 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
9 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.86%) Java
9 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) RESTful
10 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.43%) UX Design
10 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.43%) User Experience
10 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.43%) QA
10 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.43%) Python

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 7 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MadCap Flare
1 1 (1.43%) Sketch
1 1 (1.43%) Snagit
1 1 (1.43%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Azure
2 7 (10.00%) AWS
3 5 (7.14%) Firebase
3 5 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 4 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (4.29%) Azure Logic Apps
5 3 (4.29%) Boomi
5 3 (4.29%) Power Automate
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.86%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (1.43%) Figma
7 1 (1.43%) Google Play
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.43%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.43%) SaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) RFID
1 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) DynamoDB
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.71%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.71%) git-flow
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.29%) Postman
5 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.86%) MbUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.86%) MSTest
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Robot Framework
5 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 24 (34.29%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.00%) Retail
5 6 (8.57%) Public Sector
6 4 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.43%) Automotive
8 1 (1.43%) German Language
8 1 (1.43%) Law
8 1 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Scrum Master
5 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.14%) React Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Business Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Tester
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Business Change Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Business Engagement Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Change Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Engagement Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Software Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) RESTful
3 6 (8.57%) Velocity
4 5 (7.14%) React Native
5 4 (5.71%) Redux
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.29%) JMS
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) SOAP
6 3 (4.29%) XML
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
7 2 (2.86%) Laravel
7 2 (2.86%) Swagger
7 2 (2.86%) Symfony
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) User Experience
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) PMI
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (91.43%) Agile
2 15 (21.43%) Coaching
2 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (21.43%) SDLC
2 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 13 (18.57%) Requirements Gathering
4 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) User Stories
5 10 (14.29%) DevOps
5 10 (14.29%) Kanban
6 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.43%) UX Design
8 7 (10.00%) Analytics
8 7 (10.00%) OO
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.57%) Customer Experience
9 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) C#
2 9 (12.86%) Java
3 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.43%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.71%) SQL
6 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.43%) SOQL
8 1 (1.43%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Accessibility
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Dell
3 3 (4.29%) Jitterbit
3 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Xamarin