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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 629 622
Rank change year-on-year +41 -7  
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.025% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Median daily rate £475 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 - -
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 37817 44820 42796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.06% 82.80% 79.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25004 29451 26544
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 954 1102 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum-ban over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum-ban in the UK

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Top 10 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 30 March 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 +47 10 £475 -3.06% 2
London +31 8 £483 -1.53%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £290 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
North West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
4 14 (63.64%) Scrum
5 13 (59.09%) Kanban
5 13 (59.09%) Web Services
5 13 (59.09%) BDD
6 12 (54.55%) React
6 12 (54.55%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) JSON
7 11 (50.00%) JIRA
7 11 (50.00%) HTML
7 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (50.00%) RESTful
8 10 (45.45%) Open Source
8 10 (45.45%) High Availability
8 10 (45.45%) User Stories
8 10 (45.45%) CSS
8 10 (45.45%) OOP
8 10 (45.45%) OO
8 10 (45.45%) OOD
8 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (40.91%) Subversion
9 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 9 (40.91%) Confluence
10 8 (36.36%) HTML5
10 8 (36.36%) Node.js
10 8 (36.36%) jQuery
11 7 (31.82%) SOA

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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 9 (40.91%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) Heroku
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (50.00%) JIRA
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Subversion
3 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
4 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) FxCop
7 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer in Test
4 4 (18.18%) AWS Developer
4 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) AWS Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) C# Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
3 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 12 (54.55%) React
3 12 (54.55%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) RESTful
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) Node.js
7 7 (31.82%) CSS3
7 7 (31.82%) LESS
7 7 (31.82%) REST
7 7 (31.82%) Sass
8 6 (27.27%) Ember.js
8 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
9 4 (18.18%) Velocity
10 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Video on Demand
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 13 (59.09%) BDD
4 13 (59.09%) Kanban
5 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (45.45%) High Availability
5 10 (45.45%) OO
5 10 (45.45%) OOD
5 10 (45.45%) OOP
5 10 (45.45%) Open Source
5 10 (45.45%) User Stories
6 7 (31.82%) ATDD
6 7 (31.82%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
7 5 (22.73%) Release Management
8 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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