The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.60% 9.51% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 10.95% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 16
Median daily rate £463 £303 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.89% -20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £288 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-8.99% +19.93%

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
272 283 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.16% 86.81% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 171 158
Median daily rate £418 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £29.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (33.33%) Web Development
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) Subversion
6 7 (29.17%) PHP
6 7 (29.17%) RESTful
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (29.17%) Node.js
6 7 (29.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (29.17%) Service Design
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) PSTN
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (29.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (29.17%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) RSpec
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) Node.js
3 7 (29.17%) RESTful
4 4 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) Service Design
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.33%) DSDM
9 2 (8.33%) ETL
9 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Embarcadero
3 2 (8.33%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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