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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 21 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 48 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.27% 7.01% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 8.71% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 2
Average daily rate £318 £394 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.36% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
464 551 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.64% 80.44% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 318 192
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 35 £325 -13.33% 13
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 79 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.09%) Degree
3 18 (20.93%) JIRA
4 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.77%) SQL
5 16 (18.60%) C#
5 16 (18.60%) Web Services
6 15 (17.44%) SOAP
6 15 (17.44%) .NET
6 15 (17.44%) TDD
6 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
7 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
7 14 (16.28%) Maven
7 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
8 13 (15.12%) MVC
8 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2
8 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
9 12 (13.95%) Kanban
10 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
10 11 (12.79%) XML
10 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.79%) ISEB
11 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 10 (11.63%) Java
11 10 (11.63%) Ant
11 10 (11.63%) jQuery
11 10 (11.63%) Groovy
11 10 (11.63%) SoapUI

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (3.49%) Drupal
1 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.33%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
2 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) JIRA
2 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.28%) Maven
4 10 (11.63%) Ant
4 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.98%) Selenium
6 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.81%) Vagrant
6 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.65%) Subversion
8 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.33%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.33%) RSpec
9 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Developer
1 17 (19.77%) Scrum Master
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Coordinator
3 11 (12.79%) Project Coordinator
4 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) IT Manager
6 7 (8.14%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) UI Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) Web Services
2 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 15 (17.44%) SOAP
3 11 (12.79%) XML
4 10 (11.63%) jQuery
5 9 (10.47%) HTML
5 9 (10.47%) WSDL
6 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.30%) CSS
7 6 (6.98%) NHibernate
8 5 (5.81%) REST
9 4 (4.65%) RESTful
9 4 (4.65%) Spring
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.33%) OAuth
11 2 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) iPad
3 2 (2.33%) Life Science
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Biology
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) AIX
2 4 (4.65%) Solaris
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) HPUX
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) TDD
3 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
4 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.12%) MVC
4 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.12%) Software Testing
5 12 (13.95%) Kanban
6 10 (11.63%) Defect Management
6 10 (11.63%) Process Improvement
6 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.47%) BDD
7 9 (10.47%) DevOps
7 9 (10.47%) ITIL
7 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.30%) Project Management
8 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) C#
3 10 (11.63%) Groovy
3 10 (11.63%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) ABAP
4 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.49%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.33%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) ISEB
3 10 (11.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
1 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Nagios
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.65%) Graphite
4 3 (3.49%) logstash
4 3 (3.49%) Riemann
5 2 (2.33%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Dynatrace
4 4 (4.65%) Google
4 4 (4.65%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.49%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.33%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.16%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.16%) ATG
7 1 (1.16%) Facebook
7 1 (1.16%) hybris
7 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.16%) New Relic
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
7 1 (1.16%) Twitter