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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.86% 9.41% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 11.66% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 24
Median daily rate £450 £370 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £469 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
257 386 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.64% 80.75% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 251 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 28
Median hourly rate £32.75 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, 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 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (28.13%) RESTful
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) Analytics
7 7 (21.88%) REST
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.88%) Visual Analytics
7 7 (21.88%) API Design
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (18.75%) SOA
8 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL

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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.13%) PSTN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) RESTful
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
8 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) CESG
2 2 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) API Design
4 7 (21.88%) Visual Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) DSDM
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) CLAS
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin