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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.23% 3.79% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 5.75% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 11
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
233 174 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.59% 65.91% 65.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 91 136
Average daily rate £375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £14.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.85 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 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 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 14 (32.56%) C
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
6 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 9 (20.93%) Java
7 9 (20.93%) UNIX
8 8 (18.60%) Solaris
8 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
8 8 (18.60%) 802.15
8 8 (18.60%) JIRA
8 8 (18.60%) ZigBee
9 7 (16.28%) QA
9 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) ISEB
10 6 (13.95%) C++
10 6 (13.95%) UML
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.63%) Finance
11 5 (11.63%) Perforce
11 5 (11.63%) Streaming Media
11 5 (11.63%) IPTV
11 5 (11.63%) Degree

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) 802.15
2 8 (18.60%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) C Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Build Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) J2EE
3 5 (11.63%) J2SE
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) Velocity
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Streaming Media
1 5 (11.63%) IPTV
1 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) AIX
6 3 (6.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (16.28%) TDD
2 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) UML
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.98%) DSDM
6 3 (6.98%) Test Management
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Python
2 14 (32.56%) C
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Java
5 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.95%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) Perl
8 4 (9.30%) C#
9 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.98%) Tcl
9 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.65%) PHP
10 2 (4.65%) Korn
11 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) IIBA
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Perforce
1 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
1 5 (11.63%) Sun
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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