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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 18 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.17% 3.10% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 4.27% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 8
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£375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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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
227 234 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.06% 72.45% 60.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 139 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 March 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 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 14 (33.33%) Project Management
4 13 (30.95%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) JIRA
6 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (21.43%) C
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.67%) Internet
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) C++
9 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
10 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (11.90%) Streaming Media
10 5 (11.90%) IPTV
10 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (11.90%) Java
10 5 (11.90%) CRM
10 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
10 5 (11.90%) Perforce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.38%) Tridion
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) 802.15
2 4 (9.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Streaming Media
1 5 (11.90%) IPTV
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 14 (33.33%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) RAD
10 3 (7.14%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Service Management
10 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) C
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) Java
7 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 4 (9.52%) IIBA
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Perforce
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Siebel
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
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