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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.13% 7.77% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 9.41% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 28
Median daily rate £443 £375 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
291 425 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.91% 82.52% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 284 222
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 24
Median hourly rate £39.75 £30.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.26% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.36 £14.00 £20.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 9 (27.27%) Java
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 9 (27.27%) Analytics
7 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 8 (24.24%) RESTful
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.21%) Visual Analytics
8 7 (21.21%) API Design
9 6 (18.18%) REST
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (18.18%) HTML5
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (18.18%) Spring
9 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 6 (18.18%) T-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 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.03%) PSTN
1 1 (3.03%) Skype
1 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 2 (6.06%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Angular Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
4 8 (24.24%) RESTful
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 6 (18.18%) REST
6 6 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) Angular 2
8 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 2 (6.06%) XML
10 1 (3.03%) jQuery
10 1 (3.03%) JSON
10 1 (3.03%) OAuth
10 1 (3.03%) WCF
10 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) CESG
2 2 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Analytics
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) API Design
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.21%) Visual Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) DSDM
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) X++
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CLAS
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin