The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
South East / Middlesex
Rank 10 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 8.00% 1.90% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 2.27% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £431 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -3.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 85.60% 83.54% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Middlesex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Middlesex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Middlesex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Middlesex

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) REST
4 9 (47.37%) HTML5
4 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
6 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) STB
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Kanban
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) Node.js
7 6 (31.58%) User Stories
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) C
7 6 (31.58%) Digital TV
7 6 (31.58%) DVB
7 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 6 (31.58%) C++
7 6 (31.58%) MPEG
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) DVB
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Bower
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) webpack
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) REST
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) React
6 2 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Security
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) JMS
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
7 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) STB
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Digital TV
2 6 (31.58%) MPEG
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
4 6 (31.58%) SOA
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) API Design
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (5.26%) Line Management
9 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
9 1 (5.26%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C
2 6 (31.58%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SaltStack