Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 232 194 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.79% 6.19% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 7.55% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 111 94
East Midlands median daily rate £419 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +5.26% -10.59%
10th Percentile £308 £293 £279
90th Percentile £524 £538 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.80 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.17% -
England median hourly rate £47.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +12.35% -2.86% +15.89%

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 2,473 2,569 2,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.99% 81.95% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,568 1,644 1,559
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £237 £213 £240
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 76
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.55% -0.31%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £38.75 £40.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 104 £450 +12.50% 41
Northamptonshire +6 58 £450 - 11
Leicestershire -7 34 £450 +50.00% 22
Derbyshire -2 12 £355 -11.25% 9
Lincolnshire -2 1 £450 - 16
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 214 (92.24%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.02%) Java
3 53 (22.84%) TDD
4 52 (22.41%) Test Automation
5 47 (20.26%) JIRA
6 45 (19.40%) Kanban
7 44 (18.97%) Finance
8 40 (17.24%) User Stories
9 39 (16.81%) Git (software)
9 39 (16.81%) JavaScript
9 39 (16.81%) HTML
10 37 (15.95%) Jenkins
11 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (14.22%) RESTful
13 31 (13.36%) BDD
14 28 (12.07%) CSS
15 27 (11.64%) SQL
15 27 (11.64%) Data Modelling
15 27 (11.64%) Node.js
15 27 (11.64%) DevOps
16 26 (11.21%) AngularJS
16 26 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (10.78%) OO
17 25 (10.78%) C#
18 24 (10.34%) Selenium
19 23 (9.91%) Business Analysis
19 23 (9.91%) Cucumber
19 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.05%) SDLC
21 20 (8.62%) HTML5

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 8 (3.45%) Confluence
2 3 (1.29%) Apache
2 3 (1.29%) JBoss
3 2 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.86%) CMS
3 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.86%) SAS
3 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.86%) SPSS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.86%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.86%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.86%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.86%) Route 53
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.43%) npm
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.29%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.29%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.86%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.31%) CouchDB
4 7 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.16%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.29%) SQLite
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.86%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.86%) MySQL
8 2 (0.86%) Redis
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (20.26%) JIRA
2 39 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 37 (15.95%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.34%) Selenium
5 23 (9.91%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.47%) Maven
7 12 (5.17%) JUnit
8 11 (4.74%) Gradle
9 8 (3.45%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.02%) gulp
10 7 (3.02%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.59%) Protractor
11 6 (2.59%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.16%) Gatling
12 5 (2.16%) git-flow
12 5 (2.16%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.16%) NUnit
12 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.16%) TestRail
12 5 (2.16%) Toad
General
1 44 (18.97%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Retail
3 13 (5.60%) Games
4 12 (5.17%) Banking
5 10 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.72%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (29.31%) Developer
2 53 (22.84%) Analyst
3 44 (18.97%) Business Analyst
4 26 (11.21%) Scrum Master
5 24 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 22 (9.48%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Agile Coach
9 11 (4.74%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.31%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.31%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Agile Scrum Master
12 8 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
12 8 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
12 8 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
13 7 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.02%) UI Developer
14 6 (2.59%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.81%) HTML
2 33 (14.22%) RESTful
3 28 (12.07%) CSS
4 27 (11.64%) Node.js
5 26 (11.21%) AngularJS
6 20 (8.62%) HTML5
6 20 (8.62%) Web Services
7 18 (7.76%) .NET
8 17 (7.33%) Spring
9 13 (5.60%) jQuery
9 13 (5.60%) JSON
10 12 (5.17%) CSS3
10 12 (5.17%) React
11 9 (3.88%) Sass
12 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.45%) Aurelia
12 8 (3.45%) SOAP
13 7 (3.02%) Middleware
14 6 (2.59%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.76%) User Experience
3 12 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.74%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.86%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.86%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.76%) Windows
2 13 (5.60%) Linux
3 10 (4.31%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.59%) Android
6 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.86%) Unix
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (92.24%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.84%) TDD
3 52 (22.41%) Test Automation
4 45 (19.40%) Kanban
5 40 (17.24%) User Stories
6 36 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (13.36%) BDD
8 27 (11.64%) Data Modelling
8 27 (11.64%) DevOps
9 26 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (10.78%) OO
11 23 (9.91%) Business Analysis
12 21 (9.05%) SDLC
13 19 (8.19%) Coaching
13 19 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.76%) Microservices
14 18 (7.76%) UML
15 17 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.02%) Java
2 39 (16.81%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.64%) SQL
4 25 (10.78%) C#
5 9 (3.88%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.02%) ES6
7 6 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.59%) Python
8 4 (1.72%) C++
8 4 (1.72%) Ruby
8 4 (1.72%) Scala
9 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.86%) Jython
10 2 (0.86%) Perl
10 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Go
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.59%) Degree
2 6 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.29%) IIBA
4 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.86%) ISEB
5 2 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.76%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) PMO
3 2 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.86%) GDPR
3 2 (0.86%) P3O
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Ansible
1 7 (3.02%) Terraform
2 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.86%) logstash
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Kibana
4 1 (0.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (4.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.72%) Capita
2 4 (1.72%) Google
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle
2 4 (1.72%) Perforce
2 4 (1.72%) SAP
3 3 (1.29%) CA
3 3 (1.29%) Informatica
3 3 (1.29%) Tableau
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe
4 2 (0.86%) Bloomberg
4 2 (0.86%) Charles River
4 2 (0.86%) hybris
4 2 (0.86%) Temenos
5 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos
5 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) Siemens