Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.49% 8.92% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 10.26% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 35
Northamptonshire median daily rate £359 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% -10.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £350 £418
90th Percentile £400 £540 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -3.13% -11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £44.00 - £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 389 731 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.02% 86.92% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 469 407
Northamptonshire median daily rate £379 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £17.36 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.37% -14.08% -30.67%
10th Percentile £12.81 £10.82 £9.85
90th Percentile £48.58 £18.09 £88.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.87% +6.90% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -7 19 £340 -15.00% 9
Corby - 1 £375 -
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) BDD
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Kanban
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (29.17%) JIRA
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
8 5 (20.83%) Test-First Development
8 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) ATDD
8 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
8 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) Gradle
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
9 4 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
9 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

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 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (29.17%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Gradle
4 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
4 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
4 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium
5 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 3 (12.50%) MbUnit
6 3 (12.50%) MSTest
6 3 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.50%) Xcode
7 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.17%) Protractor
7 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 2 (8.33%) Velocity
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Kanban
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (20.83%) ATDD
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) Test-First Development
8 4 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (12.50%) Android Development
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Kotlin
4 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian