Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 81 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.51% 7.37% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.33% 8.59% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 41
Northamptonshire median daily rate £391 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £338
90th Percentile £580 £518 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 715 594 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.92% 85.84% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 370 601
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -2.08% -1.18%
10th Percentile £306 £220 £290
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -3.91% -37.23%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.29 £10.40
90th Percentile £20.25 £13.00 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.69% +10.36% -13.58%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +14 65 £380 -10.59% 6
Daventry - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 - -
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 68 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Finance
3 29 (35.80%) Java
4 19 (23.46%) JIRA
4 19 (23.46%) DevOps
5 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 17 (20.99%) Kanban
7 16 (19.75%) Selenium
8 15 (18.52%) Subversion
8 15 (18.52%) Maven
8 15 (18.52%) Project Management
8 15 (18.52%) JUnit
8 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (16.05%) HTML
10 12 (14.81%) Ajax
10 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
11 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (12.35%) Node.js
12 10 (12.35%) HTML5
12 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.35%) User Stories
12 10 (12.35%) Banking
12 10 (12.35%) J2EE
12 10 (12.35%) Oracle
12 10 (12.35%) JavaScript

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 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.17%) JBoss
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.70%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) npm
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.94%) HBase
2 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospike
3 2 (2.47%) OLTP
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) JIRA
2 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 16 (19.75%) Selenium
4 15 (18.52%) JUnit
4 15 (18.52%) Maven
4 15 (18.52%) Subversion
5 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.88%) Bitbucket
6 8 (9.88%) LoadUI
6 8 (9.88%) SoapUI
7 7 (8.64%) CA Release Automation
7 7 (8.64%) Gradle
7 7 (8.64%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.47%) JSUnit
9 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.23%) GitLab
10 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Project Manager
3 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.94%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Business Design Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Payments Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.47%) React Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 13 (16.05%) HTML
3 12 (14.81%) Ajax
4 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 10 (12.35%) HTML5
4 10 (12.35%) J2EE
4 10 (12.35%) Node.js
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) Spring
6 8 (9.88%) Spring Boot
6 8 (9.88%) Spring Security
7 7 (8.64%) .NET
7 7 (8.64%) jQuery
7 7 (8.64%) REST
7 7 (8.64%) Swagger
7 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (7.41%) Kafka
8 6 (7.41%) RESTful
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Unix
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) DevOps
3 17 (20.99%) Kanban
4 15 (18.52%) Project Management
5 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
7 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.35%) User Stories
8 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.11%) Microservices
8 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (9.88%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (9.88%) BDD
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.88%) Pair Programming
9 8 (9.88%) SDLC
10 7 (8.64%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.64%) C#
4 5 (6.17%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) SQL
5 4 (4.94%) ActionScript
5 4 (4.94%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (4.94%) Scala
5 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) Java 8
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) PMO
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.11%) Puppet
3 7 (8.64%) Terraform
4 4 (4.94%) Control-M
4 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.70%) Ansible
6 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.23%) Kibana
7 1 (1.23%) logstash
7 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 7 (8.64%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (6.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Pega
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow