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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.12% 4.24% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.41% 6.01% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 22
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.34% 70.58% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 235 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £24.45 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 45 £413 - 19
Peterborough +1 4 £328 -27.22%
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (32.91%) TDD
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) Linux
4 20 (25.32%) .NET
5 19 (24.05%) C#
5 19 (24.05%) Java
6 18 (22.78%) SQL
7 15 (18.99%) OO
7 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.72%) MVC
8 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
8 14 (17.72%) HTML
8 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
8 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
9 13 (16.46%) CSS
9 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
10 12 (15.19%) Degree
11 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
12 10 (12.66%) BDD
12 10 (12.66%) JIRA
12 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Kanban
12 10 (12.66%) Project Management
12 10 (12.66%) C
12 10 (12.66%) Oracle
12 10 (12.66%) Python
13 9 (11.39%) ITIL
13 9 (11.39%) WebLogic

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) RTP
2 5 (6.33%) Broadband
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.27%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) Big Data
4 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.66%) JIRA
2 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.39%) Selenium
3 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.06%) JUnit
5 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.80%) WiX
6 3 (3.80%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.80%) Maven
6 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) Behat
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.46%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
6 5 (6.33%) DBA
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Tester
7 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) HTML
3 13 (16.46%) CSS
4 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.13%) jQuery
7 7 (8.86%) Web Services
7 7 (8.86%) J2EE
8 6 (7.59%) ADO.NET
8 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.59%) J2SE
8 6 (7.59%) RESTful
8 6 (7.59%) GStreamer
9 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.33%) HTML5
9 5 (6.33%) XML
10 4 (5.06%) LAMP
10 4 (5.06%) CSS3
10 4 (5.06%) Dojo
10 4 (5.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Kindle
2 6 (7.59%) MPEG
2 6 (7.59%) Streaming Video
2 6 (7.59%) IPTV
3 5 (6.33%) GIS
3 5 (6.33%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.53%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) UNIX
3 7 (8.86%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) TDD
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) OO
4 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.66%) Project Management
5 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.66%) Kanban
5 10 (12.66%) BDD
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.59%) UML
8 6 (7.59%) OOP
8 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Migration
9 5 (6.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) C#
1 19 (24.05%) Java
2 18 (22.78%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) C
4 10 (12.66%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) PHP
5 7 (8.86%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) Perl
6 5 (6.33%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) XAML
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) PMP
2 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Sun
3 6 (7.59%) Perforce
4 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.06%) Sybase
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
6 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.27%) Zend
8 1 (1.27%) webMethods
8 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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