Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 222 208 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.61% 6.96% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 8.42% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 134 114
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £269 £300 £295
90th Percentile £550 £538 £546
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
England median hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +18.82% - -

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 2,466 2,470 2,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.57% 82.64% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,499 1,541 1,584
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £240 £248 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 72
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -11.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.30 £11.28
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £42.83
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 111 £425 +6.25% 23
Northamptonshire +3 58 £400 -11.11% 9
Leicestershire -2 27 £300 -30.03% 16
Derbyshire +13 16 £388 +12.73% 13
Lincolnshire -4 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 197 (88.74%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.23%) JIRA
3 55 (24.77%) Java
4 51 (22.97%) C#
5 46 (20.72%) TDD
6 45 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 43 (19.37%) SQL
7 43 (19.37%) Kanban
8 41 (18.47%) Finance
9 40 (18.02%) Test Automation
10 38 (17.12%) .NET
11 34 (15.32%) HTML
12 33 (14.86%) DevOps
13 32 (14.41%) Jenkins
14 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
15 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (11.71%) Git (software)
16 26 (11.71%) CSS
17 25 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (10.81%) Selenium
18 24 (10.81%) Coaching
18 24 (10.81%) Node.js
18 24 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (10.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 22 (9.91%) BDD
20 22 (9.91%) User Stories
20 22 (9.91%) Web Services
21 21 (9.46%) ASP.NET
21 21 (9.46%) MVC
21 21 (9.46%) HTML5

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 (5.41%) CMS
1 12 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (4.50%) Confluence
3 8 (3.60%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.25%) SAS
6 4 (1.80%) JBoss
7 3 (1.35%) Apache
7 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.25%) Trello
3 3 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.35%) npm
3 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Route 53
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) SMS
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.25%) Power BI
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.80%) Big Data
7 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.35%) Redis
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 56 (25.23%) JIRA
2 32 (14.41%) Jenkins
3 26 (11.71%) Git (software)
4 24 (10.81%) Selenium
5 18 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.31%) Maven
7 10 (4.50%) JUnit
8 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.60%) Gradle
9 8 (3.60%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.15%) JSUnit
10 7 (3.15%) NUnit
10 7 (3.15%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.70%) CA Release Automation
11 6 (2.70%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.25%) Gatling
12 5 (2.25%) Protractor
12 5 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 41 (18.47%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Games
3 11 (4.95%) Retail
4 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.70%) Marketing
5 6 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.80%) Banking
6 4 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (36.94%) Developer
2 34 (15.32%) Scrum Master
3 24 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.91%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.46%) Analyst
6 18 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Agile Coach
8 13 (5.86%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.50%) Agile Scrum Master
9 10 (4.50%) Architect
9 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.05%) Tester
11 8 (3.60%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
11 8 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) E-Commerce Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.12%) .NET
2 34 (15.32%) HTML
3 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 26 (11.71%) CSS
5 24 (10.81%) Node.js
6 22 (9.91%) Web Services
7 21 (9.46%) ASP.NET
7 21 (9.46%) HTML5
8 17 (7.66%) RESTful
9 16 (7.21%) jQuery
10 15 (6.76%) CSS3
10 15 (6.76%) Spring
11 14 (6.31%) React
12 13 (5.86%) Ajax
12 13 (5.86%) Velocity
13 10 (4.50%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.50%) JSON
14 8 (3.60%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.60%) XML
15 7 (3.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.66%) User Experience
3 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.90%) CMDB
8 2 (0.90%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) Robotics
8 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.45%) DataPower
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.76%) Linux
2 11 (4.95%) Windows
3 5 (2.25%) Mac OS X
3 5 (2.25%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Android
4 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (88.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.72%) TDD
3 43 (19.37%) Kanban
4 40 (18.02%) Test Automation
5 33 (14.86%) DevOps
6 25 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (10.81%) Coaching
7 24 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (10.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 22 (9.91%) BDD
9 22 (9.91%) User Stories
10 21 (9.46%) MVC
11 19 (8.56%) Decision-Making
11 19 (8.56%) Project Management
12 17 (7.66%) OO
13 16 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.21%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.77%) Java
2 51 (22.97%) C#
3 45 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 43 (19.37%) SQL
5 11 (4.95%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.70%) Python
8 4 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (1.80%) Java 8
9 3 (1.35%) ES6
9 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.90%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) ES7
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.60%) Degree
3 7 (3.15%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.80%) ISEB
5 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) GDPR
2 6 (2.70%) PMO
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.60%) Terraform
3 7 (3.15%) Ansible
4 4 (1.80%) Puppet
5 3 (1.35%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (7.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (7.21%) Sitecore
2 5 (2.25%) Tableau
3 4 (1.80%) Adobe
4 3 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle
5 2 (0.90%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.90%) Capita
5 2 (0.90%) SAP
5 2 (0.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.45%) Charles River
6 1 (0.45%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Temenos
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin