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 28 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 8.61% 6.92% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 9.78% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 14
Median daily rate £400 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 213 184 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.78% 70.77% 67.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 124 126
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.76 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.10 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 28 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
Leicester +3 16 £500 - 10
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) .NET
3 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
5 16 (31.37%) MVC
5 16 (31.37%) REST
6 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (25.49%) Node.js
7 13 (25.49%) C#
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
8 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 12 (23.53%) CSS
8 12 (23.53%) TDD
9 11 (21.57%) User Stories
9 11 (21.57%) User Experience
10 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (19.61%) Docker
10 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
11 9 (17.65%) SOA
11 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 9 (17.65%) Kanban
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) React
11 9 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
12 8 (15.69%) ES6
12 8 (15.69%) PaaS
12 8 (15.69%) IaaS

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 5 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) IaaS
1 8 (15.69%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
1 8 (15.69%) SSL
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQLite
5 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.96%) Firebird
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Protractor
4 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Scrum Master
6 5 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.80%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Coach
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (5.88%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) REST
3 13 (25.49%) Node.js
4 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
4 12 (23.53%) HTML
5 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 9 (17.65%) React
7 8 (15.69%) JSON
8 7 (13.73%) Ember.js
9 6 (11.76%) HTML5
10 5 (9.80%) Middleware
11 4 (7.84%) Java EE
12 3 (5.88%) CSS3
12 3 (5.88%) jQuery
12 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) User Experience
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) CoreOS
2 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 16 (31.37%) MVC
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (23.53%) TDD
6 11 (21.57%) User Stories
7 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (17.65%) Kanban
8 9 (17.65%) SOA
8 9 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
12 3 (5.88%) API Design
12 3 (5.88%) Coaching
12 3 (5.88%) DevOps
12 3 (5.88%) Functional Programming
12 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 8 (15.69%) ES6
5 8 (15.69%) Python
6 7 (13.73%) Java
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe
2 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.96%) SAP