The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 1.19% 6.96% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 9.24% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75 119 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 89.29% 75.32% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 146 94
Median daily rate £358 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Solihull

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow