The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 28 June 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 38 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.03% 4.09% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 4.80% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 14
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 365 417 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.70% 85.28% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 866 917
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £630 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -68.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.44 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £18.75 £53.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Nottinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Nottinghamshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Nottinghamshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Nottingham +11 34 £438 +13.63% 8
Scrum
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
3 24 (28.92%) JIRA
4 20 (24.10%) TDD
5 19 (22.89%) Finance
5 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
6 17 (20.48%) C#
7 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (19.28%) User Stories
7 16 (19.28%) QA
8 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.87%) Docker
9 14 (16.87%) DevOps
10 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (15.66%) Web Services
10 13 (15.66%) Kanban
11 12 (14.46%) Java
11 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.46%) MVC
12 11 (13.25%) Microservices
13 10 (12.05%) HTML
13 10 (12.05%) SQL
13 10 (12.05%) Windows
13 10 (12.05%) Project Management
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (12.05%) JSON
14 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 9 (10.84%) Confluence
2 3 (3.61%) CMS
2 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) Mule
4 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.20%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Mingle
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.02%) IaaS
4 4 (4.82%) PaaS
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.20%) Datadog
6 1 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.20%) Heroku
6 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.20%) Route 53
6 1 (1.20%) Trello
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
1 6 (7.23%) SSL
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 24 (28.92%) JIRA
3 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.23%) NUnit
5 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.82%) MSTest
6 4 (4.82%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) Gradle
7 2 (2.41%) Moq
7 2 (2.41%) NSubstitute
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.20%) git-flow
8 1 (1.20%) gulp
8 1 (1.20%) Protractor
8 1 (1.20%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
3 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Scrum Master
5 6 (7.23%) Tester
6 5 (6.02%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Junior
7 4 (4.82%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Junior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.82%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 13 (15.66%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) HTML
3 10 (12.05%) JSON
4 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.43%) RESTful
5 6 (7.23%) CSS
5 6 (7.23%) SOAP
5 6 (7.23%) WCF
6 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.02%) HTML5
6 5 (6.02%) jQuery
6 5 (6.02%) REST
6 5 (6.02%) XML
7 4 (4.82%) .NET Core
7 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.82%) Node.js
8 3 (3.61%) CSS3
8 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) EPoS
4 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Android
3 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (4.82%) CoreOS
4 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) TDD
3 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
4 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (19.28%) User Stories
5 14 (16.87%) DevOps
6 13 (15.66%) Kanban
7 12 (14.46%) MVC
8 11 (13.25%) Microservices
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
10 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.84%) Coaching
10 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.84%) SOA
11 8 (9.64%) BDD
11 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.64%) Workflow
12 7 (8.43%) Change Management
12 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) C#
2 12 (14.46%) Java
2 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) SQL
4 8 (9.64%) Python
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
2 1 (1.20%) WAI
2 1 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 5 (6.02%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.02%) Terraform
4 3 (3.61%) Ansible
5 1 (1.20%) collectd
5 1 (1.20%) Consul
5 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.20%) Graphite
5 1 (1.20%) Kibana
5 1 (1.20%) logstash
5 1 (1.20%) Packer
5 1 (1.20%) Salt
5 1 (1.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.61%) Informatica
4 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.20%) Apigee
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) KANA
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Pega
6 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Software AG
6 1 (1.20%) Splunk
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Zend