The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 51 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.79% 1.67% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.85% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 24
Average daily rate £320 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 351 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.02% 58.70% 66.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 177 269
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 14 £348 -7.33% 32
Peterborough - 4 £235 - 6
Ely - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Subversion
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) Python
6 6 (16.22%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (13.51%) GStreamer
7 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) IPTV
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (13.51%) Perforce
7 5 (13.51%) Streaming Video
7 5 (13.51%) Sun
7 5 (13.51%) RTP
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) UNIX

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) RTP
2 4 (10.81%) Broadband
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.51%) GStreamer
3 4 (10.81%) J2EE
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) J2SE
4 3 (8.11%) CGI
4 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) Velocity
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) MPEG
1 5 (13.51%) Streaming Video
1 5 (13.51%) IPTV
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) EPoS
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Java Card
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) C
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PMP
1 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Sun
3 5 (13.51%) Perforce
4 4 (10.81%) Sybase
5 3 (8.11%) Atlassian
5 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe
6 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) webMethods
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
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