Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 13 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 -16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 55 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.44% 10.66% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 12.61% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 1
Liverpool median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% -0.74%
10th Percentile £346 £400 £475
90th Percentile £611 £600 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £450 £319
% change year-on-year - +41.18% -36.72%
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 348 436 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.69% 84.50% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 281 280
Liverpool median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £248
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 7
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.11 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -67.50% -22.58%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £16.88
90th Percentile £18.75 £25.08 £83.00
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.89% -66.25% +17.36%

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 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) DataFlux
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) SAS
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Ansible
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Mocha
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Interactive Media
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Data Manager
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) CSS3
2 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (8.00%) Express
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Nunjucks
2 2 (8.00%) React
2 2 (8.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) Kanban
3 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) API Testing
5 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Traceability Matrix
5 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) MaaS360
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) DataFlux
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Siebel
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin