Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.01% 8.47% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 9.63% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 21
Liverpool median daily rate £423 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -19.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £394 £363 £370
90th Percentile £555 £600 £600
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +14.29%
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 324 322 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 81.20% 87.98% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 225 230
Liverpool median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £223 £224
90th Percentile £598 £550 £600
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 12
Liverpool median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.31% - -62.96%
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.27 £18.87 £28.30
Merseyside median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +42.31% - -62.96%

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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Apigee
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) NeoLoad
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (16.67%) GWT
3 2 (16.67%) JPA
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Sass
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Batch
3 2 (16.67%) Vaadin
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kibana
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy