Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 59 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.38% 5.69% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 6.83% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 47
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £419 £290
90th Percentile £538 £500 £543
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
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 679 615 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.88% 83.33% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 412 495
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% -1.18%
10th Percentile £296 £253 £283
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £13.86 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.41% -12.69% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £102.10 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.92% -10.29%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +21 46 £380 -15.56% 7
Kettering - 2 £455 - 2
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) JIRA
4 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
5 17 (28.81%) Java
6 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 16 (27.12%) Kanban
7 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
9 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) Selenium
10 11 (18.64%) JUnit
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
10 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (18.64%) HTML5
10 11 (18.64%) Node.js
11 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.25%) RESTful
12 9 (15.25%) Maven
12 9 (15.25%) React
13 8 (13.56%) DevOps
13 8 (13.56%) CSS3
13 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (13.56%) Subversion
13 8 (13.56%) JSUnit
14 7 (11.86%) Validation
14 7 (11.86%) .NET
14 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.86%) Waterfall

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 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) JBoss
2 4 (6.78%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.08%) npm
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) JIRA
2 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.34%) Selenium
4 11 (18.64%) JUnit
5 9 (15.25%) Maven
6 8 (13.56%) JSUnit
6 8 (13.56%) Subversion
7 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
9 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
9 5 (8.47%) CA Release Automation
9 5 (8.47%) LoadUI
9 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.78%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (5.08%) Gradle
11 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
11 3 (5.08%) NetBeans
11 3 (5.08%) NUnit
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Scrum Master
3 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) UI Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) React Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) AngularJS
2 12 (20.34%) HTML
3 11 (18.64%) CSS
3 11 (18.64%) HTML5
3 11 (18.64%) Node.js
4 9 (15.25%) React
4 9 (15.25%) RESTful
5 8 (13.56%) CSS3
6 7 (11.86%) .NET
6 7 (11.86%) Velocity
7 6 (10.17%) Ajax
8 5 (8.47%) J2EE
8 5 (8.47%) REST
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) Spring
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.78%) jQuery
9 4 (6.78%) XML
10 3 (5.08%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) DataPower
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Solaris
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) Kanban
2 16 (27.12%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
4 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
5 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.86%) Validation
6 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) BDD
7 6 (10.17%) Microservices
7 6 (10.17%) Pair Programming
8 5 (8.47%) BCP
8 5 (8.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (6.78%) Decision-Making
9 4 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (6.78%) IT Strategy
9 4 (6.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Java 8
4 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
1 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) logstash
3 2 (3.39%) Terraform
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Capita
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft