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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 35 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.38% 5.75% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 7.47% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 66 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 17 (23.61%) JIRA
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 14 (19.44%) Maven
5 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 13 (18.06%) TDD
6 13 (18.06%) Software Testing
6 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
6 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.28%) Web Services
8 11 (15.28%) XML
9 10 (13.89%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.89%) ISEB
9 10 (13.89%) Ant
9 10 (13.89%) SOAP
9 10 (13.89%) Java
9 10 (13.89%) Kanban
9 10 (13.89%) Groovy
9 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
9 10 (13.89%) Process Improvement
9 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
9 10 (13.89%) Defect Management
10 9 (12.50%) DevOps
10 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.50%) JavaScript

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (4.17%) Drupal
1 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) LDAP
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) JIRA
2 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 14 (19.44%) Maven
4 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.89%) Ant
5 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.33%) Selenium
7 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Subversion
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.39%) Protractor
11 1 (1.39%) RSpec
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Scrum Master
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Coordinator
2 11 (15.28%) Project Coordinator
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.72%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) IT Manager
5 7 (9.72%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (9.72%) UI Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Specialist
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Test Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
1 11 (15.28%) XML
2 10 (13.89%) SOAP
3 8 (11.11%) .NET
3 8 (11.11%) WSDL
4 7 (9.72%) HTML
5 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.33%) CSS
6 4 (5.56%) RESTful
6 4 (5.56%) Spring
7 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.78%) WCF
9 1 (1.39%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.39%) CSS3
9 1 (1.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (1.39%) Biology
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) AIX
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Solaris
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) HPUX
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
3 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.06%) Software Testing
3 13 (18.06%) TDD
4 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.89%) Defect Management
5 10 (13.89%) Kanban
5 10 (13.89%) Process Improvement
5 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) DevOps
6 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (11.11%) BDD
7 8 (11.11%) ITIL
7 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.72%) MVC
8 7 (9.72%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.56%) Time Management
10 4 (5.56%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Groovy
2 10 (13.89%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) ABAP
5 3 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) ISEB
2 10 (13.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
1 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) Nagios
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Graphite
4 3 (4.17%) logstash
4 3 (4.17%) Riemann
5 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 4 (5.56%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.17%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) Perforce
7 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.39%) Facebook
7 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.39%) New Relic
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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