The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.70% 7.31% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 10.67% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 10
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£370 £408 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
Scrum
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 328 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.95% 68.48% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 209 123
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) Degree
3 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (23.53%) Maven
4 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 14 (20.59%) MVC
5 14 (20.59%) TDD
5 14 (20.59%) XML
5 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.65%) Web Services
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.65%) .NET
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) ISEB
7 11 (16.18%) C#
7 11 (16.18%) SOAP
7 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.18%) WCF
7 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
7 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
8 10 (14.71%) Time Management
8 10 (14.71%) Finance
9 9 (13.24%) Spring
9 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Ant
9 9 (13.24%) Windows
9 9 (13.24%) Kanban

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) Node.js
2 4 (5.88%) Drupal
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.94%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) SaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) LDAP
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) IGMP
4 1 (1.47%) RTSP
4 1 (1.47%) GSM
4 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.47%) DVB
4 1 (1.47%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Maven
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.06%) JIRA
3 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.24%) Ant
5 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.41%) Subversion
6 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) Selenium
7 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.47%) ANTLR
8 1 (1.47%) RSpec
8 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (4.41%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) ColdFusion Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) XML
2 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 12 (17.65%) .NET
3 11 (16.18%) SOAP
3 11 (16.18%) WCF
4 9 (13.24%) Spring
5 8 (11.76%) WPF
5 8 (11.76%) ADO.NET
5 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (10.29%) CSS
6 7 (10.29%) HTML
6 7 (10.29%) LINQ
6 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.29%) RESTful
7 6 (8.82%) WF
7 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.35%) Java EE
9 4 (5.88%) MSMQ
9 4 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Biology
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) MPEG
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.47%) STB
4 1 (1.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.47%) AIX
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) TDD
2 14 (20.59%) MVC
2 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
3 12 (17.65%) Project Management
4 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.71%) Time Management
6 9 (13.24%) Kanban
6 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.29%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Java
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (2.94%) Scala
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) Erlang
6 1 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) ISEB
3 8 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) XenServer
2 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.94%) logstash
2 2 (2.94%) Graphite
2 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Google
4 2 (2.94%) Terracotta
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