Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.40% 3.49% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 4.40% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £438 £345 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -6.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £302 £332 £231
90th Percentile £491 £376 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £455 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -4.21% +10.47% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £33.00 £15.49
% change year-on-year +43.94% +113.04% -67.65%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 223 182 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 80.22% 79.48% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 196
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66% -8.93%
10th Percentile £265 £206 £188
90th Percentile £470 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +8.30% -14.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.90 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -26.51% +25.76% -26.67%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Staffordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Stafford -2 6 £450 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 - - 2
Cannock - 1 - - 1
Scrum
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) C

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
1 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) Pascal
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CBAP
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.67%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft