Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 178 228 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.23% 7.71% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 9.18% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 112
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £265
90th Percentile £588 £500 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.80
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.19% -2.29%

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 2,054 2,485 2,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.39% 84.01% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 1,594 1,649
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £213
90th Percentile £556 £560 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 95 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.69%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.10 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.75 £47.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +3 70 £383 -4.38% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 52 £438 +6.06% 37
Leicestershire +12 34 £525 +23.53% 33
Derbyshire +7 12 £515 +46.62% 11
Lincolnshire +4 2 £425 -5.56%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 144 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) Java
3 48 (26.97%) Web Services
4 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
4 38 (21.35%) DevOps
5 36 (20.22%) Finance
6 35 (19.66%) Docker
7 34 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (18.54%) JIRA
9 31 (17.42%) TDD
9 31 (17.42%) Microservices
10 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
10 29 (16.29%) Test Automation
11 26 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (14.04%) User Stories
12 25 (14.04%) Kanban
13 24 (13.48%) SAP
13 24 (13.48%) HTML
13 24 (13.48%) RESTful
13 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (12.92%) REST
14 23 (12.92%) JUnit
15 22 (12.36%) CSS
15 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
15 22 (12.36%) SQL
15 22 (12.36%) Project Management
16 21 (11.80%) Spring
16 21 (11.80%) BDD
17 20 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (10.67%) Selenium

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 (4.49%) Confluence
1 8 (4.49%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.81%) JBoss
4 5 (2.81%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.12%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) HFM
1 3 (1.69%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.93%) npm
4 6 (3.37%) Boomi
4 6 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.12%) SaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Route 53
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Bluetooth
1 7 (3.93%) ZigBee
2 5 (2.81%) HTTP
3 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.69%) Internet
5 2 (1.12%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) Skype
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) Hadoop
2 13 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.06%) Big Data
4 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.93%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.93%) MySQL
5 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.81%) DB2
6 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.25%) HBase
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.69%) PowerPivot
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
2 33 (18.54%) JIRA
3 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
4 23 (12.92%) JUnit
5 19 (10.67%) Maven
5 19 (10.67%) Selenium
6 15 (8.43%) Cucumber
7 13 (7.30%) Subversion
8 12 (6.74%) Gradle
9 9 (5.06%) Travis CI
10 8 (4.49%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.93%) CA Release Automation
11 7 (3.93%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.93%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.81%) LoadUI
12 5 (2.81%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.81%) Spock
12 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (2.25%) Yeoman
General
1 36 (20.22%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Banking
3 7 (3.93%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.93%) Retail
4 5 (2.81%) Back Office
5 4 (2.25%) Billing
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (45.51%) Developer
2 24 (13.48%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.55%) Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) Architect
6 10 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.06%) Scrum Master
8 7 (3.93%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.93%) Technical Leader
9 6 (3.37%) Lead Architect
9 6 (3.37%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.37%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.81%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (2.81%) Integration Architect
10 5 (2.81%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.97%) Web Services
2 24 (13.48%) HTML
2 24 (13.48%) RESTful
3 23 (12.92%) REST
4 22 (12.36%) CSS
5 21 (11.80%) Spring
6 19 (10.67%) AngularJS
7 18 (10.11%) SOAP
8 17 (9.55%) HTML5
9 16 (8.99%) .NET
10 14 (7.87%) Middleware
11 13 (7.30%) Node.js
11 13 (7.30%) Spring Boot
12 12 (6.74%) Ajax
12 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET
13 11 (6.18%) J2EE
14 10 (5.62%) jQuery
15 9 (5.06%) JSON
15 9 (5.06%) Velocity
15 9 (5.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.93%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.25%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.12%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Windows
2 15 (8.43%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Solaris
4 7 (3.93%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.81%) Android
5 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.35%) DevOps
3 31 (17.42%) Microservices
3 31 (17.42%) TDD
4 29 (16.29%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.04%) Kanban
6 25 (14.04%) User Stories
7 22 (12.36%) Project Management
8 21 (11.80%) BDD
9 20 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.87%) SOA
12 13 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.74%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.18%) Coaching
14 11 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (6.18%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (6.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.15%) Java
2 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.36%) SQL
3 16 (8.99%) C#
4 15 (8.43%) Groovy
5 10 (5.62%) Python
6 7 (3.93%) C++
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
6 7 (3.93%) Scala
7 6 (3.37%) ABAP
8 4 (2.25%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.25%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.12%) C
10 2 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.12%) Jython
10 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
2 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.69%) ISEB
4 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.69%) MCSE
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) APMP
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) PMO
3 4 (2.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (19.66%) Docker
2 5 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.81%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.62%) Kubernetes
3 9 (5.06%) Puppet
3 9 (5.06%) Terraform
4 7 (3.93%) Ansible
5 4 (2.25%) Control-M
5 4 (2.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.56%) Consul
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Icinga
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) SAP
2 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.11%) Oracle
4 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.93%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (3.93%) IBM
6 6 (3.37%) Dell
7 5 (2.81%) Sun
7 5 (2.81%) VMware
8 3 (1.69%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.12%) Pega
9 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.12%) Splunk
9 2 (1.12%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow