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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 28 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.22% 6.88% 7.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 9.12% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 25
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
299 285 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.14% 75.40% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 204 183
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 May 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 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (22.92%) C#
6 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle
7 9 (18.75%) TDD
8 8 (16.67%) Degree
8 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.67%) HTML
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.67%) Analytics
9 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
9 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.58%) JIRA
10 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Spring
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.50%) HTML5
10 6 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
11 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
11 5 (10.42%) RESTful

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 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Ant
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) Protractor
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Scrum Master
3 10 (20.83%) Coordinator
3 10 (20.83%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) HTML5
4 6 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (10.42%) RESTful
6 4 (8.33%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) Web Services
6 4 (8.33%) XML
7 3 (6.25%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.25%) WSDL
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.08%) CSS3
9 1 (2.08%) D3.js
9 1 (2.08%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.17%) CESG
4 2 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.08%) Biology
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.75%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) Analytics
4 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) SOA
7 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) API Design
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) Groovy
6 3 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.17%) X++
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
4 2 (4.17%) CLAS
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.08%) Facebook
5 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.08%) New Relic
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter
5 1 (2.08%) WorldPay