Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 22 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 231 205 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.38% 6.78% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 7.98% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 136 119
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.06% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%

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 2,256 2,569 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.89% 84.93% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,462 1,623 1,731
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 102 60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -13.04%
10th Percentile £9.86 £9.55 £8.76
90th Percentile £42.88 £52.00 £42.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Northamptonshire +12 80 £400 -11.11% 10
Nottinghamshire +1 77 £400 -3.03% 33
Leicestershire +4 48 £425 - 24
Derbyshire +6 9 £525 +50.00% 11
Lincolnshire +3 3 £425 -5.56% 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 193 (83.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.93%) Java
3 52 (22.51%) Finance
4 49 (21.21%) TDD
5 47 (20.35%) HTML
6 46 (19.91%) Web Services
7 44 (19.05%) JIRA
7 44 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 43 (18.61%) JavaScript
9 39 (16.88%) DevOps
9 39 (16.88%) Microservices
10 38 (16.45%) SQL
10 38 (16.45%) Kanban
11 37 (16.02%) Test Automation
12 35 (15.15%) BDD
12 35 (15.15%) C#
13 34 (14.72%) .NET
13 34 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (14.29%) CSS
14 33 (14.29%) Selenium
15 32 (13.85%) Docker
16 31 (13.42%) Git (software)
17 30 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (12.55%) Unit Testing
19 28 (12.12%) JUnit
19 28 (12.12%) Project Management
19 28 (12.12%) HTML5
20 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET

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 16 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.03%) Confluence
3 6 (2.60%) JBoss
4 4 (1.73%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.30%) CMS
5 3 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.30%) SAS
5 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.90%) npm
3 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.30%) Trello
6 2 (0.87%) GitHub
6 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) Bluetooth
1 7 (3.03%) ZigBee
2 5 (2.16%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.33%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.90%) Big Data
4 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.03%) Redis
7 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.60%) Power BI
8 5 (2.16%) DB2
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.87%) MySQL
11 2 (0.87%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 44 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 44 (19.05%) JIRA
2 33 (14.29%) Selenium
3 31 (13.42%) Git (software)
4 28 (12.12%) JUnit
5 23 (9.96%) Maven
6 22 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.79%) Subversion
8 11 (4.76%) Bitbucket
8 11 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
8 11 (4.76%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.33%) Gradle
9 10 (4.33%) HP UFT
9 10 (4.33%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.46%) LoadUI
11 7 (3.03%) gulp
11 7 (3.03%) NetBeans
12 6 (2.60%) Ant
12 6 (2.60%) webpack
12 6 (2.60%) Yeoman
General
1 52 (22.51%) Finance
2 16 (6.93%) Retail
3 9 (3.90%) Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (50.22%) Developer
2 38 (16.45%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.26%) Project Manager
4 25 (10.82%) Analyst
5 20 (8.66%) .NET Developer
6 19 (8.23%) Scrum Master
7 14 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.63%) Architect
8 13 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.46%) Scala Developer
10 8 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.46%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.03%) Agile Coach
11 7 (3.03%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.03%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.60%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
12 6 (2.60%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.35%) HTML
2 46 (19.91%) Web Services
3 34 (14.72%) .NET
4 33 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 33 (14.29%) CSS
5 28 (12.12%) HTML5
6 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET
6 27 (11.69%) Spring
7 25 (10.82%) Node.js
8 21 (9.09%) jQuery
8 21 (9.09%) RESTful
9 20 (8.66%) REST
10 19 (8.23%) Ajax
11 18 (7.79%) CSS3
11 18 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (7.36%) XML
13 16 (6.93%) J2EE
14 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (6.06%) Spring Boot
15 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.73%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.73%) User Experience
6 3 (1.30%) CMDB
6 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.76%) Windows
2 9 (3.90%) Linux
3 7 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.73%) Unix
5 3 (1.30%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (83.55%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.21%) TDD
3 39 (16.88%) DevOps
3 39 (16.88%) Microservices
4 38 (16.45%) Kanban
5 37 (16.02%) Test Automation
6 35 (15.15%) BDD
7 30 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (12.55%) Unit Testing
9 28 (12.12%) Project Management
10 26 (11.26%) User Stories
11 23 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (9.96%) SDLC
12 22 (9.52%) MVC
13 18 (7.79%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.79%) Waterfall
14 17 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (7.36%) SOA
15 13 (5.63%) Coaching
16 12 (5.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.93%) Java
2 43 (18.61%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.45%) SQL
4 35 (15.15%) C#
5 14 (6.06%) Groovy
6 8 (3.46%) C++
6 8 (3.46%) Scala
7 7 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.16%) ActionScript
9 5 (2.16%) Python
10 4 (1.73%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.30%) Java 8
12 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.87%) Jython
12 2 (0.87%) PHP
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.93%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.03%) ISEB
4 7 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.19%) QA
2 6 (2.60%) GDPR
3 5 (2.16%) PMO
4 3 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (13.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.33%) Puppet
3 9 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.46%) Terraform
5 5 (2.16%) Ansible
6 2 (0.87%) Control-M
6 2 (0.87%) logstash
6 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) Kibana
7 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.23%) SAP
3 17 (7.36%) Oracle
4 9 (3.90%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.73%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.73%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.73%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.30%) IBM
6 3 (1.30%) Splunk
6 3 (1.30%) Tableau
7 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.87%) Pega
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter