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 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 34 13
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 33 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 11.87% 1.95% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.14% 2.43% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 17
Median daily rate £445 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -3.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £700
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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 218 206 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 78.42% 80.47% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 130 115
Median daily rate £425 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -18.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (56.86%) Java
2 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (52.94%) HTML
4 24 (47.06%) CSS
4 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 22 (43.14%) TDD
6 20 (39.22%) BDD
6 20 (39.22%) React
7 19 (37.25%) Kanban
7 19 (37.25%) Oracle
7 19 (37.25%) Linux
8 18 (35.29%) MySQL
9 17 (33.33%) Spring
9 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 15 (29.41%) RESTful
10 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (27.45%) Coaching
11 14 (27.45%) Microservices
11 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
11 14 (27.45%) SQL
12 13 (25.49%) Open Source
12 13 (25.49%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (23.53%) Node.js
14 11 (21.57%) Ember.js
15 10 (19.61%) Spring Boot
16 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
16 9 (17.65%) J2EE
17 8 (15.69%) .NET
17 8 (15.69%) Web Development

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 3 (5.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.88%) Redis
6 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) Mocha
3 7 (13.73%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) ERwin
4 4 (7.84%) gulp
4 4 (7.84%) SonarQube
4 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) JMeter
5 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Scrum Master
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Coach
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Principal Developer
7 3 (5.88%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Scrum Master
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) CSS
3 20 (39.22%) React
4 17 (33.33%) Spring
5 15 (29.41%) RESTful
6 12 (23.53%) Node.js
7 11 (21.57%) Ember.js
8 10 (19.61%) Spring Boot
9 9 (17.65%) J2EE
10 8 (15.69%) .NET
11 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
13 4 (7.84%) Redux
14 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (5.88%) Express
14 3 (5.88%) SAML
14 3 (5.88%) WCF
14 3 (5.88%) Web Services
14 3 (5.88%) XML
15 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) FMCG
4 2 (3.92%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) TDD
3 20 (39.22%) BDD
4 19 (37.25%) Kanban
5 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (27.45%) Coaching
6 14 (27.45%) Microservices
7 13 (25.49%) Open Source
8 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
9 8 (15.69%) Web Development
10 7 (13.73%) DevOps
11 6 (11.76%) API Design
11 6 (11.76%) Project Management
12 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
12 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.80%) MVC
12 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Java
1 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) ECMAScript
3 4 (7.84%) ES6
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) CLAS
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
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