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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 14 34 28
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 7.72% 1.19% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 1.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +1.07% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 222 207 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.71% 82.14% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 161 98
Median daily rate £455 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Liverpool

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) TDD
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 11 (37.93%) Open Source
4 11 (37.93%) Spring
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
7 8 (27.59%) Kanban
7 8 (27.59%) Microservices
7 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
8 7 (24.14%) MySQL
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Spring Boot
8 7 (24.14%) API Design
8 7 (24.14%) Front End Development
8 7 (24.14%) RESTful
8 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
8 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure

Scrum
Top Related 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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) RavenDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Principal Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) Spring
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
4 7 (24.14%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) Spring Boot
5 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) Node.js
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (6.90%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) Open Source
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Kanban
6 8 (27.59%) Microservices
7 7 (24.14%) API Design
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (24.14%) Front End Development
8 6 (20.69%) Coaching
8 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) MVC
10 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat