Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 21 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.52% 3.20% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 4.19% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 17
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +10.75% +55.68%
10th Percentile £350 £343 £321
90th Percentile £450 £548 £700
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £360 £451
% change year-on-year +11.11% -20.26% +46.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 344 334 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.09% 76.26% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 220 272
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £380 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -2.25% +3.67%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £168
90th Percentile £538 £513 £552
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.18 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Liverpool

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Liverpool

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) CSS
4 14 (51.85%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) Kanban
5 13 (48.15%) React
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) Mocha
9 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 8 (29.63%) Spring
9 8 (29.63%) JSON
10 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
10 7 (25.93%) ECMAScript
10 7 (25.93%) Node.js
10 7 (25.93%) gulp
10 7 (25.93%) ES6
10 7 (25.93%) Redux
10 7 (25.93%) Jest
11 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
11 6 (22.22%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Web Development
12 5 (18.52%) Microservices
12 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
12 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (14.81%) Sass

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Mocha
3 7 (25.93%) gulp
4 4 (14.81%) Babel
4 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) webpack
5 3 (11.11%) ERwin
5 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.41%) GitLab
6 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) Gatling
7 1 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) CSS
2 13 (48.15%) React
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 7 (25.93%) Jest
5 7 (25.93%) Node.js
5 7 (25.93%) Redux
6 4 (14.81%) Ember.js
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) Sass
6 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Flex
7 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) SVG
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Kanban
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) Pair Programming
6 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 5 (18.52%) Microservices
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) ECMAScript
3 7 (25.93%) ES6
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) OCPJP
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian