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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 107 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.11% 4.43% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.36% 5.39% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 41
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 1280 1261 1251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.05% 82.10% 77.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 778 769
Median daily rate £410 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 37 £376 -2.27% 11
Northamptonshire -1 25 £450 -5.26% 7
Leicestershire -3 24 £413 +22.22% 12
Lincolnshire +4 8 - -
Derbyshire -13 3 £350 - 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 159 (77.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.92%) .NET
3 59 (28.92%) Git (software)
4 46 (22.55%) HTML
5 43 (21.08%) C#
6 41 (20.10%) CSS
7 40 (19.61%) TDD
7 40 (19.61%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.14%) Java
8 37 (18.14%) E-Commerce
9 35 (17.16%) Finance
9 35 (17.16%) Node.js
10 34 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 34 (16.67%) jQuery
11 33 (16.18%) HTML5
12 32 (15.69%) JIRA
13 31 (15.20%) SQL
13 31 (15.20%) MVC
13 31 (15.20%) User Stories
14 30 (14.71%) Front End Development
14 30 (14.71%) Test Automation
15 28 (13.73%) CSS3
16 26 (12.75%) Windows
16 26 (12.75%) User Experience
17 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
17 25 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (11.76%) Angular 2
19 23 (11.27%) Kanban

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 13 (6.37%) Confluence
2 9 (4.41%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.92%) ArcGIS
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.47%) CMS
5 3 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.98%) IIS
6 2 (0.98%) JBoss
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.49%) Mingle
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.41%) IaaS
4 8 (3.92%) PaaS
5 3 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.49%) Boomi
7 1 (0.49%) Datadog
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Heroku
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.49%) Route 53
7 1 (0.49%) Trello
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) HTTP
1 10 (4.90%) SSL
2 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.92%) DNS
3 8 (3.92%) Link 16
4 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.92%) Big Data
2 8 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.43%) MySQL
4 5 (2.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.98%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) SQLite
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.49%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) HBase
8 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.69%) JIRA
3 22 (10.78%) Jenkins
4 21 (10.29%) Grunt
5 13 (6.37%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.37%) Selenium
6 9 (4.41%) gulp
6 9 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.43%) NUnit
7 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.94%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.45%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.96%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.96%) MSTest
10 4 (1.96%) Protractor
11 3 (1.47%) JUnit
11 3 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.47%) Subversion
11 3 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (17.16%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Retail
3 11 (5.39%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Avionics
4 8 (3.92%) Military
5 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (43.14%) Developer
2 27 (13.24%) Analyst
3 25 (12.25%) .NET Developer
4 20 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 19 (9.31%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (8.82%) Scrum Master
7 15 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.86%) Angular Developer
8 14 (6.86%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.39%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.92%) .NET
2 46 (22.55%) HTML
3 41 (20.10%) CSS
4 40 (19.61%) AngularJS
5 35 (17.16%) Node.js
6 34 (16.67%) jQuery
7 33 (16.18%) HTML5
8 28 (13.73%) CSS3
9 24 (11.76%) Angular 2
10 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET
10 22 (10.78%) REST
10 22 (10.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (8.82%) Web Services
12 17 (8.33%) React
13 16 (7.84%) JSON
14 13 (6.37%) SOAP
15 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (4.41%) Spring
16 9 (4.41%) XML
17 8 (3.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.75%) User Experience
2 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.98%) EPoS
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.75%) Windows
2 15 (7.35%) Linux
3 8 (3.92%) CoreOS
3 8 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.45%) Android
4 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.98%) VMS
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) Unix
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (77.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.61%) TDD
3 37 (18.14%) E-Commerce
4 31 (15.20%) MVC
4 31 (15.20%) User Stories
5 30 (14.71%) Front End Development
5 30 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 25 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (11.27%) DevOps
7 23 (11.27%) Kanban
8 21 (10.29%) BDD
9 16 (7.84%) Coaching
9 16 (7.84%) SOA
9 16 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.35%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.35%) Microservices
10 15 (7.35%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.86%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.37%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 43 (21.08%) C#
3 37 (18.14%) Java
4 31 (15.20%) SQL
5 12 (5.88%) Python
6 10 (4.90%) VB
6 10 (4.90%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.92%) C
7 8 (3.92%) ES6
8 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.45%) Scala
9 4 (1.96%) PHP
9 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.98%) C++
11 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.49%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Degree
2 13 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.47%) ISEB
5 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.98%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.78%) QA
2 8 (3.92%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) GCP
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
3 1 (0.49%) WAI
3 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.41%) Puppet
2 9 (4.41%) Terraform
3 6 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (0.98%) Kibana
5 1 (0.49%) collectd
5 1 (0.49%) Consul
5 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.49%) Graphite
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) logstash
5 1 (0.49%) Packer
5 1 (0.49%) Salt
5 1 (0.49%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.43%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.94%) Informatica
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe
4 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.45%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle
6 3 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.47%) Twitter
7 2 (0.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) CA
8 1 (0.49%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.49%) Dell
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) KANA
8 1 (0.49%) Pega
8 1 (0.49%) Software AG
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Zend
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