Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 63 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.68% 6.74% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 7.77% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 18
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +23.33%
10th Percentile £283 £338 £318
90th Percentile £517 £625 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 581 811 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.20% 86.74% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 599 445
Northamptonshire median daily rate £413 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -1 31 £395 -12.22% 1
Corby 0 1 £475 -9.52%
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) Java
3 22 (41.51%) TDD
4 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
5 19 (35.85%) HTML
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.96%) AngularJS
7 17 (32.08%) JIRA
8 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
9 15 (28.30%) CSS
9 15 (28.30%) Node.js
10 14 (26.42%) CSS3
10 14 (26.42%) RESTful
10 14 (26.42%) HTML5
10 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
11 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) Spring
12 12 (22.64%) jQuery
12 12 (22.64%) Grunt
12 12 (22.64%) BDD
13 11 (20.75%) Kanban
14 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
14 10 (18.87%) Banking
14 10 (18.87%) gulp
14 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
15 9 (16.98%) Angular 2
15 9 (16.98%) JUnit
16 8 (15.09%) OO
16 8 (15.09%) Microservices
16 8 (15.09%) React

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 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.77%) npm
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (32.08%) JIRA
3 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
4 12 (22.64%) Grunt
5 10 (18.87%) gulp
6 9 (16.98%) JUnit
7 7 (13.21%) Maven
7 7 (13.21%) SonarQube
8 6 (11.32%) Gradle
8 6 (11.32%) IntelliJ
9 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
10 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.55%) JProfiler
10 4 (7.55%) Selenium
11 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
11 3 (5.66%) JSUnit
12 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.89%) TestRail
13 1 (1.89%) VersionOne
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.64%) UI Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Scrum Master
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Angular Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) AngularJS
3 15 (28.30%) CSS
3 15 (28.30%) Node.js
4 14 (26.42%) CSS3
4 14 (26.42%) HTML5
4 14 (26.42%) RESTful
5 13 (24.53%) Spring
6 12 (22.64%) jQuery
7 9 (16.98%) Angular 2
8 8 (15.09%) React
9 7 (13.21%) Web Services
10 6 (11.32%) JSON
11 5 (9.43%) SOAP
11 5 (9.43%) Spring Boot
12 4 (7.55%) Ajax
12 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.55%) Java EE
12 4 (7.55%) JPA
12 4 (7.55%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.64%) BDD
5 11 (20.75%) Kanban
6 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
6 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Microservices
7 8 (15.09%) OO
8 6 (11.32%) OOP
8 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) Planning Poker
9 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.55%) API Development
10 4 (7.55%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.55%) DevOps
10 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) RAD
10 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Jython
5 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.89%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Perforce
2 3 (5.66%) Capita
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) hybris
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.89%) Charles River
4 1 (1.89%) Infor
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Temenos