Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 34 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 228 166 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.10% 5.03% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 6.13% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 105 83
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £298
90th Percentile £500 £545 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2664 2710 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.94% 82.17% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1716 1586
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £244 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 71 84
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £40.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +16 84 £413 +3.13% 13
Northamptonshire +6 51 £450 +2.86% 5
Leicestershire -6 48 £425 +30.77% 8
Derbyshire -2 11 £369 -13.24% 2
Lincolnshire 0 3 £450 +2.27% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 201 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.75%) TDD
3 57 (25.00%) Java
4 53 (23.25%) Git (software)
5 50 (21.93%) Test Automation
6 49 (21.49%) HTML
7 45 (19.74%) JavaScript
8 43 (18.86%) Jenkins
9 41 (17.98%) Finance
10 39 (17.11%) RESTful
11 38 (16.67%) CSS
12 36 (15.79%) .NET
13 35 (15.35%) Kanban
14 34 (14.91%) AngularJS
15 33 (14.47%) Web Services
16 32 (14.04%) JIRA
16 32 (14.04%) HTML5
17 31 (13.60%) C#
18 30 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (13.16%) Docker
19 29 (12.72%) BDD
20 28 (12.28%) SQL Server
21 27 (11.84%) SQL
22 26 (11.40%) Cucumber
22 26 (11.40%) Node.js
22 26 (11.40%) Unit Testing
23 25 (10.96%) QA
24 24 (10.53%) Windows
24 24 (10.53%) User Stories
25 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (2.19%) CMS
2 4 (1.75%) Confluence
3 3 (1.32%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.88%) CoreMedia CMS
4 2 (0.88%) JBoss
4 2 (0.88%) Liferay
4 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.32%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Mingle
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Simulink
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.88%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (0.88%) npm
4 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Route 53
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Trello
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.32%) HTTP
2 3 (1.32%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) Intranet
3 2 (0.88%) Link 16
4 1 (0.44%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.95%) CouchDB
4 8 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.19%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.19%) MySQL
7 4 (1.75%) Big Data
7 4 (1.75%) Power BI
8 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) SQLite
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 43 (18.86%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.04%) JIRA
4 26 (11.40%) Cucumber
5 23 (10.09%) Selenium
6 12 (5.26%) gulp
7 10 (4.39%) JUnit
7 10 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.95%) Grunt
8 9 (3.95%) Maven
9 8 (3.51%) SonarQube
9 8 (3.51%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.07%) Gradle
10 7 (3.07%) NUnit
11 6 (2.63%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.63%) webpack
12 5 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.19%) Jasmine
General
1 41 (17.98%) Finance
2 16 (7.02%) Retail
3 11 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Avionics
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Military
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (37.28%) Developer
2 46 (20.18%) Analyst
3 39 (17.11%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.65%) Scrum Master
5 18 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 18 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (3.95%) Test Leader
10 8 (3.51%) Agile Coach
10 8 (3.51%) Angular Developer
10 8 (3.51%) UI Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Agile Scrum Master
11 7 (3.07%) Architect
12 6 (2.63%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.63%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.49%) HTML
2 39 (17.11%) RESTful
3 38 (16.67%) CSS
4 36 (15.79%) .NET
5 34 (14.91%) AngularJS
6 33 (14.47%) Web Services
7 32 (14.04%) HTML5
8 26 (11.40%) Node.js
9 22 (9.65%) CSS3
10 20 (8.77%) jQuery
11 15 (6.58%) Spring
12 13 (5.70%) React
12 13 (5.70%) Sass
13 12 (5.26%) Angular 2
13 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET
14 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (3.95%) SOAP
16 8 (3.51%) JSON
16 8 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.14%) User Experience
4 10 (4.39%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (3.95%) Linux
2 9 (3.95%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.07%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.75%) TDD
3 50 (21.93%) Test Automation
4 35 (15.35%) Kanban
5 30 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (12.72%) BDD
7 26 (11.40%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.53%) User Stories
9 22 (9.65%) Business Analysis
9 22 (9.65%) Data Modelling
9 22 (9.65%) DevOps
9 22 (9.65%) Microservices
9 22 (9.65%) OO
10 21 (9.21%) SDLC
11 20 (8.77%) Front End Development
12 17 (7.46%) MVC
13 16 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (6.58%) Mathematics
15 14 (6.14%) Coaching
15 14 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.00%) Java
2 45 (19.74%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.60%) C#
4 27 (11.84%) SQL
5 11 (4.82%) TypeScript
6 6 (2.63%) ES6
7 5 (2.19%) Scala
7 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.75%) C++
9 3 (1.32%) Python
9 3 (1.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) Jython
10 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) IIBA
4 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.96%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) PMO
3 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (0.88%) P3O
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (13.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Puppet
2 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.75%) Ansible
3 4 (1.75%) Terraform
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) collectd
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) logstash
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Salt
5 1 (0.44%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.63%) Perforce
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle
3 5 (2.19%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.75%) SAP
5 3 (1.32%) CA
5 3 (1.32%) Capita
5 3 (1.32%) Google
5 3 (1.32%) Informatica
5 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.88%) Charles River
6 2 (0.88%) Cognos
6 2 (0.88%) hybris
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.88%) Tableau
6 2 (0.88%) Temenos
7 1 (0.44%) MicroStrategy