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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.36% 9.85% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 13.98% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 15
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£370 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
388 322 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.98% 70.46% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 208 126
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 £289 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 29
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.58 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
3 13 (23.64%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) Project Management
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 11 (20.00%) XML
5 11 (20.00%) WCF
6 10 (18.18%) C#
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) Windows
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) TDD
7 9 (16.36%) JIRA
7 9 (16.36%) Time Management
8 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 8 (14.55%) WPF
8 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) Banking
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
8 8 (14.55%) SOAP
8 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET
9 7 (12.73%) Maven
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
9 7 (12.73%) Degree

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) DVB
2 1 (1.82%) SMPP
2 1 (1.82%) IGMP
2 1 (1.82%) RTSP
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) GSM
2 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) JIRA
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.27%) Ant
6 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.82%) ANTLR
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
1 8 (14.55%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
1 11 (20.00%) XML
1 11 (20.00%) WCF
2 9 (16.36%) Web Services
3 8 (14.55%) SOAP
3 8 (14.55%) ADO.NET
3 8 (14.55%) WPF
4 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.73%) LINQ
5 6 (10.91%) WF
5 6 (10.91%) Spring
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 4 (7.27%) MSMQ
7 4 (7.27%) Java EE
7 4 (7.27%) RESTful
8 3 (5.45%) HTML
8 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) PMI
1 2 (3.64%) Biology
1 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.64%) Life Science
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) DTV
2 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
2 1 (1.82%) STB
2 1 (1.82%) IPTV
2 1 (1.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) PRINCE2
3 13 (23.64%) Project Management
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Time Management
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
5 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) UML
8 5 (9.09%) RAD
8 5 (9.09%) CRM
9 4 (7.27%) Service Management
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) Groovy
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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