Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 13 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 46 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.45% 9.11% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 11.03% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 3
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +0.76%
10th Percentile £326 £375 £345
90th Percentile £488 £480 £535
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £423 £325
% change year-on-year -5.33% +30.00% -34.51%
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 309 417 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 84.20% 82.57% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 268 263
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.31 £13.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.44% -28.19% -63.61%
10th Percentile £12.26 £11.35 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.88 £15.25 £26.85
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £14.84 £18.80
% change year-on-year -11.66% -21.06% -63.61%

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 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) React
6 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
7 3 (15.00%) Traceability Matrix
7 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC

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 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Interactive Media
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Scrum Master
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (20.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) API Development
6 3 (15.00%) API Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Traceability Matrix
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
1 1 (5.00%) logstash
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
1 3 (15.00%) Siebel
1 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle