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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 40 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.43% 5.96% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 7.95% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £453 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
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
471 541 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.84% 74.93% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -15 15 £325 -13.33% 21
Peterborough +5 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.14%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.69%) TDD
6 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 10 (17.24%) CSS
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
8 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 8 (13.79%) C++
8 8 (13.79%) .NET
9 7 (12.07%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) Selenium
9 7 (12.07%) REST
10 6 (10.34%) Analytics
10 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
10 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
10 6 (10.34%) Python
11 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle
11 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
11 5 (8.62%) XML
11 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Force.com
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Selenium
4 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 4 (6.90%) NUnit
6 4 (6.90%) RSpec
7 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.17%) Subversion
8 2 (3.45%) Ant
8 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.45%) Maven
8 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.72%) Protractor
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Scrum Master
2 14 (24.14%) Coordinator
2 14 (24.14%) Project Coordinator
3 12 (20.69%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 6 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) CSS
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) REST
4 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.62%) HTML5
4 5 (8.62%) XML
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.90%) jQuery
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) SOAP
7 2 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.45%) WSDL
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.72%) RESTful
8 1 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Biology
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) AIX
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) HPUX
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) PRINCE2
3 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (20.69%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) DevOps
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
10 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Java
1 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.41%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) C++
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Groovy
7 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) X++
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
1 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.72%) Facebook
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.72%) New Relic
6 1 (1.72%) Perforce
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) WorldPay
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