The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Scrum-ban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum-ban over the 3 months to 22 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-ban
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 636 642
Rank change year-on-year +44 +6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 23 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.020% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
Median daily rate £473 £423 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -23.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £435 -
% change year-on-year -17.81% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Scrum-ban 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Scrum-ban
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum-ban in the UK

Scrum-ban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum-ban in the UK

Scrum-ban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum-ban over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum-ban in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum-ban within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +62 23 £473 +11.17% 1
London +28 17 £490 +28.94%
Yorkshire +27 2 £290 -35.55%
West Sussex - 2 £389 -
East Grinstead - 2 £389 -
South East - 2 £389 -
South West - 1 £350 - 1
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £510 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Swindon - 1 £350 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £290 -
Manchester - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum-ban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Scrum-ban.

1 34 (91.89%) Scrum
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (83.78%) Kanban
3 30 (81.08%) TDD
4 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
4 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
5 27 (72.97%) User Stories
5 27 (72.97%) XML
5 27 (72.97%) JSON
6 25 (67.57%) Web Services
7 24 (64.86%) JIRA
7 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
8 23 (62.16%) RESTful
9 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
9 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
9 22 (59.46%) BDD
9 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (59.46%) CSS
10 21 (56.76%) HTML
10 21 (56.76%) Subversion
10 21 (56.76%) High Availability
10 21 (56.76%) Confluence
10 21 (56.76%) HTML5
10 21 (56.76%) React
11 20 (54.05%) CSS3
11 20 (54.05%) Node.js
11 20 (54.05%) ATDD
11 20 (54.05%) OOP
11 20 (54.05%) OO
11 20 (54.05%) OOD

Scrum-ban
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (56.76%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Redis
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Jenkins
1 24 (64.86%) JIRA
2 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (56.76%) Subversion
4 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
5 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.11%) Calabash
6 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.11%) Maven
6 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.41%) Appium
7 2 (5.41%) Capybara
7 2 (5.41%) Grunt
7 2 (5.41%) gulp
7 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.41%) webpack
7 2 (5.41%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Developer in Test
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
2 27 (72.97%) JSON
2 27 (72.97%) XML
3 25 (67.57%) Web Services
4 23 (62.16%) RESTful
5 22 (59.46%) CSS
6 21 (56.76%) HTML
6 21 (56.76%) HTML5
6 21 (56.76%) React
7 20 (54.05%) CSS3
7 20 (54.05%) Node.js
8 19 (51.35%) Sass
9 17 (45.95%) Gherkin
9 17 (45.95%) LESS
10 16 (43.24%) jQuery
11 12 (32.43%) Velocity
12 4 (10.81%) REST
13 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (8.11%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Video on Demand
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (91.89%) Scrum
2 31 (83.78%) Kanban
3 30 (81.08%) TDD
4 27 (72.97%) User Stories
5 22 (59.46%) BDD
5 22 (59.46%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
6 21 (56.76%) High Availability
7 20 (54.05%) ATDD
7 20 (54.05%) OO
7 20 (54.05%) OOD
7 20 (54.05%) OOP
8 18 (48.65%) Open Source
9 17 (45.95%) SOA
10 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
12 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (18.92%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (18.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin