Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 855 893
Rank change year-on-year +12 +38 -23
Contract jobs citing Scrum-ban 46 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.035% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 9
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £393 £419 £449
90th Percentile £593 £608 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £435 £525
% change year-on-year -19.54% -17.14% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Scrum-ban
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scrum-ban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum-ban in the UK

Scrum-ban
Top 7 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +58 46 £450 -10.00% 1
London +6 40 £450 -10.00% 1
UK excluding London +36 6 £350 -19.54%
Midlands +28 4 - -
East Midlands +9 4 - -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (97.83%) Scrum
3 40 (86.96%) Kanban
4 39 (84.78%) User Stories
5 38 (82.61%) TDD
6 36 (78.26%) Web Services
7 35 (76.09%) XML
7 35 (76.09%) JSON
8 34 (73.91%) Cucumber
9 33 (71.74%) RESTful
10 32 (69.57%) BDD
10 32 (69.57%) ATDD
11 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
11 26 (56.52%) Velocity
12 22 (47.83%) Ruby
12 22 (47.83%) Gherkin
13 21 (45.65%) Functional Testing
13 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
14 20 (43.48%) HTML
14 20 (43.48%) CSS
14 20 (43.48%) Video\Live Streaming
14 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
14 20 (43.48%) Degree
14 20 (43.48%) CSS3
14 20 (43.48%) Video on Demand
14 20 (43.48%) HTML5
14 20 (43.48%) Acceptance Criteria
15 19 (41.30%) Mobile App
15 19 (41.30%) Calabash
15 19 (41.30%) AngularJS

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 16 (34.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) npm
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 34 (73.91%) Cucumber
2 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 19 (41.30%) Calabash
4 17 (36.96%) Appium
4 17 (36.96%) Xcode
5 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (34.78%) JIRA
5 16 (34.78%) Subversion
6 11 (23.91%) Grunt
6 11 (23.91%) gulp
6 11 (23.91%) webpack
7 6 (13.04%) Selenium
8 4 (8.70%) git-flow
8 4 (8.70%) TestRail
8 4 (8.70%) Toad
9 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.35%) Capybara
11 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Developer in Test
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Ruby Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.52%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior iOS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) Web Services
2 35 (76.09%) JSON
2 35 (76.09%) XML
3 33 (71.74%) RESTful
4 26 (56.52%) Velocity
5 22 (47.83%) Gherkin
6 20 (43.48%) CSS
6 20 (43.48%) CSS3
6 20 (43.48%) HTML
6 20 (43.48%) HTML5
7 19 (41.30%) AngularJS
8 18 (39.13%) Node.js
9 16 (34.78%) React
10 6 (13.04%) LESS
10 6 (13.04%) Sass
11 3 (6.52%) Ember.js
11 3 (6.52%) jQuery
12 2 (4.35%) Redux
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Video on Demand
1 20 (43.48%) Video\Live Streaming
2 19 (41.30%) Mobile App
3 9 (19.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (97.83%) Scrum
3 40 (86.96%) Kanban
4 39 (84.78%) User Stories
5 38 (82.61%) TDD
6 32 (69.57%) ATDD
6 32 (69.57%) BDD
7 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
8 21 (45.65%) Functional Testing
9 20 (43.48%) Acceptance Criteria
10 19 (41.30%) Manual Testing
11 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (34.78%) High Availability
12 16 (34.78%) Open Source
13 15 (32.61%) SOA
14 14 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (30.43%) Release Management
15 13 (28.26%) Exploratory Testing
16 11 (23.91%) A/B Testing
16 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Ruby
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) Apple Swift
4 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Cisco
1 9 (19.57%) Xamarin