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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 21 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 49 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.30% 3.87% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 5.00% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 24
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £370 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% +53.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
526 580 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.61% 77.33% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 241 220
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 87
Average hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 +11 35 £388 -6.06% 23
Peterborough +13 7 £318 -29.44% 6
Huntingdon - - - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 69 (77.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 25 (28.09%) Linux
4 23 (25.84%) Java
5 22 (24.72%) SQL
6 19 (21.35%) .NET
7 17 (19.10%) OO
8 16 (17.98%) C#
9 15 (16.85%) HTML
9 15 (16.85%) Oracle
9 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
10 14 (15.73%) Degree
10 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
10 14 (15.73%) WebLogic
10 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2
10 14 (15.73%) UNIX
11 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
11 13 (14.61%) Python
11 13 (14.61%) CSS
11 13 (14.61%) Multithreading
12 12 (13.48%) Solaris
12 12 (13.48%) UML
12 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.48%) J2EE
12 12 (13.48%) MVC
12 12 (13.48%) Finance
13 11 (12.36%) Project Management
13 11 (12.36%) C
13 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
13 11 (12.36%) Tomcat

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (15.73%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) Node.js
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Documentum
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 5 (5.62%) ZigBee
3 4 (4.49%) 802.15
3 4 (4.49%) RTP
4 3 (3.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) Big Data
4 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.24%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) Selenium
3 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.74%) Subversion
6 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.49%) JUnit
7 3 (3.37%) WiX
7 3 (3.37%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.37%) Maven
7 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.12%) Behat
9 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
2 1 (1.12%) Marketing
2 1 (1.12%) Back Office
2 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 12 (13.48%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.74%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (5.62%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) DBA
7 4 (4.49%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) C Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
3 13 (14.61%) CSS
4 12 (13.48%) J2EE
5 11 (12.36%) J2SE
5 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.11%) jQuery
7 7 (7.87%) Web Services
8 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.74%) RESTful
8 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.62%) HTML5
9 5 (5.62%) XML
10 4 (4.49%) CGI
10 4 (4.49%) LAMP
10 4 (4.49%) GStreamer
10 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.49%) LINQ
10 4 (4.49%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.87%) Open Source
2 6 (6.74%) Kindle
3 5 (5.62%) GIS
3 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.49%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.49%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) IPTV
4 4 (4.49%) MPEG
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.25%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.25%) PMI
5 2 (2.25%) Firmware
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) UNIX
3 12 (13.48%) Solaris
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (5.62%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Windows
7 2 (2.25%) AIX
7 2 (2.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (77.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) OO
4 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2
5 13 (14.61%) Multithreading
6 12 (13.48%) UML
6 12 (13.48%) MVC
7 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (12.36%) Project Management
8 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.24%) Kanban
8 10 (11.24%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (10.11%) BDD
10 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.99%) ITIL
11 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.74%) OOP
13 5 (5.62%) Service Management
13 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) Java
2 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) Python
5 11 (12.36%) C
6 10 (11.24%) Perl
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 7 (7.87%) C++
9 5 (5.62%) Ruby
9 5 (5.62%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.37%) XAML
11 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.25%) Tcl
12 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.12%) Korn
13 1 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) ISEB
2 4 (4.49%) PMP
2 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.24%) Sun
3 10 (11.24%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.49%) JBoss
4 4 (4.49%) Sybase
4 4 (4.49%) Perforce
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) webMethods
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago