Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 20 November 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 48 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 8.56% 9.32% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.39% 12.41% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 23
Leicestershire median daily rate £413 £331 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.53% +6.85% -4.62%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £253
90th Percentile £553 £438 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 462 395 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.35% 75.10% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 249 208
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £240 £127 £154
90th Percentile £525 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 24
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -4.13% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.70 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Leicestershire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Leicestershire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Leicestershire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leicester +2 34 £500 +17.65% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 3 £390 -
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 12 (25.00%) RESTful
4 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (20.83%) HTML
6 9 (18.75%) CSS
6 9 (18.75%) C#
6 9 (18.75%) CouchDB
6 9 (18.75%) Node.js
6 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.75%) Virtual Team
7 8 (16.67%) Typography
7 8 (16.67%) User Experience
8 7 (14.58%) HTML5
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) TypeScript
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.50%) User Stories
9 6 (12.50%) Aurelia
9 6 (12.50%) ES6
9 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (12.50%) MVC
9 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
10 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Android
10 5 (10.42%) Middleware

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Doxygen
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 3 (6.25%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) CouchDB
3 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQLite
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Power BI
6 2 (4.17%) QlikView
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.08%) Grunt
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Protractor
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Scrum Master
4 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Coach
5 4 (8.33%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Qt Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
1 12 (25.00%) RESTful
2 10 (20.83%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 9 (18.75%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) Node.js
4 7 (14.58%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) Aurelia
6 5 (10.42%) Middleware
6 5 (10.42%) Sass
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.25%) Akka
8 3 (6.25%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
8 3 (6.25%) Play Framework
8 3 (6.25%) QML
8 3 (6.25%) Qt
8 3 (6.25%) React
8 3 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Virtual Team
2 8 (16.67%) User Experience
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.42%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Typography
3 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (12.50%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) User Stories
4 5 (10.42%) Coaching
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
4 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.17%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) TypeScript
4 6 (12.50%) ES6
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) P3O
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) CA
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) ClickTale
3 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks