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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 21 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.76% 8.77% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 10.16% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 22
Median daily rate £450 £400 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £285 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £540 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +1.07% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 306 315 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 80.10% 86.30% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 243 250
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -10 9 £450 +2.85% 1
Scrum
East Midlands

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (40.00%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 16 (35.56%) Selenium
4 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
5 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.89%) .NET
6 13 (28.89%) Retail
7 12 (26.67%) BDD
7 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (24.44%) jQuery
8 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
9 10 (22.22%) Banking
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) Web Services
10 9 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (17.78%) Blockchain
11 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.11%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related 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 1 (2.22%) JBoss
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) IaaS
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) SSL
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.44%) TestNG
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Retail
3 10 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Test Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum Master
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) jQuery
3 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
5 5 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) Node.js
6 4 (8.89%) REST
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (6.67%) EJB
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE
7 3 (6.67%) JSP
7 3 (6.67%) Servlets
7 3 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) CoreOS
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.67%) BDD
5 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.00%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
10 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.89%) SOA
10 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.67%) Coaching
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) Project Management
11 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
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