Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 23 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 242 205 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.52% 6.62% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 7.82% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 144 92
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £293 £302 £306
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 2,349 2,623 2,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.71% 84.67% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,461 1,649 1,622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -18.31%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £45.84 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 91 £400 -3.03% 32
Northamptonshire +10 75 £405 -10.00% 14
Leicestershire +9 47 £338 -18.18% 17
Derbyshire +15 13 £513 +46.43% 6
Lincolnshire +2 2 £425 - 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 204 (84.30%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.34%) Java
3 57 (23.55%) C#
4 54 (22.31%) TDD
5 52 (21.49%) Finance
6 51 (21.07%) JavaScript
7 49 (20.25%) .NET
8 47 (19.42%) SQL
9 46 (19.01%) HTML
10 45 (18.60%) JIRA
11 38 (15.70%) Kanban
11 38 (15.70%) Jenkins
11 38 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (15.29%) Git (software)
12 37 (15.29%) Web Services
13 36 (14.88%) Microservices
14 35 (14.46%) DevOps
14 35 (14.46%) Test Automation
14 35 (14.46%) AngularJS
15 34 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (13.64%) CSS
16 33 (13.64%) Unit Testing
17 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET
17 32 (13.22%) HTML5
17 32 (13.22%) Docker
18 31 (12.81%) BDD
19 28 (11.57%) Project Management
20 27 (11.16%) Node.js
21 26 (10.74%) CSS3

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 12 (4.96%) CMS
1 12 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (4.13%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.13%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.48%) Confluence
3 6 (2.48%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.65%) SAS
5 3 (1.24%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.24%) IIS
5 3 (1.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.89%) Trello
4 6 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.24%) npm
7 2 (0.83%) GitHub
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Office 365
7 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.37%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.72%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.89%) Big Data
5 7 (2.89%) Redis
5 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.48%) Power BI
6 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.65%) DB2
9 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.41%) Biml
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (18.60%) JIRA
2 38 (15.70%) Jenkins
3 37 (15.29%) Git (software)
4 24 (9.92%) Selenium
5 22 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.44%) JUnit
7 13 (5.37%) Maven
8 12 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.13%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.72%) Subversion
12 8 (3.31%) IntelliJ
12 8 (3.31%) JSUnit
12 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.89%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.89%) gulp
13 7 (2.89%) NetBeans
13 7 (2.89%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.48%) Ant
14 6 (2.48%) NUnit
General
1 52 (21.49%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Retail
3 7 (2.89%) Marketing
4 6 (2.48%) Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.83%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (49.17%) Developer
2 30 (12.40%) .NET Developer
3 28 (11.57%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.16%) Scrum Master
5 24 (9.92%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.50%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.44%) Analyst
8 17 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (6.61%) Architect
10 12 (4.96%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.13%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.13%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
11 10 (4.13%) E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.72%) Agile Coach
12 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.72%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.25%) .NET
2 46 (19.01%) HTML
3 37 (15.29%) Web Services
4 35 (14.46%) AngularJS
5 33 (13.64%) CSS
6 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET
6 32 (13.22%) HTML5
7 27 (11.16%) Node.js
8 26 (10.74%) CSS3
9 21 (8.68%) jQuery
9 21 (8.68%) Spring
10 19 (7.85%) RESTful
11 18 (7.44%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (7.44%) React
12 15 (6.20%) Ajax
13 14 (5.79%) XML
14 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.96%) .NET Framework
15 12 (4.96%) JSON
15 12 (4.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.96%) User Experience
4 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.89%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.24%) CMDB
6 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
8 1 (0.41%) PMI
8 1 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.72%) Windows
2 7 (2.89%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Android
3 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.24%) Unix
4 2 (0.83%) Solaris
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (84.30%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.31%) TDD
3 38 (15.70%) Kanban
4 36 (14.88%) Microservices
5 35 (14.46%) DevOps
5 35 (14.46%) Test Automation
6 34 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 31 (12.81%) BDD
9 28 (11.57%) Project Management
10 26 (10.74%) MVC
11 22 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.85%) User Stories
14 17 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (7.02%) SDLC
15 16 (6.61%) Coaching
15 16 (6.61%) Waterfall
16 14 (5.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 14 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.34%) Java
2 57 (23.55%) C#
3 51 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 47 (19.42%) SQL
5 12 (4.96%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.72%) Groovy
8 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.07%) Scala
9 4 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.24%) C++
11 2 (0.83%) Java 8
11 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) ES7
12 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (6.61%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.89%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.48%) ISEB
7 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.20%) QA
2 6 (2.48%) GDPR
2 6 (2.48%) PMO
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (13.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.89%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.65%) Puppet
4 3 (1.24%) Ansible
4 3 (1.24%) Terraform
5 1 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.61%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.55%) SAP
4 10 (4.13%) Oracle
5 4 (1.65%) Adobe
5 4 (1.65%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.65%) Tableau
6 3 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.24%) Splunk
6 3 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.83%) IBM
7 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.41%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.41%) Capita
8 1 (0.41%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter