Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 55 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.86% 6.67% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 7.78% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 35
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £266 £330 £300
90th Percentile £500 £615 £595
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.80 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -50.17% -

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 512 810 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 82.45% 85.81% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 561 408
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £580 £558
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £13.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.24% -17.91% +4.36%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.48
90th Percentile £17.98 £32.95 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.62% -9.69% -2.70%

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 January 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 January 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 +10 41 £390 -10.34% 3
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 20 (36.36%) JIRA
4 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
6 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
7 14 (25.45%) Kanban
7 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 14 (25.45%) RESTful
7 14 (25.45%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Spring
9 12 (21.82%) Finance
10 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 10 (18.18%) Node.js
11 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Banking
12 9 (16.36%) JUnit
12 9 (16.36%) CSS
12 9 (16.36%) Microservices
13 8 (14.55%) DevOps
13 8 (14.55%) HTML5
13 8 (14.55%) CSS3
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
14 7 (12.73%) Web Services
14 7 (12.73%) OOP
14 7 (12.73%) OO
14 7 (12.73%) Maven
14 7 (12.73%) Docker

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 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SPSS
2 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (3.64%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.64%) npm
2 2 (3.64%) Route 53
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) BigQuery
4 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 20 (36.36%) JIRA
2 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) JUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Maven
5 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.91%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.09%) Gradle
6 5 (9.09%) Grunt
6 5 (9.09%) gulp
6 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
6 5 (9.09%) Selenium
7 4 (7.27%) JSUnit
8 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.45%) GitLab
8 3 (5.45%) JProfiler
8 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Scrum Master
3 7 (12.73%) UI Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
1 14 (25.45%) RESTful
2 13 (23.64%) Spring
3 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.18%) Node.js
5 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 8 (14.55%) CSS3
6 8 (14.55%) HTML5
7 7 (12.73%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) JSON
8 6 (10.91%) React
9 5 (9.09%) jQuery
9 5 (9.09%) SOAP
10 4 (7.27%) Ajax
10 4 (7.27%) OAuth
11 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
11 3 (5.45%) JPA
11 3 (5.45%) REST
11 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
11 3 (5.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) TDD
3 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
4 14 (25.45%) BDD
4 14 (25.45%) Kanban
5 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Microservices
7 8 (14.55%) DevOps
8 7 (12.73%) OO
8 7 (12.73%) OOP
9 6 (10.91%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (10.91%) API Development
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Planning Poker
9 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.09%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Jython
5 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
1 5 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Perforce
2 4 (7.27%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Capita
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Tableau
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.64%) Charles River
4 2 (3.64%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Temenos
5 1 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.82%) Infor
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com