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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 32 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.15% 3.89% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.79% 4.98% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Median daily rate £385 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% -0.58%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 229 221 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.63% 78.09% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 132
Median daily rate £340 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Leicester +1 13 £500 +81.81% 10
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) C#
3 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (38.60%) MVC
5 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.09%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (29.82%) CSS
7 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 17 (29.82%) HTML
8 16 (28.07%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (22.81%) Java
10 12 (21.05%) Linux
10 12 (21.05%) Finance
10 12 (21.05%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (19.30%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (19.30%) VB.NET
11 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) Python
12 10 (17.54%) jQuery
12 10 (17.54%) JSON
12 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.54%) Docker
13 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.79%) SOA
14 8 (14.04%) HTTP

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 4 (7.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) IaaS
1 8 (14.04%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) DNS
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
1 8 (14.04%) SSL
1 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Firebird
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) jMock
2 3 (5.26%) JUnit
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.51%) git-flow
3 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Protractor
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 17 (29.82%) C# Developer
4 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (22.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Scrum Master
10 4 (7.02%) Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Angular Developer
11 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
12 2 (3.51%) Digital Business Analyst
12 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 17 (29.82%) CSS
3 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 12 (21.05%) REST
5 10 (17.54%) jQuery
5 10 (17.54%) JSON
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.04%) Node.js
7 8 (14.04%) Web Services
8 7 (12.28%) HTML5
8 7 (12.28%) Java EE
9 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.77%) Spring
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) SCADA
5 1 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) CoreOS
2 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) MVC
3 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (35.09%) E-Commerce
4 16 (28.07%) TDD
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (19.30%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (15.79%) SOA
6 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (14.04%) Kanban
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) User Stories
9 4 (7.02%) OO
9 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.02%) OOD
9 4 (7.02%) SDLC
9 4 (7.02%) UML
10 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) C#
1 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) VB.NET
5 10 (17.54%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) ES6
8 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) OCMJD
2 2 (3.51%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) ClickTale
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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