Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 9.68% 8.60% 8.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 10.03% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 27
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £266
90th Percentile £493 £550 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 244 668 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.46% 85.75% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 496 327
Northamptonshire median daily rate £370 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +0.34% -3.32%
10th Percentile £160 £310 £231
90th Percentile £514 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +34.80% -20.52%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.68 £10.37
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.15 £17.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £14.57 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.21% -8.95% +10.34%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 -2 17 £425 +15.80% 3
Corby - 6 £475 -
Kettering -3 2 £360 -
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) AWS
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) Confluence
5 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 6 (22.22%) Puppet
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (22.22%) Docker
5 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
6 5 (18.52%) Ansible
6 5 (18.52%) Salt
6 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
6 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
6 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 5 (18.52%) Selenium
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) SQL

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Ethereum
2 2 (7.41%) Hyperledger
3 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) GCP
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
3 1 (3.70%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Blockchain
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) Postman
4 3 (11.11%) Protractor
4 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.70%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Product Owner
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) React Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) React
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) OAuth
6 2 (7.41%) OAuth2
6 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.41%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) Fintech
4 4 (14.81%) Kanban
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Epics
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Iteration Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.41%) ES6
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) Java 8
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Salt
3 4 (14.81%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) MIIS
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) TSYS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Sun