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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / East Midlands
Rank 25 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 97 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.50% 4.76% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 5.92% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 48
Median daily rate £400 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -5.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £282 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +1.07% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1200 1300 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.38% 80.30% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 804 708
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.81% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in the East Midlands

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +13 45 £395 -5.95% 8
Leicestershire +14 26 £385 +35.08% 16
Northamptonshire -9 22 £450 +12.50% 4
Lincolnshire - 5 - - 6
Derbyshire -7 4 £338 - 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 168 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.32%) .NET
3 47 (25.00%) Java
4 46 (24.47%) C#
5 44 (23.40%) Finance
6 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
7 40 (21.28%) E-Commerce
8 37 (19.68%) TDD
9 33 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (17.55%) MVC
9 33 (17.55%) Git (software)
10 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
11 30 (15.96%) HTML
11 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET
11 30 (15.96%) CSS
12 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (14.36%) Retail
13 26 (13.83%) SQL
14 25 (13.30%) JIRA
15 24 (12.77%) Mentoring
16 23 (12.23%) Web Services
17 21 (11.17%) Selenium
17 21 (11.17%) jQuery
17 21 (11.17%) User Experience
17 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (11.17%) User Stories
18 20 (10.64%) Microsoft
19 19 (10.11%) Docker
19 19 (10.11%) DevOps
19 19 (10.11%) Jenkins

Scrum
Top Related 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 (3.72%) CMS
2 5 (2.66%) Confluence
3 4 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.60%) JBoss
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Office
2 4 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.26%) IaaS
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.26%) PaaS
3 4 (2.13%) Datadog
3 4 (2.13%) GitHub
3 4 (2.13%) Heroku
3 4 (2.13%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.60%) Trello
5 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) DNS
1 8 (4.26%) HTTP
1 8 (4.26%) SSL
1 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) Blockchain
3 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.60%) MySQL
5 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.06%) Big Data
6 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.30%) JIRA
3 21 (11.17%) Selenium
4 19 (10.11%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.32%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.19%) git-flow
7 6 (3.19%) JUnit
8 5 (2.66%) NUnit
8 5 (2.66%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.13%) Axure RP
9 4 (2.13%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.13%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.60%) gulp
10 3 (1.60%) jMock
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (1.60%) Protractor
10 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 44 (23.40%) Finance
2 27 (14.36%) Retail
3 11 (5.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Avionics
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (38.30%) Developer
2 44 (23.40%) Analyst
3 37 (19.68%) .NET Developer
4 32 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 30 (15.96%) Business Analyst
6 29 (15.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (11.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (9.04%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (9.04%) Scrum Master
10 16 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.51%) Java Developer
11 14 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (7.45%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Designer
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.79%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.32%) .NET
2 30 (15.96%) ASP.NET
2 30 (15.96%) CSS
2 30 (15.96%) HTML
3 23 (12.23%) Web Services
4 21 (11.17%) jQuery
5 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (9.57%) AngularJS
7 16 (8.51%) REST
8 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (7.98%) HTML5
9 14 (7.45%) JSON
10 12 (6.38%) Spring
11 11 (5.85%) Entity Framework
12 10 (5.32%) Java EE
12 10 (5.32%) Node.js
13 9 (4.79%) CSS3
14 8 (4.26%) SOAP
15 7 (3.72%) Hibernate
16 6 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (11.17%) User Experience
2 8 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.66%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) SCADA
6 2 (1.06%) Social Media
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.98%) Linux
2 10 (5.32%) Windows
3 8 (4.26%) CoreOS
3 8 (4.26%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.66%) Android
4 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.66%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.28%) E-Commerce
3 37 (19.68%) TDD
4 33 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (17.55%) MVC
5 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 21 (11.17%) User Stories
8 19 (10.11%) BDD
8 19 (10.11%) DevOps
9 17 (9.04%) SDLC
10 16 (8.51%) Kanban
10 16 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.91%) Coaching
12 12 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (6.38%) SOA
12 12 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.85%) Change Management
13 11 (5.85%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (5.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.00%) Java
2 46 (24.47%) C#
3 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.83%) SQL
5 13 (6.91%) Python
5 13 (6.91%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.06%) C++
8 2 (1.06%) ES6
8 2 (1.06%) PHP
8 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.53%) ABAP
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.19%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) ISEB
3 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.06%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.06%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) HL7
2 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (10.11%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.32%) Ansible
2 10 (5.32%) Puppet
3 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.13%) Graphite
4 4 (2.13%) Packer
5 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.06%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle
3 5 (2.66%) Adobe
4 4 (2.13%) Apigee
4 4 (2.13%) Informatica
4 4 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.13%) Software AG
4 4 (2.13%) Splunk
4 4 (2.13%) VMware
5 3 (1.60%) ClickTale
5 3 (1.60%) HP
5 3 (1.60%) KANA
5 3 (1.60%) Pega
5 3 (1.60%) SAP
5 3 (1.60%) Twitter
5 3 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.53%) Dell
7 1 (0.53%) Zend
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