Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.00% 5.01% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 6.02% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 55
Northamptonshire median daily rate £390 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09% -7.51%
10th Percentile £280 £404 £295
90th Percentile £525 £549 £568
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 600 747 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.71% 83.09% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 483 418
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £225 £263
90th Percentile £538 £559 £566
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.55% +20.83% -24.41%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £70.30 £34.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% -11.43% +9.38%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +30 56 £364 -19.11% 8
Kettering - 1 £500 - 2
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Java
3 27 (38.57%) JIRA
4 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
5 22 (31.43%) TDD
5 22 (31.43%) Finance
6 19 (27.14%) RESTful
7 18 (25.71%) Kanban
7 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
7 18 (25.71%) HTML
8 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.86%) Spring
9 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (20.00%) Node.js
10 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
10 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
11 12 (17.14%) HTML5
11 12 (17.14%) React
11 12 (17.14%) JUnit
11 12 (17.14%) CSS
12 11 (15.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (15.71%) BDD
12 11 (15.71%) CSS3
13 10 (14.29%) JSUnit
13 10 (14.29%) Microservices
14 9 (12.86%) DevOps
14 9 (12.86%) SQL
14 9 (12.86%) Banking
14 9 (12.86%) Maven
15 8 (11.43%) Web Services

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 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.86%) Route 53
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) npm
3 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) JIRA
2 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
4 12 (17.14%) JUnit
5 10 (14.29%) JSUnit
6 9 (12.86%) Maven
7 6 (8.57%) Gradle
7 6 (8.57%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.71%) Selenium
8 4 (5.71%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.29%) GitLab
9 3 (4.29%) JProfiler
9 3 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.86%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Scrum Master
3 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.71%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Angular Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.29%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Database Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.86%) T24 Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) RESTful
2 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
2 18 (25.71%) HTML
3 16 (22.86%) Spring
4 14 (20.00%) Node.js
5 12 (17.14%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) HTML5
5 12 (17.14%) React
6 11 (15.71%) CSS3
7 8 (11.43%) Web Services
8 7 (10.00%) SOAP
9 6 (8.57%) REST
9 6 (8.57%) Velocity
10 4 (5.71%) .NET
10 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.71%) J2EE
10 4 (5.71%) jQuery
10 4 (5.71%) JSON
10 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
10 4 (5.71%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) TDD
3 18 (25.71%) Kanban
4 14 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.71%) BDD
6 11 (15.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (14.29%) Microservices
8 9 (12.86%) DevOps
9 8 (11.43%) OO
10 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.57%) Analytics
11 6 (8.57%) API Development
11 6 (8.57%) OOP
11 6 (8.57%) Planning Poker
11 6 (8.57%) Validation
12 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
12 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 6 (8.57%) Java 8
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Jython
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Ansible
2 5 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe
1 4 (5.71%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Perforce
3 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.86%) Capita
3 2 (2.86%) Charles River
3 2 (2.86%) hybris
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau
3 2 (2.86%) Temenos
4 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.43%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.43%) Infor