The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 25 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.48% 3.62% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 5.13% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 14
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£425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £395 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
Scrum
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 409 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.02% 70.52% 65.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 179 260
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 58
Average hourly rate £35.75 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Cambridgeshire region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 23 £381 -1.61% 9
Peterborough +9 17 £438 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.31%) .NET
3 27 (27.27%) C#
3 27 (27.27%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) TDD
5 23 (23.23%) HTML
6 22 (22.22%) Linux
6 22 (22.22%) Python
7 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
8 17 (17.17%) OO
8 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
9 16 (16.16%) Java
9 16 (16.16%) Oracle
9 16 (16.16%) Project Management
9 16 (16.16%) jQuery
10 15 (15.15%) Degree
10 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
10 15 (15.15%) MVC
10 15 (15.15%) C
11 14 (14.14%) CSS
11 14 (14.14%) Finance
12 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.13%) JIRA
12 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.12%) Windows
14 11 (11.11%) Internet
14 11 (11.11%) Change Management
14 11 (11.11%) UNIX
14 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (8.08%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) Node.js
5 2 (2.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Mule
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.03%) MS Project
3 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) PaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
2 9 (9.09%) 802.15
2 9 (9.09%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.13%) JIRA
4 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.05%) Selenium
6 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.01%) Hudson
8 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.01%) Behat
8 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (32.32%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (6.06%) C Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) .NET
2 23 (23.23%) HTML
3 16 (16.16%) jQuery
4 14 (14.14%) CSS
5 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.09%) WCF
7 8 (8.08%) XHTML
7 8 (8.08%) J2EE
8 7 (7.07%) J2SE
9 6 (6.06%) XML
10 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.04%) LAMP
12 3 (3.03%) Symfony
12 3 (3.03%) Web Services
12 3 (3.03%) REST
13 2 (2.02%) CSS3
13 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.02%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Open Source
3 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.05%) Streaming Media
4 5 (5.05%) IPTV
5 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.04%) Clustering
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.02%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Kindle
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.01%) PKI
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) PMI
8 1 (1.01%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) Windows
3 11 (11.11%) UNIX
4 10 (10.10%) Solaris
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.03%) AIX
6 3 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) TDD
3 17 (17.17%) OO
4 16 (16.16%) Project Management
5 15 (15.15%) MVC
5 15 (15.15%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.13%) Automated Testing
6 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.11%) Change Management
7 11 (11.11%) DevOps
8 10 (10.10%) UML
9 9 (9.09%) SOA
9 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.08%) Kanban
10 8 (8.08%) OOD
10 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) C#
1 27 (27.27%) SQL
2 22 (22.22%) Python
3 16 (16.16%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) C
5 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 8 (8.08%) C++
8 7 (7.07%) Perl
9 6 (6.06%) PHP
9 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.03%) Tcl
12 2 (2.02%) Korn
12 2 (2.02%) VB
13 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.01%) PHP5
13 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) IIBA
4 3 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PMP
6 1 (1.01%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Firmware
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Sun
3 7 (7.07%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.05%) Perforce
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Siebel
6 1 (1.01%) Sybase
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