Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 15 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.00% 8.90% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 10.48% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 27 34
Northamptonshire median daily rate £383 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £266 £329
90th Percentile £588 £500 £618
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.80

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 665 525 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.48% 84.95% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 324 555
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% +2.13%
10th Percentile £310 £231 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £578
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.80% -17.57% -19.40%
10th Percentile £11.68 £10.37 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.15 £17.05 £31.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.69%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Northamptonshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 55 £367 -5.90% 3
Daventry - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 - -
Scrum
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Java
3 17 (24.29%) JIRA
3 17 (24.29%) DevOps
4 14 (20.00%) Project Management
4 14 (20.00%) Kanban
4 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (18.57%) Selenium
6 12 (17.14%) Subversion
6 12 (17.14%) Maven
6 12 (17.14%) Ajax
6 12 (17.14%) JUnit
6 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (14.29%) Web Services
7 10 (14.29%) J2EE
7 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.29%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) Spring
8 9 (12.86%) Banking
8 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
8 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
8 9 (12.86%) Puppet
9 8 (11.43%) Node.js
9 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) npm
3 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.71%) HBase
2 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) Aerospike
3 2 (2.86%) OLTP
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) JIRA
2 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.57%) Selenium
4 12 (17.14%) JUnit
4 12 (17.14%) Maven
4 12 (17.14%) Subversion
5 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.00%) CA Release Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Gradle
6 7 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 5 (7.14%) LoadUI
7 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.43%) GitLab
8 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 13 (18.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Hadoop Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.29%) Business Design Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Payments Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Ajax
1 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) J2EE
2 10 (14.29%) Web Services
3 9 (12.86%) Spring
4 8 (11.43%) CSS
4 8 (11.43%) HTML5
4 8 (11.43%) Node.js
4 8 (11.43%) Spring Boot
4 8 (11.43%) Spring Security
5 7 (10.00%) jQuery
5 7 (10.00%) REST
5 7 (10.00%) Swagger
5 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.57%) Kafka
7 5 (7.14%) Java EE
8 4 (5.71%) .NET
8 4 (5.71%) Middleware
8 4 (5.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) FMCG
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Unix
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) DevOps
3 14 (20.00%) Kanban
3 14 (20.00%) Project Management
4 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (11.43%) User Stories
7 7 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (10.00%) BDD
7 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (10.00%) Microservices
7 7 (10.00%) Open Source
7 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.57%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) ActionScript
4 4 (5.71%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (5.71%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) Scala
4 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.29%) SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Java 8
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.86%) Puppet
3 7 (10.00%) Terraform
4 4 (5.71%) Control-M
4 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.29%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.43%) Kibana
7 1 (1.43%) logstash
7 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Pega
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow